YWH 4-21

Ditch the Dump: 10+ Surprising Things To Recycle

Don’t forget — Earth Day is April 22! What are you going to get the world this year? Well, it really doesn’t need presents — it needs help. Though you try to recycle, so much stuff still ends up at…
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Your Wild Home 4-7

These 10 Plants Are Toxic For Your Dog

Every spring, my family has a weekend ritual that takes us deep into rural Pennsylvania to visit our favorite garden nursery. As with every outing, my dog, Tucker was included in the trip. Something that I didn't think much of…
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How to Patch a Hole in Drywall or Plaster Walls

I still remember walking into my first off-campus apartment with my parents during college. My Dad took one look at the Hulk-Smash holes in the walls and asked, "Do you know how to patch a hole?". I politely responded, "No,…
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Your Wild Home 3-10

These 5 Home Improvement Projects Require A Contractor

Thinking about undertaking a do-it-yourself project? Are you sure you’re up to the task? Don't get me wrong, there are a lot of great guides and books out there, not to mention the click hole that is Pinterest. While handy…
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Your Wild Home 3-4

10 Tools You Need Before Starting A Home Improvement Project

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. Or, at least, that’s how the saying goes. I’m not advocating eating elephants. Fairly certain you shouldn’t put Dumbo’s mom on your dinner menu. But the old adage holds…
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Your Wild Home 2-12

Unconventional Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

You could do dinner and movie for Valentine’s Day, but why not plan a date that is as unique as your relationship? Here are four ideas to make your February 14th one to remember: Play! There’s no need to be…
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Your Wild Home 2-8

How to Build a Green House With LEED

Hey there, this post is from David Guoin of SustainingOurWorld. Learn how you can build a "green" house with LEED. Enjoy! Perhaps you've seen news stories bragging that a new office building, hotel, university building, or other project received LEED…
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5 Websites Every Homebuyer Ought to Know About

Using the Internet to find a new home? The web is a valuable way to locate your dream residence. While the sheer number of websites available can be a deterrent, the right ones hold great information. Just consider the results…
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8 Things You Need to Test Before Signing an Apartment Lease

In the market for a new apartment? If so, it’s essential to do your due diligence before signing an apartment lease. Lest you forget, a year is a long time. Most recently, I have a memory burned into the back of…
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9 Questions to Ask When Viewing an Apartment

Moving into an apartment is always something of a leap of faith. Especially for the first time; how are you supposed to know what to look for when viewing an apartment? You’re moving in with people you don’t know, and…
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