Three Fresh Alternatives To Traditional Window Blinds

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Traditional vinyl mini blinds give a dated and unappealing look to just about any space. However, they are cheap and cost-effective, so many people still opt for these window coverings. Whether you have moved into a new space or you are updating your current home, there are several window treatment options you can choose to provide privacy and style to any window. These window coverings can be found in a variety of price ranges to fit any budget.

25 March 2016

Creative Drapery Treatment Ideas

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If you just moved into a new home or want to freshen up a room or two in your current house, you can make a big impact with drapery treatments. You don't have to spend a lot of money on the treatments, or even replace the ones you have. You can transform basic, inexpensive draperies into boutique-worthy ones using a few simple, crafty techniques.  Here are some ideas for designing the drapery treatments of your dreams:

16 February 2016

3 Reasons To Hire A Carpet Cleaning Service Rather Than Doing It On Your Own

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It is no secret that carpets get dirty over time, especially if you have children and/or a lot of traffic in and out of your home. A great way to keep your carpets looking good for several years is to have them cleaned. You can either do the carpet cleaning yourself or you can hire a carpet cleaning service. Several awesome benefits come along with hiring a carpet cleaning service, and this article will discuss three of them.

20 January 2016

3 Signs That Your Hot Water Tank Is In Trouble

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Unless you want to find yourself without any hot water in the house, you will want to make sure that you are well aware of the signs that something is going wrong. This way, you will know just when it is time to call in a professional plumber (such as one from Anderson Water Systems). To help you with this, you can take a moment or two to review the following three warning signs of trouble.

30 November 2015

Tips For Dealing With Skunk Spray On Your Dog's Fur

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Few smells are as distinctive as that of skunk spray. If your dog has run afoul of a skunk that's taken up residence on your property, it's in your best interest to deal with the odor right away. The longer you leave your dog untreated, the deeper the oil penetrates into the fur, which can make the odor last for days. While you're waiting for your pest control service to come out and trap the offending critter, here are some tips to deal with the odor it left behind on your dog.

9 November 2015

2 High Tech Features To Look For In Your New Gate Opener

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If you have an old gate opener and are looking to upgrade, or you are installing a new gate, then you may not know what features to look for in your new gate opener. Gate-opener technology has come a long way in recent years, and there are great features that can make your life easier and make you feel more secure that your home is protected whether you are inside of it or now.

15 October 2015

DIY Distressed Wooden Wagon Wheel

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So, you found a wooden wagon wheel at an antique store, and now you're wondering what to do with it. The possibilities are endless! In this tutorial, you'll learn how to distress wooden wagon wheels, and get some tips for where to place them. Distressing A Wooden Wagon Wheel 101 Distressing your wooden wagon wheel starts with buying the right paint. Chalk paint is a favorite of many DIY crafters because it doesn't require primer to stick to wooden surfaces.

20 September 2015

Tips For Creating A Modern Landscape Design

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If you have a contemporary home, you'd probably like your landscaping to be in a similar style. However, without going full industrial, it's hard to know what modern landscaping should look like. Just like with contemporary architecture, modern landscaping should showcase clean lines, often with a nod toward Asian gardens. Design your landscaping with sophisticated style to blend with your contemporary home. Select Geometric Plants Contemporary design is all about lines and shapes.

24 August 2015

3 Tips To Keep Your Aluminum Storefront Clean And In Good Condition

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Installing an aluminum storefront on your commercial building can be a smart decision for a few reasons. This type of storefront is a great way to give your commercial building a professional, attractive look for an affordable price, and aluminum storefronts can be installed in as little as a day with the right installer. You probably want to keep your aluminum storefront looking great for as long as possible, and doing so starts with keeping it nice and clean.

9 July 2015

2 Ways To Keep Weeds From Overtaking Your Outdoor Space

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As a new homeowner, dealing with weeds can be frustrating. In addition to worrying about the landscaping mess left behind by the previous homeowners, you might also worry about the message your yard could be sending to your friends and neighbors. However, you don't have to let a few dandelions destroy your Saturday morning. Here are two ways you might be able to keep those weeds from overtaking your outdoors space:

18 June 2015