Why Should you Winterize your Sprinkler System?

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Even though the likelihood of deep freezing temperatures and heavy snow is usually very small in North Texas, it is still a good idea to winterize your sprinkler system by the time winter arrives. This will help avoid any damage to your system just in case unusually cold weather hits. If water is left in your irrigation lines or valves, …

Making Your Guests Feel Right at Home

When you invite people to stay over at your house, you want them to feel welcome and comfortable. There are many things you can do to be a good host, beginning with ensuring that the guest bedroom makes them feel right at home. Make sure the guest bedroom addresses as many of their needs as possible. Your guests will appreciate how …

Benefits of Maintaining Hardscapes

Outdoor living spaces have become even more popular in recent years, increasing the likelihood that you have some hardscape in your yard right now. “Hardscape” refers to any hard landscaping material such as concrete, rock, flagstone, pavers, brick, and wood. One advantage of hardscape is that it requires a lot less care than traditional lawns and gardens. It is not, however, completely maintenance free. Exposure to weather and …

Rescue & Renovate: Kitchen Trends

Your kitchen is not only the heart and hub of your home, it’s also the most valuable room in terms of investment—an updated kitchen can make or break a home sale. Even if you aren’t planning to sell your house any time soon, you want your kitchen to be beautiful and practical and to reflect your personal style. If you aren’t committed …

Plan Your Perfect Patio

Your home is your get-away from the rest of the world. It is where you can relax and unwind and invite friends and family for get-togethers. And when the weather is nice, you can bring your entertaining outdoors. Having a patio where you can welcome family and friends allows you to take advantage of the best mother nature has to offer. …

Party Planning for the Procrastinator

One of the best days of the summer is celebrating the 4th of July with family and friends—sitting on your patio, in your backyard, or around the pool. Even if you’ve been busy, don’t worry! There are plenty of fun last minute 4th of July recipes that everyone will love. Drinks Red, White, and Blue Soda: All good parties start with …

How to Clean Landscape Drains

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Landscape drains are one of those things you don’t think about until they stop working. They do, however, perform an important function on your property. They not only direct water away from trees and flower beds, preventing erosion, but they also direct water away from your home. Excess water near the house can result in a flooded basement when it rains …

Fun Ways to Celebrate Dad this Fathers Day

Father’s Day is right around the corner, and finding the right way to celebrate isn’t always easy. This year, you can celebrate Father’s Day with an exciting game plan. Here are seven different ways for you to make this holiday the best one yet. 1. Go Paintballing Even if your father has never used a paintball gun, a day at …

Rescue and Renovate: Living Room Remodel

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Your living room is the focal point of your home. It’s where you entertain guests, where your family gathers for quality time, and where you go to relax. Here are a few tips for a living room refresh that will give you a living room you love. 1. Create Separate Zones Since a living room serves many purposes, the space …

OUT with the Old, IN with the New

Spring is the time of year when our thoughts begin to shift to our outdoor living areas. A few hardscaping ideas will transform your outdoor space into an extension of your indoor living space. Don’t be afraid to embrace the style of the interior of your home by extending it to the outdoors. You’ll be surprised by how much more you …