How to Reduce Heat Exchange Through High Windows

How to Reduce Heat Exchange Through High Windows

Large windows are a much sought-after architectural detail in new homes. Real estate agents hear over and over again how buyers want light and airy...
Large windows are a much sought-after architectural detail in new homes. Real estate agents hear over and over again how buyers want light and airy rooms. But, with light comes the sun and also the heat. In the winter you will want to let all that wonderful warm sunshine in, but in the summer that is a different story. If you have vaulted ceilings with tall or high windows, then you have probably wondered how to keep the heat out in the summer. Here are some ideas on how to handle those hard-to-reach windows. Leave Them Open If you don't...
Vacation Tips

Vacation Tips

Vacation is one of the most exciting times of the year for people. It's when a person or family is able to take a little...
Vacation is one of the most exciting times of the year for people. It's when a person or family is able to take a little time off in order to get some rest and relaxation. Planning your vacation could take a little while, so here are some things you should think about and do ahead of time.   Budget Money  You'll be able to make the most of your vacation if you budget it. It's tempting to spend however much you'd like on whatever you like, but that isn't the smartest thing to do. You could find yourself going into debt,...
Magical Garden Features

Magical Garden Features

A garden is already a pretty magical place, but it can become more magical with a little creativity and self-expression. If your yard bores you...
A garden is already a pretty magical place, but it can become more magical with a little creativity and self-expression. If your yard bores you or you feel your garden needs a little something more, here are a few ideas about where to start adding a little magic to your outdoor spaces.  Water Water features are an excellent way to add something special. As long as you have the room and an environment that allows for it, a small pond or a large lake with a lake fountain pump is a great way to bring the magic. Water takes maintenance, but it's...