Home Improvement

What This Guy Did To His Basement Will Make You Insanely Jealous

Image: imgur/skerley1979 What’s lurking down in your basement? A dusty box of Christmas decorations, perhaps, or a network of spider webs untouched for years? Image: imgur/skerley1979 Broadly speaking, basements aren’t places where we like to spend a whole lot of time. But one man changed all that with an amazing transformation that will turn you …

By Suzi Marsh
Home Improvement

These 20 Everyday Hacks Will Make Home Living a Breeze

Image: via galleryhip.com / homehacks.com / via Daily Motion/Howdini / heartworkorg.com It doesn’t matter how much time and effort you put aside to keep your home shiny and inviting; it seems there will always be something that needs your attention. But help is finally at hand: these 20 awesome life hacks will quickly – and …

By Liam Kennedy
Home Improvement

How to Protect Your Garden from Frost

Photo: Joseph Dunsay It is that time of year again in the American Northeast. A thin layer of frost covers the ground on cold December mornings. Many global and local factors contribute to frost. Gardeners can modify local conditions to minimize frost damage in their plots. Farmers also have techniques to save their crops. Cornell …

By Karl Fabricius
Home Improvement

How to Grow Your Own Wildflower Garden

Photo: Joseph Dunsay Landscaping with wildflowers is becoming more common as homeowners become aware of their benefits. Local wildflower species are adapted to local conditions, which makes it possible to grow them with less maintenance. They also provide food for local fauna such as butterflies and rabbits. Taking a slightly laissez-faire approach to landscaping saves …

By Karl Fabricius
Home Improvement

10 Fabulous Houseplants that Work as Living Air Purifiers

Image: normanack Often people do not understand why they feel sick on a regular basis and why we develop symptoms that worsen over time. We hardly know that inside our house, various toxins are present at any time: toluene, xylene, ethyl acetate, methylene, acetone and chloroform, none of which are healthy. Among other toxins present, …

By Karl Fabricius