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10 Best Roofing Materials for Warmer Climates

10 Best Roofing Materials for Warmer Climates Roofing materials impact how buildings keep cool, especially in warm climates. When you consider how a building keeps cool, the most common thing that comes to mind is air conditioning. But the first real line of defense against the heat is a building's roof. And a hot day…
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How to Clean and Remove Stains from Leather Sofa

The benefits and rewards of owning leather furniture are numerous. Leather upholstery is natural, durable, and looks good as the focal point of any room. Leather is also one of the few materials to actually look better with age – it develops an attractive sheen with frequent use. Leather furnishings need plenty of tender loving…
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The Most Common Hazardous Household Chemicals

Did you know that every day in your home you come in contact with toxic and hazardous chemicals? If you don’t pay attention and make a concerted effort, it’s almost impossible to avoid this stuff. Let’s look at the most common household chemicals, and what you can do to reduce your exposure and susceptibility to…
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About Smoke Woods for Grilling

When it comes to barbecue, there are myriad grills and multiple fuel sources one can use to make that succulent smoked deliciousness. These include ceramic cookers, offset grills, vertical smokers, gassers, and kettles. Fuel sources run the gamut from electric, charcoal, propane, natural gas, stick burners, and on and on. But the one constant that…
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How To Get Rid of Moths With Natural Repellents

How To Get Rid of Moths With Natural Repellents Mothballs are made from paradichlorobenzene and can cause all kinds of health problems including damage to liver and kidneys. They’re especially hazardous to children if swallowed–and they don’t smell all that good either. Here are a few items you can use to help protect items naturally:…
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50 Cooking Tips for Joyful Cooking!

You don’t need culinary school. You don’t need expensive equipment. You don’t even need that much experience. All you need to be a better cook today is a little bit of knowledge. Or, in the case of this list, 50 Cooking Tips for Joyful Cooking! 50 Cooking Tips for Joyful Cooking! 1. BUY AN INSTANT-READ DIGITAL…
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Closet Design Ideas and Tips

Closet Design Ideas and Tips When it comes to renovation priorities for homeowners, closet design probably doesn’t top the list. Luckily, the mention of closet remodeling and closet storage doesn’t have to induce groans and grumbles anymore — thanks to the wide range of closet ideas , you’ll be delighted by the huge amount of…
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How To Get Rid of Flying Ants Naturally

Flying ants in your home can become a real nuisance because they can get into your cupboards, food, and even give you a nasty sting! It’s fairly easy and cheap to get rid of winged ants if you notice one or two flying around your house during summertime. There are many natural ways to prevent…
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Homemade Ant Traps

Homemade Ant Traps If you see an ant or two, chances are you’ll see more—many more—especially if there’s something tasty lying around nearby. While more than 12,000 species of ants exist, only a few types are likely to invade your home. The ones that do can be a real nuisance, though, ruining food and giving…
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Hidden Toxins: Most Dangerous Household Chemicals

Did you know that every day in your home you come in contact with toxic and hazardous chemicals? If you don’t pay attention and make a concerted effort, it’s almost impossible to avoid this stuff. Let’s look at the most common household chemicals, and what you can do to reduce your exposure and susceptibility to…
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Balcony Deck Design Ideas

Without fail, decks balconies conjure up a romantic notion of relaxation and serenity… and for good reason.  The fact there is no finer way to start the day than a cup of coffee on a balcony as the sun rises or ending the day with a cool beverage as the sun lowers. And so it’s with…
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Clever Ideas for Decorating Your Porch

Want to offer a really warm welcome to guests, neighbors, and passers-by? Decorating your porch with plants can set a tone of hospitality, add a touch of personality and really ramp up the curb appeal of your home. Obviously, the first consideration is whether you have an open or enclosed porch. Your plant selection depends…
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Eco-Friendly Flooring Solutions for Modern Homes

At one point in time, if someone mentioned the term “eco-friendly” in connection with flooring, many people would frown. While the use of eco-friendly materials is good for the environment, many people would avoid using it as flooring due to its unattractiveness. Luckily, modern design and technology is creating beautiful flooring that not only looks…
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How to Remove Mould and Mildew from Walls

Are you looking for tips on how to get rid of mould and mildew on your walls? Read on for handy hints on how to clean mould - and keep it from coming back! Mould and mildew are the bane of most households, but luckily, it's possible to use everyday cleaning products to banish and…
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How To Remove Wax From Carpet

How To Remove Wax From Carpet Removing wax from carpet can be extremely difficult if you don't use the right method. With these tips, you will be able to remove the wax quickly and easily.  Your carpet will be wax free in minutes! Fast and easy way to remove candle wax from carpet using a clothes…
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How to Make a Basement Look Brighter

How to Make a Basement Look Brighter If you find yourself in the windowless cocoon of your basement, wishing there was another way to live than burrowing like a mole…there is! There are plenty of ways to brighten even the darkest of basement spaces. With a few strategic tweaks, you’ll be able to enjoy a…
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