10 Small Things You Can Do To Make Your House Better

Your home is your sanctuary so why not decorate it like it deserves? With these small decorating ideas you can make your home look much better without breaking the bank! 10 Small Things You Can Do To Make Your House Better Make a garden out an unexpected item like an old crate box! Use different sized plants to make your space look livelier! Stain or paint cheap furniture from a thrift shop to make it yours. Framing isn’t the only way to display art! Get mat from the frame or art story and pin it as a background. Spruce up your shelves with some patterned shelf paper! Add your own personal touch with DYI coasters! Have a small dining area? Make it feel more open with a rug or some art. Rearranging your books can work wonders! You don’t need to hang your art on the wall. Place it on a shelf for all to see! Create privacy even when you have see-through doors by frosting the glass yourself! Now that you know how to spruce up your house, start making your home your own! For more DIY tips and tricks, follow our...
Give Thanks to Your HVAC System

Give Thanks to Your HVAC System

This holiday season, while you’re giving thanks for your many blessings, be thankful for your HVAC system! Now, we do realize that there are many other things that you are far more thankful for such as health and family, but if you’ve ever had a problem with your system running during the midst of a heat wave or cold snap, then you may be more inclined to realize how much you appreciate, and are thankful for, your heating and cooling system. HVAC systems, including central air conditioning, furnaces and heat pumps, are one of the unsung heroes that keep us comfortable in our homes. We’ve all grown accustomed to the expectation that our home will always remain at a relatively constant and comfortable temperature. We also tend to take for granted the fact that humidity levels in our home remain dry and comfortable, even when the weather outside is sultry and sweltering. While it seems a little silly to think that we would outwardly acknowledge that we are indeed thankful for the comfort we enjoy each day in our homes due to the efficient operation of our HVAC system. It’s only in relatively modern times that homeowners have the means to constantly be comfortable with the help of centralized heating and cooling in the home. In the earlier part of last century and before, people had to find much more creative ways to stay warm and cool in their own homes. Construction of homes was different back then, requiring that certain materials be used to keep outside air from coming in, such as stone and brick. Windows had to...