A nice, thick lawn requires healthy soil as its base, but this can be difficult to do once grass is established. The process of adding a thin layer of soil on top of your lawn is a great way to improve it without disturbing existing grass. Learn this technique in five easy steps.
Outdoor faucet repairs are important because even a small leak from a hose bibb wastes hundreds of gallons of water. Here's how to fix it.
Mid-summer is the perfect time to reap the benefits of your herb garden. Read on to learn how to harvest basil, use it and preserve it.
Insulation's R-value measures its resistance to heat flow — the higher the R-value, the better it insulates per inch of thickness. If you're still confused, here's a crash course on R-value!
This summer, I committed what any self-respecting lover of natural building materials would call a cardinal sin. I walked into our old farmhouse with nearly 100-year-old pine floors, and when my husband asked what we should do with them, I replied, “Paint ’em!” Read on to see how to it turned out.
Replacing worn or damaged weather stripping around exterior doors will save on your energy bills. Weather stripping either fits in a groove cut in the casing or is attached to the door jambs.
Watch this video for tips on how to lay tile outdoors on a concrete porch or patio, including the right kind of tile, waterproofer, mortar adhesive, and grout to use.