Gardening With The Best Of Them

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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.

Hardwood Floors And Fleas: What You Need To Know

17 February 2016
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Fleas are a common problem in American households with dogs and cats, as these furry members of the family inadvertently bring these bloodsucking pests into the house. While carpets, bedding and upholstery offer an attractive home for a flea, it's important to note that hardwood floors can also harbor these bugs. Find out how fleas can live on hardwood floors, and learn more about the steps you can take to have pest-free flooring. Read More …

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 …

Know How To Spot Heat Exchanger Problems Before It’s Too Late

27 January 2016
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The heat exchanger plays a pivotal role in how your home's furnace operates. In essence, it's designed to harvest the heat found within the furnace's combustion gases and transfer it to indoor air without allowing the gases and indoor air to mingle with one another. If the heat exchanger fails, you won't be able to operate your furnace safely. By understanding the warning signs of a failing heat exchanger, you can have it repaired before your furnace becomes unsafe to operate. 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 …