The average homeowner has known for a while about the effects of fluctuating climate on entertainment media like photographs, videos, LPs, and cassettes. People have stopped storing these items in their basements and attics and have taken care to preserve them in a better climate-controlled environment.
Here's a look at four professionals who need to do the same with their work items and if using a storage unit, make sure it's climate controlled.
When temperatures drop, you can bet rodents will find their way into your warm, weather-proof home. Unless, of course, you follow the tips outlined below to keep your home unappealing and inaccessible to these unwanted winter pests.
Don't Allow Them Easy Access
Mice and rats can be resourceful little nuisances, finding their way into your toasty home through the tiniest of holes. Before winter hits full force, be sure to seal any cracks or holes on the exterior of your home.
Copperhead snakes are highly venomous, and the bad news is that they might be living in your backyard. These snakes are found in many U.S. states and bite many people every year. Here's what you need to know about them.
What do copperheads look like?
Copperheads usually range between 24 and 40 inches long, but their wide bodies make them look larger than they are. They are light brown and have darker brown hourglass markings along their backs.
Before you know it, spring will be here, making people think about starting their spring cleaning processes. In the spring many people take the time to weed out things from the house that are no longer needed, making the area clean before the fast-paced summer activities begin. Here are some ideas for you to use when doing your own spring cleaning methods, helping you organize along the way.
Start In One Room
Home Owners Associations, or HOAs, help to maintain property values and neighborhood aesthetics by creating guidelines for communities. If you buy a home or a condominium governed by an HOA, your neighbors might have a set list of guidelines that you need to abide by. These guidelines might keep your neighbor from ignoring their landscaping or parking their broken cars on their front lawn. Here are a few other things that your local HOA might regulate: