Christmastime may be considered “the most wonderful time of the year,” but it’s also one of the riskiest. From burning Christmas trees to overloaded electrical circuits, there are plenty of scenarios that quickly turn festivities into serious accidents.
When it comes to care and maintenance, gutters are often the plight of roofs: out of sight, out of mind. This shouldn’t be the case because they play a very important role in protecting the structural integrity of your house. Without gutters, rainwater can pool on your roof, leading to warped and weakened materials.
Who doesn’t love autumn? The trees are turning beautiful colors and the weather is mild enough to take long strolls around your Sacramento neighborhood. Homeowners, however, know that all the fall beauty comes at a cost. Dead leaves are falling down, blanketing yards everywhere. While no one likes raking leaves, it’s a necessary job— rotting leaves can ruin your lawn and render your property visually unappealing.
Let’s face it; history isn’t exactly the world’s most exciting subject. While everyone knows an interesting science factoid or a Shakespearean sonnet, the prospect of memorizing dates and historical figures is something very few truly enjoy.
Every 2nd Saturday of the month, art-lovers, music fans, and tourists from all over flock to Downtown Sacramento for an evening filled with culture, food, and colorful artworks. For one evening per month, local businesses and galleries open up their doors to showcase their wares and exhibit the talents of rising artists.
A sit-down dinner is nice every now and then, but sometimes you just want some good, down-home food to go. In such cases, it’s hard to beat the excellent fare offered by food trucks around the city.
Summer isn’t just the perfect time for pool parties and backyard barbecues — it’s also the perfect time to enjoy outdoor festivals. And in the area, one of the most popular ones is the Whole Earth Festival, which runs from May 6-8 at the UC Davis Campus. First celebrated in 1969, this student-run event aims to celebrate nature, and serves as a music festival slash craft bazaar.