English ivy is an attractive plant that may be invasive in North America. It's both helpful and harmful for humans, other living things, and the environment.
Heating and cooling a room with vaulted or high ceilings as well as how to better cool and heat the second floor of our homes are very commonly asked questions about our HVAC system. Find out a few options and tips you may try to use to help you accomplish a more comfortable environment efficiently.
Chalkboard surfaces are a great way to add personality around your house. We'll show you how easy it is to get decorating with chalkboards.
Most of us can agree on this, wallpapers have a bad reputation. They've made a big comeback in both their designs and in the eco-friendly materials used. We've listed five of the biggest myths about wallpapers. Put your fear aside if you haven't yet, we urge you to try this long overdue decor trend!
The Venus flytrap is a fascinating plant that is very popular. The wild population grows in a limited area in the United States and is in trouble.
If you really want to live more natural and avoid chemicals in your home, replacing your household cleaners with essential oils can be a life-changing decision. Experiment with some blends and use the oils that smell the best to you. They will leave your home smelling amazing.
Alarm keypads and remote controls can eventually become unresponsive after years of use. You can use aluminum foil, conductive silver ink or replacement rubber pads to give them a new lease of life
Most of us have at least one rusty filing cabinet in our home office or hiding in the basement. Refresh it to fit your style and lifestyle. Now show it off to the world!
One of the simplest problems to diagnose and fix is the hot surface ignitor (or igniter). Learn how to do that here.
It's enjoyable to have plants in a home, but some house plants are poisonous. These need to be treated carefully and kept away from children and pets.
As an organic farmer, I look for natural ways to solve any pest control problems. Neem is the ideal plant as it's a vigorous growing tree and both its leaves and seeds have repellent properties.