When it comes to buying a house, the first impression matters a lot. Reports show that properties with a high curb appeal sell for 7% more than homes that don't make such a good first impression. Here are some simple and effective tips to improve your home's curb appeal!
Choosing a backyard landscaping design can be daunting, especially if you live in a home with a small backyard. While it may seem like you can’t do much, there are great landscaping options for small yards.
Whether you are looking for a holiday getaway or plan to relocate to Georgia, you will be happy to know that there are many family-friendly activities to enjoy during your stay. Georgia Coast is full of timeless adventures and exciting family fun activities.
Below are some of our favorite Georgia Coast activities.
The spring season gives you an opportunity to plant beautiful flowers, pack away stuffy winter clothing, and welcome friends and family for an outdoor barbeque. It is no wonder that you wish to keep that spring feeling all year round. Here are some of the best spring plants to consider
Georgia and the Carolinas lie directly in hurricane territory. However, residents of these states shouldn’t think they must relocate; they must only accept the fact and deal with it effectively. There are many ways to survive the effects of even the most ferocious of hurricanes.
When she was only 14, Jeanne Paddison’s father was working on a construction site. The lot next door was being cleared and as a tree came down, the men realized that a nest of baby raccoons had just lost their home. Years ago, there weren’t licensed rehabbers to take the animals and out of compassion, the men divided the homeless bandits to bring to their own homes for care. Jeanne’s father brought a baby raccoon, soon to be named Mandy, for her to save. A lifelong passion was born as she successfully rehabilitated and returned Mandy to the wild, this sparked a life long mission...
The key to creating a successful spring garden that lasts into the summer is to plan for it early. Visualize how your garden looked last year, and how you used it. Did some plants not thrive in that space? Were garden items difficult to get around? Perhaps some foliage was trampled because the area lacked a footpath, or the landscape was crying out for a water feature.
If you have recently transformed from an apartment renter to a homeowner, congratulations! You are now able to reap the rewards of homeownership such as tax savings and the ability to do what you want with your property. The very small downside is that now you are responsible for home maintenance. You are the landlord. It is true, though, that a well-maintained garden and home exterior not only add to the beauty and value of your home but will also increase the enjoyment of your property.
Landscaping for a new home is a challenge. It also provides a wonderful opportunity to be creative and design your outdoor space to suit you and your lifestyle. Whether you plan to do all the work yourself or hire a professional, you must draw up a landscape design. Start with asking yourself questions about what you like, how you live, how much are you willing to spend and whether a high- or low-maintenance landscape is right for you.
Interior decorating with natural elements has always been in style. People find peace and tranquility in nature whether indoors or outdoors. Bringing natural light into the home with window placement, window treatments and skylights are just a few ways to bring nature inside.