Month: July 2018

How Do Heat Pumps Work?

Everybody knows what air conditioners and furnaces are, but their cousin in the HVAC world — the heat pump — isn’t as well understood. Don’t let the name fool you, … READ MORE How Do Heat Pumps Work? The post How Do Heat Pumps Work? a...

5 ways to beat the heat this summer

(HIB) - Everyone has had that moment when fun in the sun turns into a struggle to stay cool. And when that happens, all you want to do is get out of the heat as fast as possible.Sometimes, however, that is easier said than done, and if you’ve eve...

Being Proactive Can Help Your Pet Live Longer

(HIB) - Your pets are an integral part of the family, so it's important to practice preventative care to support their well-being and help them live long, healthy lives. But just like people, pets can be affected by chronic conditions such as diabetes,...

Military move? 5 key tips that can smooth the way

(HIB) - Changing residences can be an emotional and logistical challenge for any family.For military families, that challenge can be recreated many times over. Due to the nature of the work, the average U.S. military family relocates every two to three...

Inspiration for Creating a Farmhouse Garden

Creating a fresh garden doesn’t have to be a daunting project. Follow along as Ashley of Heirloomed shares a few easy tips for planning your own farmhouse inspired garden. Inspiration for Creating a Farmhouse Garden Hi, I’m Ashley Schoenith, the founder + lifestyle designer of Heirloomed. I’m on a mission to keep heirlooms around for... The …

Sump Pump Maintenance Checklist

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 many of … READ MORE Sump Pump Maintenance Checklist The post Sump Pu...

Oasis Supply Candy Stripe Birthday Candles, 4-Inch x 5-Inch

Oasis Supply offers a wide range of birthday candles. From numbers to letters, from sports to sweet sixteen and for all occasions. Many of our candles can be used as the cake decoration. They are fun, festive and vibrant. WARNING: To Prevent Fire: Keep burning candles within sight, Keep out of the reach of children and …

4 ways gardening is good for you

(HIB) - In this increasingly digital world, there's an app for just about everything. People are glued to their smartphones, texting instead of talking, and, in general, interacting with technology more than they do with the living, breathing world aro...

Backyard Entertainment Starts with Clean Concrete

(HIB) - The backyard truly is an extension of the home these days, so it makes perfect sense that homeowners are placing greater emphasis on the upkeep and maintenance of these areas. In fact, the primary reason homeowners start a landscaping project i...

Umbra Flex Shower Caddy, White

Keeping your washroom neat and organized makes getting ready for the day, or your evening routine that much more relaxing. With the right accessories, you can get a jump start. Introducing Flex Shower Caddy by Umbra Store all your shower essentials in one place with Umbra’s highly functional Flex Shower Caddy. Flex was designed to take …

The Spirit of Nottingham Woods: Greenman Tree Sculpture

In the woods near Nottingham, old men still tell tales peppered with fairies and tree people coming to life. Exclusively for Toscano, the artist selected a pliable composite that wraps around your tree and gives expression to those fabled spirits of old. This work is so realistic, your guests will think your forest is springing to …

8 Gardening Hacks for a Greener Thumb

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 8 Gardening Hacks for a Greener Thumb The post 8 Gardening Hacks for a G...