Deann Jacobs

  • 4 Speedy Efforts To Undertake When Your Carpet Is Caught In An Unprecedented Flood

    If you're going through unprecedented rainfall with imminent flooding, chances are your ground-level home is going to get caught in the submerge. While you can probably roll up smaller rugs in your home, you can't do much to protect your fixed, wall-to-wall carpets. Once the flooding subsides, follow these tips to prevent your wet carpet from facing irreparable damage. Use A Water Extraction Machine A water extraction machine has been engineered to remove water from different areas, including your carpet. [Read More]

  • The Health Benefits of Swimming Pools

    If you are looking for some extra reasons to install a pool in your yard, look no further than the health benefits of a pool. Even if you aren't doing hours of laps each day, there are a number of significant physical advantages associated with having a backyard pool.  Cardiovascular exercise Even if you aren't swimming, having playtime in the pool is a good way to get some exercise in each day. [Read More]

  • The Magnolia: An Easy-Maintenance Ornamental Tree

    The ornamental magnolia tree can make a beautiful addition to any garden.  It's truly a tree for all seasons, offering dark green, glossy leaves during the summer, bearing fragrant white or pink waxy blooms during the spring and producing large pods containing bright red berries during the autumn. Magnolia trees are pretty straightforward to care for and maintain and there are many different varieties to choose from, many of which will be available through your local plant wholesaler. [Read More]

  • Here's Why You Should Consider Buying a Mulching Lawn Mower

    Lawn mowers are often placed in different categories based on their power sources and blade types. However, when it comes to disposal of the grass clippings, there are only two types: a mulching lawn mower or a grass-catcher mower. The grass-catcher mower, also referred to as the two-in-one lawn mower, functions by propelling the grass clippings into a bag to be disposed of later, or out onto the lawn where they will be raked up later. [Read More]

  • Reasons Your Business Should Have a Ducted Air Conditioner

    If you currently don't have an air conditioner for your business, you are probably deciding which type of A/C is best. There are many options to choose from, from central air conditioners that use ducts, to ductless split air conditioners, and even window units. Here are some reasons to consider using a ducted air conditioner in your commercial building. Ducted Units Also Come With Heat A unique thing about ducted air conditioners that some of the other options don't have is that they automatically come with heat as well. [Read More]

  • The Differences Between Shutter Features

    Shutters are a good choice for any home, as they provide a great amount of privacy as well as control over the light you'll let into a room, without taking up the same space as billowy drapes. It may also be easier to match shutters to your home's patterned fabric on furniture and other d├ęcor. When you are ready to shop for shutters, note a few differences between their designs and features so you know you get the right style that you'll love for years to come. [Read More]

  • Tips for Choosing a New Awning System

    A new awning can make any outdoor space more comfortable and more inviting, for home or for a business; if you run a restaurant, an awning outside might allow you to expand your seating area to a patio. A commercial business might find that awnings help to reduce heat that seeps into their building through their oversized windows, saving them money on air conditioning. When you are ready to shop for an awning system, you might be a bit overwhelmed by all your choices, as manufacturers today offer systems beyond the standard fabric or aluminum awning that simply juts out from your building. [Read More]

  • Make A Utensil Holder From An Upcycled Garden Rake

    A kitchen renovation project can be a costly venture, but you can save yourself some money by upcycling old household items that might otherwise be consigned to the bin as junk.  Here's how to make a useful kitchen utensil holder from an old garden rake in just a few hours. What you'll need old garden rake screwdriver pliers 3 in 1 oil steel wool stiff brush gloves  washing-up liquid primer paint brush spray paint How to do it [Read More]

  • How To Put Up A Horsebox Awning

    If you enjoy competing away from home, you may find yourself staying overnight at venues with your horse.  It can be cramped on a horsebox, especially if you have a small entourage of helpers accompanying you.  In these circumstances an awning for your horsebox can be a very useful purchase.  An awning effectively allows you to create extra space for storing kit, for dining in, or for additional sleeping room.   [Read More]

  • How to Keep Your Items in Good Repair When in Self-Storage

    Keeping your items in self-storage can open up space in your home and even allow you to downsize to a smaller apartment or house; it can also offer more security than your own garage, since many self-storage businesses have 24-hour monitoring and a locked gate around the premises. When you do put items in self-storage you want to ensure they stay in good repair, which will mean doing more than just putting them into the space and locking the door behind you. [Read More]