In Pursuit of Curb Appeal

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In Pursuit of Curb Appeal

Most people spend their time dreaming up ways to improve the insides of their home. They renovate their kitchens, install new flooring, and paint the walls in vibrant colors. As far as I am concerned, however, the outside of the home is just as vital. After working for years as a landscape architect, I'm passionate about the form and function of yards, porches, decks, gardens, and other outdoor spaces. An inviting exterior welcomes guests to my home and encourages them to enjoy themselves. I decided to create a blog that would extol the virtues of curb appeal—and maybe inspire you to take your homemaking efforts outside.

Latest Posts

Attention To Detail That Will Promote A Polished Appearance
21 July 2020

If the dripping faucet that is short in stature an

Common Roof Issues That Contractors Can Easily Address
21 July 2020

There are a lot of important exterior elements of

The Residential Timber Bridge Building Guide For Attractive Solutions That Enhance Property Values
27 May 2020

When it comes to timber bridges, you have a lot of

How To Prepare To Install A Fireplace In Your Bedroom
6 April 2020

Installing a fireplace in your bedroom can be a gr

Your Well Pump: When Are Repairs Necessary?
19 February 2020

Your home has a private well, and when the well st

Purchase A Multi-Purpose Liquor Cabinet And Shelf

If you like rugged, uncomplicated styles and rustic furnishings and decor are the predominant items in your dining room or kitchen, a custom cabinet and shelf that is designed to store and display wine, liquor, and stemware will fit right into the layout you have already chosen for the room.  Decide What Will Be Displayed And Stored A multi-purpose cabinet may feature a shelving unit that runs along the top of the feature and independent cabinetry that is attached below. Read More 

What Are Some Fun Ways To Transform The Backyard?

Are you ready to take on the task of transforming your backyard? If you want to make some drastic changes to the way this area of your home looks, there are a few fun ways to make it happen. No matter what kind of look you are trying to achieve, you can easily improve the appearance of your backyard, making it more aesthetically pleasing for everyone who lives in the home. Read More 

Choices In Sump Pumps When You Need To Replace Your Old One

If the crawl space or basement in your home depends on a sump pump to keep it dry, then keeping the pump operational is critical. If the pump goes out, then water will probably return with the next heavy rain. Newer pumps can sometimes be repaired, but if the pump is old, then replacing it is a better choice. Here's a look at some choices in new sump pumps. Pumps That Work Without Power Read More 

How To Heat Different Sizes Of Homes

Whether you live in a large house, an apartment, or a regular-sized house, or whether you own an apartment building, there are a variety of ways that you can heat it during the winter months. From boilers to gas furnaces, this article will list three common ways that you can heat your home depending on the size of space that you live in.  Boilers If you own a large house, an apartment building, or any sort of large building, then you may want to consider buying a boiler to help heat and cool it. Read More 

Understanding Common Tennis Court Problems And Their Solutions

When you're trying to maintain asphalt tennis courts, it's important that you understand some of the most common types of damage and what can cause them. It's easy to think that you can just cover over the damage with resurfacing, but if you don't deal with the underlying problem, it's just going to reappear later, and it may even cause more extensive damage beneath the new surface. Here's a look at a few of the things you need to know to keep your tennis courts in good condition. Read More