Author: DIY Lover

Turn on ambiance, turn off mosquitos

(BPT) - As people across America continue to spend more time at home, the backyard has become an extended outdoor living area and a happy place that provides a retreat from the busyness of everyday life. A place where you can relax, take a deep breath ...

How to build a Westminster champion

(BPT) - It takes hard work to train a dog, but have you ever thought about what it takes to create a champion for a prestigious competition like the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show?Each year, thousands of dogs and handlers come from across the world t...

5 simple, sustainable backyard improvements

(BPT) - One in three consumers say they have increased their efforts to incorporate environmentally friendly practices, and 70% prefer to purchase eco-friendly products, according to a recent Trusted Media Brands survey. Some of the easiest first steps...

Safety fur-st: Pet safety and fire prevention tips

(BPT) - Pets nationwide are considered beloved members of the family. In fact, pet ownership throughout the U.S. has skyrocketed, with approximately 12.6 million Americans opening their home to a new pet since March 2020, according to a study by the Am...

Home cleaning tips you were afraid to ask about

(BPT) - Open the windows, ready the broom and get out the dust cloths — it's time for some deep house cleaning! The benefits of a clean home go beyond simply eliminating clutter and dirt. The state of your home reflects your state of mind, and wh...

5 simple tips to extend the life of your clothing

(BPT) - Your clothing is an investment. You want your favorite items to look good for a long time, and being eco-conscious, you want to ensure your clothes don't end up in a landfill when you're done with them. From using the right tools to wash and ca...

Home power preparations for severe weather

(BPT) - Tornados, floods, hurricanes and more — severe weather is increasing around the world. Are you ready if a threatening storm hits your home?“Storm frequency and intensity is increasing, which means it's important for homeowners to ta...

4 essential tips for preparing for power outages

(BPT) - Natural disasters like hurricanes, severe storms, tornadoes and wildfires are forces to be reckoned with. Not only can they bring high-speed winds, heavy rains and roaring flames, they can also knock out power grids for entire communities, leav...

How to make your dream outdoor room a reality

(BPT) - As the pandemic continues, outdoor spaces have become true extensions of the home. From a calm place to escape to an area to work and focus, outdoor rooms are being designed and utilized more frequently than ever before.“Homeowners have s...