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Building a Carport For Your Home: What You Need

Other than your home, your vehicle is your biggest investment. So protect it. A carport will protect your paint and dashboard from sunburn; it will also put a smile on your face the next time you unload groceries in a…
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Curb Appeal: 10 Ways to Improve It During The Winter

Whether you’ve just purchased your first home or are getting ready to put it on the market, improving the exterior of your house can add value and curb appeal. Many homeowners balk at the idea of making home improvements during…
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Clean Fill: What Is It and Why Does Everyone Want It?

I can't tell you how many times I've driven through the hills of Pennsylvania on my way home, and out the corner of my distracted gaze, a sign for "Clean Fill" pops up. Whether it's someone seeking clean fill or…
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What’s a Kick Plate & Why Do I Need One?

Maybe you’re like me. I walk out of a store with my arms full of bags — I hate those squeaky carts — and I’m faced with the door. It’s not automatic, so I’m on my own. Do I panic?…
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How to Prevent Garden Runoff Pollution - Your Wild Home

How To Prevent Garden Runoff Pollution

When there’s more water on the surface than can be absorbed, water runoff pollution occurs. In developed areas, rainwater washes various pollutants from metals, chemicals and lawns into storm drains. These drains then empty into rivers and streams, where it…
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The Pros and Cons of Interlocking Shingles

If you are looking to install a new roof, you will face a lot of questions. Unfortunately, you can’t just choose a color and call it a day as a roof installer finishes the job. You need to choose the…
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7 Tips for Picking and Planting Roses

Roses are a flower that almost everyone loves (unless you're single on Valentine's Day) — but not many gardeners attempt to take on the flowers that many call picky or difficult. Even for experienced gardeners, some years their roses flourish,…
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6 Tips for Growing a Healthy Apple Tree

Did you know that May 16 is National Love a Tree Day? It’s true — there’s a day for everything. One of the best ways to celebrate it is to plant America’s favorite tree in your own yard.  We are…
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Tips for Growing Healthy Orchids

If you've learned anything about me so far, you've probably picked up on the fact that I am a reformed plant killer. In retrospect, this is also probably why my mom was worried when I brought home a puppy (don't…
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What To Consider Before Planting a Tree

If you're anything like me, you've probably spent a majority of the winter under a blanket, binge-watching HGTV and thinking about all the home improvement plans that will make your house amazing this spring. Now the temperature is slowly increasing,…
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