I grew up in the city, so when my wife Jennifer and I bought our first house, I thought the wildlife in the country was awe inspiring. I was soon to find out that not all fuzzy and furry creatures are cute.
Some are pests. My first experience with a pest occurred in my kitchen as I watched a small mouse steal the food out of my cat's food dish. Unfortunately, one mouse turned into five and my home soon turned into a rodent haven. I found torn boxes, mouse poop, and nests all over my basement.
I soon called a pest control expert, and I was informed that the mice chewed through the electrical wires in my house. I then learned that mice can cause house fires, diseases, and extensive home damage. I want you to know these things too, so your home can be protected just like mine.
Waterproof flooring is a must in certain areas of the home. Bathrooms, kitchens, and mudrooms are often wet places. The wrong flooring can end up warped, stained, or moldy. Waterproof flooring is available and can solve the problem.
Naturally, the surface material plays a key role in how waterproof the floor is. Generally, any type of wood will not be waterproof, although the finish can make it water-resistant. Cork and bamboo are other examples of popular options that are not waterproof and only water-resistant if finished specifically to that purpose. [Read More]
If glass spheres have recently grabbed your attention, you are not alone. No matter what theme or design style your home is decorated in, glass spheres can add a fun touch to your home décor indoors and out. Glass spheres can be used in any room and are as equally lovely in the garden as they are in the house.
Create a focal point with glass spheres
One of the most dramatic ways to use glass spheres is to create a display on a coffee table, bookshelf, or fireplace mantel. [Read More]