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Removing Nail Polish From Carpet: Important Dos And Don'ts

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Oh no! You’ve discovered a nail polish stain on your carpet. Surely, you’re going to have to replace the stained section of carpet, right? Not necessarily. While nail polish is a notoriously difficult stain to remove from just about anything, the good news is that by following a few simple steps, you can have it removed from your carpeting in no time–even if it’s already had a chance to dry. Read More»

How To Create A Garden Pond Using Stone

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You don’t need a lot of space to create a water feature in your yard. You can create a beautiful garden pond using a small corner of your yard. Your pond can have natural stone, Koi fish to help eat algae and even a beautiful water fall. Creating this garden pond just takes a few materials and a little bit of time. See below for instructions on how to create a garden pond. Read More»

Outoor Lighting Options For Renters

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When you are renting a home, it can be difficult to customize your outdoor space considering the limitations often placed on renters. You are probably not allowed to make permanent changes such as painting, paving, landscaping, or concrete work. However, there are many things that you can do to make your rented yard, patio, or other outdoor space feel like an extension of your home. Lighting is one way to make a yard more functional and beautiful. Read More»

Pros And Cons Of Low Flow Toilets

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If you’re like most people, you want to do your part in helping the environment. This includes using less water. There is no doubt that water conservation is one of those activities that the experts want everyone to do. One way to do this is to have your plumber install a low-flow toilet. This guide explains the pros and cons of low-flow toilets, so you can decide if you want to have one installed or not, but keep in mind that any new construction is required to have low-flow toilets. Read More»

Some Tips For Pruning Your Neglected Trees Into Shape

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If you have some neglected trees in your yard, it’s a good idea to prune them into shape before they get too big to do the job yourself. Once the trees are mature, and you need to climb up on a ladder with a chainsaw to prune them, it’s probably best to call in a pro. Another reason you don’t want to delay pruning is because your tree may grow wild limbs that affect its strength and appearance. Read More»

4 Tips For Taking Care Of Your Heirloom Furniture

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Owning heirloom furniture is like owning your own piece of history. Heirloom furniture is a unique way that people can stay connected to older generations that have gone before them. Properly caring for your heirloom furniture can ensure that it stays beautiful and functional for many years to come. It’s one way you can preserve a little bit of history for your children. Here are a few tips for taking care of antique furniture: Read More»

How To Use Furniture To Make A Small Room Look Larger

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Not everybody has the budget to knock down walls and make a smaller room larger. However, you can do a few things with furniture that can certainly give a smaller room a lot more breathing space. Here’s a few ways you can do it. 1. Less is More The most obvious thing you can do is to de-clutter the space. This is difficult for many people, but if you look at everything in the space, you’ll likely find quite a few things you can do without. Read More»

How To Fix Your Sticky Sliding Glass Door

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Sliding doors can sometimes be very difficult to open. Some members of a household, such as young children, often will find it nearly impossible to get a sliding glass door to budge. If you’ve decided it’s time to rectify the problem, here are a few simple tips that can help you get your door to operate smoothly. These tips will also allow you to fix your door without wasting a lot of money. Read More»

Five Floral Gifts That Friends And Family Will Fancy

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When you are looking for a distinctive and thoughtful gift that will bring a smile to a friend or family member, try flower delivery services. There are many floral delivery services and companies in most regions that will arrange something special, or you can take the initiative to describe or create your own unique arrangement or celebratory bouquet. Try the following five floral ideas that will please and impress those that you want to remember: Read More»

How To Prevent Damage On A Stamped Concrete Patio

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A stamped concrete patio may resemble stone or brick, or it may feature a more ornate decorative design. Whichever design style you choose, making sure it lasts a lifetime depends on proper care and maintenance. It’s All in the Seal All outdoor concrete benefits from sealing, and stamped concrete is no exception. The seal prevents against stains, especially from dirt that can collect in the small ridges and lines of a stamped design. Read More»