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  • The String Bead Incident: Personalize Your Dorm With Unique String Curtains


    Personalizing your college dorm makes it feel more like home and allows your fellow students to learn something about your tastes and interests. You're limited by the small size of most dorms, but there's always room for a set of curtains since they don't take up any floor space. One of the newest trends in drapes is the string curtain. Similar to the beaded curtains of the '60s, string curtains are composed of long strands of thread, ribbon, or other material to make a panel.
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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 However, if your sprinkler system is outdated, lush and healthy may be the last thing that you get from your grass.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with what would cause your lawn to look less than pristine, you can better understand what may be wrong with an outdated sprinkler system.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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  • Getting Your Windows Ready For Summer


    Summer is just around the corner, and in most of the country that means it's time to focus on keeping the inside of your house cool and comfortable while outside temperatures rise. Running your air conditioner uses electricity and costs money. There are other things you can do to keep your home cool that will be easier on the environment and on your budget. Your windows may be letting in heat and letting cool air escape from your home.
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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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