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Home and Garden Maintenance Guide

With spring cleaning behind you, the warm weather may prompt you to address a few things outside your house. Whether you aim to improve your house's outward appearance or spend some time in the garden, the following resources can help guide your home maintenance and beautification efforts this spring. Home [caption id="attachment_10212"… Allstate https://blog.allstate.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/woman_in_garden.jpg
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With spring cleaning behind you, the warm weather may prompt you to address a few things outside your house. Whether you aim to improve your house’s outward appearance or spend some time in the garden, the following resources can help guide your home maintenance and beautification efforts this spring.

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 7 Ideas to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal on a Budget

Sprucing up your landscaping or home’s outward appearance doesn’t have to cost a fortune.

 

spring-home-maintenance-684x340 Spring is Here: Get Your Home Ready!

Did the previous months take a toll on your home’s exterior? This is a good time of year to complete some outdoor maintenance.

 

153269989-684x340 Maintenance Tips for Garage Doors and Openers 

 If it’s been a while since you’ve performed some basic garage door maintenance, you may want to take advantage of the warm weather and take care  of it now.

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getty_184344724-UV-protection-backyard-684x340 Made in the Shade: Sun Protection for Your Backyard

Sunscreen is only part of the story. There are other ways you can help protect yourself from the sun’s rays in your own backyard.

 

green_landscaping-468x340 Greenscaping Your Yard, Garden or Green Roof

Your landscaping choices may affect the environment. Here are some ways you can go “green” with your lawn and garden.

 

iStock_000000828812Medium-1-684x340 Low-Water Landscape Design Tips

Want to reduce your water use this summer? A little landscaping strategy can go a long way.

 

Rain-Garden The Benefits of a Rain Garden

Looking to plant a garden that may also help the environment? Find out if a rain garden might be a good option for you.

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