Ready Up For Summer – Landscaping 101

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There is something magical about landscaping, even if you have no experience. The plotting and planning gets the creative juices flowing. We stop and visualize the transformation of a bland section of the garden into something beautiful for the eye to behold. Assuming novice status, is there anything that prevents us from the DIY option?…

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5 Tips to Reduce Your Energy Bill

By   |     |  ENERGY SAVINGS   |  

Reducing energy use in your home saves money, and improves energy security across the grid. It can also reduce pollution emitted from existing non-renewable sources of energy, if we desire to make it happen. Tip 1 – Appliances and Electronics If your home appliances are more than eight years old, you are likely losing money….

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7 Benefits of Bay Windows

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Introduction When it comes to window replacement or choosing a window for a new home, there are a number of designs that homeowners can opt for. However, when it comes to practicality and aesthetics, bay windows are one of the most preferred designs. There are, however, many benefits to bay windows beside the aesthetic aspect…

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Time to Spring Clean Your Windows and Doors

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It’s that time of the year again – Spring Cleaning! The days are getting longer, the flowers are in bloom, Spring is a wonderful time for renewal. If you’re a firm believer in the Spring Cleaning tradition, then no sofa cushion is left unturned when you’re in the zone. Here’s a bit of advice on…

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A Roof Spring Cleaning Checklist

By   |     |  Home Improvements   |  

Spring’s here, and it’s time to get your home ready for the spring and summer months ahead. Cleaning out your garage and attic, dusting every inch of all the rooms in your house, and taking down your drapes for a thorough cleaning are probably on the top of your spring cleaning list. But, have you…

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[INFOGRAPHIC] 10 Benefits of Synthetic Turf

By   |     |  ARTIFICIAL TURF   |  

Synthetic turf isn’t just for athletes, it’s the perfect solution to your outdoor home maintenance and resource allocation woes. Landscaping can be an expensive undertaking. Luckily, there are more cost-effective and low-impact methods for adding curb appeal to your residential real estate. Check out this helpful infographic and make the switch to synthetic today! Read…

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Global Syn Turf Styles and Uses

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Our lifestyles are changing all the time. Every day we seem to have less time for household chores, especially in the garden. The problem is with global warming we can’t afford to be in the biting sun all day long, and it is becoming anti-social to run the garden sprinklers every day. The answer is…

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Choosing Materials for a Roof Replacement

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Roof replacement is one of the biggest investments investments you can make as a homeowner. Before you have a roofing contractor start working on your roof, it’s important to decide on the right material. The type of material you choose for your roof should be durable and complement the exterior design of your home. Let’s…

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