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5 Easy Ways to Cheer Up Your Home
5 Easy Ways to Cheer Up Your Home

Linda is a seasoned writer and home-decorating authority. She loves sharing design trends, decor ideas, and useful tips with her readers. 5 Simple Tricks for Cheering Up Your HomeWe don’t typically think of inanimate objects as being sad, but it’s something that happens. Consider your home’s decor. You are busy with your job, family, and everyday life.

Tips for Painting Varnished Wood
Tips for Painting Varnished Wood

Matt is a professional painter and freelance writer, sharing his knowledge, house-painting tips, and product reviews. Can You Paint Varnished Wood?Painting varnished wood by hand is really time consuming, but when done correctly, it looks awesome. Most stained interior trim is coated with a protective finish that doesn& 39;t bond well with paint.

Reviews of Exmark, Ferris, Dixie Chopper, and Kubota Commercial Zero-Turn Mowers
Reviews of Exmark, Ferris, Dixie Chopper, and Kubota Commercial Zero-Turn Mowers

Joseph has had a lawn and irrigation business in Florida for almost a decade and enjoys sharing his landscaping tips.Between lawn care professionals and weekend experts, a common discussion and often argument is about which zero-turn is actually the best. Topics of such conversations always include speed, power, deck durability, price, and warranty.

How Easy No-Till Home Climate Gardening Really Is
How Easy No-Till Home Climate Gardening Really Is

Maren explains climate, environment, problems and possible fixes and calls you to action. No-Till GardeningWelcome to a jargon-free explanation of:what & 34;tilling& 34; versus & 34;no-tilling& 34; in a home garden is,new methods that agriculture research recommends,how the methods work well in home gardens, andhow the new methods help the climate.

10 Household Bugs to Keep Out of Your Florida Home
10 Household Bugs to Keep Out of Your Florida Home

Since graduating university, Paul has worked as a bookseller, librarian, and educator. Born in the UK, he now lives in Florida. Don& 39;t get me wrong, I love living in the sunshine state—but that doesn& 39;t mean that I like all the bugs that we have here. This article looks at small crawling things that you really don& 39;t want living inside your Florida home, mainly because they can bite you, compromise food or hygiene, gradually destroy your house, or cause other problems.

8 Moving Tips From a Military Wife
8 Moving Tips From a Military Wife

M. Riley is a military brat turned Navy wife. She has written for numerous parenting sites about the joys and struggles of raising 3 kids. I was born a military brat, and, against my better judgment, I chose to be a military wife. The longest stretch of time I’ve ever spent in one home is 4 years, which luckily coincided with high school.

How to Prepare Your Vegetable Plot or Allotment for Next Spring
How to Prepare Your Vegetable Plot or Allotment for Next Spring

I& 39;m an avid gardener interested in all aspects of the growing process, from prepping my vegetable plot to making my own compost. So the end of the growing season is approaching, and a distinct change in the daily temperatures is becoming noticeable. The runner beans, courgettes, and tomatoes are starting to look a little & 34;tired,& 34; and their leaves are beginning to turn yellow as they struggle to produce the last few crops of the season.

Welcome to the Men's Room
Welcome to the Men's Room

I turned an ordinary bathroom into a & 34;Men& 39;s Room& 34; that reflects my own personal style.Tools of the TradeYou can make big changes to your small bathroom with a little splash of paint and some flea-market flair. A trip to your local hobby and craft store can also be a great place to find many masculine accents, as well.

How to Grow Dahlias for Summer Color
How to Grow Dahlias for Summer Color

Caren White is a Master Gardener and instructor at Home Gardeners School. She has been associated with Rutgers Gardens for over a decade. Growing up, my mother grew flowers and my father grew vegetables. The only exception to this division of labor was my father’s dahlias. He loved them, especially the large dinner plate dahlias.

Choosing an Area Rug by Construction Method
Choosing an Area Rug by Construction Method

Linda is a seasoned writer and home-decorating authority. She loves sharing design trends, decor ideas, and useful tips with her readers. What is the first thing you notice when shopping for an area rug? As you flip through dozens of rugs in the store, the initial draw tends to be color and pattern, how it suits your taste and works with other elements in the room.

How to Keep Doors From Closing by Themselves
How to Keep Doors From Closing by Themselves

Tom Lohr is an avid home DIY enthusiast. He prefers to spend the money he saves on new tools and gardening supplies. How to Keep Doors From Opening and Closing by ThemselvesIt is a widespread problem: household doors opening and closing without your assistance. Closing doors are especially problematic, as they can keep your home from heating or cooling evenly, trap pets, or cause a midnight ruckus when you walk into one on your way to the bathroom in the darkness.

How to Install a Screen Door
How to Install a Screen Door

Liz grew up as a & 34;grease monkey& 34; to her father, who taught her to fix and work with many things. She also enjoys watching auto races. Begin at the BeginningThat might seem so obvious as to be a foolish statement, but you would be very surprised at how many people try to jump into a project without considering the basics.