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Get Them Under Control: 3 Steps To Take When The Weeds Are Out Of Control

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Spring is just around the corner. Time to prepare your yard for planting season. If you have a yard full of weeds, you’re going need to get rid of those before you can begin planting your gardens. Luckily, there are some relatively simple steps you can take to get rid of the weeds that have overrun your yard. Here are three methods you can use to get your weeds under control.…

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Tarps – A Necessity For Surviving Emergencies And Disasters

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When you think about tarps, you probably only think about covering a stack of firewood in your yard, securing a load in the back of a pick-up truck or covering your roof when it leaks. The truth is, tarps are an essential part of emergency survival planning and preparation. So, how can tarps come in handy during emergency situations? Shelter Tarps can be strung from trees to build an instant shelter to protect you from the elements.…

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Need An Outdoor Space At Your New Home? Get The Ultimate Backyard BBQ Pad

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If you have a new house and a bare backyard with just a patio out the back door, you can fix the property up and get a great entertaining yard without having to spend tons of money. There are some key items you can get that will make a huge difference. Adding to the exterior of your home doesn’t just boost the curb appeal, but it provides a variety of other benefits like improving the appeal and value of the home.…

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How To Dress Your Windows To Keep Your Home Warm In Winter

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Baby, it’s cold outside – and, unfortunately, some of that cold always seems to wiggle its way into your home. The age-old question of how to best insulate your house against the worst Mother Nature has to offer seems to spring up more often in winter than in any other other season – understandable, given that a breeze by the window in summer is much more easily borne than a brisk December wind coming through your shutters.…

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Making A Tiny Bedroom Appear Larger

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If you have a small bedroom that you would like to appear larger, there are several tricks you can use in the area to give the illusion of increased space. Selecting the proper pieces, using color, and placing items strategically will all have an impact on the way the room is perceived when you look inside. Here are a few ways you can increase the feeling of space in your bedroom with some decorating and furnishing tips.…

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Five Reasons To Incorporate Purple Plants Into Your Landscaping Project

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If you are looking for an element of color in your backyard landscaping plans, why not use the color purple? When used strategically, purple is a versatile color that can add dimension to flower beds, edgings and barriers. In addition to the natural beauty of purple blossoms and foliage, there are other functional advantages to using purple in landscaping projects. 1. To Make Your Yard Look Bigger. Purple has long been used to make spaces look bigger than they really are.…

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Why You Should Get Granite Kitchen Countertops

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Did you purchase a home with kitchen countertops that are unappealing to look at? You may want to consider replacing the countertops with ones that are constructed out of granite, as you will also add more value to your house in the process. Find out in this article about a few pros and cons you should consider concerning granite kitchen countertops as well as how much they cost. What are Granite Kitchen Countertop Pros & Cons?…

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Create A Soothing Retreat In Your Bedroom

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Are you having trouble sleeping, or would you just like your bedroom to be a restful space? The bedroom can sometimes feel like a hub in which sleeping is only one of many activities that take place there. Create a soothing foundation for relaxation with your bedroom décor. Analogous Color Scheme An analogous color scheme is the most calming because the colors are right next to each other on the color wheel.…

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So You Think You Have Bedbugs? How To Be Sure Before Going Through The Wrong Extermination Process

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Mention bedbugs and most people cringe and start to scratch at some imaginary bite. However, if you wake up in the morning and realize you have a few real bites on your legs or arms, it is time to inspect the room and furniture for bugs. Keep in mind, though, that just because you find evidence of some type of insect does not mean it is bedbugs. Before washing all the clothing in hot water and storing everything in air-tight bags or boxes for a couple of weeks, here are some clues to make sure you have the right bug.…

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Notice Mold on Your Blinds? Learn How to Get Rid of It

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Maintaining a home is full of adventures. Some of these adventures are fun, while others are not what you bargained for; especially when you have a problem that you need to deal with fast. One problem that you must put a halt to quickly is mold. If your blinds have gathered mold from nearby moisture, you do not need to throw them away. This guide shows you how to clean and reinstall your blinds for a healthier, cleaner home.…

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