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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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9 Types of Cactus to Bring Beauty & Interest Into Your Home

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Browsing the numerous types of cactus plants that you could have in your home can be such an inspiring experience. You get to see what’s available, and choose […]

How to Kill Cactus Growth in Your Yard (With or Without Chemicals)

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I talk to a lot of people who are looking for advice on how to keep their cactus alive, but every now and then somebody needs to know […]

Plants That Repel Ants Outdoors & Inside Your Home

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It’s nice out, you want to enjoy your patio, but you can’t help but notice a never-ending stream of ants crawling around. Sometimes, you’ll feel a little ticket […]

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Garage Floor Crack Repair 101 (Plus When to DIY & When to Call a Pro)

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No matter how nice your garage floor is when it’s first installed, and regardless of how well you take care of it, you’ll eventually get a garage floor […]

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How to Remove a Stripped Bolt (& How to Avoid Causing Them)

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There are a number of ways that a bolt can become stripped, rounded, seized, and seemingly impossible to remove. Whether you’ve having issues with a screw, a bolt, […]

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5 Clever Tips for Staging a Dining Room

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When you’re staging a home, there are a number of different philosophies and strategies that will come into play, and staging a dining room is no different. When […]

DIY Overhead Garage Storage

How to Store an Extension Ladder in a Garage

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We put a lot of thought into having the right tools for the jobs we do around the house, and in to having high-quality stuff for our yards, […]

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Different Types of Houses: Which Do You Live In (or Want)?

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Different types of houses exist to meet the unique housing needs and desires of people all around the world. I’ve covered all of the major types of homes […]

Family Room vs Living Room: Is There Even a Difference?

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The designation of a “family room” dates back to the 1940’s when the concept of this room was described in a book about building homes. The term “living […]

Plants That Repel Mosquitos in Your Yard & Indoors

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Plants that repel mosquitos are a big piece of the puzzle, but there’s more you can do, too, beyond just growing plants that keep mosquitos away. In some […]

4 Sandbag Alternatives & When to Use Each Type

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Sandbag alternatives are a go-to way to keep floodwaters away from homes due to the issues with sandbags themselves. Sandbags are relatively quick and easy to make on […]

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Types of Coffee Makers: Choosing Correctly & Why It Matters

Updated: | Categories: Appliances, Kitchen

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

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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: 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

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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

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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

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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

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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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