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When it comes to owning a home, there are always plenty of projects to keep busy with. Since a home is usually one of the most significant financial investments a person makes in their lifetime and is also a person’s primary residence, keeping up with maintenance is critical. This includes properly maintaining the exterior of the home and the driveway. Over time, there are many areas of the exterior of a house that can require preventative maintenance to protect and preserve it, such as the driveway. During the different seasons, a driveway is subjected to a variety of stresses. Summer…

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Dirt, dust, mildew and other grime quickly make many items around the home and even the exterior of the home itself look dingy and unappealing. Pressure washing can give new life to walls, patios, porches, driveways, sheds, outdoor furniture and much more. Using a pressure washer is very simple, but getting the most out of your machine and cleaning safely with it is a bit more complicated. Here are some useful tips and tricks for pressure washing. Always Point the Nozzle in a Safe Direction Pressure washers are much more dangerous than they seem. The water pressure can get so…

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No one enjoys doing chores. Kids may complain the most about it, but most adults despise doing them just as much. Without completing chores, however, no one would ever have any fresh clothes, the house would be a pigsty, and there’d be dust bunnies to the ceiling. Besides being mandatory, chores can actually be made easier to perform. This article will offer up a few tips and tricks to complete them faster and have some fun doing them. 1. Delegate The first way to help make chores easier and faster is to utilize the people that you have. You shouldn’t…

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With the temperamental weather out of the picture, the consistent glare of the hot sun makes summer the best season to do those home improvement projects you’ve been setting aside. Doing these upgrades and renovations are not ideal during the other seasons because the snow, sleet, and rain impede most, if not all, construction work. Home upgrades are best left for the hot months when work can flow smoothly with no interruptions. These home improvements can range from small repairs like patching your roof to large scale renovation projects that include overhauling your entire kitchen. All of these need time,…

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There is no doubt that having a private pool at your home is an excellent amenity. It’s a place for you, your family, and friends to relax and have fun. Better yet, you never have to go far to cool down or have a pool party on a hot day or tropical evening. If you’re looking for ways to make your pool area more appealing and welcoming, here are eleven simple pool landscaping ideas to help inspire you! Rope Lighting Rope lighting is the perfect addition to the landscaping around your pool, deck, or backyard. Safer than bulb lighting that…

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While most families like to enjoy the summer months outdoors, the season brings with it more than just sunshine and warm temperatures. It’s also the season in which powerful storms can cause a lot of damage. You can help protect your family in the summer by following some of these simple summer storm tips. Stay Away From Lightning While dark clouds may mean a storm is coming, you likely don’t think much about it until the rain starts to fall. However, lightning doesn’t need rain in order to occur. While it may be rare for lightning to strike someone, it…

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First impressions are everything, which is why it’s crucial that your home have excellent curb appeal. Your outdoor area is like the appetizer to the inside of your home. Below you’ll find some tips that you can use to improve your home’s outdoor area. Upgrade Outdoor Fixtures Fixtures such as lights, door hardware, lampposts and others should be improved upon. This can give a more sophisticated look to your outdoor area. We recommend choosing fixtures that complement your door and porch colors. Pressure Wash Pressure washing is an excellent way to add more appeal to your home. Often times, mold,…

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Every year, homeowners and renters alike look for ways to improve the look and function of their backyards. When it comes to makeovers, some projects are easier than others and can cost you a little or could break the bank. The following suggestions include a variety of items that are relatively easy to acquire and/or build. With a bit of imagination and some elbow grease, you can transform your backyard from a space connected to your backdoor into a part of your home that family and friends will want to enjoy. 1. Add A Deck, Patio, Or Porch A great…

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The summer months are the best time of year for a repaving project. If your driveway is in poor condition, it will only get worse over time as weathering takes a toll on its surface. Here are some reasons to start a project to repave during the summer. Why It’s Best Done in the Summer A hot mix asphalt will arrive at your home inside a heated truck where it is maintained in a liquid form to ensure that the aggregates inside staying evenly mixed and that it is easy to pour. When the weather is warm, this asphalt can…

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With the hot summer weather about to hit, there’s no better time to clean up your house and get it organized. Even if you don’t think you have a lot of things lying around, you might be surprised by the amount of clutter that builds up over time. By pulling everything out of each room, you’ll be able to get rid of what you don’t need so it’s no longer taking over your home. Your Closets It’s easy to put off storing your winter clothes until it’s time to use them again, especially if they’re stored in the back where…

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