Home & Garden Infographics

How Does Drought Affect a Home’s Foundation?

How Does Drought Affect a Home’s Foundation?

Drought conditions and persistent dryness can cause severe damage to your home. You can clearly see the changes happening above ground, but there are also major shifts happening below the ground. As the natural soil moisture dwindles, you will begin to see signs of damage to homes, roads, driveways and patios. For example, Colorado’s clay soil can make properties especially susceptible to these issues.

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How to Stop Stinging Insects From Getting into Your Home

How to Stop Stinging Insects From Getting into Your Home

When outside enjoying a backyard barbeque or hiking in the park, meeting a few insects on your path is common. But when you’re inside the four walls of your own home, these common insects become much less welcome visitors. Here are some tips on keeping unwanted pests and stinging insects out of your home this summer.

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How Much Square Footage You Can Get for $1 Million in Major Cities

How Much Square Footage You Can Get for $1 Million in Major Cities

Depending on where you live, a $1 million home may be a sprawling mansion or a small apartment in a high-rise building. The square footage of a million dollars will vary greatly from city to city and coast to coast. Which of the 50 largest cities in America will give you the biggest real estate bang for your buck? Check out the following infographic to learn more.

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The Ultimate Guide for Dealing with Summer Pests

The Ultimate Guide for Dealing with Summer Pests

In the summer, many emerge from hiding indoors to celebrate the warmer months with picnics in the yard, backyard barbecues and pool parties. Summer is also the time many pests come out of hiding as well. Before these pests ruin your summer fun, uncover what creepy crawlies may be living under your home this summer and how to protect your home from invasion.

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Most Common Steel Buildings Myths Debunked

Most Common Steel Buildings Myths Debunked

Use of steel in construction applications worldwide is widespread, with steel buildings used for commercial as well as residential purposes. Unfortunately, many people are still not convinced about the suitability of steel structures due to their limited knowledge and myths. Over the years, several myths have come forward regarding metal buildings. Each one sounds true but not on the basis of facts.

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5 Types Of Ceiling Repairs

5 Types Of Ceiling Repairs

We don’t always look at them but when you do look up at your ceilings, you don’t want to see cracks and other issues requiring repair. In this infographic, Heron Ceilings in Perth takes a look at five types of ceiling repairs.

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Different Types of Dangerous Mold in Our Homes

Different Types of Dangerous Mold in Our Homes

Even if you can’t see it, mold could be growing in your home and causing damage to both its interior and the home’s structural integrity. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, mold growth can also damage the air quality inside your home, causing harm to the people who live there. Learn more about mold in your home in this infographic.

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A Builder’s Guide for Using Gabions

A Builder’s Guide for Using Gabions

Building with gabions is a straightforward process, but it’s essential to know the basic design and construction principles before using gabions. Before choosing the gabion type, it’s important to know the purpose of the gabions because different gabions are used for different reasons. And before beginning the installation process, you must place a level well compacted foundation that is free of vegetation or other natural elements.

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Tent Buying Guide

Tent Buying Guide

Camping has always been a favorite outdoor and weekend activity by many. If you have ever camped before, you should know that being prepared with the proper gear is a pivotal aspect to ensure the experience will be comfortable as well as enjoyable. Tents are essential to this outdoor activity as they ensure that you have a roof above your head, albeit a makeshift one. Here is a tent buying guide, courtesy of Camp Gears.

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Home Security System and Internet of Things for Future Homes

Home Security System and Internet of Things for Future Homes

The future of smart homes integrated with smart home security systems and Internet of Things‎ (IOT) home appliances is a growing trend. This will change and improve our homes and the way we live. With everything controlled and monitored at our fingertips, more time can be spent on our family and lifestyle needs. 

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