Mary Nickerson

13 Posts

How to Maintain and Fix Carpet Tiles

Carpet tiles are an excellent choice for busy stairs. You may have even decided to place them in areas where hardwood or...

Gardening Tips for Winter Ornamental Landscape Plants

Have you harvested your winter vegetable garden yet? Far too often the standard gardening tips focus on growing, nurturing and ultimately harvesting...

How to Avoid the 10 Most Common Gardening Mistakes

Growing a garden is one of the most enjoyable pastimes for many renters and homeowners. There is a better, cheaper and less...

Winterizing Your Above-ground Swimming Pool

As your kids see the first days of school fast approaching, you see a major cleaning project in your future: the pool....

Creative Ways to Remove Stains After a Cookout

Tomato stain removal is the most frustrating aspect of cleaning up after a cookout. Next to the stubborn red of Solanum Lycopersicum,...

5 Must-Do Home Improvement Projects for Fall

The end of September marks the start of fall. For your home, autumn is the beginning of attacks launched by weather and...

Choosing the Right Smoke Detector

Have you equipped your home with working smoke detectors? Would you be able to explain how they work? Before taking a closer...

A Homeowner’s Guide to Enjoying Backyard Squirrels

October may be squirrel awareness month, but far too often the homeowner is only made aware of the havoc these bushy-tailed rodents...

9 Creative Things to Do With Autumn Leaves

Do you usually rake up the leaves and let the trash truck worry about their disposal? Why? Fall leaves make wonderful raw...

Decorating with Stone Made Simple

There is something different about stones. Decorating with stone is classy; it opens up a world of possibilities for any budget. For...

How to Get Rid of Bats in Your Attic and Walls

Being nocturnal creatures, bats spend the daytime hours roosting in dark attics or walls. At night, swarms of bats take flight and...

Make Your House a Home in 3 Easy Steps

You enter your friend's home, and immediately you feel comfortable. Conversely, you enter another person's home and even after being invited to...

Guide to Home Maintenance for Every Season

Each home is unique and has its own needs. Nevertheless, each season should signal some specific maintenance tasks for all homeowners. Completing...