home--garden

  • Natural Solutions For Getting Rid Of 4 Common House Pests

    If from time to time you are experiencing problems with flies and crawling insects then you may be interested in how you can effectively banish them. The following natural remedies should help you to rid your home of pests without spending a fortune. Apple Cider Vinegar Remedy For Fruit Flies Fruits flies are annoying and can multiply rapidly. If you find yourself suffering from an abundance of them in your kitchen or elsewhere then it is time to put some apple cider vinegar to work for you.
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  • Landscaping Additions To Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

    The yard plays an important role in adding appeal to your home. A well-tended yard can turn even the simplest home into an amazing place that you and your guests will love. There are many ways to achieve a yard that will add the desired effect to your home depending on your taste, location, and other factors. Paving Stones When you have people constantly walking across your well-manicured lawn, you'll end up with unsightly patches of brown.
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  • 4 Essential Features To Add Rain Collection To Your Rain Gutters

    If you want to do environmentally friendly improvements to your home, there are many options to choose from today. One of the green home improvements that you will want to consider is rain collection, which will give you water to use for various purposes. The most ideal place for rain collection is the roof of your home and gutters. Here are some the essential features you will need to add a collection system to your rain gutters:
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  • Four Suggestions For RV Awning Care

    RV awnings are needed to block out rain and strong sun rays and enhance your enjoyment of the recreational vehicle experience. However, because they don't seem to require as much focus or maintenance as other parts of the RV, you may ignore them. However, without attention, they can get ripped, function poorly and need replacement or extensive repairs. Preserve them with these awning care pointers: Don't Overclean Your awnings are unlikely to get some of the tough stains that your rugs may get, so don't make a mistaken and scrub them as if your life depends on it.
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  • 3 Ways To Majorly Upgrade Your Patio

    Investing in upgrades for your patio will give you and your family more outdoor living space, possibly improve the value of your home, and give you the ideal spot to host parties with friends and neighbors. If your patio is currently in a state of sad neglect, here are a few ideas for upgrading it to a place people where actually want to hang out: Have a Patio Cover Installed
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  • The First Steps To Take When Renovating An Abandoned Home

    Any home that has stood unoccupied for a long time will be the worse for wear. Small issues that normally would have been caught by attentive homeowners get out of hand, and once small issues start, it takes little time for them to become big. Taking on this kind of fixer upper takes some guts, and you may not know where to begin. Here are the first steps you need to take when restoring and renovating a previously abandoned home.
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  • Teens And Abusive Exes: How Can You Protect Your Loved One and Home From Harm?

    If your teen becomes the target of an angry or abusive ex-boyfriend or girlfriend, you may want to do all you can to protect your loved one from that person. If the abusive ex threatens to break and enter your home to antagonize or harm your teen, contact a locksmith for services. A locksmith may offer a number of security systems to keep your loved one and home safe from the intruder, including security locks and camera systems.
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  • What To Expect From A Water Softener

    If you have noticed that your soap and shampoo doesn't lather as well as it should, or that your laundry looks dull and dingy, you may be wondering how to solve the problem. These are common signs that your water is "hard water" and contains high levels of magnesium and calcium. To correct the problem, you will need a water softener that removes the magnesium and calcium from your water. However, a water softener alone will not solve all your laundry and cleaning problems.
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  • Cleaning And Maintaining Your Silk Velvet Drapes

    From adding color and texture for decorative purposes to insulating your windows against the harsh temperatures of summer and winter, it is easy to see the importance of window treatments. While valances, blinds, and shutters are common options, opting for classic draperies in elegant fabrics is a great way to add personality to your home. Considering silk velvet was first used thousands of years ago in China and Egypt, using these elegant draperies is a choice that will stand the test of time.
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  • Dress Your Windows Up for Winter and Save Money on Energy

    If your windows are older than a few years old, you likely notice a lack of performance when it comes to insulating your home and supporting optimal indoor temperatures throughout the year. Replacing your windows altogether to protect your home and save energy can be a costly endeavor, but there are a few things you can do to enhance the performance of your current windows without the need for a complete replacement.
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