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

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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

Top Things To Do To Your Yard After Building A New House

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Building a new house is exciting because everything will be brand-new but moving into a new house also requires a lot of extra work. One of the jobs you will have after you move in is working on the landscaping needs for the yard. If your contractor did not include landscaping services in the price of the house, here are the top things you should do to start creating a nice yard.

26 March 2018

3 Tips To Enhance And Improve Your Home Doorway

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To be certain that your household is not only the best looking on the block, but staying valuable, you will need to make the improvements that work in your favor. Focusing on your doorway means a lot in this regard because it is often the first impression that people have of the property. If you need your doorway to speak for you and provide you with great value, read on and use these strategies.

14 February 2018

3 Reasons Retractable Awnings Are Practical

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Whether you are looking to replace old awnings or you are in need of awnings, you might consider the use of retractable awnings simple because they are a bit more practical, as well as modern. Here are three specific reasons retractable awnings are worth looking at:  Has Many Purposes: First off, it's helpful to know that retractable awnings have many more purposes than regular awnings. You can have the awning halfway open, fully closed, or fully open.

3 January 2018