Home & Garden

- Rss

How to Troubleshoot Star Submersible Pumps
Maintenance & Repairs

How to Troubleshoot Star Submersible Pumps

Star Water Systems is a division of the Zoeller Pump Company. Zoeller began manufacturing pumps in 1939 and they manufacture a wide range of water systems, including sump pumps, irrigation pumps, water well pumps and reverse osmosis systems. Before calling for a service technician, run through a few......[Read More]
Theme Your Crystal Figurine Collection
Antiques & Arts & Crafts

Theme Your Crystal Figurine Collection

Add some dazzle and a professional look to your crystal figurine collection.You can make your display look ten times better with these simple tips.......[Read More]
Furnishing in the Hollywood Regency Style
Furniture

Furnishing in the Hollywood Regency Style

Learn about the Hollywood Regency style.......[Read More]
About Home Smoke Alarms
Personal Safety & Security

About Home Smoke Alarms

Smoke detectors save lives, but only if they are installed properly and are well-maintained. Learning about the different types of smoke alarms, how they need to be maintained, and where they should be installed in your home will protect your family if you should ever suffer a fire in your home.......[Read More]
The Splendor of Oak Furniture
Furniture

The Splendor of Oak Furniture

Stately and elegant furniture can spruce up the way your home looks. For that truly antique look, oak furniture lends to any home decor a feeling of grandeur as well as stylishness. While it looks refined, it also provides durability and true value for money to an owner.......[Read More]
How to Grow Linseed
Gardening

How to Grow Linseed

Linseed, or flax, is an annual herbaceous plant that grows 1 to 3 feet in height and usually has pale blue flowers. It originates from the eastern Mediterranean region, but the largest production of linseed is in Europe. Linseed is a commercial crop, but gardeners also value it as an ornamental plan......[Read More]
Reactions to Wheat Grass
Landscaping & Garden & Landscape

Reactions to Wheat Grass

Wheat grass juice comes from wheat grass, a type of green grass.Hapa/Stockbyte/Getty ImagesAlso known as "couchgrass" or "agropyron," wheat grass is a green, nutritional supplement often taken and sold in juice form. Although there have been few clinical studies on the benefits of wheat.........[Read More]
Managing Wood-boring Insects
Landscaping & Garden & Landscape

Managing Wood-boring Insects

To keep your trees healthy, one will want to watch out for what is called wood-boring insects. These insects are considered secondary invaders, which means if your tree is already unhealthy, infestation of these insects ... ......[Read More]
Fiberglass Entry Doors - Find the Beauty of Natural Wood With the Durability of Fiberglass
Furniture

Fiberglass Entry Doors - Find the Beauty of Natural Wood With the Durability of Fiberglass

Fiberglass doors are my favorite exterior door category for a few reasons. The obvious ones are that fiberglass will never rust and it resists denting much better that steel so your door remains solid and mar free for years to come. But are there any limitations to a new fiberglass door?......[Read More]
How to Install the Bosch Dishwasher Decorative Panel
Home Appliances

How to Install the Bosch Dishwasher Decorative Panel

The decorative or toe panel on Bosch dishwashers is useful in hiding the mechanical workings on the bottom section. It also prevents debris, such as a small errant toy or a dropped screwdriver, from rolling underneath the machine. You must install the dishwasher before adding the decorative panel; t......[Read More]
Growing Indoor Vegtables in the Winter
Trees & Houseplants

Growing Indoor Vegtables in the Winter

For anyone who loves fruits and vegetables, a home garden or orchard can be a lifelong joy. Nourishing the growing, thriving plants is highly rewarding, and serving a spread of homegrown food on the dinner table can put a smile on anyone's face. For people who don't have space for an outdoor garden,......[Read More]
How to Kill Brown Recluse Spiders in Your Home
Personal Safety & Security

How to Kill Brown Recluse Spiders in Your Home

The brown recluse spider is one of the more common and dangerous pests found in some homes. The spiders often inhabit lesser-used areas of your home like spare rooms, attics and basements. Brown recluse bites are extremely painful, and can cause serious injury or death. Eliminating the recluse is ......[Read More]
How to Use a Fly Wheel Knockout on Tecumseh Engines
Landscaping & Garden & Landscape

How to Use a Fly Wheel Knockout on Tecumseh Engines

Tecumseh manufactures small engines for use in industrial and lawn and garden equipment such as lawn mowers, snow blowers and tillers. Tecumseh engines have a fly wheel attached to the crankshaft. The fly wheel serves two purposes: the inertia of the spinning fly wheel keeps the crankshaft rotating,......[Read More]
How to Choose Colors for a Living Room
Home Design & Decorating

How to Choose Colors for a Living Room

Few things in the realm of decor can be more disheartening than finishing up a paint job, stepping back and recognizing the color is all wrong, though it looked great on the swatch. To sidestep this headache, go through the choosing process with care. Taking extra extra steps to choose your colors f......[Read More]
7 High-energy Bedroom Ideas For Young Boys
Home Appliances

7 High-energy Bedroom Ideas For Young Boys

Is the backyard windowpane is broken?......[Read More]
Pond Grasses & Weeds
Trees & Houseplants

Pond Grasses & Weeds

Pond grasses and weeds create unsightly lakes and ponds that cannot be used as desired. Grasses and weeds floating, growing submerged or protruding from the water prevent water activities like fishing and make other water activities like swimming and wading difficult to do safely, without the danger......[Read More]
Heat Pump Services
Home Improvement

Heat Pump Services

It is important to keep up with your heat pump services. Having a technician perform regular maintenance is the best way to get the most out of your system. Not only is the condition of your heat pump......[Read More]
Tips For Concrete Cleaning
Home Improvement

Tips For Concrete Cleaning

To the untrained, concrete cleaning may appear to be a difficult task. Concrete can be exposed to grease, dust and oil so the correct pressure cleaning techniques are essential for performing such a task.......[Read More]
How to Get Rid of Mold on Concrete
Cleaning & Laundry

How to Get Rid of Mold on Concrete

Mold discolors concrete, and mold spores seep into the concrete below the surface due to the porous nature of concrete. A light cleaning of the concrete surface will not remove all of the mold, meaning improperly cleaned moldy concrete remains a health threat to people and animals. To get rid of mol......[Read More]
Redesigning Your Bathroom
Furniture

Redesigning Your Bathroom

So why do people redesign a bathroom in their home? This can be answered in a few different ways. The first reason might have something to do with the fact that bathroom remodels have the best return on your investment than any other type of home renovation. Another reason is because people like to ......[Read More]