12 great plants for purifying indoor air

Outdoor air pollution has grabbed headlines for decades, but indoor air quality has only become a concern more recently. Since much time is spent indoors, especially in the colder months, the quality of the air inside your home is very important. While a good air filtration system can do the most to remove indoor air ...

How to – host a backyard movie night

Outdoor movie viewings used to be the exclusive purview of drive-in theaters. Now, with the availability of affordable and portable video equipment, you can host your own outdoor movie nights, sports game viewings or video game parties without breaking the bank. Here’s what you need to share big-screen outdoor entertainment on a budget with your ...

How to – stain a fence

It’s said that good fences make good neighbors. If your wooden fence is starting to look drab or dingy, a new coat of long-lasting stain may be just what it needs. A well-stained fence doesn’t just look great, it lasts longer thanks to added protection from the elements. 

The art of attracting birds to your yard

If you’re looking to entice a colorful collection of songbirds to your yard, you’ll need more than just a sack of birdseed. Offering food to your feathered friends is a great start, but if you want them to stick around for more than just a quick snack, you’ll need to provide a more welcoming environment. ...

How to – remove driveway stains

Cleaning your driveway often requires just one of two tools: a broom or shovel. When it comes to stubborn stains, however, it takes more to get your asphalt or concrete looking great again. If dirt, oil, paint or other stains are present on your driveway, here’s how to get rid of them. 

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