• Home Improvement,  Home Ownership,  Landscaping,  Texas

    Design Your Landscape the San Antonio Way

    Post Summary: Tips for Using Native Plants in Your Texas Hill Country Landscape Spring is upon us and so is gardening season. To help you plan your San Antonio landscapes, we’ve asked our friends Elizabeth and Adam at Grafted Design for a few tips and specific suggestions on landscaping in Central Texas. Grafted Design is based right out of New Braunfels and serves the Greater San Antonio area. Their expertise is in using native plant species to create landscapes that are not only beautiful but also sustainable. After reading the tips that Elizabeth shared with us, we hope that you’ll visit their website and support this incredible small business! “Successful…

  • Home Improvement,  Home Ownership,  Preparedness,  Texas,  Winter

    Why Your Home May Need a Portable Generator

    Post Summary: How to Buy & Set Up a Generator for Your Home Snowstorms are not a common occurrence in Texas, especially in San Antonio. I have lived in San Antonio for the better half of two decades and I can count on one hand the number of “icy” freezes we’ve experienced. Typically, when San Antonio experiences a deep freeze, it’s one of those “stay home until the roads thaw by 10 am” type of freezes. Because severe winter storms are so rare in Texas, we simply do not have the infrastructure to handle these big storms like other cities who are accustomed to this type of weather. You see,…