Vegetable Garden Basics for the Newbie

A vegetable garden is a wonderful way to enjoy the sun and soil. It can be hours of pleasurable activity, planning, nurturing and eating. Fresh vegetables taste better than any bought in the store. Whether you’ve been dreaming of a…
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Gravel Driveway vs. Paved Driveway: Pros & Cons

Apart from adding instant curb appeal to your home, an attractive and well-done driveway can have functional advantages as well. A gravel driveway is a great option for those who want to cover a large amount of space while keeping costs…
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Lot Lines: What Are They and Why Do They Matter During a Home Renovation?

Pro tip: While “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” is a hilarious improv show, it’s not so funny when it becomes an accurate caption for your home renovation project. Let’s be real, no one wants to get bogged down in the…
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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

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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