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3 Tips for Maintaining a Synthetic Lawn

Investing in a synthetic lawn is a great way to ensure your garden looks great while ensuring your water and lawn care bill stays low. To keep your lawn looking great, here are three tips for caring for and maintaining your turf. Keep it in Good Repair Maintaining your artificial lawn starts with ensuring it’s […]

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3 Home Improvement Projects You Don’t Need a Contractor For

To effectively run their businesses, many contractors today mark up their labour rate nearly three times to turn a profit. Fortunately, there are some home improvement jobs you don’t need a contractor for, allowing you to keep that extra labour cost in your pocket. Painting Whether it’s interior or exterior, painting is easy, fast, and […]

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Preparing Your Home and Property for Summer Pests

All creatures, bugs included, need a place to call their own. However, you do not that place to be inside your home. As summer approaches, you can expect a number of pests to seek entrance to your house. Fortunately, there are proven ways to combat the most common of these pests. Mosquitoes Mosquitoes thrive in […]

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4 Easy Ideas to Beautify Your Boring Backyard

Your backyard is the perfect place for your family to spend time together. Many families avoid their backyard because it simply does not have much to offer them. However, it is not necessary to spend your summer in the house because you do not like your backyard. The following tips will make your backyard the […]

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3 Tips to Keep Your Garden Pest-free

Gardening is a great way to put fresh food on your family’s dinner table. While it is estimated that most food travels about 1,500 miles, when you grow it in your backyard, you can enjoy knowing that it is picked at the height of freshness. You do not want, however, to be spending all your […]

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3 Ways You Can Make Your Kitchen More Attractive

As the heart and soul of your house, your kitchen is often the first thing that guests notice when they walk through the doors of your home. This gathering spot should be a reflection of your personality and tastes. Here are three ways that you can improve the look of your kitchen without having to […]

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3 Ways You Can Easily Transform a Room

Even small changes to a room can make a drastic difference. If the lighting in a room isn’t right, then switch out the curtains. If the room feels cluttered, get some storage furniture. If everything in the room looks great, but it still feels like the mood is off, then try adding some aroma to […]

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4 Ways to Declutter Your Home for the Holidays

The upcoming holidays may be exciting, but they can also bring stress. Finding room to put home decor objects and appliances, among other things, can take excessive time and effort. Organization is the key to finding peace of mind so you can enjoy the holidays in comfort. Need or Don’t Need When sorting through your […]

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5 Ways to Enhance the Appearance of Your Garden

Everyone enjoys the sight of a beautiful garden. If you neglect your garden, there is a high likelihood that the value of your home will go down. Therefore, to maintain or increase your home’s value, enhance the appearance of your garden through basic maintenance, taking care of your lawn, being attentive to detail, creating a […]

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5 Practical Ideas for Landscaping a Challenging Yard

It’s not always easy to plan the perfect landscaping for your yard, especially when you’re dealing with challenging conditions. Unfortunately, challenges are bound to come up when it comes to landscaping. The trick is to find ways around the challenges that don’t make you want to throw in the towel and walk away. Here are […]

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10 Patio Design Ideas That Your Guests Will Love!

Creating the perfect patio for entertaining guests might not be easy, but it is certainly possible. With a little creativity and the right furnishings, you can transform a simple patio into a modern and stylish outdoor getaway. Whether you currently have a wooden, a bluestone, or a cement space, these gorgeous patios will truly inspire […]

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Why Buying A House That Needs Renovated Makes Sense

If you are like many other hard working adults, you have an excellent concept of what your dream home may look like. However, you do not have the funds available to purchase your dream home just now. It may have crossed your mind that you would need to save for years before you can consider […]

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Vacuum Your Shag Rug With Ease

Shag rugs give any room much needed texture or a burst of vibrant color. They also look really cosy and every time I see one, I just want to walk on it barefoot and feel the soft strings of material against the soles of my feet. I have one in my bedroom and I love […]

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Best Tips For Keeping Carpets And Rugs Clean In The Bedroom

Featured Image Credit: Modern Digs Did you know that your bedroom is one of the most important rooms in the house. It’s also where you spend a great deal of time. Here’s why: The National Sleep Association reported that people spend almost a third of their lives asleep, or trying to get sleep. Therefore, keeping […]

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How To Quickly Remove Play-Doh From Carpet

Remember when we used to love messing around with playdough? Fun, right? Now we are older, do we enjoy removing play dough stuck on our carpets? We guess not! Thankfully, I’m going to show you how I remove playdough from carpet in a few simple steps. What Is Playdough? Playdough or play-doh is a very […]

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5 Keys to Staying Safe in Your Own Home

Security and peace of mind are priceless sentiments and seem to be tougher to come by in the modern age. Whether your community is considered safe or not, there are a variety of things that anyone can easily do to make their home a safer place. The following are five ways to stay safe in […]

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5 Convenient Home Maintenance Tools To Make Your Life Easier

There’s no denying the appeal of a home where everything is nice and tidy. Of course, actually achieving this goal can put a serious dent in the time you actually spend enjoying your home or doing other things that matter to you. The solution is to take advantage of some convenient home maintenance tools that […]

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Running Low On Cash for Home Improvement?

Many homeowners begin a home improvement project with a healthy budget and a reasonable improvement plan. However, there are instances when improvements cost more than the homeowner realized or when unexpected expenses crop up. If you have dealt with these or other similar issues recently, you may be running low on funds and still have […]

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4 Most Often Overlooked Areas When Cleaning

After you’ve spent hours cleaning your house, do you get disappointed to find areas you missed? This can be annoying, especially if you don’t want to put your cleaning gloves back on. Instead of having this regret every time you clean, create a checklist of the four most overlooked areas in the home listed below. […]

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The top 10 Soils for Perennial Gardening

Nothing improves the curb appeal of your home than well-mowed lawns and gardens that are well cared for. Despite the fact that everyone desires that their landscaping and gardening skills will make their home the envy of the neighbourhood, there is a lack of gardening information which most people have, and this leads to lack […]

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7 Easy Strategies for Maintaining and Eco-Friendly Household

There are multiple ways to improve the beauty and functionality of your home, though you might’ve not thought to see how to make your household more eco-friendly. It can seem intimidating, but, there is also a cost efficiency benefit for taking an eco-friendly environment into consideration when you are maintaining your home. Consider some simple […]

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5 Tips to Enhance Your Home Theater Experience

Enhancing your home theater can give you many benefits. Such as improved viewings of your favorite movies, or being able to host great movie nights with friends and family. And if you’re a movie addict, then there should be no hesitation in improving your home movie viewing experience. Here are five tips that can help […]

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