Category Archives: Home Maintenance

Winter Lawn, Garden & Patio Tips

To keep your lawn, garden and patio in top condition during freezing months, there are several maintenance items that need to be done in the fall. Patio Furniture – Cover your patio furniture with heavy duty plastic covers or stored … Continue reading

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Humane Pest Solutions

I think most of us can agree that squirrels and raccoons are cute. But do you really want them living in your attic or under your front porch? You could hire a professional to remove unwanted house guests or you … Continue reading

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Homemade Cleaning Solutions

Save money and the environment when you use these eco-friendly homemade cleaning solutions in place of harsh, store bought chemical cleaners. Tub & Tile – Mix 1 2/3 cups baking soda with 1/2 cup liquid soap. Dilute with 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Basic Carpet Cleaning Tips

The first step to keeping your carpeting looking great is to make the right carpet selection from the start. Consider the area the carpet is intended for, including the amount of traffic in that area, and choose accordingly. After that, … Continue reading

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Keep Your Tools in Shape Forever

Tools, whether for gardening, home improvement and repair, or hobbies, can be expensive. However, treat quality tools with loving care and they may last you a lifetime. Here’s how: Keep them clean. Gardening tools such as hoes and shovels should … Continue reading

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Easy Odor Elimination

If your home smells less like fresh, clean air and more like litter box, dog breath, the garbage bin or stinky kid feet, then you need an easy odor eliminating solution. Try one of these the next time you find … Continue reading

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Window Cleaning Basics

Every home looks better with clean, streak-free windows. Keeping them that way is easier than you may have imagined. Just follow these simple tips. Choose the Right Time – Windows should be cleaned at least twice a year, inside and … Continue reading

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Storing Out of Season Clothing

As Academy Award-winning costume designer, Cecil Beaton, once said, “The truly fashionable are beyond fashion.” Yet most of us, fashionable or not, have very full closets. This abundance often leads to disorganization, but you don’t have to resign yourself to … Continue reading

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Cleaning and Maintaining Your Refrigerator

Your refrigerator is one of the hardest-working appliances in your home. Properly maintained, a good one can last at least a decade. Keep it clean, inside and out, and your food will stay fresher as well as germ free. Here … Continue reading

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How To Pressure or Power Wash Home Siding

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