Category: Eclectic Homes

1 Dec

How to Plan a Landscaping Project

A detailed plan for your next landscaping project ensures you know exactly what you’re doing and that you keep on track when work starts. You have probably already thought about what you want to do, but the preparation process enables you to design and nail down the information. Whether you want to add a simple […]
4 Nov

Mortgage & Bankruptcy Discharge

Mortgage loans are common, but complicated, lawful contracts. A mortgage loan is much more than a simple promise to refund cash. Because of the complex nature of the mortgage, neither Chapter 7 nor Chapter 13 bankruptcy effectively discharges a mortgage loan. This means that bankruptcy doesn’t enable you to maintain your house without continuing to […]
18 Oct

What Is the Mortgage Guarantee Program?

The Home Loan Guarantee Program, also referred to as Section 184, is a federal mortgage product for households of American Indian source and Alaska Native, and for tribes of Alaska cities or tribally designated areas of housing. The loan is guaranteed to the lending institution by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in […]
23 Sep

Guest Picks: Spice Up Your Spice Rack

I love spicy foods. I love eating them and I love cooking with them. What I don’t enjoy is scouring through my cluttered and ugly spice collection to find what I want. I’m definitely picking among these beautiful spice racks to help keep me organized. — Eleni from My Paradissi Contemporary – GBP 26 You […]
22 May

The Old-Time Way of Mowing Grass

After trying unsuccessfully — for the tenth time — to start your gasoline-powered lawnmower, you can prepare yourself to get waxing nostalgic about old-time lawn mowing procedures. Although requiring more effort from the operator than petrol mowers, push-reel mowers are dependable and user friendly. Motorized lawnmowers became available in the 1920s, however push-reel mowers are […]
20 May

Recycled Rubber Paver Blocks

Roll fewer tires into landfills by recycling them to earn rubber pavers, helping beautify outdoor spaces and make patios, walkways or other places that would traditionally require hardscaping material such as brick or concrete. Recycled rubber pavers provide a viable choice to gardeners looking for paving stuff of lighter weight than conventional brick and concrete […]
20 Apr

How to Fix the Gaps in Exterior Trim

Exterior trim around doors and windows needs to be caulked to fill any gaps between the trim and the siding behind the trim. While properly designed exterior caulking is designed to last for many years, summer heat and winter cold may cause it to expand and contract, finally creating gaps and cracks. Fill those gaps […]