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  • Proactive Prevention: Keeping Bedbugs At Bay


    Once bedbugs manage to get into your home, they can quickly multiply and move all throughout the house. While the only solution for a bedbug infestation is often professional removal from a pest control expert, there are a couple of things that you can do to prevent the nasty little bugs from ever taking hold in your home. Keep reading to learn two proactive ways to prevent bedbugs in your home.
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  • Natural Ways To Enhance The Look Of Your Yard


    Adding and altering plants in your yard is a great way to change the look of your property. However, before you make any changes, you want to look into your options and choose the ones that allow you to enhance your yard. Use Bushes for a Border Bushes are great plants to use as borders, especially evergreens, which generally stay the same color throughout the year. When choosing bushes for a border, you want to consider their overall height, as well as any flowers or berries they produce.
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  • Talking Grass | What The Condition Of Your Lawn Could Tell You About Your Sprinkler System


    The whole reason that most homeowners install a sprinkler system on their property is to keep their lawn and landscaping looking lush and healthy. However, if your sprinkler system is outdated, lush and healthy may be the last thing that you get from your grass. If you familiarize yourself with what would cause your lawn to look less than pristine, you can better understand what may be wrong with an outdated sprinkler system.
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  • 5 Helpful Tips For Storing Musical Instruments In A Long-Term Storage Unit


    Renting a storage unit can be a fantastic way to gain access to more room for your belongings, but it's crucial that you focus on how to keep the contents of the unit clean and in good condition while they're packed away. If you're planning on storing any musical instruments, it becomes even more important to keep the instruments in good shape. The following five tips can help you prepare your instruments and ensure that they can be tucked away without problems arising in the future.
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  • 4 Plants You Shouldn't Have In Your Yard


    When you start designing your backyard and adding different plants and flowers, you will probably want to add as many plants as you can find. Unfortunately, there are some plant varieties that you shouldn't have in your yard. This includes plants that are unstable, are troublesome, spread of diseases, or are toxic and can cause rashes. Here are some plants to avoid adding to your yard's landscape. Sweet Autumn Clematis This may seem like a beautiful plant to have in your yard, especially when it starts to bloom to show clouds of florals along the rapidly-growing vines.
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  • Think You Don't Have The Room For Nice Landscaping? Think Again!


    If you would love to have a pretty back yard, but think it is too small for anything more than a few plants right against the fence, it is time to think again. Even the smallest yard can be designed to look wonderfully landscaped. Consider these tricks, and use them to create the look and feel you want. Color Bright, warm colors draw attention. To make a small yard look bigger, you need to keep the attention on the entryway and perimeters.
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  • Learn How To Make A One-Of-A-Kind Checkerboard Out Of A Table


    Finding the perfect gift to give to someone who seems to have everything can be a bit difficult. If you want to ensure that you are able to give someone a gift that you know for sure they do not already own, make one for them. There are many beautiful handmade gifts that you can create to show someone how special they are to you. The following guide will walk you through the process for making a beautiful one-of-a-kind checkerboard for someone.
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  • Three Reasons To Trim Your Trees On A Regular Basis


    You dread the annual task of tree trimming, but it's an important part of your tree's health and well-being. Outlined below are several reasons tree trimming is beneficial for your tree, as well as your yard. Keeps Your Tree Healthy and Strong When you trim your trees on a regular basis, you allow them to grow as they should and distribute water and nutrients to the healthy, living branches, leaves, and fruits.
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  • Preparing For An Emergency


    Many people wonder what would happen if there was a national emergency where you would be limited on your food and water supply options. Becoming trapped at home, unable to travel until conditions are safe is a scary thought that can be handled by making preparations in case something were to happen. Here are some ways you can prepare yourself for an emergency situation where you would be unable to travel for an extended time.
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  • Choosing The Right Window Treatment For Your Home


    When it comes to dressing up your home, window treatments can do just the trick. Not only do they add a bit of aesthetic appeal, but they can also make your home more functional by adding and reducing light. Knowing which type of window treatment to use for each room shouldn't require you to hire an interior designer. Instead, here are 4 areas of your home that can be improved with the right window treatment.
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