Streamlining Your Home

Going Off The Grid With Wood Pellet Stoves And Solar Panels

Heating bills are getting higher for most people every year. As a result, a growing number of people are trying to get off the grid by heating their home with a wood pellet stove. You can go even further off the grid by installing solar panels to power them. Wood Pellets Are Environmentally-Friendly Wood pellets are designed from a variety of different materials that are environmentally-friendly. For example, most are made out of recycled wood materials that have been compressed.   Read More...

Six Things You Can Do To Repel Mosquitoes From Your Property

A lot of homeowners make the mistake of focusing on keeping mosquitoes out of the interior of their homes, without worrying about the mosquito populations in their yards. Mosquitoes in your yard can make enjoying the outdoors unpleasant. More mosquitoes in your yard typically means that more mosquitoes will eventually succeed in penetrating your home and irritating you on the inside of your house as well. The following are six things to do this spring to repel mosquitoes from your property:   Read More...

Need To Purchase An Onsite Wastewater System? 2 Types You Can Choose From

If you have a sewer for your home, then you will need an onsite wastewater system. This system takes care of the wastewater that comes from your home, such as through the bathroom, kitchen, etc. If you are planning to purchase an onsite wastewater system, there are different types you can choose from two of which are listed below. Septic Tanks Septic tanks are also known as onsite wastewater systems and what you will find in many homes.   Read More...

Window Coverings For Sliding Glass Doors: Alternatives To Vertical Blinds

When it comes to choosing window coverings for your home's sliding glass door, there are more options to choose from besides vertical blinds. If you are hoping to give your door a new look with updated window coverings, here are some options to consider. Blackout Curtains If your patio or balcony door is in your master bedroom, blackout curtains offer a great option. They keep out light for mid-day naps, and they can also keep the brightness from streetlights from disturbing you at night.   Read More...

Reasons To Add Cabinet Glass Inserts

If you're like most people, then you likely have a plethora of kitchen cabinets. And, unfortunately, another way in which you might be like most people is that your cabinets are boring! Nobody wants boring cabinets, but, sadly, most homes come standard with basic, brown cabinets. If you have very basic cabinets or even if you're just tired of your current cabinets, know that an easy way to "jazz things up"   Read More...