Prepare Your Patio Furniture For Winter Storage
6 January 2015
When colder weather arrives, many homeowners must winterize their patio furniture. The first step in this process involves preparing the patio furniture for storage. Different types of patio furniture must be prepared in different ways, depending on the material the furniture is made from. All furniture should be cleaned and repaired before being placed into storage, to ensure the furniture will be ready to use the following spring.
How To Repair A Small Hole In A Plaster Wall
31 December 2014
Having a hole in your otherwise smooth and pristine plaster wall can mar the beauty of your home. While plaster that's damaged across a large area will probably require the attention of a professional like Old World Plastering, it's relatively easy to repair small holes in plaster yourself. Once you make the repair, it should not be visible, leaving you with the same flat wall you had before. The following will show you how to make this kind of repair.
Maintenance-Free Fencing Options For Horse And Dog Owners
23 December 2014
Fences serve as wonderful additions to homes, but when animals are involved, fences must serve more than just an aesthetic purpose. Owners of horses and dogs must erect fences that keep animals safe and secure. Here are some fencing options for horse and dog owners that are maintenance-free and safe for animals.
The average horse weighs 1,000 pounds, and the draft breeds can weigh in excess of 2,000 pounds. Thus, horse owners should make fence material decisions wisely.
Different Repairs That Prolong The Life Of Your Home's Driveway
19 December 2014
Instead of replacing your home's driveway, you should look into the different repair options. In many cases, these repairs will prolong the life of your driveway so you will not have to replace it. By understanding your options, you will have an easier time choosing the best repairs for your needs.
One of the most common problems with a driveway is holes that become larger if left untreated. These holes develop from chemicals (like gasoline) or ice that work their way into your driveway's top layer.