Month: July 2016

The science of lawn care made simple

(HIB) - America has home renovation fever. At one time, a handful of home improvement shows were on late at night or during the day, but now entire networks are dedicated to showcasing remodels, flips, additions and new constructions.The result is that...

The science of lawn care made simple

(HIB) - America has home renovation fever. At one time, a handful of home improvement shows were on late at night or during the day, but now entire networks are dedicated to showcasing remodels, flips, additions and new constructions.The result is that...

Cypress: The natural choice for siding

(HIB) - Known for its honey-like hues and ability to withstand the elements, cypress is fast becoming the go-to-product for siding and a host of other outdoor applications. There's no denying it - cypress is a natural beauty. And with proper care and m...

Tips for creating a multi-purpose home office space

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (HIB) - Many Americans feel working from home would be a dream job, and more than third are already living that dream; 37 percent of U.S. workers telecommute, according to Gallup. However, unless you're a full-time telecommuter or an entrepreneur running a business from your home, …

Finding the best cooling options for hot garages

(HIB) - The garage is a haven for car enthusiasts and hobbyists like woodworkers - that is until the temperatures start to increase. Outdoor work spaces get hot fast when the mercury rises. Whether the garage is your man cave or where you work to make ...

Relocating in 2016? 6 tips for a stress free move

(HIB) - Does the prospect of moving have you buzzing with excitement? Or are you left with worries about packing and clutter? This moving season, an estimated 40 million Americans will move or relocate, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.Moving is an ...

Get unhinged: 3 ways to create visually striking doors in your home

(HIB) - Think of a door opening and closing.Chances are you pictured it swinging on hinges, since that's how most doors operate. But, more homeowners are choosing other door hanging hardware for a unique look with their interior and exterior doors.If you're looking for a way to make visitors to your home say "wow," consider alternatives …

Houses: Building them better than they used to

(HIB) - The phrase, "they don't build them like they used to," has been applied to nearly everything from cars to footwear, but most often it seems people say it about houses. In fact, this sentiment has become so common, that many believe the homes to...

See the light: Get the real facts about LED bulbs

(HIB) - Light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs have transformed home lighting since coming on the market. Despite proven benefits that far outweigh older lighting options, like incandescent and compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs, many people remain ...