Home Improvement Tips
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Weatherize Your Home Against Floods

Natural disasters like floods are rare, and they don’t only occur out in the country side. Urban areas can have flooding too. Runoff from buildings, parking lots, or streets can overpower the city sewers. It can back up sewage into your basement. Fortunately, you can take steps to weatherize your home against floods.  Each area […]

Tips to Make your Trimmer String Last Longer
Handyman Tips
Lawncare

Tips to Make your Trimmer String Last Longer

No one enjoys mowing the lawn, and trimming the yard. The worst part is having to unwind the trimmer line right before you finish, because the string has caught into the weed trimmer head. So, what can you do to make the trimmer string last longer? There are a few things to take into consideration, […]

How to Fix a Sliding Screen Door that Sticks
Handyman Tips

How to Fix a Sliding Screen Door that Sticks

Most of us at some time or another, have experienced a screen door that is sticking. An ideally operating screen door should function easily, with a smooth gliding motion, allowing you to open and close it with one hand. You shouldn’t have to use any force. If your screen door is sticking, it’s probably more […]

Installing Motion Sensor Lighting for Security & Safety
Handyman Tips
How-To Guides

Installing Motion Sensor Lighting for Security & Safety

We all want our homes to be secure and safe. Chances are you have some exterior motion sensors. But what about indoor motion sensor lighting? Indoor motion sensor lighting can be ideal for the elderly, or even when you have houseguests, so that no one has to fumble for light switches. You can even install […]

How to Clean Your Driveway with a Pressure Washer
Handyman Tips
How-To Guides

How to Clean Your Driveway with a Pressure Washer

Take a good look at your driveway. Do you see grime, mildew, dirt, and stains? Pressure washing your driveway will increase your home’s curb appeal without spending tons of money, and restore it to its former condition. Before you run out to start pressure washing, keep in mind there are two types of driveways – […]

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Design
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Common Home Renovation Mistakes

The point of a home renovation is to add to the value of your home. Rarely does a home renovation go according to plan, so you should have a detailed plan in place, with an end goal, before you decide upon how extensively to renovate. If you make costly mistakes during your reno, chances are […]

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Guide to a Greener Lawn
Lawncare

Guide to a Greener Lawn

Does it seem like having top quality grass in your lawn is unachievable? Does your lawn keep up with the neighbors? We have a simple how-to lawn care guide that will get you results, that will make your neighbors green with envy. The first mistake to avoid is cutting the grass too low. You might […]

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Handyman Tips

Weatherize Your Home Against Floods

Natural disasters like floods are rare, and they don’t only occur out in the country side. Urban areas can have flooding too. Runoff from buildings, parking lots, or streets can overpower the city sewers. It can back up sewage into your basement. Fortunately, you can take steps to weatherize your home against floods.  Each area […]

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Tips to Make your Trimmer String Last Longer
Handyman Tips
Lawncare

Tips to Make your Trimmer String Last Longer

No one enjoys mowing the lawn, and trimming the yard. The worst part is having to unwind the trimmer line right before you finish, because the string has caught into the weed trimmer head. So, what can you do to make the trimmer string last longer? There are a few things to take into consideration, […]

Read More
How to Fix a Sliding Screen Door that Sticks
Handyman Tips

How to Fix a Sliding Screen Door that Sticks

Most of us at some time or another, have experienced a screen door that is sticking. An ideally operating screen door should function easily, with a smooth gliding motion, allowing you to open and close it with one hand. You shouldn’t have to use any force. If your screen door is sticking, it’s probably more […]

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How to Maintain Your Lawn in a Drought
Lawncare

How to Maintain Your Lawn in a Drought

Are you in a drought and wondering if your plants will live through the summer? Whether it’s a drought, or water shortages due to water restrictions, they can really take a toll on your lawn. However, maintaining a healthy, green lawn doesn’t have to be very difficult, or very expensive. There are ways to develop […]

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Spring Cleaning Guide for Your Lawn
Lawncare

Spring Cleaning Guide for Your Lawn

When you’re done spring cleaning your home, give a thought to spring cleaning your lawn. It’s the first thing that people see as they drive up to your home, and it should reflect the pride you take in the inside of your living space. Spring cleaning your lawn can be a big chore, but our […]

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How-To Guides

How to Upgrade Your Deck Railing

If you have a deck, you need a railing. Not only is the look of a railing something that can enhance your deck, it is also necessary to the safety and integrity of the deck. If your railing has deteriorated due to age and weather conditions, or needs repair, it might be time for an […]

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How to Clean Your Gutters
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How to Clean Your Gutters

Have the beautiful leaves of fall clogged up your gutters? Does the prospect of cleaning out your gutters seem daunting? After all, no one really wants to crawl around the roof and get gunk out of gutters and pipes. There is a better way to clean your gutters. This is where power tools come in.  […]

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Installing Motion Sensor Lighting for Security & Safety
Handyman Tips
How-To Guides

Installing Motion Sensor Lighting for Security & Safety

We all want our homes to be secure and safe. Chances are you have some exterior motion sensors. But what about indoor motion sensor lighting? Indoor motion sensor lighting can be ideal for the elderly, or even when you have houseguests, so that no one has to fumble for light switches. You can even install […]

Read More