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Kangaroo Rats In Your Yard? What You Need To Know About Safe Removal

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Kangaroo rats have hind legs that are longer than their front legs and a long tail. They typically forage for seeds, but have also been known to eat plants and leaves. If your yard’s been infested with these small rodents, the burrows they leave behind can damage the yard and any landscaping growth. Some species of kangaroo rat are endangered, though, so it’s important that you contact a professional to deal with the infestation. Read More»

Finding The Perfect Side Table

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Finding the right side table for you can be a real hassle. After all, there are so many styles, sizes, and materials to choose from. To help you out, here are some questions you should be asking yourself: What style am I looking for? Side tables can be circular or rectangular, solid or hollow, artistic or simplistic, and even functional or purely decorative. Therefore, it is important that you pick a table style that will serve the intended purpose. Read More»

Commercial Vs. Residential: 2 Reasons Why Commercial Wins The Race

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Many people assume that the only people who use commercial lawn mowers are those who own their own business. However, that isn’t the case. Many homeowners today are turning to commercial lawn mowers and stepping away from the residential units they once had. Why you ask? If you have a large lot to mow, a residential unit simply isn’t going to be able to compete with the commercial ones. In reality, there are many advantages to owning a commercial lawn mower that you might not have ever thought of before. Read More»

3 Tips For Storing And Organizing Kitchen Appliances

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If you have a lot of small kitchen appliances in your kitchen, you might be finding it difficult to store them and keep them organized. Here are some easy tips for knowing how and when to store certain appliances. Separate Appliances Based on Their Use You should always start by separating your appliances into categories based on how often they are used. For example, some of your appliances are used every day or close to it, so those appliances should be kept on the counter. Read More»

Turn Work Into A Workout With The Right Office Chair

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What do you look for in an office chair? Do you look for a huge, comfortable chair that you could sleep in if necessary?WebMD reports that sitting all day can lead to all kinds of chronic health problems like heart disease, obesity and even mental health issues. However, it can be hard to stay upright when you work at a desk all day. By choosing the right office chair, you can avoid some of the problems that come with being sedentary and you can actually build strength. Read More»

Protect Your Basement From Water Damage With These Tips

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After hearing news of so many severe weather events around the world, you may have decided to start making sure that your home is safe in the event of a hurricane or severe lightning storms. One of the first things you may decide to do is to make sure that your basement is protected from water. Here are some ways to do that. Do a Foil Test   If you regularly see wet patches on the floor or walls of your basement, you need to determine where the water is coming from, so you know how to handle it. Read More»

A Master Key Lock System Can Add Convenience To Your Home

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Master key systems aren’t exactly new. Commercial property owners have been using these systems for years. However, many homeowners miss out on the benefits this type of locking system can offer them. Installing a master key lock system can give you the security and access you need. What Exactly Is A Master Key? A master key system is a lock system that affords you complete access to your property. With a traditional lock system, each lock is accessed and operated with a specific key. Read More»

Landscape Design: Where To Use Natural Stone Pavers

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Stone pavers, also called paving stones, are slabs of stone that are used throughout the yard. There are two types of stone pavers: natural and manufactured. Natural stone is often the preferred type of paver, which is made of different types of stone, such as bluestone, sandstone or granite. They can be used in many different areas of your yard and for a wide range of purposes. Here are the best places to lay down natural stone pavers and improve the appearance of your yard. Read More»

How To Repair Burned Grass

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With proper lawn maintenance, it is relatively easy to keep your lawn in optimum condition. Fertilizer can do wonders for your lawn and is needed so that your lawn remains healthy. Still, too much fertilizer can have the opposite effect, causing lawn grass to die. Usually, this happens in strips or patches when fertilizer spills or overlaps while you are applying it. This is referred to as “fertilizer burn,” since the fertilizer salts burn the roots of the grass causing them to die. Read More»

Kitchen Remodel: Pros & Cons of Granite Countertops

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Granite is a beautiful and stable material that is often used for countertops in the kitchen and bathroom. The material is not only very difficult to scratch or burn, but it comes in many colors and styles. Many modern and contemporary kitchens use granite countertops, choosing from finishes like flamed, sandblasted, brushed or polished. Before you choose this material for your own countertops, it helps to know about the pros and cons. Read More»