Top 10 Reasons to Start a Garden Right Now

The planting and raising of food have been around for as long people have been in community together. In fact, many experts believe that the invention of farming started the first real settlements. Throughout thousands of years of human history, this has been passed down to modern home gardens. Now everything you need to start […]

STOP Ticks and Mosquitoes From Taking Over Your Yard!

Ticks and mosquitoes are more than just a backyard annoyance, they are a danger to you and your family. Since 2004, the CDC has identified NINE new tick and mosquito-borne diseases in the united states, including the Zika Virus that was a public health crisis several years ago. All of this doom and gloom isn’t […]

Get Rid of Garden Pests NOW!

There’s nothing better than having a garden that you’ve toiled in come to life. Bringing a little patch of life into your yard, onto your porch, or into your home is something to be admired! Unfortunately, people aren’t the only ones that admire a good garden. There are plenty of pests out there looking for […]

The Weber Smokefire Grill – Smoke Your Food on a Weber!

For the die-hard Weber fans among us, making pellet bombs in our gas grill was a hacky way to get the smokey flavor you wanted from a propane or natural gas grill. It was finicky, but it worked well enough that our dreams of cooking a delicious smoked turkey on a Weber were sated for […]

How To Choose Paint Colors

WHY COLOR? When children are young, you don’t have to try to convince them to color.  They dive right in, jumping from one crayon to the next, adding color to their unique creationS. Coloring inside or outside the lines can be a free-spirited time of adventure for them. Sometimes these works of art stay on […]

Project Book: Makeover Metal Surfaces by Spray Painting

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Like every exterior surface, metal takes a beating from wind, sun, and rain. Repainting metal surfaces is an inexpensive and relatively easy way to create a striking makeover effect. Everything from railings to mailboxes, patio furniture to gates can be brought back to life! There is a great way to have a good-looking, smooth, cheap repaint of […]

Get a Thick’R Lawn in 3 Easy Steps!

Everyone dreams of having a Thick’r Lawn, but sometimes it just seems so unobtainable. It might seem like too much work, or you might not even know what the problem is! Is it my grass? Do I need more seed? Is the soil composition wrong?! There are just so many factors that by the time […]

FIREDISC® – The Ultimate Portable Propane Cooker!

When you think about your grill’s features, the word “portable” probably isn’t high on that list. Most of us take it for granted that a grill will stay in one spot for a while before being wheeled to the next, or awkwardly loaded into the truck bed and strapped down for the family BBQ or […]

What Kind of Circuit Breakers Do You Need?

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There are different kinds of circuit breakers and electric receptacles out there, and much of it can be confusing to interpret as a consumer. GFCIs, AFCIs, TRs, and WRs are all electrical terms and can look like we’ve just hit random buttons on the keyboard. However,according to a professional electrician  they are important terms to […]

First Light – Benjamin Moore’s 2020 Color of the Year

  When it comes to color, Benjamin Moore® doesn’t mess around. A passionate team of color experts spends all year looking around the world for what is new, exciting, and bold. This year is the essence of inspiration: First Light 2102-70.   “We selected First Light 2102-70 as our Color of the Year 2020 to […]