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How to Get Rid of Garden Slugs

Slugs that live in your garden are there because you’ve helpfully supplied them with an abundant food source. But don’t blame yourself — learn how to control slugs and prevent them from damaging your crops […]

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How to Paint Vinyl Siding

Painted surfaces on your home’s vinyl exterior take a beating from sunlight and the elements. Ultraviolet radiation, moisture and temperature fluctuations cause color loss, peeling and flaking, which can make your home’s vinyl exterior look […]

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How to Install a Flagstone Walkway

A flagstone walkway is a simple and functional way to beautify your outdoor space and provide a useable path to your garage, garden, shed or other points of interest in your lawn and garden. It […]

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How to Paint or Stain Your Outdoor Furniture

Your outdoor furniture receives the worst of Mother Nature’s extremes. Over time, wood, metal and plastic furniture pieces can begin to look worn from the weather. But (shhh, don’t tell our furniture buyer this), there’s […]

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How Light Affects Paint Color

When starting any paint project, choosing paint colors that work within a cohesive color palette is half the battle. You also have to select a paint type, a paint finish and keep in mind how […]

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4 Tips for Organic Lawn Care

Homeowners spend quite a bit of time and money in the quest for a beautiful, lush green lawn. While chemical fertilizers and pesticides are often the go-to products for greener pastures, using them too much […]

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How to Build a Fire Pit

If you want to enjoy a starry summer night and relax around a campfire in your own backyard, you’re not alone. A large and growing number of homeowners across the country are jumping onto the […]

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Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

IT’S TIME TO FRESHEN UP FOR SPRING 1. Refinish Your Outdoor Furniture Make weatherworn furniture look like new with paint and stain. LEARN MORE 2. Fertilize and Mulch Your Garden Keep your garden healthy and thriving […]

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9 Spring Cleaning Tips

Ready to start your annual spring-cleaning project? We’ve got tips to clear the clutter in your laundry room, closets and basement. Be sure to click on the Project Shopping List to stock up on everything […]

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GRAB THESE TOOLS & TACKLE ANY TASK

1. Fertilizer Spreader A broadcast spreader makes it easy to evenly distribute seed, weed killer and fertilizer across large yards. Even distribution helps to prevent streaking, patching and uneven application to your lawn. If you have small […]