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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

3 Benefits of Metal Roofs

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Is it time to put a new roof on your new home or time to replace your existing roof? You obviously have multiple choices available to you today when it comes to roofing materials. But before you make your final decision, one material type that is a little less common that you might want to consider is metal. Here are three reasons why you might want to consider contacting some of the metal roof manufacturers in your area for estimates.

5 July 2016

3 Tips for Preparing a Home for Sale

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Selling your home can be a stressful task because you will want to get the best offer possible for the property, but you may not understand the steps that you can take to make your home as attractive as possible to potential buyers. Luckily, you can use these three tips to help make your home attractive to buyers during the selling process. Update the Exterior The exterior of the house is one of the first things that potential buyers will see when they arrive at your home.

8 June 2016

Tips For Protecting Your Blinds From Cats

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Blinds, especially metal mini-blinds, can be a tempting target for any cat. It begins with a paw inserted between them to peek outside. It's often followed up by a discovery of the pleasant crinkling of the blinds as they are bent, or perhaps your cat prefers the sensation of chewing on them. Before you know it, the blinds are askew, bent, and covered in teeth marks. Fortunately, there are ways to have blinds and cats in your home, coexisting in harmony.

17 May 2016

Want To Get Your Hands On Furniture That You Love? Focus On Restoration

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Although the process of furnishing your home is as simple as it gets, this does not mean that you will always have furniture that you love. It is possible to go through phases of what you like, which can encourage you to sell your furniture whenever you end up changing your preferred look. With this cycle, you may never end up with an entire set of furniture that you absolutely love.

20 April 2016

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