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Gardening With The Best Of Them

After I purchased my first home, I realized that I wanted to spend my spring and summer outside in my garden. After I prepared the soil, I headed to the garden center to buy a few seeds. Unfortunately, after all of my crops were planted, I didn't really know how to keep them alive. I seemed to be overwatering and under nurturing, which was a problem. I had to learn how to garden effectively, but it took a long time to figure everything out. This blog is all about gardening with the best of them, even if you are a novice. Check out this blog for tips that might help you to churn out an incredible crop.

Create Unique and Powerful Looks by Juxtaposing Antique and Contemporary Furniture

10 February 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Articles

Juxtaposition is a powerful concept in interior design that can be used in a variety of ways. For example, you might combine differently sized objects, contrasting colors or dissimilar materials to produce a unique look. Putting pieces of furniture from different eras next to each other can also create singular decors. Here are some tips you can use to juxtapose antique and contemporary furniture with each other to give your home's rooms truly one-of-a-kind looks. Read More …

Want To Make Your Home Irresistible To Buyers? Start With A Beautiful Bathroom

29 January 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Articles

If you're hoping to sell your home quickly and for a handsome price, you're probably considering all kinds of renovations to dazzle the eye and loosen the purse strings, from stone privacy fences to a deluxe backyard pool. But while these eye-catching extras can certainly attract prospective buyers to your open house, it's the beauty and functionality of the home's everyday amenities that actually encourage those visitors to imagine themselves as residents there. Read More …

Follow These Safety Tips to Protect Your Family When Using a Wood Stove

26 January 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Articles

A wood-burning stove can add cozy warmth and ambiance to a space. However, there are also some risks involved with using a wood stove. Namely, carbon monoxide poisoning, chimney fires, and burns are all hazards you need to worry about. In order to ensure you and your loved ones are kept safe and sound, always practice these safety measures pertaining to your wood stove. Have your chimney cleaned annually. Using your wood stove with a dirty chimney puts you at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. Read More …

Safeguard Your Foundation From Winter Damage With These Five Tips

26 January 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Articles

Winter can be hard on your home's foundation, but luckily, there are steps you can take to protect your home's foundation from winter stress and damage. Before the snow starts falling, consider implementing as many of these tips as possible: 1. Grade your yard. Much of the damage that occurs to foundations happens due to water. If water sits by your home, it can penetrate the foundation and cause cracks. During the winter, in particular, excessive water right next to your home makes the soil wetter, and as a result, it increases more dramatically in size when it does freeze. Read More …

5 Solutions For Hard-Water Problems In The Shower

14 January 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Articles

Do you notice a lot of scaly buildup in your shower? Does it feel like you simply can't get clean? If the answers to these questions are yes, then you may have hard water. Hard water contains extra minerals that cause a lot of problems. Check out these five solutions to hard-water problems you face in the shower. Water Softener to Stop Hard Water at the Source A water softener is probably your best solution for fighting hard water in the shower because it stops the problems before they start. Read More …