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Granite Countertops: Subtle Accents and Styles

If you're looking to upgrade your kitchen or bathroom countertops this summer, few options offer a better return on your investment than granite countertops. When it comes to making your quartz slab countertops unique and bold, incorporating subtle accents and styles can make a huge difference. Here are some subtle accents and styles to consider when considering granite countertops. Having the Right Edge One of the easiest ways to help your quartz slab granite countertops stand out is by choosing the right edge.

The Top Signs Your Chimney Needs Preventative Maintenance This Spring

Whether it's a crackling fire on a cool night, an oven for making pizzas, or a place for a family to gather, a fireplace is often viewed as a necessary staple for a home. In fact, a fireplace can even be a design focal point, especially in a room that doesn't have a lot of natural light. When a fireplace is used, it's easy to think of it as a background element, but it's clear that they require a significant amount of maintenance to keep them in good shape.

5 Common Pool Screen Damages

Most modern pool screen enclosures are made of durable aluminum or fiberglass framing and damage-resistant nylon screening materials. Although these materials are durable, they can suffer damage in the right conditions. Knowing the common causes of damage can help you either avoid broken pool screening in the first place or at least plan for the right repair after the fact. 1. Mold Growth Mold and mildew is relatively common on pool screens thanks to the humid environment that surrounds most outdoor pool areas.

Ways to Use Gravel for Your Landscaping

Gravel is an important and versatile material for individuals to use in their landscaping. Unfortunately, homeowners often lack a sufficient understanding of the various ways that they can utilize gravel for landscaping. Path Management Path management is important if you are to keep the plants that you use in your landscaping from being trampled by individuals walking over them. Gravel is one of the more affordable solutions for establishing paths throughout the property's landscaping.

The pH Of Your Lawn Really Matters

As a homeowner, you may wonder what you can do to keep your lawn green and beautiful. There are several different lawn treatments that people swear by, though they may not be the right treatments for your lawn. So, how can you know what your lawn needs? A good place to start is by figuring out your lawn's pH. There are simple pH tests, which you can perform by collecting a small sample of soil from your lawn.