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Four Tips For Using Generators Safely During A Power Outtage

22 June 2016
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Home & Garden, Blog

When the electricity goes out, it's so convenient to have a standby generator ready to power your home. Yet, if you're not careful, generators can cause other problems, such as carbon monoxide poisoning or a house fire. To ensure you don't end up causing a problem worse than a power outage, follow these tips to use your generator safely. Don't place the generator near a window or door. Never put a generator inside, and when placing it outside, ensure you don't place it near any windows or doors.
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How To Refinish Patio Furniture

26 May 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Patio furniture is usually made out of durable, water-resistant hardwoods. However, even the most durable wooden furniture will eventually need to be refinished. Even if water does not damage the furniture, the sun can cause fading that weakens the wood. If you want your patio furniture to last for a long time, you will need to learn how to refinish it. This article explains the simple process so you can get the most out of your furniture.
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Fast Landscaping Solutions

26 May 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

The warm weather is already here, and you haven't done a thing about your yard. Since summer is on the horizon, you may feel that you've missed the window to improve your landscaping. You can relax and prepare to beautify your home's outdoor area. You still have plenty of time to make things more attractive this season. Quickies You can take an hour and make your property look better by doing just a few maintenance tasks.
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3 Things Gardeners Need To Know About Brown Rot

4 May 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Backyard fruit trees can be an excellent addition to your garden, but they can be destroyed by fungal diseases like brown rot. Here are three things gardeners need to know about brown rot. What causes brown rot? Brown rot is caused by Monilinia laxa, a type of fungus. These fungi can overwinter on infected plant matter, like twigs or fallen leaves. In the spring, weather conditions like wind or rain can spread these infected materials to new areas.
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The Best Types Of Rock For Your New Fish Tank

10 April 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

The rocks used in freshwater aquariums are often chosen not only for their appearance, but also for the caves, cavities, and structures that can be created from them. Fish like to have places like that to hide in, and they often seek out areas like that to lay eggs. Not to mention, the rock structures typically grow a thin algae cover that's a great food source for the scavengers in the tank.
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Keeping Your Home As Safe As Possible

Safety inside the home is a priority and everyone should take the necessary steps to ensure that their home is as safe as possible. My name is Larry and I've spent many hours researching various ways to make a home safe. This includes alarm systems, carbon monoxide detectors and home sprinkler systems. Parents should take special safety precautions regarding their children. Removing tripping hazards, keeping cleaning supplies out of a small child's reach and installing tamper resistant wall outlets are just a few safety guidelines parents should follow. In this blog, you'll learn numerous ways to keep your home safe. By writing this blog, I'm hoping to make others aware of the importance of safety in the home.

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