A Celebration of Architecture

Consider Landscaping Gravel As Paving For Your Rural Driveway

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You’re about to buy a house in a rural neighborhood; it has a long dirt driveway between the garage and the road. You know you don’t want to leave the driveway as dirt, but you’re concerned about the cost of asphalt or concrete paving. Consider having the driveway paved with gravel by a residential landscaping company instead. This is an affordable way to provide some substance for your driveway, and it can be more attractive than you might think. Read More»

Learn To Repair A Chipped Window Pane And A Torn Screen

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If a window in your house has a torn screen and a chipped pane because you bumped into it while holding a sharp object, learn how to make the repairs. As a result, your window will remain fully functional and damage will no longer be apparent. Chipped Glass Repair Use The Following Materials glass repair kit glass cleaner lint-free cloth masking tape putty knife tweezers magnifying glass Clean The Glass And Set Up The Repair Tool Read More»

How To Get Water-Based Paint Out Of Carpets

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If you are painting the walls or other surfaces of your home, you may deal with some splatters or spills. While this can be frustrating no matter what type of paint you are using, water-based paint will be the easiest to clean up. With this paint, you are able to clean it while wet or dry, and get the majority of the stain out of your carpets. Here are some tips for cleaning up water-based paint if it is spilled on your carpet. Read More»

Ways Hardwood Floors Help With Mobility Issues

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Do you have a relative with mobility issues? Are you looking for ways to adapt their home to their needs? Here are some reasons why hardwood floors can make their life easier:  Hardwood flooring is slip-resistant: Many people do not rely solely on one mobility device. Your relative may use crutches to get to the bathroom in the middle of a night, a walker to prepare food in the kitchen, and a wheelchair when going out in public. Read More»

Without A Trace: Natural Alternatives To Kill Weeds

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If you’re a lawn or garden enthusiast then you recognize the burning feeling that swells up inside you whenever you see a dandelion or morning glory poking its head out of the ground. It’s enough to make a person pull out the shovel, Roundup, and blowtorch all at once.  But when it comes to weed killers, there are many organic and homemade options available that won’t leave behind any reside that could harm your pets or children or stunt the growth of any neighboring plants. Read More»