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3 Inexpensive Ways to Transform a Room

We all get sick of looking at the same old thing. Maybe your living room looks like a bad 1970s holdover. Maybe your teen’s bedroom looks more like a 5-year-old’s. Or maybe your wife says that, if she has to look at those plain white walls in your home office one more time, she just might scream. Many of us just don’t have a lot of extra money to throw around these days, though. And […]

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All about Algae

Ever wonder what causes those ugly green stains on your deck? How about those black streaks on your roof? If you see green stains, black or brownish/reddish stains on outdoor surfaces around your home, chances are good that uninvited algae have taken up residence. Algae staining isn’t always just a cosmetic issue. Algae growth on a surface such as a deck or walkway will make the surface very slippery and cause a fall hazard for […]

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Backyard Drinks and Eats for the Memorial Day Weekend!

We’re into the second week of the Wet & Forget Great Backyard Giveaway good luck to all who’ve had a chance to enter. We have some fun backyard recipes to share with you for the Memorial Day weekend!  Stay safe and enjoy the holiday with family and friends. DRINK OF THE WEEK Jon Daily Requires: Lemons, Lemonade, Sweet Tea, Vodka We all love that favorite summertime drink, the Arnold Palmer. Now you can make a […]

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Plant Training 101: To Prune or not to Prune?

Some of the plants in your garden grow best with a little help from your pruning shears, while others, such as some varieties of tomatoes, do much better if you leave the pruners in the garage. Some plants are more vulnerable than others, as well. For example, most roses will shrug off a poor pruning just as well as you would a bad haircut–a short period of embarrassment followed by complete recovery. But prune your […]

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Wet & Forget Great Backyard Giveaway: Hot Off the Grill and Straight from the Blender!

Each Friday during the Wet & Forget Great Backyard Giveaway we’ll be sharing our favorite summer grilling and drink recipes. Enjoy! DRINK OF THE WEEK Pineapple Love Requires: Pineapples, Air-tight jar, Vodka Step 1:  Go to your favorite grocery store and purchase a bunch of pineapples, preferably soft and ripe. The quantity of pineapples will vary depending on the size of your air-tight jar. Step 2:  Purchase your Favorite Vodka (Adam prefers a straight Vodka no flavor). […]

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8 Plants that Attract Butterflies and Hummingbirds

When you choose which flowers to plant in your garden, you probably think about things like shape, size, color and bloom time. If you’re only thinking about the flowers’ appearance, though, you’re missing out on a big way that flowers can beautify your property. Some hardworking blooms not only look pretty in their own right–they also attract fascinatingly gorgeous butterflies and hummingbirds. Choosing among these attractive plants will help you make the ground and the […]

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Keep Your Deck Beautiful with Wet & Forget

Now that you’ve chosen just the right deck for you and your family, you’re ready to enjoy many years of backyard barbecues and family get-togethers. But that enjoyment can be cut short if your deck suffers from algae, lichen, moss, mold or mildew. All of these stains are ugly, and some can cause even more problems: Algae creates a slippery surface that can lead to falls, and moss can damage the surface of your deck. […]

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7 Easy DIY Tips for the Budding Handyman

In today’s economy, even the tool-shy among us have been trying DIY on for size. After all, it’s pretty tempting to buy a pipe wrench and try to fix the leaky sink yourself when the average plumber charges $100 or more just to show up. Get in over your head with your DIY project, though, and you could end up with a broken sink AND thousands of dollars of water damage to your home. These […]

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