A Guide to Rain Gardens

Rain gardens are good for the environment. They are eco-friendly because they manage runoff from the hard surfaces on your property, filtering out pollutants and sediment that can enter streams, rivers, and the ocean. Typically an intentional mix of sun… Read More »

Is It Time for Copper Gutters?

Whether it’s a custom build, a townhouse in a subdivision with amenities, or a retro abode, copper gutters transform a functional house into an elegant home. If you will be in the market for a new gutter system sometime in… Read More »

Backyard Ideas for Small Yards

The backyard is the ideal place to enjoy quality time with family and a place to entertain friends. But what if you avoid using it because it’s too small? Implementing the designing, landscaping, and decorating principles used to transform larger… Read More »

Tips for Conserving Water Indoors

We don’t turn off the tap when brushing our teeth; we leave the cold water tap running while looking in the fridge for the cat food; or we keep meaning to fix the dripping bathtub faucet but never seem to… Read More »

Ways to Bring the Outside Inside

You love your backyard. It is the ultimate place to enjoy the signs of spring, relax in the summer, fire up the fire pit in the fall. But wouldn’t it be nice if the benefits of walking a trail through… Read More »

Collecting Rainwater from Your Gutters

Collecting rainwater from your roofing system is an environmentally friendly way to take care of your garden while conserving water. Benefits of an above ground collection system, such rain barrels include reducing soil erosion, improving the quality of the soil,… Read More »

DIY Garden Projects for Parents and Kids

Gardening with children is a great way to encourage them to connect with nature in an urban setting. They can learn a lot puttering around in the backyard with mom and dad. Benefits of parents gardening with their children include:… Read More »

Consequences of a Leaking Roof

Water damage can have a serious impact on your home, its structure, and the health of you and your family. One of the main sources of leaks, aside from obvious plumbing issues, is the roof. To complicate matters, roof leaks… Read More »

When Should You Replace Your Windows?

The functional aspect of windows is clear: they let natural light into the interior of a home and permit people to see out or look in. They also allow fresh air to enter while preventing warm air from escaping. Windows… Read More »

Trending Home Improvements for 2022

As we head into 2022 many of us have plans and goals for our careers, family, friends, and homes. Since we’re still spending a lot of time indoors, planning home improvements for the New Year makes sense. While some are… Read More »