Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - If you think a screen door is a great way to let fresh air in and keep insects out of your home, you may want to retract that. The door, that is.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Many homeowners looking to maximize the efficiency of their outdoor water use turn to drip irrigation systems as a solution for keeping weeds, diseases, garden pests, scorching heat and high water bills at bay.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSA) - You can get facts and tips on flooring, pros and cons, trends, varieties and styles available, things to consider, maintenance tips and how to prepare for installation from the experts at the World Floor Covering Association:

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSA) - A fast, fun and inexpensive way to give your home and your mood a lift is to freshen up your space in clever colors.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - With the economy picking up, more and more families are planning trips this season. Your next vacation may be more relaxing once you realize all the convenience and security you have at your fingertips thanks to your smartphone and its many useful apps.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - For an increasing number of Americans, the outside is what’s in. That is, outdoor spaces are becoming an extension of the home, like a warm-weather living room, complete with comfortable furniture, sun protection and perhaps even curtains or a fire pit, making an ideal outdoor oasis to pass the evenings and enjoy the warm weather.

Reno, Nevada (NAPSI) - An idea the Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci had back in 1490 could make a difference in how well you can keep your lawn looking today.

Reno, Nevada (NAPSI) - Three hours spent scrubbing my deck and driveway and 10 minutes scrubbing the inside of a trash can.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - While high heat can drain your energy, increase your utility bills and make your AC work overtime, there are simple ways you can save energy without compromising comfort.

Reno, Nevada (NAPSI) - Portable generators are readily available from many retailers and home centers, they’re familiar to users and thus easy to operate, and they store easily in a shed or garage. However, automatic standby generators offer many advantages over portables during a power outage. Here are the top six: