4 Flowering Weeds That Grow Rampant In The Pacific Northwest

If you're trying to maintain a gorgeous garden in your yard, you'll need to watch out for invasive weeds masquerading as beautiful flowers. Although flowering weeds look gorgeous for a short time, they will continue taking over the landscape, strangling everything in their path. You will lose all of your purposefully selected flowers and have to start over next year. By keeping invasive weeds far from your garden, you protect your plants from utter devastation.

3 Important Steps To Eliminate Pantry Pests

One of the most disturbing things you may discover in your house is bugs inside your food. Have you recently opened up a box of bread crumbs, cereal, or a spice jar and found bugs in it? Not only is this horrifying to see this, but it may leave you wondering if all of your food is infested! When this happens, there are several steps you can take to eliminate the problem and make sure that your food is free of bugs.

Don't Throw Your Old Vertical Blinds Away! Here Are 5 Great Ways To Reuse Them

Now that you have decided to replace your vertical blinds with new ones, you may be wondering what you'll do with the old stuff once it has been taken down. Your service provider is probably willing to dispose of it if you're willing to pay a fee, but why not reuse the blinds in one or more of these do-it-yourself projects instead: Trim Your Walls Consider trimming the walls of bathrooms, bedrooms, or the family room with your leftover vertical blinds.

3 Cool Air Conditioning Facts That Might Impress Your Friends (And Your HVAC Guy)

If you are a homeowner, you probably find yourself whining about your air conditioner much more frequently than you ponder its incredible capacity to cool your home. Although air conditioning systems don't always get the credit they deserve, they are actually amazing inventions that have transformed society and your personal body chemistry. Here are three lesser-known facts about air conditioning that you can use to make small talk with your HVAC guy or to impress your friends.

3 Decisions To Make When Replacing The Windows In Your Home

Leaky windows are a common source of energy loss in homes, but a lot of homeowners wait to replace their windows because of the costs. At some point, you may decide to hire a company to install new windows for you. When you do this, you will have a few important decisions to make, and here are three of them. New Windows vs. Replacement Windows Many people do not understand the difference between new windows and replacement windows, but there is a big difference.