Special Spring Home & Garden Section
Home and garden improvement suggestions and advice are provided by knowledgeable experts and professionals. With this section, be inspired--evaluate--proceed!
Is your home physically fit?
Keeping your home physically fit requires more than a cursory look and the completion of a few weekend projects.
Design with self-adhesive borders
Wallcovering borders are amazing. List almost any decorating problem and watch the change that comes with the addition of the quick and inexpensive bordering.
Protecting your house from mildew
Mildews, or molds, are fungi, which live abundantly in the soil. Like all fungi, they propagate by microscopic spores which float through the air, and after landing on a hospitable surface, germinate.
Shut out unwanted noise in your home with easy steps
With all the hustle and bustle in today's life, a quiet atmosphere at home has become a necessity for many people. And as more people work out of their homes, a quiet environment becomes even more important.
Doors, doors, doors
Replacing or painting the doors in your home can change the entire appearance of your home and, with the addition the solid or panelled doors, even improve the energy efficiency.
Clearing the air in your kitchen
Cooking generates more than a good meal: grease, smoke, odors, and moisture are also by-products of the process. In fact, more than 20 pounds of vaporized grease alone is thrown into the air each year just through normal household cooking.
Residential remodeling: who's on first?
As we meet with prospective remodeling clients, we find most have had either one or more unpleasant experiences with so-called "contractors" or simply are confused as to how to proceed.
Homeowners can choose from a wide range of floor coverings. Carpets, vinyls, hardwood, and ceramic tile are all popular in today's homes.
The comeback of a romantic classic
A few thousand years ago, while the men of their clan were off hunting mastodons, some women decided to try to grow desirable fruits close to their caves...
Screened patios are easy
You can turn your patio, carport, or breezeway into a cool summer room with the simple addition of screening. Common hand tools and materials make the job easy and affordable for do-it-yourselfers.
Get your garden off to a good start
It's easy to get your garden off to a good start if you've got a good plan. Just follow these five steps and you'll be harvesting home-grown delicacies in no time!