Wondering what kind of window coverings work best in your space? Or maybe you’ve spent hours figuring out how to hang curtains or shades, only to realize that they don’t measure up. To save yourself save time and money, learn how to hang curtains (and curtain rods) using a few expert tips.
If you brought pots and urns indoors during the winter, you can take them outside once temperatures are consistently above 45 degrees. Place the plants and flowers in appropriate areas around your patio or deck — some plants need shade, while others require direct sunlight. If you grew plants indoors during winter with a hydroponic garden, make sure you have enough pots or urns if you’d like to replant them outdoors.
Q: The association board of my building wants to take down basic pine trees behind my unit. The trees are healthy and provide no danger to the building. These trees provide privacy, shade and comfort to my unit. It is one of the main reasons I purchased the unit. Do I have any recourse?
Display famous words from the Declaration of Independence on galvanized tubs. Coat three tubs with white metal primer. Then paint each tub a different shade of blue. (Buy deep blue exterior paint and dilute with white exterior paint to get the two lighter hues). Use letter stickers to spell “life,” “liberty” and “happiness” on the tubs. Fill with ice to hold drinks or frozen treats, or use without ice to hold sparklers for some Fourth of July fun.
Smart home gadgets make it easier than ever to monitor your energy usage and cooling costs while keeping your house at a comfortable temperature. These Alexa-compatible gadgets will help you stay cool all summer long.
If you’re fortunate enough to have Monday off of work, revel in your three-day weekend with a shopping spree. If you’re not so lucky, you ought to treat yourself for all of your hard work. Everyone has an excuse to buy themselves a little something this weekend. Here’s a preview of Houzz’s President’s Day Sale. Browse the following home decor, furniture and fixtures by budget and start sprucing up before spring arrives.
The year: 1984. The win: A record-breaking eight Grammys. The look: Unforgettable.
Mirrors carry the Moroccan style up the wall. The sconces have glass shades and bring in a vintage industrial look.
Gorgeous shades of yellow have become increasingly popular in home decor, a trend that seems set to continue in the coming year. Yellow is pro…