Home Maintenance

Aug. 20, 2019

Septic Tank Ownership

Septic tanks are common in rural areas, though depending on where you live, you might have a septic system, even close to town. So long as things are going smoothly, it’s often difficult to tell that there is even a septic system in place. If your septic tank starts having ...

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July 29, 2019

Pros and Cons of Filling in your Pool

An in-ground pool can be a great way to relax around the house, enjoying the water on a hot summer day. However there are a few potential issues with in-ground pools that  can get to you after a while. Not only do you have to spend time and money getting ...

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July 16, 2019

Gardening Doesn’t Have to Be Hard to Be Rewarding

 

If the idea of getting up early on Saturday morning to commune with your landscape is an idea that you cherish, but don’t dare pursue because of the high level of maintenance required, you may be surprised to find out that a perfect garden doesn’t always require backbreaking labor ...

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June 17, 2019

Cleaning Common Household Appliances

 

For some people, cleaning is as natural as walking and breathing. But for the rest of us, it takes effort and probably some knowledge that we’re currently lacking. After all, it’s not such a big deal to clean a microwave, but for some reason it feels like it just ...

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April 24, 2019

A few things you should know before installing a pool

With the sunny days of summer just around the corner, it’s hard to not let your thoughts turn to the cool, refreshing blue waters of a backyard pool. Maybe you’ve been considering putting a pool in for years or maybe it was just how hot it was last summer that ...

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April 15, 2019

Planning a family picture wall in your home

    

One of the best parts of owning your own home is that you can do pretty much whatever you want when it comes to hanging things on the wall. You can let your creative side have a heyday with a hammer and a bunch of nails. For a ...

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March 7, 2019

Greeting your plants again after the long winter

Early spring is an amazing time for many gardeners, as well as those that want to be one. During this time plants are beginning to wake from their long winter's sleep. Although a lot of people sit back and wait for their plants to do whatever it is that ...

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March 1, 2019

Draining your hot water heater

Hot water is one of the very best things that civilization has brought to us. This is why we should all care for and protect the equipment that makes it possible! Whether it is done as a bit of regular maintenance or because you are about to leave a home ...

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Feb. 8, 2019

Decluttering to prepare your home for the market

There are many different things that you can do to prepare your home for being placed on today's growing market. Decluttering is one of the most inexpensive and easy ways to catch the eye of potential buyers. Another advantage to decluttering is that it can help prepare you to ...

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Jan. 18, 2019

A few points to consider before you go out window shopping

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It can be very easy to overlook the widows in your home, whether you have just purchased your home or you've owned it for a while now. You probably know that a lot of glass and natural light is awesome, but it comes at a cost. As windows age ...

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