Proper maintenance is a key ingredient for a long and healthy life for your deck. Now is the time to prepare your deck to protect it from the ravages of winter.
Routine gutter repair and inspection is vital to the performance of your home's water management system. Inspect for blockage, holes, cracks and sags.
Selective fall pruning can improve the health and appearance of trees and shrubs come spring, but it's critical to know what to cut and when.
Leaving for vacation? Make sure you’ll return to find your home as you left it by following these simple steps.
Roses may not be easiest flowers to grow but their beauty and grace make them more than worth your efforts.
Regular cleaning and maintaining of your outdoor furniture will help to keep it looking new for many seasons to come. From wicker, to redwood to PVC, learn the tricks to preserve your furniture investment and ensure years of enjoyment on your deck or patio.
Spring is a good time to paint fences and the exterior of your home, especially wood surfaces. This way, they will be protected from summer heat and sun. Wood decks should also be sealed once a year.
Our love of gardening oftern begins in childhood. Share your passion for gardening with your child or grandchild and plant the seed for generations to come.
If you plan to refurbish a major shop tool or other equipment, take some photos before you start. They possibly can save you some head-scratching during the reassembly process. Take pictures from a number of angles, and take close-ups of areas where you think you might have some questions later. The more complex the machine, the more photos you should take.
When setting up workbenches, the height is generally figured at about hip pocket high. But before you buy or build a workbench, consider the height of your tablesaw. If the bench is the same height as the saw it can then be used for extra support when sawing over-size materials.