I am no expert in this area, but I do have some experience with power washing and steam cleaning travertine tile and pavers. Continue reading “Is it Safe to Power Wash Travertine Tile?”
As our backyard pool project kicks into full swing, the landscape design is progressing too as I have been planning it for some time. Continue reading “Our French Country Garden Landscape Design Plan”
Another piece of our huge backyard project is complete. The concrete for the patio surrounding the pool was layed in place. Continue reading “Laying the Concrete for a Backyard Pool Patio”
When it comes to choosing hardwood flooring, there are so many options available to a buyer. It has been several years since I was in the market to buy new hardwood flooring and so many of the styles and colors have changed. Continue reading “Hardwood Flooring Colors and Styles”
Staging,the activity or practice of styling and furnishing a property for sale in such a way as to enhance its attractiveness to potential buyers. Continue reading “10 Staging Tips to Sell a House”
Choosing the right size coffee table for a room isn’t as easy as it looks. But once you understand the proportions, it becomes a lot easier. Continue reading “How to Choose the Right Size Coffee Table”
Yes, some types of batteries require regular watering while others are maintenance free. This is news to me. Up until this week, I had no idea! I’m no expert in this area…just passing along home information that I learn myself. Continue reading “How to Add Water to a Battery”
Deciding to build a pool house in our yard was a huge decision and one we spent a lot of time thinking through. Continue reading “Before Taking “the Plunge” to Build a Pool House, Ask Yourselves these Questions”
Birds….absolutely gorgeous creatures. They bring so much joy with their stunning bright colored feathers and sweet chirping sounds. But, they can also bring destruction into our homes. Continue reading “How to Get Rid of Bird Mites Invading a Home”
When it comes to building a pool, Gunite swimming pools allow for the most customizable options available. Continue reading “Deciding on the Interior Finish of a Swimming Pool”
Pool water colors have changed a lot over the past couple decades. Pool owners now have a wide variety of color options from which to choose, ranging from light blue to almost black. Continue reading “Deciding on Water Color of a Swimming Pool”
Eight short weeks have passed and here we are…the Final Reveal of our Foyer! Ok, truth be told, this isn’t really a Final Reveal, read on and I’ll explain.
The choices are endless, deciding on the perfect color, texture, and size of tile for our pool is mind boggling. Continue reading “Things to Consider When Choosing the Waterline Tile for a Pool”
Second to the last week before the final reveal – Happy Dance in Progress!
When it comes to picking the right type of pool for your home, many factors come into play, with budget being a big one. Continue reading “Which Type of Pool is Right for your Home?”
We are back in full swing as we enter week 6! You may noticed the absence of week 5, as the One Room Challenge team decided to take a pause for several days, in honor and respect for #blacklivesmatter.
Four years in the making, our porch is finally coming into it’s own. Continue reading “Spring Porch Decor Ideas and a Peony Garden”
The weeks are quickly passing and we are getting closer and closer to week 8 and the final reveal of the One Room Challenge.
We are three weeks into the Spring 2020 One Room Challenge, with only five weeks remaining before the final reveal.
It has been several weeks since any work was done on our pool, and fear of the hole caving in has been a real threat with all the rain we had in April. Continue reading “Building a Swimming Pool (Step 4) – Spraying the Gunite”