Got Copper Sinks? How To Prevent The Green Patina

Copper is such a beautiful, shiny pinkish-orange metal when it is brand-new. It really creates a focal point in your bath or kitchen. However, copper has a tendency to oxidize in a way that is unique to copper alone. It ends up with a green, patchy layer of patina. If you do not like the patina and you would rather keep the copper's natural color, you are going to have to do all of the following to your copper sinks on a regular basis. Read More 

2 Things To Consider When Adding A Screen Porch To Your Home

Mother Nature doesn't always make it easy to enjoy the great outdoors. Between the bugs and the rain, you may find yourself trapped inside your own home during the fair-weather months; you know that the second you walk out the door just after dusk, you'll be swarmed by hungry mosquitoes. Instead of coating yourself with bug repellent to enjoy the evenings outdoors, a screen porch may be the perfect solution. Here, you'll find a few things to include in the design of your screen porch to make it as enjoyable as possible. Read More 

Comparing Park Model RVs to Traditional Cottages

Have you ever considered a recreational vehicle as an alternative to a small cottage? If not, it's probably because the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of RVs are motorhomes or small trailers. These vehicles are great for short stays and moving often from place to place, but they are less well suited to the kind of long term living that most people associate with vacation cottages. At the same time, cottages can be pricey and may be too permanent if your goal is outdoor adventuring in many unique and exciting locales. Read More 

5 Reasons To Get Your Granite Or Marble Counters Restored

Having granite or marble countertops can make your home look and feel amazing. As time goes on, these materials can deteriorate—especially if you don't maintain them. The good news is there are professionals who can help you restore your granite or marble so that they look new again. This is an easy project when you hire the pros. Here are the top reasons you should invest in restoration instead of completely replacing your counters. Read More 

Dine In: How To Create A Dining Room That Will Bring Back The Family Dinner Hour

If you can't remember the last time you used your dining room, or if your dining room table has become nothing more than a catchall for everyone's belongings, it may be time to give your dining room an upgrade. A dining room makeover is the perfect weekend project, and you can get the whole family involved. Your lovely new dining room may encourage you to bring back the family dinner hour and strive to eat more meals together at home. Read More