Mothballs And Peppermint Oil? Why These DIY Mice Control Tips Might Not Work

If mice invade your home, you may try to get rid of them with a few DIY tips you found online. But many of these DIY mice extermination tips, such as using peppermint oil, can leave you with more rodents than you can handle. In addition, some of the things recommended, such as placing mothballs […]

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5 Tips For Coordinating Your Draperies With Your Passive Solar Heating Design

Passive solar design involves orienting your home towards the winter sun to maximize your natural energy gain. However, even if your home was not designed with passive solar heating in mind, there are several window treatments that you can apply to help you save energy during winter and summer. This include installing awnings or applying […]

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3 Log Home Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Have you always dreamed of living in a cozy log home? What’s stopping you? For many people, it’s the stubborn idea that log homes are impractical or even unsafe that prevents them from considering logs as a home-building option. The problem with that assumption is that log homes are neither impractical nor unsafe – in […]