Grass lawns have somehow become the quintessential look for homes across the country today. And while a thick carpet of green grass can look beautiful and inviting, often the lawn ends up being much more work and cost than many homeowners anticipate. Lawns can be high maintenance, especially when you have a large front and back yard to take care of. The cost of fertilizing, mowing, pest control, weed control, and general care can quickly add up and cost more than some homeowners are willing to pay. Many people today consider large lawns to be very wasteful compared to some low maintenance, more useful alternatives because of how much water they need and how fertilizer can impact the environment. If you’re not interested in that green, pristine look and want to be more environmentally friendly with your yard design, there are some great alternatives to look into for your home! Continue Reaading
A spacious, updated, modern and comfortable bathroom is a great renovation project to take on. It is also a wonderful and overall easy way to add value to your home. As one of the most frequently used rooms in the house, it is important to make sure your master bathroom is comfortable and inviting while also… Read more »
Raising children to be responsible citizens and good caretakers of the earth and environment is likely one of your highest priorities as a parent. Teaching them how to dispose of waste responsibly will go a long way toward reaching that goal. Follow these tips for teaching your children how to dispose of household waste responsibly.
Deciding to sell a home is a big step for anyone to take. It can be a very trying and stressful time, so it’s important to do whatever you can to help your home sell quickly and easily. Here at Debris Box, we have helped many families get their homes in tip-top shape before a… Read more »
Have you been longing for a kitchen renovation lately? What’s stopping you? Many people are worried about the price and process. We want to clear things up a bit by talking about the average costs of a kitchen remodel, what’s involved, and what major factors will change the expenses. After all, a big project starts… Read more »
Just how good at recycling can you become? Recycling laws and goals can vary drastically around the world, with countries pursuing many different types of strategies for how they deal with their waste. But which countries actually do the best at recycling? Who’s at the top of the list according to the experts, and how… Read more »
The West Coast is prone to a few different types of natural disasters. This includes earthquakes, mudslides, floods and fires. Although no one ever wants to be a part of one, things happen and you may find that your home has been damaged due to a natural disaster. The aftermath of one of these events can… Read more »
Are you looking for ways to cut down on your waste, reduce your trash, and generally just throw away less stuff? It’s probably easier than you think! With just a few new habits, you can start wasting less and make more room in your trash – and your home. Here’s where to get started.
Illegal dumping refers to dumping trash instead of putting it in a receptacle (bin, dumpster, trash can, etc.) or taking it to a landfill/recycling center. Illegal dumping has been a serious problem in the past because people didn’t see what the problem was. However, illegal dumping affects everyone, including dumpers, and can have disastrous effects… Read more »
We know that recycling in San Diego can seem intimidating for those that haven’t created a recycling plan yet. The different rules may seem confusing at first. Fortunately, the city does a good job of explaining recycling basics so that you can obey the law and get rid of waste the right way. To make… Read more »