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A Look At Different Landscaping Designs: 3 Tips To Incorporate More Shade

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Shade can be elusive in some climates.  Unless you purposely incorporate shade into the design of the landscape in your backyard, you will be left with nowhere to lounge around and relax.  There are several different ways a landscaping design company can tailor and modify your backyard in an attempt to create more shade. Consider the following 3 tips if you would like to create a haven for your family in your own backyard.

30 November 2016

How To Give Your New Fence More Privacy On A Budget With These DIY Projects

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When you have, a new fence installed for your home, you may still lack privacy. Materials like chain link fencing can be durable, but you can see right through them. There are some things that you can do to make your new fencing private, such as add wind screens or other fence coverings. Here are some of the DIY projects that you may want to consider to add more privacy to your chain link fencing:

11 November 2016

How to Make a DIY Rain Chain for Your Residential Garden

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A copper rain chain can be a soothing and contemplative addition to your residential garden. A rain chain is an attractive way of draining rainwater and melted snow from your roof gutters onto your garden. Making your own rain chain can be a fun and creative project. Copper is an ideal metal to construct your rain chain from, as it is strong, is easy to work with, and will turn beautiful colors as it ages.

13 October 2016

5 Attractive Ideas For Layering With Blinds

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Blinds can stand alone as your window treatments. This is especially true if you choose brightly patterned Roman shades or upgrade to plantation blinds. Yet even these blinds work well with layered treatments. Blinds are so useful for controlling light and maintaining your privacy. Blend them with other window treatments for a look that sets the style tone for your rooms. Naturalistic Profile Many homeowners appreciate the naturalistic look of bamboo or matchstick blinds.

19 September 2016

Construct A Homemade Patio Table That Has A Rustic Appearance

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Construct a homemade patio table that has a rustic appearance by completing the steps below. The table can be used to hold beverages, reading materials, or food items whenever you are outdoors relaxing on your patio. Materials power saw measuring tape log scrub brush soapy water water hose sandpaper power sander wood stain mixing stick paint tray paintbrushes (various sizes) pressed leaves craft glue cotton swabs clear wood varnish acrylic glass epoxy sealant sponge Cut, Clean, And Sand A Piece Of Wood

15 August 2016

Dealing With Stained Carpets In Your Home? 2 Ways To Restore Them

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Are the carpeted floors in your home stained and dirty? Although you vacuum them regularly, they may no longer have that vibrant color or lush appearance they once had. While stained carpets can easily make a home's interior look less attractive, you do not necessarily have to replace them. In fact, there are more affordable and convenient options worth considering. Use a Do-It-Yourself Spot Treatment on Bad Stains As soon as you notice something has spilled, you can quickly take care of the liquid on the floor before it turns into a stain that is too difficult to remove on your own.

26 July 2016

How To Protect Fences And Walls From Lawn Sprinkler Water Stains

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Lawn sprinklers are a major benefit for the busy homeowner, since they allow you to keep a well-irrigated and healthy yard without the hassle of constantly moving a sprinkler and hose, or even worse, watering by hand. Unfortunately, sprinklers can also cause damage to wooden fences, siding, or other outdoor structures. This damage usually shows as a stained or worn area where the sprinklers hit each day, but wood in the sprinkler zone may also become damaged or rot prematurely.

30 June 2016

Little Office, Big Design: Turn Your Small Home Office Into A Lovely Workspace By Avoiding Common Decorating Myths

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If your home office is short on space, you may feel as if you are limited when it comes to decorating ideas. However, by avoiding some common small-room decorating myths, you can have a lovely home office that's big on design. Myth #1: You can't use large furniture in a small office When it comes to shopping for furniture for a small home office, most people walk past the large desks and look for the smallest desk they can find in order to save space.

6 June 2016

Your First Freshwater Tropical Fish And Aquarium Tank

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A well-stocked and well-maintained tropical fish store is a pleasure to see and can be a great resource when you get your first aquarium tank and stock it with tropical fish. Many aquarium store employees are very knowledgeable about the fish that they sell and can help you choose the best aquarium tank and tropical fish for your particular situation. Before you decide which aquarium and fish to buy (from an outlet such as Neptune's Tropical Fish), here are a few things to consider when designing your new freshwater aquarium environment:  

13 May 2016

4 Home Improvement Projects That Are Worth Your Remodeling Dollars

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Most homeowners do not have an unlimited budget to make home improvements, so it is important to choose the best projects. When it comes to home improvement projects, you want to pick projects that fit your needs while you're living in the house, but you should also think about the value a project will add to your house and what kind of rate of return you can expect on your investment when you sell your home.

18 April 2016