Home & Garden Infographics



The Four Seasons of Your HVAC System

Your HVAC system works faithfully for you throughout the year, but you might not notice changes in what it does and how it performs over time. Yet each new adjustment to the temperature and humidity in the atmosphere makes your unit take on different roles in order to keep you comfortable. Every new role requires different levels of maintenance to save you money and prevent expensive repairs.

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How to Extend the Lifespan of Your Water Heater

As a homeowner, you might know that a conventional water heater lasts around 8-10 years. But, have you ever thought of expanding the lifespan of your water heater? Since water heaters do not come cheap, it’s only natural to want to extend its lifespan. The good news...

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Types of Wood for Shed Building

Planning to build a shed? First things first: know the different types of wood for shed building. This will help you determine whether the wood you intend to use is durable or not. Don’t waste money and time. Here are 7 types of wood for building sheds in an infographic from DIY Plans.

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Where Should You Keep Your Home’s Humidity?

If you’re like most homeowners, you pay a lot of attention to your thermostat and have strong ideas about how to balance your heating and cooling costs against your comfort level. But have you given any thought to your home’s humidity levels? Maintaining proper humidity in your house can help your heating and cooling systems work more efficiently, improve your indoor air quality, and enhance your family’s health.

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Inside the Mind of a Luxury Homebuyer

Potential homebuyers have dozens of questions, concerns and desires when it comes to choosing their perfect home. As they begin the house hunting process, they generally understand that compromising on certain features or amenities is going to be necessary. But what about someone looking for a luxury home?

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8 Most Overlooked Reasons to Waterproof Your Basement

With winter just around the corner, we can expect this cold season to bring the usual snow, sleet, and ice with it. As a homeowner, it’s important that you waterproof your home so the water stays where it’s meant to be – outside. Waterproofing not only protects the structure and foundation of your home, but it also protects your family’s health. One of the most important, yet often neglected, rooms to waterproof is the basement.

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The HVAC Life Cycle: How Maintenance Makes a Difference

It’s easy to forget proper maintenance for your heat pump or air conditioning system. It provides cool air throughout the hot months and heat when temperatures get cool or cold. But maybe your electric bills have been creeping up or the air doesn’t seem to be as fresh or quite as cool as it used to be. All of these are indicators that maintenance is needed.

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Finding the Best Vacuum for Hardwood Floors

Your hardwood floors are a beautiful and expensive addition to your home. To be at their best they need regular cleaning with the right equipment. As hardwood floors have become more popular, a wide range of vacuums have been released. There are many types, from many brands and finding the best vacuum for hardwood floors in your home can be confusing.

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Choose the Right Size Art for Your Home

Thinking of creating a new piece of photo wall art for your home? Here’s an infographic from Nations Photo Lab that will show you how to make sure your Canvas Prints, Gallery Blocks, Wood Print Wraps, Framed Prints, Metal Prints, and mixed-media gallery walls are going to look perfect in their new space.

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10 DIY Cleaning Hacks For Your Bathroom

You don’t need to spend lots of money on pricey cleaning products to enjoy a spotless bathroom. Whether it be vinegar, grapefruit or tea, your cupboards are probably teeming with everything you need in your cleaning caddy. Whether you want sparkling porcelain, dirt-free drains or twinkling tiles, this infographic from Soakology can help.

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How To Master Your Bathroom Etiquette

The bathroom is a minefield for etiquette aficionados. Yup, those unspoken rules that govern daily life also extend to the smallest room of the house. Luckily, British bathroom firm Soakology have produced a handy companion to bathroom etiquette in the UK, so you can avoid any bathing blunders.

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How Much Time Do You Spend in Your Apartment?

You probably write out your rent check every month without too much thought. And you probably go about your day without worrying how much time you’re spending at each stop. But if you’re curious, the team at ForRent.com calculated where that rent check really goes and what your time both at home and away is actually costing you. Here is a breakdown of how much time most Americans really spend in their apartment and what they spend their time doing.

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How to Build the Gym you Need at Home

We all like to be healthy and fit but that requires regular exercise sessions. Our main issue is that we don’t have time to attend any health clubs or frequent gym classes. So, wouldn’t it be great to workout at our preferred schedule in our own home? We surely need to create some empty space for the weight training equipment or the yoga mats, but that doesn’t have to be a large one.

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Benefits of Remodeling Your Bathroom

Bathroom remodeling is not just a trend—it is a must. Did you know that there are many benefits of bathroom remodeling? Regardless of your budget, you can remodel your bathroom the way you want it. And sooner, you’ll reap the benefits. Here are the main benefits of bathroom remodeling.

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