Common Insects in Texas More than a third of the roughly 91,000 species of insects found in the United States can be found in Texas thanks to the state’s sheer size and diversity of habitats. And everything really is bigger in Texas: Many visitors and newcomers to the Lone Star State are amazed at the size…
UV rays can cause more than excessive heat, they can also damage your furniture. Learn how to protect your furniture from the harmful effects of UV rays.
For many homeowners, dogs are essentially a part of the family. Many people go out of their way to assure that living spaces are more dog-friendly, from the living room to the backyard deck. Tailoring your home to an animal can be quite different from designing for people, though.
A bug screen is a vital tool in keeping your patio space free of annoying pests. Bees and wasps can pack an unpleasant sting, while mosquitoes and flies occasionally carry diseases. Whether it’s retractable, stationary, or magnetic, your screen serves as a reliable barrier between you and your unwanted guests.
When you’re entertaining, there’s nothing like sitting out on the patio as the sun sets against the Texas horizon. And if you’re looking to create the perfect ambiance, unsightly dirt and debris in your patio screens may offset the majesty of your otherwise immaculate home. If you’re looking for a fast, easy way to clean your patio screens before company comes over, make sure to follow these steps.
Looking to make a color change on your security shutters? Here’s how to do it the right way.
Homeowners who own patios with furniture might be aware that water and dirt are two ways their patio furniture can be worn down. But another threat to the quality of their furniture is the sun. Sun damage, or photobleaching as it’s sometimes called, is when the color of a material fades away over time due to exposure to light or sunlight. Just like how rays from the sun can damage skin, it can damage material too.
Winterproof your fabric window awnings to keep them in top shape for years of summer shade. Even in warmer southern climates, weatherization may still be necessary to protect your awning from cold temperatures, harsh winds, and frost.
Your retractable motorized awning is an invaluable way to keep cool and comfortable in the heat of summer, but it can be susceptible to fickle behavior. When you’re faced with an ornery awning, try these solutions to fix common repair issues on your own.
If your insect screen gets a hole, it can be patched easily. Shading Texas is more than happy to offer you a replacement model but, if you’re looking for a quick fix instead, here’s what you can do.