Month: September 2017

How to Replace Your Shower Head

Showering accounts for nearly 17 percent of residential indoor water use and, there’s a good reason for it: you want to be comfortable in your shower. Not surprisingly, some people … READ MORE How to Replace Your Shower Head The post How to Replace Your Shower Head appeared first on Direct Energy.

Breathe easier with smart tips for an allergy-free home

(HIB) - Stuffy and runny nose, sneezing, itchy nose and eyes — having fall allergies can be miserable. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), more than 60 million Americans suffer from asthma and allergies, and nearly 70 percent of U.S. households are affected by indoor allergens.While you can't control Mother Nature, you …

Disney Minnie Mouse XOXO Shower Curtain, 72″ x 72″

Add style to your child’s bathroom with this Minnie mouse shower curtain. Featuring their favorite characters, this decorative shower curtain will add the perfect finishing touch to any Disney themed bathroom.¬†Shower curtains measure 72″ x 72″. imported.Includes (1) shower curtainMeasures: 72x 72Fits standard shower curtain rodShower hooks and Liner sold separatelyEasy care, machine washable polyester LOVE …

The Best Fruits and Vegetables to Grow in the Fall

Gardening is a hobby that you can spend a lifetime learning about. Seasons change, seeds fail or thrive, and just when you think you know it all, you realize how … READ MORE The Best Fruits and Vegetables to Grow in the Fall The post The Best Fruits and Vegetables to Grow in the Fall appeared …

Easy Kitchen Island Tile Backsplash

Shannon Ingle, of Coffee Paint Repeat, is always looking for renter-friendly ways to update her home. Check out how Shannon created a beautiful kitchen island tile backsplash in no time! Easy Kitchen Island Tile Backsplash I’m so excited to be back sharing another DIY project with you on The Home Depot Blog! I am always on the... The …

5 Effortless DIY Projects to Prep Your Home for Fall — and Beyond

(HIB) - The telltale signs are all there. Maybe it’s football season, the changing color of the trees right outside your door, or the crisp morning air that’s suddenly taken on a chill. Yes, there’s no denying it, fall is here and winter is quickly following behind.No matter where you live in the country, the colder …

DIY Tile Fireplace Makeover

Joni Lay of Lay Baby Lay used these beautiful peel and stick tiles to give her tile fireplace a total transformation in just one hour. Read how this simple, refresh brightened up the whole living room! DIY Tile Fireplace Makeover I just finished updating my tile fireplace with Home Depot’s peel and stick Smart Tiles. The... The …

Top Three Wind Turbine Myths

Welcome to the Energy Efficiency Myths series from Direct Energy! As many myths arise from incomplete knowledge, they can create seemingly possible answers that many people accept as fact. Each … READ MORE Top Three Wind Turbine Myths The post Top Three Wind Turbine Myths appeared first on Direct Energy.

During storm cleanup, safety comes first

(HIB) - For many people, fall is their favorite season - mild temperatures, fall clothes and fall leaves creating colorful yards. But the season involves more than cool breezes and fall colors. From New England to California, Florida to the Great Lakes...

How To Update Bathroom Lighting

The key to good lighting is a good light fixture. Updating your fixtures is a quick and easy way to add style and functionality to any space. How to Update Bathroom Lighting Materials       New Light Fixture       Ladder       Adjustable Support Bracket (if needed) Tools       Screwdriver (or Cordless Drill)       Wire Stripper       Pliers... The …

Transform Your Bathroom With Peel and Stick Tiles

Destiny Alfonso of Just Destiny Mag shows us the second part of her bathroom makeover using peel and stick backsplash tiles from The Home Depot. Read more to find out just how easy it is to install Smart Tiles. Transform Your Bathroom With Peel and Stick Backsplash I’m happy to be back today showing you the second... The …

All home warranties are not created equal

(HIB) - Having a home warranty is a smart way to help deal with the inevitable home repair problems that all property owners face at one point or another.After all, a good home warranty can mean getting expert help when your HVAC system needs to be fix...

Bathroom Backsplash Refresh

Courtney Clymer of Lifestyled Atlanta previously renovated her master bathroom, but wasn’t able to add all the finishing touches she wanted. Now, Courtney is giving her space a refresh and adding a tile wall behind her vanity. Take a look at how Courtney used peel and stick Smart Tiles to achieve the perfect master bathroom backsplash!... The …

Energy Efficiency Tips for the Fall [Infographic]

As cooler temperatures approach, you may just want to stay indoors and sit by the fireplace. You may not realize it, but it can be easy to hike up energy … READ MORE Energy Efficiency Tips for the Fall The post Energy Efficiency Tips for the Fall appeared first on Direct Energy.

How To Hang Large Artwork

Hanging large artwork or photography in a space can add lots of personality and visual impact.  With the right hardware, it’s easier than you think. How To Hang Large Artwork Materials OOK Professional Picture Hangers Ladder (optional) Painter’s Tape (optional) Tools Hammer Measuring Tape Pencil Level (optional) Step 1: Mark Artwork Placement Once you determine... The …

How To Update Your Vanity and Faucet

The quickest way to improve your bathroom’s style and functionality is to update the vanity. Luckily, with the right tools and know-how, it’s easier to DIY than you think. How To Update Your Vanity and Faucet Materials       New Vanity w/Top       New Faucet & Drain       Plumber’s Putty       Plumber’s Teflon Tape       Rags       Bowl or Bucket       Kitchen &... The …