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Never too Early to Start Planning for Halloween

For fans of ghoulish delights and all things that go bump in the night, no time of year generates more excitement than Halloween. While you might only get to dress up one or two days this year, you can decorate the home in many wickedly wonderful ways throughout the entire month of October. Halloween decorations [...]
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Tips on How to Store Your Summer Tools

Summer means shedding the pallor of winter and drying off from the showers of spring, as the warm weather of the season all but demands spending time soaking in some sun. Whether cooking out in the backyard or taking the time to complete some lawn maintenance, the summer also requires breaking out plenty of equipment [...]
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Winter Preparation Tips to Keep You Safe at Home During a Snowstorm

If you live in an area likely to get hit with winter storms, don’t wait until a blizzard is forecasted to begin making winter preparations. Icy roads are one of the greatest risks to your safety during a snowstorm. Proper winter preparedness will help prevent you from needing to venture out for basic supplies or, [...]
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5 DIY Steps to Ensure Your House is Warm this Winter

Nobody likes a cold house so why not arrange plumbing insurance, turn up the heating and do a bit of DIY? There’s nothing worse than a cold breeze, so visit your local home store and show off your handy work. Here are 5 ways to make your house cosy – without calling a plumber. Bleed [...]
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How to Keep Energy Costs Low

With everybody cutting corners and looking for ways to keep costs low, one of the places you probably look to save some money each month is your energy bill. Keeping your energy costs low takes more than just running around your house and turning off the lights every time someone leaves a room. Here are [...]
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Prepping Your House for Winter

Winter is easily the hardest season on your home. Snow, ice and cold can be very taxing on your building and your wallet. Follow these five tips for prepping you house for winter: 1. Check Your Heating This is the most important thing to do before winter is in full swing. Once the cold hits [...]
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Ways to Save Money on Your Home Heating Oil This Winter

Over the last couple of years we have faced some tough winters.  The weather has been pretty harsh and for many of us, unexpected.  Even though we were prepared for snow last year because of the weather we had endured the year before, we were still shocked at how early the cold weather set in [...]
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Make Better Use Of Garden Seating

Not much is better than beautiful scenery, the scent of fresh air, and a fantastic meal enjoyed outdoors. Fun for children and adults alike, it also keeps the mess out of the house. It can be simple and cost effective to create a unique dining experience by making better use of garden seating. Transforming an [...]
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Fire Pits, Planters, Hanging Baskets, & More For Decorating Your Patio

Is there anything more entrancing than staring into a fire? Most of us have distinct memories of sitting around a campfire or bonfire in the summertime, roasting marshmallows and swapping stories. Gathering around a fire has been a social event going back thousands of years, and for good reason – there’s something about a fire [...]
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Summer-Proof Your Home

Is it summer now where you live? Are you looking forward to bathing in the sun and hitting the beach? Are you ready to take your summer wardrobe out from the storage? Summer days do bring about the best moods and cheers from people. But as much as we enjoy coming out of winter, let [...]