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  • Filling In Mouse Access Points In Your Concrete Foundation


    If you notice mice in your home, then these rodents are likely getting into your residence through small openings. Cracks and holes in the foundation are common entry points for mice, so inspect the edge of your home carefully for the openings. If you find them, then you will need to close them up carefully to keep more rodents from moving into your house. Keep reading to learn how to close both small and large holes in a way that they are rodent proof.
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  • Beautiful Foundation Ideas For A Flagstone Patio


    Your patio is more than a space for barbecuing. The patio should serve as the hub of your outdoor life—a transitional space between outside and in. Flagstone is a prime material for your patio because of its durability and beauty. What's more, it's a relatively easy stone for contractors to work with because of its flat shape and thin nature. Design a patio foundation constructed out of attractive flagstone. Patio Location
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  • Purchasing A New Tank? How To Properly Cycle Your Tank Before Adding Fish


    A great deal of people, especially those new to the fish keeping hobby, believe that it's perfectly fine to add a large number of fish to an aquarium after it's been set up a day or so. However, this is not the case at all. If you don't want to kill a slew of fish because of a condition called "new tank syndrome," you have to cycle your tank. The cycling process can take up to 2 months.
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  • Three Things To Consider As You Select LED Lights For Your Backyard


    Adding lighting to your outdoor space can help to make it more enjoyable year-round. You won't have to worry about low visibility in the evening hours anymore if you install outdoor LED lights to accent your landscape. Before you choose any lighting fixtures, though, you should know how to find the right ones. Here are a few features you need to evaluate. Look For Some Key Safety Features Any lights you install in your yard need to be safe.
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  • Answers to Your Questions on Reverse-Osmosis Filtration


    Reverse-osmosis systems purify the water in your home by forcing the water through a semi-permeable membrane that removes even the smallest of impurities. This results in pure, great-tasting water. Most systems are for the whole house, although there are reverse-osmosis systems designed for use on single taps. If you are considering water purification, the following guide can help you better understand how this system works. Are there multiple filters in a reverse-osmosis system?
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  • Use Christmas Lights, Foam Bowls, and Other Supplies to Create Decorative Centerpieces


    If you are going to be hosting a barbecue for several hours outside on your home's property for you and some of your co-workers, add allure to your patio and increase lighting with some homemade centerpieces. The following instructions will teach you how to make these unique decorations that can be displayed across tabletops or placed on any other flat surface. Materials strings of Christmas lights (battery operated) foam bowls staples staple gun artificial flowers and foliage scissors glue sticks glue gun balloons (translucent or light colors) light sticks batteries Add Lights, Flowers, and Foliage to the Base of Each Centerpiece
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  • How Are Perennial, Biennial And Annual Wildflowers Different?


    Sowing wildflower seeds is a great way to add color and beauty to your yard or garden. Many types of wildflowers produce bursts of gorgeous blooms within only a few weeks. There are three different types that wildflowers are categorized in. Wildflowers can be perennial, biennial or annual plants. These are the ways that each type of wildflower is different. Perennials  Once perennial wildflowers are established, they will return year after year with beautiful blooms.
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  • 4 Common Issues With Plumbing


    Plumbing problems can be quite irritating. They can range from anything from low water pressure to main line issues. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn of a few common potential plumbing issues from which your home might be suffering. Low Water Pressure Low water pressure is generally an easy problem to locate. If you notice that your spouts and faucets are not producing as much water as they generally do, then you might have a problem with low water pressure.
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  • 3 Tips To Help You Get The Best Materials For Your Woodworking Projects


    If you like to do woodworking as a hobby or have projects and repairs to do around your home, you probably want to have quality lumber materials. There are the common materials that you can get from the hardware store, as well as specialty products like hard-to-find wood. If you want to have the best materials to complete projects around your home, here are some tips that might help you:
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  • How To Clean Wood Blinds


    Wood blinds can give any room in your house a warm, rustic look. They can also appear elegant when combined with the right décor elements, such as a sleek white or cream-colored couch or a luxurious, fluffy rug. Although the cleaning process you'll use to clean wood blinds is similar to basic white vinyl blinds, there are a few specific things to keep in mind. Here are a few tips for cleaning and maintaining wood blinds:
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