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5 Things to Include on Your Yard Cleanup List

Can’t wait to get back out into the garden? Well, here’s the good news! It’s time to get a head start on your spring cleaning checklist, and that includes taking care of your yard and garden beds. To look and feel its best after the harshest winter months, your yard and gardens requires spring cleaning…

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Snow Removal Tips

Top 9 Snow Removal Tips for Your Home

One of the most frustrating parts of winter is the need to shovel snow. You might just want to wait until springtime and just let it all melt. However, the effort must be given. If you’re tired of wasting time and effort on removing snow every winter, it’s time to use these 9 snow removal…

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12 Must-Have Tools for Home Improvement Projects

12 Must-Have Tools for Home Improvement Projects

Do you like to tackle your own home improvement and woodworking projects? Maybe there’s a DIY-er in your family who spends more time in the workshop than in the house! If their obsession is more than a passing hobby, they probably need a few tools to round out their “must-have” collection. To help you along,…

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How to Transform Your Home for the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us again! As the days grow shorter and the occasional snowflake lilts through the air, you may be inspired to create a magical environment for family gatherings this year. Maybe you want to create a warm and cozy bedroom, a festive winter wonderland in your living room, or a unique…

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Painting with Benjamin Moore's Color Trends 2019

Painting with Benjamin Moore’s Color Trends 2019

Soft power, silence, pause. These are some of the words that Ellen O’Neill – director of strategic design intelligence at Benjamin Moore – uses to describe the recurring theme that inspired “Metropolitan AF-690,” Benjamin Moore’s 2019 Color of the Year. “It goes well with soft pinks and blush tones, but it really accommodates any gesture…

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How to Create an Accent Wall with Stripes

How to Create an Accent Wall with Stripes

Want to give your living room or hallway a fresh and modern look? Maybe you want your kid’s bedroom to look as fun, vibrant and full of personality as they are. It’s easy to create a dramatic effect by painting a bold accent wall! And the best part about this DIY project is that it’s…

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How to Care for Vinyl Windows

How to Care for Vinyl Windows: “Dos and Don’ts”

Wondering how to care for vinyl windows? Maybe you’re considering new vinyl windows for your home and want to learn what kind of care they require. Atrium windows and doors are designed for easy care and maintenance. Just a tiny bit of elbow grease from time to time will extend the life and beauty of…

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Prepping Your Deck for Staining

Prepping Your Deck for Staining

Are you planning a deck or porch staining project? Adding a few coats of fresh stain to your wooden deck or porch is one of the easiest ways to beautify your outdoor space! It also protects and preserves it for years to come. But there are several important steps to take to ensure a good…

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How to Choose and Apply Deck Stain

How to Choose and Apply Deck Stain

If your wooden deck is fading or peeling, a new coat of stain goes a long way to restoring it to beautiful condition! But how do you choose and apply deck stain? You may be overwhelmed by all the choices in staining products, or by the prospect of a deck staining project. Well, it’s easier…

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