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Fun In The Sun: Four Tips To Pet-Proof Your Carpet This Summer

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As temperatures soar, you probably find that your house is a large revolving door—especially if you have pets. The dog wants in and out, the cat comes and goes, and the children can’t seem to make up their mind—everyone is constantly opening and closing the door. Pets, specifically, can make your home incredibly dirty with the in and out parade. Dirt, dust, and water can wreak havoc on your carpeting. Fortunately, you can prevent—or at least limit—the damage by being proactive. Here are four tips to protect your carpeting this summer...

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Understanding The Basics Of Creating A Spring Garden

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As seasons change and spring begin to arrive you may notice that your backyard area lacks a little color. Consider planting a garden with lots of spring colors to brighten up the exterior of your home. The following information provides some basic tips on creating a spring garden to fill your yard with a burst of color and lots of healthy blooms. Prepare Landscape Design Before beginning to work out in the yard, it may be beneficial to create a garden and landscape design. Typically, you can do this using some graph paper to aid in...

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Take Action In The Spring To Ensure A Better Apple Harvest In The Fall

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Has your apple crop been less than ideal the last few years? Perhaps your apples have had worms in them, or maybe they had fungal spots that made them less than appealing to eat. The secret to a great apple harvest is to start taking great care of your trees as soon as spring hits. Focus on these three tasks, and you can count on more plentiful, delicious apples this summer. Have the trees pruned. Whether your trees are young or more mature, the time to have them pruned is very early in the spring before new growth appears. If your trees have...

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How to Help Save a Dying Tree

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Most people know how important it is to maintain their lawn’s health, but they don’t give a lot of thought to taking care of their trees. Because trees don’t get attention, it can be easy for them to fall in to poor health. It’s easy to assume that a dying tree can’t be saved. But there are some things you can do to help! Here’s a look at what to do to help a dying tree in your lawn. Tip #1: Prune Back Dead Branches Dead and decaying branches are a magnet for insects and disease. If your tree is already...

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Mixing Different Patio Furniture Styles To Create A Cohesive Look

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When most people purchase patio furniture they look for a set. While there’s nothing wrong with decorating your outdoor space with a matching set, there’s no unspoken rule that states this is the only way you can do it. You can use a variety of different pieces and pull them all together to create one unique, but cohesive outdoor furniture design.  Establish a Theme The first thing you want to do is establish a theme. Tropical and Moroccan represent just two of the options you have to choose from. By establishing a theme, all...

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How To Prevent Legal Issues When Installing A Sprinkler System

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Installing a sprinkler system on your property can be a great way to keep your grass and plants looking great. Unfortunately, some people find themselves in tricky legal situations because they didn’t do their homework before installing their systems. Luckily, following these tips will help you prevent these issues so that you can focus on enjoying the fruits of your investment. 1. Find Out if You Need a Building Permit Believe it or not, some communities require a building permit for a sprinkler installation, even if you are only using...

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Five Gifts Your Boyfriend’s Mom Will Love

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Love her or hate her, chances are at some point in your relationship with her son, you are going to have to buy your boyfriend’s mother a gift. Moreover, that gift has to be perfect. The wrong gift may have a far-reaching affect, both on your relationship with her, and with your beau. No one has more influence over your special guy than his Mama does, so it is important to choose well. Here are five great gift ideas guaranteed to get you in the good books. Coffee Table Book: Classic and beautiful, a lovely photo book is always a welcome...

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Something Old, Something New: How To Spruce Up Wooden Antique Furniture

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Whether you’re going to keep it or sell it to a furniture dealer, your present situation is the same: you’ve acquired some antique furniture. The problem is that your delightfully ancient wooden chair or table or desk is looking a little old. Before you can show it off or sell it, you need to make sure it’s back to its former glory. If you’re looking for a few quick tips and tricks towards making your ‘something old’ look like something new, then here’s what you need to know: Tip #1: Look at the Clock...

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Create Birthstone Bouquets For A Gift To Mark A Milestone

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Want to give a friend a special, handcrafted gift that you can make yourself affordably? Try creating a beautiful birthstone bouquet from a few fresh blooms from a florist like and some accents. The colors of your flowers should mimic the tones in the birthstone of the celebrant or celebration; for instance, those born in February are represented with a purple Amethyst stone, so purple irises and violets would be ideal flower choices. If your wedding is in March, opt for red bouquets to mimic garnet. Try these...

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Keeping Your Home Safe From Robbery

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There are several ways you can help keep your home safe from being a victim of theft. If you own your own home, you know the importance of safeguarding your home from intruders and you will want to take the proper steps to deter them from wanting to try to gain entry. Here are some ways you can use to help keep your own home safe from burglary. Install A Security System A security system can be installed within your home to help you monitor activity at any time you wish. You can have cameras installed both inside and out, helping you keep...

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