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The Top 4 Invasive Garden Plants to Avoid and to Remove From Your Garden

Some invasive garden plants look perfectly innocent at first – even pretty. But over time, these seemingly harmless invaders can grow into green-leafed monsters. Poised to take over your yard, they can spread fast. For how-tos on identifying and removing invasive plant species, read on – Invasive Plants Defined – Invasive plants are defined as those that spread quickly outside their normal range. A newly introduced invasive species can quickly take over the landscape because […]

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How to Install a Fire Alarm System and Carbon Monoxide Detector

House fires can start and spread quickly. Keep your family safe by learning to correctly install and maintain a fire alarm system. A properly installed CO detector will protect your loved ones from dangerous levels of carbon monoxide. Just a little bit of planning can make a big difference for your family. See below for instructions on how to install a fire alarm system and a CO detector. First, it’s essential to have the right […]

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3 Inventive DIY Bathroom Storage Ideas For Small Bathrooms

Is storage space tight in your tiny bathroom? Have you run out of space for towels or beauty essentials? Here are a few inspiring DIY bathroom storage ideas and clever hacks to help you create more space and get organized. Create a Basket Wall Rustic woven baskets lining the wall look attractive and provide a great storage option for small bathrooms. Woven baskets are versatile and look nice holding rolled hand towels or beauty lotion. […]

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How to Get Organized for a Garage Sale

Having a garage sale is a great way to get rid of things that are cluttering up your space while making some extra money at the same time. It could be a simple one day sale, or even 2-3 days long. When hosting any sale, it’s essential to ensure that all merchandise is organized and accounted for. Organization is especially vital to hosting a successful garage sale. Most people don’t have enough free space in their […]

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How-tos for Painting Over Stains on Walls and Surfaces

Did your kiddo recently “decorate” a bedroom wall with a permanent marker? Or maybe you’ve noticed a suspicious stain on the basement ceiling? Painting over stains on indoor surfaces is 3-step simple. First, you’ll need to do a little detective work to figure out the type of stain you’ve got. Continue reading for tips and how-tos – How to Paint Over A Marker Stain If you kid’s creative muse has left a mark, here’s how […]

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Luxurious Bathroom Ideas on a Budget

High-end spas are famous for delighting the senses through beautiful views, relaxing scents, and warm touches. Transform your bathroom into a high-end spa with these luxurious bathroom ideas. Add Warmth and Comfort Towel Warmers – Wrapping your body in a cold towel after a hot shower isn’t the best way to retain body heat – especially in winter. One of the necessities of a luxurious bathroom is having a towel warmer. Your bath towels will […]

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Best Flower Bed Border Ideas for Savvy Home Gardeners

A blooming flower garden is a visual treat for gardeners and visitors alike. But how neat and orderly you keep your garden is essential, too. Flowers that bob in the path of lawn mowers risk karate chop – no fun for you, or the flowers. Save the blooms with these handy flower bed border ideas. Garden edging separates your lawn and walkway from your flowers and landscape plants. Garden edging – whether found or manufactured […]

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The Facts About Energy Efficient Windows, Plus Installation How-tos

If you have old, single-pane windows it’s likely that they’re a drain on your energy bill. Installing energy efficient windows will reduce your heating and cooling bill, plus it’s good for the environment. And you may qualify for a tax credit. Read on to learn more – Why do I need energy efficient windows? According to the U.S. Department of Energy, leaky windows are the cause of 25% to 30% of the heating/cooling loss that […]

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Harvesting Herbs: How-tos for Home Gardeners

Harvesting herbs is a home gardener’s joy. It’s a much-anticipated occasion – a time when weeks of planting, weeding, and watering produce healthy, fragrant herbs to delight the senses and the dinner table.  Read on for hints and tips on harvesting and storing the fruits (and veggies) of your labor. Harvesting Garden Herbs What You’ll Need: Garden gloves All-purpose garden scissors A basket or container to hold cut herbs Instructions: First, make sure your herbs […]

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Secrets to Growing Indoor Palm Plants

Tropical palms can add an exotic, beachside feel to your bathroom, living room, or any other room in your home. If you’re interested in growing indoor palm plants, read on for tips and how-tos to keep your palm healthy and thriving. Palm Varieties The six palm varieties listed below are favorites because they are easy to grow indoors. Parlor Palm prefers indirect light. Native to Central America, the Parlor palm has an attractive clumping growth […]

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