Posts made in January, 2015


Keeping Your Home Safe From Robbery


Posted By on Jan 28, 2015

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...

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If you have found an old desk at an estate sale or yard sale that you believe will look nice with a little fixing up, you may be able to do the job yourself with some household items and a little time. Refinishing is not a difficult task and often the results are striking. Here are some instructions for you to use to refinish your wooden desk to make it look revitalized and like new. Do An Assessment Take a look at your desk and see...

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In life, one of the most important senses is sound. You may be getting older, and unfortunately, your hearing may not be what it once was. Luckily, you can take these steps to help out with your hearing loss: Check for Built-Up Ear Wax When there is an excessive amount of ear wax in your ear canal, you hearing may be affected. Ear wax can slowly build up over the weeks, so it’s important to regularly clean out your ears....

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If you’re a homeowner who’s trying to use more natural methods of cleaning, you’ve no doubt seen the advice to use something like vinegar and newspaper. This is a harmless and very helpful combination, but using newspaper to clean off the window can be an exercise in frustration. If you have the patience to use newspaper, you can end up with beautiful windows. But weigh the advantages and disadvantages of using...

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How To Flush Out Your Lawn Sprinklers


Posted By on Jan 6, 2015

Properly maintaining your home’s landscape requires paying attention to the small details. An important landscape maintenance task is to clean out your sprinkler system before you first use it early in the springtime. This is particularly vital if it has had very little use during the winter months. During periods of disuse, debris or silt in the water lines can collect in each nozzle under the screen, resulting in clogs that...

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