How To Care For Your Granite

Granite is a beautiful counter top option for your kitchen or even in your bathroom. Although, it is expensive, it is a great addition to your home and holds it's value. It has a very hard and durable surface but is also very porous. Because of this, it requires special care when it comes to cleaning and maintaining. See below for tips on how to care for your granite. Cleaning Granite Read More 

Budgeting Wisely For Stunning Kitchen Renovations

You do not need to use up your retirement savings in order to have a kitchen renovation that looks like a million dollars. These great tips will help you get the look you want from your new kitchen without breaking the bank to get there. Gather Estimates and Prices for the Changes You'd Like to Make Do a little homework first so you understand how much various items cost. This will help you establish realistic expectations about what you can actually do and how much the changes you want to make will cost. Read More 

Flowers And Care Packages: Great Gifts For College Students

If you know a college student out of state, you know that getting them a gift can sometimes be tricky. You may not know what they like, and then you have to ship it to them. If you simply want to send them a care package, you may not know what to include or have the time to put one together. Here are some ideas for great gifts for any college student. Read More 

Learn How To Operate A Gas-Powered Chainsaw Safely

Of the many pieces of outdoor power equipment homeowners use on a regular basis, perhaps none is more powerful or more dangerous than the gas-powered chainsaw. According to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission, there were more than 28,500 chainsaw injuries in 1999. The average incident required 110 stitches and yielded medical bills totaling $5,600. Most of these accidents can be attributed to user error--working in unsafe conditions, operating a chainsaw without sufficient know-how, and using the chainsaw incorrectly. Read More 

4 Ways To Deal With Ice Dams Before They Ruin Your Gutters

Ice dams are those thick slabs of ice that form at the edges of your roof. They perilously hang over the eaves, threatening to slide off and collide with the front end of your car or worse: land on a member of your family. The damage they cause to your gutters, to the deck of your roof and to anything indoors under the roof - be it carpet or furniture - is heartbreaking enough on its own. Read More