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Bedroom Feng Shui Rules

Over 4,000 years ago the Chinese began developing ways to layout their buildings and rooms in a way that matched their cosmology. This quickly turned into promises of […]

How to Make a Cutting Board

So you want to know how to make a cutting board. As we tend to do, my brother and I were hanging out in his garage last Sunday […]

How to Remove Rust From Tools

Another season has arrived and you head to the garage to find your gardening tools only to find they've gathered rust, and not just a little bit. It's […]

Worst Apartments Ever Rented

Everyone thinks they live in the worst apartment ever created. "Boo hoo, I could only get in the half renovated floor plan and I don't have a garbage […]

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Types of Coffee Makers: Choosing Correctly & Why It Matters

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The different types of coffee makers are only one factor that can cause a single cup of coffee to vary greatly from the next cup. You can source […]

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The Ultimate DIY Adjustable Standing Desk Build Guide

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So, you’ve heard how unhealthy it can be to sit all day long, and you’re thinking about building a DIY adjustable standing desk? There are a few different […]

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The Best Substitute for Laundry Detergent is Already In Your Home

Updated: | Categories: Appliances

You likely have a substitute for laundry detergent in your home already. Good, because nothing quite takes the wind out of your sails like starting a load of […]

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How to Propagate Succulents Without Being Disappointed

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The succulent community will give you countless tips about how to propagate succulents but here’s the big secret about propagating succulents: most methods will work just fine! For […]

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How & When To Harvest Potatoes Like an Expert Farmer

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Before you start digging, you need to know exactly when to harvest potatoes. There's a too soon, a too late, and the proper methodology. If you're like many […]

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How To Store Honey for Better Quality, Saving Money, & Helping Bees

Updated: | Categories: Interiors, Kitchen

Have you ever heard somebody discussing how to store honey forever because honey doesn’t expire? It’s one of those things that sounds like a myth, how could it […]

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7 Plants That Repel Fleas & Provide Secondary Benefits You'll Love

Updated: | Categories: Garden

Imagine your home; your sanctuary being invaded by tiny nasty fleas just waiting to attack. Although they can't fly, these little creatures can certainly jump (up to 7" […]

14 Plants That Repel Spiders Indoors & Outdoors With Little Effort

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We know spiders aren't only good for the environment but are necessary. Without them our entire ecosystem will go haywire. But there's two things none of us want […]

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How to Save a Dying Tree: Easy Tree Health Success

Updated: | Categories: Lawn & Garden

It's a rare event that a tree gets sick. If you're wondering how to save a dying tree, you're one of the unlucky, but it's not a random […]

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How to Secure a Sliding Glass Door: Easy Security Options

Updated: | Categories: Exteriors, Interiors

It's not paranoid to wonder if your sliding glass door is safe. You engage their tiny locks, maybe you throw a broom stick into the track, or even […]

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0-20-20 Fertilizer: Why Zero Nitrogen Mixes Reign Supreme

Updated: | Categories: Garden

There's endless fertilizer mixes, and that's because differing garden plants and flowers benefit from varying ratios and amounts of the three main macronutrients they need. These macronutrients are […]

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Fertilizer Numbers: What N-P-K Numbers Mean

Updated: | Categories: Garden

Every gardener likely remembers having to ask the question of what the heck these fertilizer numbers are on the front of the bags. We can usually figure things […]

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Natural Spider Repellent: 9 Safe Spider Deterrents for Your Home & Yard

Updated: | Categories: Garden

There are certain times of the year that the spiders go crazy spinning their webs, and no, I don’t mean around Halloween. I understand these critters contribute to […]

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How to Hide Exposed Pipes: Creative Ways to Cover & Conceal

Updated: | Categories: Interiors

Maybe you bought a new house or are looking to remodel a few rooms. Finding creative ways to hide exposed pipes is tough, especially if you've never been […]

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How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats - Quickly & Permanently

Updated: | Categories: Garden

As you can guess, I'm writing about how to get rid of fungus gnats because it's a plan I'm enacting right now. I realized it last night as […]

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21 Plants That Repel Ticks: Fresh Smells We Love & Ticks Hate!

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I've been planning some flower beds around trees (less weed-eating around big roots!) and next to the house and figured I should use some plants that repel ticks. […]

Best Time to Plant Fruit Trees By Season & Type

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A few months ago my brother and I gave our annual gift to our mom, which is another tree for her small orchard. She was saying that she […]

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Standard Garage Size: Diagrams & Dimensions Up to 4 Car Garages

Updated: | Categories: Garage

"How big is a garage?" I started to wonder as my brother began talking about building custom shelving in his. Is there a standard garage size or at […]

How to Remove Rust From Tools (Prevention Tips & More)

Updated: | Categories: Garage

Another season has arrived and you head to the garage to find your gardening tools only to find they've gathered rust, and not just a little bit. It's […]

Where Do Spider Mites Come From? (Prevention Tips & More)

Updated: | Categories: Garden

Everyone has dealt with spider mites at one time or another. You'll finally remember to water your plants on the front porch or back patio, wait patiently while […]

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Maggots in Compost: Good or Bad? Here's What to Do

Updated: | Categories: Garden

I imagine your story is similar to mine. One year after I had my first vegetable garden I decided I'd start saving nutritious food waste to turn into […]

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How to Make a Cutting Board: It's Not as Hard as You Think

Updated: | Categories: Garage, Kitchen

So you want to know how to make a cutting board. As we tend to do, my brother and I were hanging out in his garage last Sunday […]

Perlite vs. Vermiculite: What's the Difference? (& How to Use Each)

Updated: | Categories: Garden

I was at Home Depot this weekend for some various items when I remembered that the plants on my front porch are established enough in their pots to […]

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16 Mega Mansions That are Outrageously Nice (& Priced!)

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Mega mansions aren't for you or me. They aren't even for the Hollywood elite or Silicon Valley giants. They're for the absolute richest people in the world, the […]

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14 Drywall Alternatives That Bring Life to a Dull Room

Updated: | Categories: Interiors

Whenever people are renovating the inside of their home, tearing down and putting up new walls, the most conventional material to use is drywall. But are there drywall […]

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