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10 Outdoor Items I Couldn’t Live Without

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There’s a reason mankind invented tools. We can’t survive in the great outdoors all on our own — at least I can’t. I couldn’t survive a camping trip without a backpack containing the essentials and then a couple of comforts from home. And I have no idea how yards were maintained in the days before the lawnmower was invented. I ... Read More »

How to be Safe When Renovating Your Home

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Home renovations can be a nightmare when the contractor you’ve hired suddenly realizes that uncovering a wall also uncovered decades of dust and dirt. Or pulling up the carpet revealed more than what you were expecting to see. Contractors know the hazards in major home renovations and know how to work safely.  But when you are the one doing the ... Read More »

How to Care for Roses

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Roses have an unwarranted reputation as being picky flowers. Some gardeners who have always admired roses have avoided planting them because they hear that roses are too hard to grow. The truth is roses can be just as easy as any other flower as long as you know how to care for them. Check out the information below to get ... Read More »

5 Ways to Protect Your Home While On Vacation

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If anything can go wrong it will happen while you’re on vacation, right? – which is perhaps the reason 80% of burglaries take place when their owners are away. Coming home from a Mediterranean cruise, honeymoon or safari can be gloomy. But nothing spoils a good vacation more than coming home to find you’ve been the victim of a crime.  ... Read More »

5 Steps to Hosting a Successful Garage Sale

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Summer’s well underway, and with warmer weather beckoning us to spend more time outside, you may be thinking about hosting a garage sale. If so, you’ve made a great choice! Garage sales are a great for: Incentivizing you to clean your house Making money from household items you no longer use Keeping usable materials out of the waste stream Getting ... Read More »

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