Let’s say you’re looking to improve the state of your windows by adding some new blinds or shades. Stylistic and functional choices are going to be important, but you also need to make sure that you are working with the correct dimensions.
Uninterrupted sleep is a key ingredient in good health. The key to good sleep is keeping in a room that is as dark as possible. Unfortunately, poor sleep is a hallmark of a generation where everyone is glued to their smartphones. Fortunately, you can drastically improve the quality of your sleep literally overnight by making your room completely dark. Here are the how’s and why’s of making your room dark.
The weather stays warm to (incredibly) hot for most of the year. But winters in Texas can be erratic, creating incredibly cold days coupled right next to oppressively hot days. With a few simple, affordable modifications, you can have an enclosure made for Texas winters.
If you have glass doors, you need privacy. Security screens are an excellent way to do that, but here are some more ways to guarantee absolute privacy.
It’s difficult for your dog to cool down when it gets hot or overheated. When this happens, these 10 easy ideas can help your dog cool down fast.
Inspect your patio for damage, then stitch awnings & furniture where you can. Also, use soap & water to clean the patio before packing away for the winter.
Sitting under your awning provides great amount of shade, but can you actually get sunburned even when you’re completely covered?
The sun is a constant source of ultraviolet light that bombards your skin and is either reflected or absorbed. Bits of ultraviolet light, or UV rays that are reflected cannot harm your skin. However, any UV rays that are absorbed by your skin can cause a reaction in your body that leads to semi-permanent or permanent damage.
Nothing beats relaxing in your backyard under the cover of an awning — until the flies take over. Soon, no amount of swishing and swatting keeps them from landing on you, your book or your food. Apart from being a nuisance, flies can also carry bacteria and other pathogens. Instead of whipping out the chemicals, keep yourself safe and keep flies at bay with all-natural fly repellents that use essential oils.
Nothing ruins an outdoor gathering quite as fast as flies swarming your picnic area and covering your food. To keep your outdoor entertaining area free from these buzzing pests, try these tricks for keeping them at bay.