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  • 2 Air Conditioning Errors That Might Damage Your System

    If you are like most people who make the switch from box fans to central air conditioning, you might feel like your HVAC problems are a thing of the past. However, your HVAC system needs attention and maintenance, just like any other home appliance. Here are two air conditioning errors that might damage your system and how you can avoid trouble: 1: Ignoring Airflow After you move in to a new house, you might have your own ideas about what to do with the backyard.
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  • Summertime Boiler Maintenance Tips

    With summer in full swing, there's a good chance you won't have to think about your boiler for a while. Nevertheless, it's a good idea to keep it ready to tackle the first cold weeks of autumn – and what better way to do just that than with some summertime maintenance? Given the extended downtime that the summer season offers, now is the best time to give your boiler some well-needed preventative maintenance and repair.
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  • 5 Tips For Keeping Your Aluminum Storefront Looking Clean

    Aluminum storefronts look beautiful, and compared to many other types of facades, they require considerably less maintenance. For the most part, you don't have to worry about repainting, sanding or sealing like you do with wood, and you don't have to worry about masonry repairs like you would with a brick storefront. However, eventually, your aluminum storefront will become dirty. Luckily, with the right approach, cleaning your aluminum storefront and protecting it from staining is relatively easy.
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  • Make Moving Your Garden To A New Home Effortless With This Easy Guide

    You've packed up the clothes, you've packed up the furniture--maybe you even packed up the kitchen sink in the process. Did you know that you can even take your beloved garden with you, too? With a little bit of skill and patience, you can pack it up and have the movers transport it to your new home. By working with your moving company and following the instructions below, you'll be able to keep enjoying your much-loved plants year after year.
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  • Five Ways Invasive Weeds & Plants Can Ruin Your Golf Course

    A golf course is not only about having challenging and fun holes; it's about the beauty and pristine nature along the way. An ideal golf course features lush green fairways, easy access for golfers, and gorgeous water views that can also play as hole hazards. When weeds overtake these elements, it can ruin both the visual and playing experience. Sometimes a janitor or grounds crew isn't enough. When the following five problems escalate on your course, commercial weed control companies may be needed.
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  • Make Your Own Headboard From A Door And Mantel Shelf In 7 Easy Steps

    If you are tired of your headboard, then make your own. It's an easy project that anyone can do, and you will have a beautiful piece of custom piece of furniture in your bedroom when finished. Here is what you need and how you can do it: Materials and tools needed Door – hollow core doors are inexpensive, and they can be easily cut to the appropriate length. Choose one that has a width of at least 30 inches.
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  • Testing Your Soil Drainage Is Easier Than You Think

    If you are like most gardeners, you've probably read a lot of plant descriptions and noticed that almost all plants need loose, well-drained soil. You may be wondering exactly how you determine if your soil is well-drained. You may have even assumed that if you water your plants and water runs through the bottom of the pot quickly that it means the soil is well drained and you have nothing to worry about.
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  • 3 Things To Expect When You Move Abroad

    Not everyone gets the opportunity to move abroad, so it's understandable you might jump at the chance to do so. Moving to a new country, either temporarily or permanently, is a great way to learn more about the world and explore other cultures. But the whole process, from packing up your old home and moving your things, to finding a home and getting acclimated in your new surroundings, can come as a bit of a shock to the system.
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  • What The Walking Dead Can Teach You About Keeping Pigeons Away From Your Food Court

    Last month, one New York City food cart experienced a sudden death when a photo depicting a couple of hungry pigeons feasting on meat circulated around the Internet. It was a gruesome image, indeed, and one that prompted the food cart's entire customer base to seek out a new lunch spot. How could the death of this food cart have been prevented? How could they have stopped the hordes of pigeons that lurk the streets of NYC from breaching their confines and gorging themselves on the daily lunch special?
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