Sophia Hughes

The best basement floors, an expert guide |

The key to ensuring your basement is a space that seamlessly blends durability, moisture resistance and aesthetic appeal, is finding the right flooring. Basements can be susceptible to a number of moisture and foundation issues due to being below ground level, which must be considered when choosing the right flooring, in addition to its installation…

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Good Natured Gardening: Plants that deter mosquitoes

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls mosquitoes the “world’s deadliest animal.” It’s a weighty moniker for an insect that weighs just 2.5 milligrams, but it’s well deserved because vector-borne diseases, including those transmitted by mosquitoes, cause more than 700,000 deaths worldwide every year. According to the University of Alaska, “the oldest mosquito…

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