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  • 4 Tips For Getting The Most From Your Wood Stove

    One of the top ways to keep your home warm during the coldest winter months is sure to be with a wood stove. Keeping a fire going isn't that challenging to do and will offer you the warmest heat. The good news is you can accomplish this when you know the right things to help you get the most from this home device. Tip #1: Keep it clean It's important to remove the soot from your stove on a daily basis.
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  • 3 Ways To Take Care Of Your Granite Counters

    If you have decided that you want to have granite countertops in your kitchen and bathroom, it's important that you know how to properly care for it. You don't want to put a lot of money into getting beautiful counters only for them to get torn up in a relatively short period of time.  Seal Your Granite While sealing your granite countertop isn't strictly necessary, it is a very good idea.
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  • 3 Elegant Ways To Add A Touch Of Sparkle To Your Thanksgiving Dinner Table

    The turkey is thawing and the cranberry sauce is chilling in the fridge–sounds like it's the time of year for a Thanksgiving feast. When you are making preparations for such a delectable meal with your friends and family members on such a special day of the year, you want your tablescape to reflect the importance of the occasion. Sprucing up your dinner table with a little touch of something extra is just one of those little things you can do to ensure all who take a seat perceive the best impression.
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  • 2 Tips To Help You Grow Your Way To A More Luscious Vegetable Garden

    Growing a vegetable garden can be a great money saving opportunity for you and your family. In fact, among the one-third of U.S. households that grown their own veggies, 54% do so in order to reduce their food bill. Furthermore, it costs roughly $70 in investments for a garden that is 600 square feet and that garden can provide $600 worth of fresh vegetables for you to eat. In order to get the most out of your vegetable garden, you need to know just how to make it as luscious as possible.
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  • Should You Ever Try To Clean Your Own Chimney?

    If you've recently purchased a home with a chimney for the first time, you may be unsure of the time or financial commitment you've made to chimney maintenance. While many chimneys (especially those in recently-built homes) are designed to minimize creosote buildup, some older or more deteriorated chimneys could require much more frequent cleanings. But is it worthwhile to try to clean your own chimney in an effort to save money?
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  • Coping With A Bed Bug Infestation

    One of the last things that you, as a homeowner, want to experience is a bed bug infestation. Bed bugs are obnoxious and irritating, not only to your health, but to your sanity. If you are plagued with a bed bug infestation, there are a few things that you need to do right away. These things will help you cope with your bed bug infestation, and hopefully get you on your way to a bed bug free home.
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  • Five Stunning Ways To Use Mirrors In Your Interior Design

    Most every home has a mirror or two in the bedroom and bathroom for the purpose of checking one's reflection. However, mirrors can be more than just a grooming tool. They can also add an element of light and a feeling of spaciousness to your home decor. Here's a look at five stunning ways to use mirrors in your interior design. Use a floor-to-ceiling mirror to make a small dining room feel more spacious.
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  • Tune-Ups Aren't Just For Cars: What You Can Expect From A Garage Door Check-Up

    Just like your car needs the occasional tune-up to keep running safely, your garage door also needs regular inspections and minor repairs to prevent it from breaking down. If you've never had a door tune-up before, you might be wondering what one entails. Here are a few areas your door technician will cover during a quality tune-up service. Checking For Torsion Spring Integrity Spring breakage is the most common problem with garage doors as they age, followed closely by issues with the rest of the torsion system.
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  • Knowing Your Rights When Moving: A Guide To The 110 Consumer Protection Rule

    Americans are constantly on the move – relocating from one city or state to another. In 2012, domestic migration was at an all-time high with 16.9 million Americans moving between counties. Moving can be a stressful experience, and most Americans rely on the help of professional movers. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has enacted several federal laws to protect those who are moving from being taken advantaged by professional movers.
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  • Safety Tips: Buying Furniture For A Child On The Autism Spectrum

    Shopping for furniture for your child's room can be a fun and exciting process, but when you have a child on the autism spectrum, it's not as easy as just looking for the style or color that fits your child's preferences. You'll have to consider sensory and safety factors that other parents may not have to be concerned with. If you're new to furniture shopping for special needs kids, it can be a confusing process.
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