Your home's main water supply contains chalk, dissolved lime, and other minerals that make it unsafe for human consumption. Hard water causes scaling on surfaces it comes in contact with, a reason you should consider investing in a water softener. The water softener helps remove all these minerals and other compounds from the water making it safe to use on the various surfaces. Outlined below are some of the benefits, and reasons to invest in a water softener at home.
Posted in Gardening on Dec 16, 2018
Small gardens do not mean small pleasures. In fact, small gardens can be cosy and create a space for relaxation and reflection. Here are some tips by landscaper Nick Lancaster from Groby Landscapes, a professional landscaping team based in Leicester, UK.
Plants work by releasing more oxygen into the air, as well as take out toxic compounds and gases from the environment. This translates to richer and fresher air in the house. Introducing plants to your bedroom could be the solution you have been looking to get good quality sleep. Some of the best plants for this purpose are outlined below.
Posted on Dec 11, 2018
If you are considering having a grow room, for it to be a success, you will need a good grow room humidifier. Whether you hope to grow indoor plants soon or you need your plants indoor due to weather, there are steps to take for proper humidity. Being an indoor horticulturist takes time and much patience. You also must do all you can to keep the temperature and humidity just right in your grow room. For whatever reason you have a grow room, there are a few steps you must take to be successful.
Gypsum might be used for construction, but since it’s a great source of calcium you can also use it as a fertilizer if you want to. The great benefit here is that you can easily protect plants from nutrient excess or deficiency. Basically, you can prevent situations when your plants have heavy metal contamination or a very high/low pH. If you combine it with organic matter, gypsum has the potential to boost the soil structure naturally and that will help a lot.
As temperatures start to drop, many believe it's best to simply drain the hot tub and wait for summer to get it back in action. And this makes sense on many levels. For example, it extends the use you get from the hot tub, and it is something less to worry about during the winter. But there are some advantages to keeping the hot tub running, even when it's chilly outside.
If you have ever spent time in a garden, you already know how beautiful they are to look at. What you might not be aware of, however, is that the simple act of gardening could help improve your health.
While it may be true that warm temperatures rather than cooler ones are known for bringing pests out of hiding, our team of pest control professionals in Charleston and Columbia have some helpful hints for handling pests during wintertime.
Posted in Gardening on Oct 19, 2018
When spring rolls around, the gardening season gets underway. If you do everything right in the spring, your yard and garden will look beautiful all summer long. Check out these suggestions from some of our leading experts to create a garden that you can be proud of this year.
Men have their special workshops and hobby rooms, also known as man caves. These are places where they generally go to be alone and get away from all the people and stresses in their life. Nowadays, women are creating their own versions of man caves, popularly known as “she sheds.” This is one step up from a hobby room or garage workshop because it is a separate shed unit in the backyard that is away from the house. That means no noise or people to bother you.