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  • Outdoor Living

    What is a Lanai?

    Have you ever sat in your living room, gazing out at your backyard, and wished for a space that beautifully merged the indoors and outdoors? A Lania is similar to a porch or veranda but is typically open-sided, offering an uninterrupted view of the surroundings. Lanais can be large, open areas suitable for outdoor dining or lounging, or they can be smaller, more intimate spaces.

  • Outdoor Living

    How to Lower pH in a Pool

    Being a pool owner is a dream many of us cherish. However, like many dreams, reality comes with its challenges. Henry does most of the pool maintenance at our house and one of the trickiest tasks he has faced is maintaining the right pH balance in our pool. High pH can tarnish the swimming experience, leading to cloudy water, inefficient chlorine, and even potential harm to swimmers. Through trials, errors, and countless laps, we have learned a thing or two about managing our pool’s pH.

  • Cleaning

    How to Wash Throw Pillows

    Every home has its unsung heroes, and for me, it’s always been the throw pillows. These decorative delights not only add texture and patterns to our living room and bedrooms but also bear witness to countless family movie nights, lazy afternoons, and those moments when I’ve nestled my face into them after a long day. But, as with anything frequently used, they tend to pick up the wear and tear of life — from accidental spills to accumulated dust. But thankfully, most throw pillows can be washed. In this article, I’m sharing some of my favorite tips on how to wash throw pillows.

  • Landscaping

    How to Propagate a Hydrangea

    If you’ve got a soft spot for hydrangeas, you’re not alone. And if you’ve ever wondered about having more of those lovely blooms without heading to the garden store, propagation is your answer! It’s an easy, rewarding process, allowing one plant to quietly give rise to another. Let’s walk through the steps together and learn how to grow hydrangeas from what you already have.

  • Uncategorized

    The Best Detached Garage Plans

    Detached garage plans offer a versatile solution for homeowners seeking extra storage, additional living spaces, or a separate area to park their vehicles. Detached garages can be customized to match the architectural style of the existing property or introduce a completely unique design element.