Furniture Repair: How To Repair A Rip In Your Leather Couch
27 January 2015
A high quality leather couch can easily cost several hundred or even several thousand dollars. Consequently, it is quite easy to understand why you may not want to simply get rid of this furniture if it becomes ripped or torn. Unfortunately, professional leather repairs can also be quite expensive. Thankfully, it is possible to save money by performing these repairs yourself. Following the steps outlined below will allow you to accomplish this task.
Creative Ways To Heat Your Home When The Heater Breaks
22 January 2015
If your heater suddenly stops working then you want to generate heat another way. When it's cold outside you want to preserve the heat you have in your home, but you'll also need to generate more heat quickly. You can learn some creative ways to warm your house below:
Make a simple paint can heater
You can make a paint can heater with things you have laying around the house. One heater will be able to warm up a small room in your house.
Say What? Watch For Chikungunya In 2015
15 January 2015
You know better than to share your twilight BBQ with mosquitoes because of the risk of contracting the West Nile virus. However, now you have another mosquito-borne illness to be concerned about: chikungunya. Yes, it is indeed difficult to pronounce--and impossible to treat. Although it isn't fatal, chikungunya can make you pretty miserable. Here's what you need to know about this virus that is just beginning to hit the United States.
Drip Irrigation Overview For Perennial Plants
7 January 2015
Perennial flowers and shrubs have different watering needs than your lawn grass. Installing a permanent drip irrigation system in conjunction with your sprinkler installation can help you meet these needs, while encouraging the best health of the plants.
When it comes to the perennial flower garden, drip irrigation offers several key benefits compared to hand watering or overhead sprinklers. A few of these are:
Leaves and flowers stays dry.