Beth Kennedy

What to Do When Your Dishwasher's Touch Panel Isn't Working

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It is easy to get used to being able to do your washing up when you want, so once there is a problem with the dishwasher, you will want to get things sorted out as soon as you can. Fortunately, dishwasher repair is something that a lot of people can carry out at home. So, you may be lucky and find that you can do this yourself.  All the same, you also need to accept that there could be times when the damage is so bad that a repair technician is required.

11 June 2019

3 Signs You Should Choose Composite Decking Vs. A Wooden Deck

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Now that you are thinking about installing a new deck on your property, you might be thinking about installing one that is made out of wood. A lot of homeowners do choose wooden decks because they're relatively affordable and they're more traditional and the common choice. Decks can be made out of other materials, though. Composite decking is a popular choice as well, and it's the type of decking that you might want to select in the following situations.

23 April 2019

In Awe Of Your RV's Awnings? Care Tips To Lengthen Their Lifespan

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Just as they do for the average home,  the awnings attached to a recreational vehicle provide more enjoyment and comfort for the owner. If awnings are kept in good condition, road warriors should be confident that they will be able to depend on their RV's awnings to last for many years. Able to protect you from the morning dew while drinking coffee in a quiet campground, provide welcome shade from the heat of midday sun, and shelter you from unexpected rain showers, a retractable awning can add significant value to any vacation or travel experience.

11 March 2019

Tips For Choosing A New Whirlpool Tub

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If you prefer to take long, hot baths over quick showers, then a whirlpool tub might be perfect for you. These tubs are designed for soaking in comfort while jets of water massage your body. Whirlpool tubs come in different shapes and sizes, so you can usually find one to fit in your existing bathroom. Here are some things to know before you buy your new tub. Get The Space In Order First

29 January 2019

Planting Grass Seed: How To Do It The Right Way

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If you're expecting grass to grow by simply tossing some seed onto the ground and not doing anything else, you couldn't be more wrong. Getting grass to grow is going to take more effort on your part. There are steps you need to take and prep work, as well as work once the seed is planted. Read on for tips to get grass to grow from grass seed the right way.

13 December 2018

Fall Yard And Garden Clean-Up Tasks To Eliminate Pest Problems

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After a season of growth in your backyard and vegetable garden there is always a lot to clean up after the first fall frost hits your plants. From cleaning up dead vegetation to clearing spaces of clutter, there are jobs you need to do to prevent disease and pests that overwinter and hibernate in your yard. Here are some tasks to help you get your yard and garden ready for winter to prevent these issues in the spring.

4 November 2018

Condensation: Why Waterproofing Your Basement Before Winter Is Crucial

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Many homeowners prepare their homes for winter by cleaning their furnaces and stocking up on canned goods and other perishable items. But a number of homeowners forget to prepare their basements for the upcoming cold weather. If you use your basement as a storage room for your furnace and goods, it's crucial that you waterproof it soon. Even the smallest amount of condensation can damage your basement and the things stored in it.

25 September 2018

Expecting Your First Baby Soon & Nesting? Check Your Home's Water Quality & Temperature

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If you are pregnant with your first baby and you're due in the next few weeks, you may be experiencing what is called nesting. Nesting in pregnancy is when you have an immediate and sudden urge to clean your home and organize it to prepare for your little one's arrival. While cleaning and organizing are definitely beneficial at this point, it's also important to take the time to make sure your home's water is safe and also ready for your baby's arrival.

10 August 2018

Key Considerations When Setting Up A Home Office

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Whether you're going into business for yourself or your company has offered you a remote position, having the right workspace in your home can make all the difference. With remote workers and work-at-home positions becoming increasingly popular, there are a few tips that can help you create the perfect home office and workstation. Here are a few things to think about as you plan out your space. How Much Room Do You Need?

28 June 2018

Dressing Your Windows Without Affecting Your Allergies

Home & Garden Blog

When you suffer from allergies, a lot of thought goes into decorating your home. The materials that you bring in will affect how comfortable you are when you're at home. Here, you'll find a few options for window treatments that will not have such a big impact on your allergies throughout the year. Skip the Drapes Firstly, drapes are not an option for you. Unless you are very dedicated to dusting the drapes that you've hung in every room of your house, those drapes will catch and trap all sorts of dust particles and contaminants that will make you feel awful.

17 May 2018