The backyard. It’s your oasis. Your happy place. Your second living room. It’s the place to go not only for “me” time – but quality time with friends and family. This National Barbecue Month, the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association wants to help you make your backyard the best backyard it can be with some quick tips.
Think of all the items you replace regularly: your cellphone, lightbulbs and even your toothbrush. But when was the last time you replaced your smoke alarm batteries, or even the alarms themselves? It’s easy to overlook, but the time to think about fire safety is now – before an emergency strikes.
Summertime is a great time to make home improvements in your backyard that you can enjoy with your family immediately. Whatever your project, home improvements can be affordable for any DIY budget. Here are a few ideas back yard projects that can make your yard the center of summer fun.
As the temperature gets higher, so do our energy bills! It costs US homeowners more than $11 billion a year to use an air conditioner and puts roughly 100 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. That’s an average of two tons per air conditioned home! Here’s how a fan can help change that.