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3 Winter Preparation Tips For Your Landscape

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Winter is approaching, so it is time to get your lawn and garden landscape ready for the colder temperatures. The following tips can help you do just that, so your yard both looks its best and is ready to survive the upcoming harsh winter. Tip #1: Don’t Skip the Raking Although the red and orange of fallen leaves looks attractive against green grass, it will become an eyesore in midwinter when both the leaves and the grass are brown. Read More»

3 Tips To Simplify Caring For Your Landscaping

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If you would really like to landscape your yard, but don’t want a landscape design that is going to take you hours and hours each day to take care of, there are certain things that you can do. Making small modifications and adding a few things when you are actually landscaping can make all of the difference in the world. This article will discuss 3 great tips that you can use to simplify caring for your landscaping. Read More»

How Can Rusty Metal Patio Furniture Be Saved?

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Just because your metal patio furniture has begun to rust doesn’t mean it can’t be made to look beautiful again. To save your patio furniture, you’ll simply need to remove the rust and paint it properly. These tips will help.  Gather Your Materials, Set Up Your Work Area Before you can begin to repair your metal patio furniture, you’ll need to set up a work area. The best place is somewhere outdoors or in a very well-ventilated indoor space, like a garage with the door open. Read More»

How To Have The Greenest, Healthiest Lawn In Your Neighborhood

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If you want a lawn that your neighbors will be in awe of, learning how to maintain healthy grass is the key. Caring for your lawn is simpler than you think and the green grass you might see growing on a golf course is easy to have at home. Check out these steps for helping you have the lawn your neighbors will be talking about. Starting With Your Lawnmower Never cut your grass without walking through it to pick up any debris like sticks and pine cones. Read More»

New To Using A Housekeeper? Know How To Make Them Love You As A Client

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Having a housekeeper in your home once a week or every other week is a luxury that many people dream of. If you are just now beginning to realize that dream, you may be wondering how to make your housekeeper love you as a client and want to stick around for as long as you can afford to have them. Here you will learn a few simple things that you can do to make your housekeeper look forward to cleaning your home. Read More»

A Guide to Maintaining Commercial Lawn Equipment

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For people who want the freedom of acting as their own boss and the satisfaction of working outdoors and with their hands, lawn care has become an increasingly popular career option. Owning your own lawn care service can be an extremely rewarding venture, but also requires that you take certain steps to make sure your business stays as efficient and profitable as possible. Below, you’ll find a guide to some steps for maintaining your commercial lawn care equipment. Read More»

6 Low-Pollen Flowers For Wedding Floral Arrangements

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Even if you don’t suffer from pollen allergies, the chances are good that your guest list contains those who experience significant respiratory distress when exposed to the airborne pollen generated by wedding flowers. Fortunately, you’ve got many low-pollen floral alternatives available that make gorgeous bridal bouquets and decorative arrangements. Following are six of them. Closed-bud Roses Roses are a classic wedding flower that many brides simply don’t want to do without, but they also feature high levels of pollen. Read More»

5 Tips For Shoveling Snow

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Removing snow from your driveway or patio can be daunting. Plus, if it is snowing a great deal, it can become frustrating to have to clear the snow on a daily basis or even twice a day. Here are five tips to make shoveling snow much easier: Prepare: Before you go out to shovel snow, you want to be sure that you are prepared for the job in the right way. Read More»

How To Make Your Family Room Into An Entertainment Center

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Are you turning your family room into an entertainment center? That’s what a lot of people are doing today, so join the crowd! More and more people are opting to stay home rather than go to the movies. It has just gotten to be very expensive, as ticket and concession costs are sky high. Besides, there’s something special about sitting in your own home with your family and friends as you curl up with pop corn and your favorite soda. Read More»

Getting Your Toilet To Flush

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If your toilet has unexpectedly become clogged, you will want to go through a series of steps in an attempt to get the contents to go down. Here are some methods for you to use to try to unclog your toilet without needing to call a plumber. Turn Off The Water Start by turning of the water supply so you will not have a chance of an overflow. This is usually located on the back wall behind your toilet. Read More»