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4 Ways To Use Granite Stone Products On Your Patio

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When you're remodeling your patio, granite stone products can help out in a variety of ways. They can be both decorative and elegant looking while also providing plenty of long-lasting life for whatever surface you choose to use them on. Here are some different ways that you can use these products in sprucing up or totally renovating your patio area. 1. Patio pavers The first and most obvious use for granite is as patio pavers.

15 January 2021

Protect Leather Throw Pillows From Water and Other Liquids

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A leather couch with leather-covered throw pillows looks elegant, but it can get dirty just like any other material. Leather is not that hard to clean, but the cleaning methods you have to use are definitely different from those you'd use on cloth. The biggest issue is that leather and water (or other liquids) really don't mix, which means that if you have to clean up a spill on that leather, you have to be very careful.

15 September 2020

Five Tips For Choosing The Perfect Window Drapes

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The right window treatments make a room more attractive while also increasing your comfort in the space. The following five tips will ensure that you pick the best drapes for your home. 1. Choose the Right Length Overly long or short drapes can look odd in a room. As a general rule, drapes should reach nearly to the ground, but they shouldn't pool on the ground, as this makes it difficult to open and close them.

17 June 2020

3 Cool Uses For Industrial Truck Tarps In Your Garden

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If you are like most people, you would pass by an industrial truck tarp at an industrial supply store and never give the item a second thought for its usefulness. However, if you are the homeowner who is constantly messing around in your garden or with your landscape, this one seemingly ordinary object could completely change your green-thumb efforts. So before you pass up that industrial truck tarp without recognition, you should check out these three useful ideas for your garden.

1 December 2016

How To Care For The Granite Countertops In Your New Home

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If you've recently bought a home with granite countertops, you may not have any idea when they were sealed last. You may also have questions about how to care for granite if this is the first time you've had stone countertops. Here are a few things to know about sealing and caring for granite. Do The Water Test One way to tell if your counters need to be sealed is to do the water test.

1 December 2016

Why It's Crucial To Deal With The Tree Stump After Tree Removal

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After your tree has been chopped down and the wood and debris carted away, it's easy to think your job is done. However, trees can be incredibly resilient and there may still be some work left to do to get the yard you want. Safety Becomes An Issue A large stump in your yard can easily become a safety issue. Depending on how tall your stump is, it could be easily tripped over.

7 November 2016

Tips For Successfully Hanging Large Wall Art

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If you just purchased a new large art piece to hang on a wall in your home, then it is important that you hang it correctly. Incorrectly hung wall art will look strange and can even be a health hazard if it falls off of the wall and hits someone. To this end, follow these time-tested tips to successfully hang your large wall art piece so it will look wonderful and be safely hung:

17 October 2016

Keep Your Patio Comfortable All Year Long

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You have a lovely patio, and you want to use it, right? You don't want a little rain or sun – even light snow – to decrease your outdoor living enjoyment. The key is to transform at least part of your patio into an outdoor lounge without sacrificing the open freedom you value. Install a Patio Louver The first step to creating your adaptable outdoor room is having a patio louver system installed.

21 September 2016

Four Resources For Your Garden Stone Supply

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Gardening and landscaping stone can be expensive, especially if you need really large cut stones or you need several bags of decorative aggregate. If you are looking for ways to cut costs and get the stone you need, there are alternatives to the traditional stone supply brands in home improvement stores. Here are just a few of those alternatives. Farms Farmers have to stone-pick their fields almost every spring. The earth in their fields has a tendency to unearth many stones and push more up to the surface after a long and frosty winter.

24 August 2016

The Water Is So Murky! Four Crazy Tricks To Keep Your Pool Clean

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As a pool owner, you always do the basics to keep your pool clean. All that skimming and vacuuming and checking pH levels can get tiring. With all of the maintenance a pool requires, when are you going to be able to even take a quick dip? It seems like you're spending all of your time caring for a pool you don't get to enjoy. There are easier ways to ensure your pool maintains a level of cleanliness so you can take a break.

27 July 2016