Category Archives: House

Piedrafina spots along sink edge

Piedrafina Review – Care & Maintenance

In this article I will review my experience in care and maintenance of a brand-name marble product called Piedrafina.   Piedrafina Marble is the brand name for a man-made marble product, touted by the manufacturer, to be uasable in a multitude of residential and commercial applications such as: Bathroom Vanities, Tub Decks, Shower Surrounds, Walls, Fireplace Surrounds,

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Wilting Agave Died From Weevil Infestation

One of my agave plants wilted and died from a Weevil (a type of beetle from the Curculionoidea superfamily) infestation.  Below is my story of how I discovered that Weevils had caused my Agave to droop, yellow, decay at the base, and subsequently die.  I also explain how I protect and prevent my other Agave plants from

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Buying A New Home From A Home Builder May Not Be What You Expect.

Buying a new house may not even be close to what you’d expect.  At least it wasn’t what I expected. I bought a new construction “custom-track” home from Touchstone Living in June of 2015.  I will be writing my review of Touchstone Living, a Las Vegas Home Bulder, detailing some of my experiences with their

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backyard discovery swing set in shipping boxes

Walmart Customer Service  & Shipping for my Backyard Discovery Swing Set

This article is part of a series of articles on my experience purchasing and building a swingset from Walmart.com. I purchased my Backyard Discovery swing set from Walmart.com, but the particular model and manufacturer I ended up with wasn’t my first choice.  Though they all look very similar, as though they are all built by the

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Walmart Swing Set Purchase Review

Ordering & Building a Swing Set from Walmart.com

We recently bought a new home with a big backyard for our “busy” son to have more room to wear himself out.  Here in Las Vegas, most backyards are quite small. We actually had to move out of Summerlin to be able to afford a bigger house with a sizeable backyard (a post I need

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