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Tree Trimming 101: What You Need to Know

Mar 22, 2018

Trees can make the outside of your home beautiful. Having trees in your yard may create opportunities for a shaded lounge area, a place to hang a tire swing and somewhere to build a tree house. As much as trees can add to your property, maintaining them is an important step to helping protect your […]

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How to Clean Your Gutters

Mar 21, 2018

Gutters do an important job, directing water away from the perimeter of your house. If your gutters are clogged with debris or not in operative shape, however, they may not function properly. Regular maintenance may keep your gutters in tip-top shape, helping prevent water damage and keep your home looking nice. Why Is Cleaning Out […]

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How to Protect Your Car from Wire-Gnawing Squirrels

Mar 9, 2018

No matter where you live, if there are squirrels in the area, there’s a chance one of them could find its way under your hood and start snacking on your car’s wires. These furry little vandals may cause car damage that can lead to unexpected repair costs. Why are squirrels attracted to cars? suggests […]

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What to Know When Buying a House With a Septic System

Feb 14, 2018

It’s a home feature that can make prospective buyers nervous: a septic tank. Part of a home’s wastewater system, a septic tank is found in households that aren’t served by municipal sewers. Instead, these standalone systems are designed to dispose of and treat the household’s wastewater independently, says the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). If you’re […]

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Alternatives to Bagging Your Leaves

Oct 16, 2017

As the leaves begin to fall, your love-hate relationship with your rake returns. If you find yourself dreading bagging all those leaves, there’s an alternative disposal method that might be a good solution for you, according to LocalHarvest. When you throw away fallen leaves, you are also tossing out vital nutrients that your garden, lawn […]

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