Tag: outdoor

5 Beautiful Outdoor Kitchens

Here are 5 beautiful outdoor kitchens from across the country that we love and we’re sure you will too.

July 15 / 2013

Choosing the Ideal Outdoor Patio Furniture

When picking outside patio furniture, you want it to be fabulous and functional, especially with the weather extremes we have here in Dallas. While Dallas is known for its hot Texas sun, this can change in a minute.

June 14 / 2013
Author Suzanne Gattis
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Unique Outdoor Shower Ideas

Dallas, with its hot summers and mild winters, has the perfect environment for outdoor shower setups that you can take advantage of year-round. Here are three unique designs that would fit Dallas residents like a glove.

June 14 / 2013
Author Suzanne Gattis
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Simple Steps for Cleaning Your Deck

The request has already been made in my home that the deck be cleaned before we start having company over for cookouts. Besides dusting off the outdoor furniture and hosing down the table and chairs, most homeowners don’t think about cleaning their deck other than when you first bring the stuff out from the basement or garage.

June 06 / 2013

How to Hang Outdoor Christmas Lights

I will admit it. I’ve never hung lights on the outside of my home. I love how holiday lights look on homes across the neighborhood, but I’m not exactly sure how to do it so that it looks good on my own home. When I run into a problem like this, I turn to the oracle of problem solving: YouTube.

December 05 / 2012

The Solution to the Go Play Outside Problem at Home

“Go outside!” That is a statement, plea and often times downright beg that parents for generations have said to their kids. Yesterday in New Jersey was one of those late summer/early fall days that you love. Sunny, not too hot, a bit breezy. Outside weather.

September 10 / 2012
Author David Siroty
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Affordable ways to decorate your home for summer

The transition from spring to summer can lift everyone’s mood, and many homeowners get the urge to spruce up their properties.  From changes are as simple as replacing linens and rugs with brighter colors to planting a beautiful garden, there are several small summer upgrades for homeowners with different goals, and many of these improvements [...]

June 19 / 2012

Lawn and Garden Month: Planning a Low Maintenance Garden

I know what some of you are thinking, “this woman is crazy, the words low maintenance and gardening go together like orange juice and toothpaste (not well)!” I have tried this before and wasted my money. I am not home enough and simply do not have the time to pay attention to a garden. Excuses [...]

April 19 / 2012

Lawn & Garden Month: Avoid Common Garden Mistakes

Nip these common garden mistakes in the bud and enjoy gardening this year. Timing A few beautiful days of 70 degree weather is enough for anyone to catch spring fever. But before you say ready, set, grow; do your homework. Resist the urge to rush into breaking out your gardening arsenal of tools too early! [...]

April 13 / 2012

Lawn & Garden Month: 5 Steps to a Lush, Almost Perfect Lawn

Did you know that April is Lawn & Garden month? Last week Tara Rodman-Marine guest blogged  about how her garden has added to the value of her home. You can check out her post here: Here’s To Gardens. In her post, Tara talked about the impact that her garden has made on her homeowner experience. [...]

April 09 / 2012