If a simple rain shower leaves you scrambling for a mop, it may be time to call a roofer instead of spending time strategically arranging buckets to catch the drips. While the high cost of major roof leak repair may leave you putting off calling the pros, waiting to repair a leak could end up costing you much more in the long run. Still not convinced? Check out these four reasons why it's almost always better to repair roof leaks as soon as you spot them.
What can you do with that old ghost of a fireplace? It hasn't worked for years and now it just sits there haunting your living room. A capped, non-functional fireplace does not have to be an eyesore. Make it the focal point of the room with a little ingenuity. Consider these ways old fireplaces can sparkle once again. Make It work with an Insert When is a fireplace not really a fireplace -- when it is an electric heater, instead.
Would you love to be able to enjoy your patio more often during the hot summer months, but can't because it gets too hot? Here are two patio accessories that will help you enjoy your yard, even in the heat. 1. Misting systems With either a do-it-yourself kit or professional installation of a misting system, you can transform your hot patio into a cool tropical environment. Misters help cool things down by spraying mist into the air.
Even the most experienced gardeners occasionally lose a plant or flower to disease. Just like humans, plants have their own list of diseases. One such malady that landscapers see all too common is the rust fungus. If you're an avid gardener, then the following guide explains the characteristics of rust fungus and how to protect your plants and flower beds from this disease. Rust Fungus Symptoms Carefully examine individual plants and flowers, especially at the leaves and petals for blotches of rust-colored specks.
As you are decorating your home's interior for Halloween this year, don't forget to adorn you windows with spooky decorations. Turn your window into a haunted house window with tattered curtains that flutter in the nighttime breeze. These instructions will teach you how to make two types of haunted curtains for your home windows. Indoor-only Haunted Curtains For a set of spooky, tattered Halloween curtain decorations, you will only need to buy a roll of black crepe paper streamers for each window.