2 Creative Ways To Use Tall Grasses In Your Backyard

Clumps of tall grasses are commonly used in bedding landscapes to vary the heights of the vegetation and add visual interest. But, this is not the only way you can use ornamental grasses in your yard. Here are two creative ways you can grow some tall grass in your backyard to be decorative and also to serve a functional purpose. Grass Privacy Fence Tall grasses, such as some types of bamboo can grow from 15 to 50 feet tall. [Read More]

Sump Pump Vs. Gravity: How To Get The Water Out Of Your Drain Tile

Whether you are building a new home or updating the foundation waterproofing on an older building, you may be wondering whether your exterior drain tile will require the assistance of a motorized pump or if it can depend on gravity. Unlike interior drain tiles, most exterior drain tiles can rely solely on gravity to clear the drainage pipe into a dedicated sump or garden area. However, there are instances when you will need the assistance of a pump to clear the water from your system. [Read More]

3 Tips For Making Your Small Bathroom Spacious

In every house, there's a compromise somewhere – in order to add a feature or space in one room, another room has to be a little smaller than might be desirable. In many cases, it's a bathroom that ends up being compromised. While a smaller bathroom might be a fair tradeoff for a larger bedroom or more closet space, it can still be annoying. A small, cluttered bathroom doesn't exactly feel like a luxurious place to unwind and refresh yourself after a busy day. [Read More]

Your HVAC Evaporator Coil Could Use Some TLC This Spring

When it comes to taking care of your HVAC system, chances are you already have the basics down pat. You know you should change your air filter every month and keep the vents free of dust and debris. But being a good steward to your HVAC system involves more than just taking care of the stuff you see. There's a lot about your HVAC system that you normally don't see in action. [Read More]