home--garden

  • How To Remove Roots From Your Sewer Line


    You may not know this, but those beautiful trees growing in your yard could pose a big problem for your sewer line. The roots from trees can grow quite large and deep, constantly looking for some water to help them grow. Sometimes their water source is groundwater, but sometimes it can be your sewer line. Roots are very strong and can grow through the sewer line, causing blockages and clogs, leaving you with a big mess.
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  • 3 Ways To Spruce Up Kitchen Countertops


    When it comes to a home's value, the kitchen can play a big role. A well maintained and stylish kitchen can add value and make a home more desirable to potential buyers. The importance of the kitchen is one reason why kitchen renovations are so popular. While a brand new kitchen may be necessary in some homes, in others a few small changes can make a big difference. Changes to kitchen countertops in particular can make a big difference.
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  • Things To Consider When Renovating And Redesigning A Room


    Renovating your home is a great time to think about redecorating and replacing old furniture or changing the style of the furnishing you already have. If the room style is changing dramatically, it might be time to consider modern furnishing or a more contemporary style for the room you are working on. Matching the furnishings to the room style is a great way to bring the whole design together. Deciding on New Furniture
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  • Care And Maintenance Tips For Metal Yard Art


    Yard and garden art can complete the look of your landscape, providing both interesting focal points as well as more structure and texture to the decor. Recycled metal art is especially attractive due to the whimsy and sturdy lines the designs often provide, as well as the fact that it is durable. Yet, even metal can be ravaged by time and the elements. The following tips can help you keep your recycled yard art looking its best.
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  • Three Tips For Selling A Home With A Pool


    While you might think a pool would be a selling point for your home, there are many buyers who may actually be turned off by the presence of a pool because they know it involves a lot of maintenance and also raises the price of a home. If you've been trying to sell your home with a pool to no avail, these tips can help you find the right buyer.
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  • You May Be Encouraging Pests in Your Warehouse with These Mistakes


    If your company's warehouse is like many, it is a busy place throughout the day. It's tough to think about anything but the work at hand; that is, until you start to notice an infestation of insects or see evidence of mice or other critters. The following mistakes may be the cause of your pest problems and need to be addressed if you want to have a cleaner warehouse. Not Using Roll Around Screens
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  • Wildflower Seed Packet Gift Ideas For Gardeners


    If a special gardener in your life is celebrating a spring or summer birthday, treat him or her to a gift of wildflower seed packets. If you want to expand on the present, you can design a basket featuring the seed packets along with other related items.  Seed packet gift baskets also make thoughtful bridal shower, Easter and housewarming presents for friends and family members. You can customize the gift to include the recipient's favorite wildflowers, such as painted trilliums, black-eyed-susans, violets, bluebonnets, passionflowers and sunflowers.
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  • Tips For Dealing With Common Rodent Threats To Your Garden


    If you've decided to venture into gardening for the first time this year, you may be surprised to find that you're contending with some super sneaky scavengers. In some areas, rodents are a bigger garden threat than most of the insects, and if this applies where you live, there are some things you should know to protect your plants and your harvest. Dealing With Mice and Voles Mice and voles are active threats to your garden all year long, and they can appear at any time of day.
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  • 3 Tips To Help You Grow Bigger Vegetables In Smaller Spaces With Vertical Gardens


    If you do not have a lot of space for a vegetable garden for your home, you may want to consider a vertical garden. This can be something that you can do yourself with the help of vertical wall planters and containers to give you a patio garden with all the fresh herbs and vegetables you want for the kitchen. Here are some vital tips that will help ensure your first year of vertical gardening is a success:
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  • Light Up Your World With These Backyard Makeover Ideas


    If you have taken the time to create a backyard that is a comfortable and beautiful place for you and your family to enjoy, you can light it up so you can enjoy it at night. Below are some tips on how you can get started doing this. Landscape Lighting There are four main types of landscape lighting that you will find including: Floodlights: Used to light up a favorite area of your backyard, such as a flower garden or a beautiful fountain.
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