Buying a single-family home with a main level and a basement gives you great renting potential. The main level can be the primary source of income with a rental that likely has two to five bedrooms. Then, you can work on finishing the basement to transform it into a apartment that can be as small as a studio. Along with meeting all of the requirements for having such a rental property, you should also consider making the property appealing to potential tenants and simple to maintain as a landlord.
With the end of summer coming fast, it's time to forget summer edibles such as apricots, tomatoes, zucchini, and corn, and instead turn your mind to delicacies that bloom only as the weather starts to turn cold and crisp. But how do you know which fall foods are easy to grow in your backyard or on your windowsill and which ones you should leave to the professionals? If you're looking for a few easy-to-grow autumn-growing fruits and veggies to start cultivating, then here's what you need to know.
If you live in a dry region, you may be accustomed to drought conditions and water rations. Conserve water by using some simple tips that will make the most of the water you provide to your lawn, gardens, and plants, as well as to plan ahead for these situations. With some preparation, you may be able to plant a lawn and garden that not only survives these dry-spells, but that thrives and looks beautiful, too!
For engineering firms, attracting top talent right out of college is of the utmost importance. When a recent grad with an engineering degree joins a firm, the firm gets a bright young mind and someone who's just been trained in the field's latest advancements. With the right compensation package, the firm could keep their new hire around for years, even decades. It can be difficult to attract young engineers to a firm, though.
Bricks are often used as a trim along the sides of sidewalks and driveways to create a decorative hardscape. If you have bricks lining your sidewalk or driveway, you may notice the mortar between the bricks start to crumble and deteriorate. Fortunately, you do not have to remove and replace all of the bricks to restore the border to its original look. The guide below walks you through the process for restoring the border around your walkway or driveway quickly and easily.
As a child and teenager, I watched my mother garden, although I wasn't interested in it at the time. I later learned that I had missed out on learning the craft because before I planted my first garden, I thought it would be so easy! Once I finally had a yard of my own, I was eager to plant some beautiful flowers in the yard and do other landscaping work. Unfortunately, I learned a hard lesson and none of things I planted survived more than a few weeks, even though I watered them daily. I gave my mother a call and asked her what could have gone wrong, and I learned that plants have to be chosen carefully. Check out this blog to learn more landscaping plant tips.