Month: February 2018

How to Brighten Up a Room with a Fireplace Makeover

After Shelby Vanhoy of Pretty in the Pines bought a new home, she knew she wanted to redo the fireplace to match her style. By re-tiling the fireplace and adding shiplap above the mantle, Shelby was able to elongate the fireplace and make the entire room feel brighter. Read on to see the steps Shelby took for... The …

Gothic Vampire Head Prop

Display your latest conquest, this Gothic Vampire Head. By day you’re a mild manner (insert job title here). By night you’re a vicious vampire hunter, stalking your prey with a supernatural hatred. Creatures of the night beware. – Gothic Vampire HeadKit includes glasses with spring eyeballs, extra eyeballs, and 20 humorous business cards with sayings like: …

How to Fix a Drafty Home

Welcome to the Take Charge of Your Home series from Direct Energy! Hiring a professional to perform household maintenance may offer convenience and peace of mind, but you can do … READ MORE How to Fix a Drafty Home The post How to Fix a Drafty Ho...

Simple ways to save on your pet’s medical costs

(HIB) - Pet parents know that there's nothing like the love of furry family members. Keeping your pets healthy is a priority because you want them to live as long as possible. However, health care costs for pets are expensive, and if you are dealing wi...

The secret places pests are hiding in your home

(HIB) - Pests can be hiding just about everywhere — whether you can see them or not. When you know where to look, there are preventative measures you can take to help avoid a pest infestation problem in your home. Terminix shares details on the u...