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20 Home Renovations Increase Home Value Instantly

These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over the weekend.

Estimating Software Technology

What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.


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Pet Hazards In Your Yard (and How to Fix Them)

It's wonderful to see a beloved pet playing and enjoying the space of a backyard or other outdoor space. But...


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10 Landscaping Ideas for Hot Weather

Beat the heat. Here's how to keep your yard looking lush and lively in spite of the temperature gauge.


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How to Keep Dogs Out of Flower Beds

You can prevent dogs from rooting around in your flower beds by employing one of the following methods.

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12 Invasive Plants You Don’t Want In Your Yard

Got a problem with invasive plants in your yard? Learn which plants are a problem and how to stop them...


How To Build Your Own Pergola Paradise

Shade and privacy with a modern twist.


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How to Get Rid of Buckthorn

Yank it? Topple it? Poison it? Here are your best options for shutting down this invader.


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What Makes a Pool Turn Green and How Do I Fix It?

Learn about the five most common causes of green pool water and how to fix a green pool for good.


How to Build a DIY Tree Swing

Looking for an easy kids' swing to add to a tree in your yard? All you need is some rope,...

12 Backyard Swings Everyone Will Enjoy

Whether for relaxation or fun, a backyard or porch swing can create lasting memories. Here are 12 options to consider.


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12 Sandboxes Worth Sticking Your Toes Into

Playing in sand is fun for kids and adults. If you don't live near a beach, here's how to bring...


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Sprinkler Repair: How to Unclog Sprinklers

Remove mineral deposits from lawn sprinklers quickly and easily.


Restore a Weedy & Patchy Lawn

Work a little, water a lot — then enjoy!


Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard

Adding walls and paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a collection of pro building tricks...

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How to Achieve Better Yard Drainage

Soggy yard? Here are your options.


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How to Protect Shrubs From Heavy Snow

Extend the life and general appearance of your shrubs over the winter time with this simple tip.


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Turn Your Fall Leaves into Free Mulch and Compost

Use fall leaves to improve soil, make free mulch and expand your garden beds.


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Protect Your Plants from Frost During a Cold Snap

Don't leave your plants out in the cold by leaving them unprotected as frost approaches.


Install an In-Ground Drainage System

Drain water away from your home and dry out your soggy yard with this in-ground system.


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How to Install Concrete Flower Bed Edging

Edging lends a crisp, clean, finished look to a flower bed. It also keeps the lawn from migrating into the...


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How to Pour a Concrete Slab Successfully: 31 Tips

Building a shed this spring? Before you can even think about raising the walls, it’s imperative to have a solid...


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How to Winterize a Sprinkler System

Save big bucks by blowing out the sprinkler system yourself

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How to Hide an Air Conditioner: 9 Clever Ways

As long as you don't block the air flow and you make sure the AC unit is accessible, covering that...


2-Hour Project: How to Build a Cantina Bird Feeder

This two-hour project is a fun and clever way to attract some feathery friends to your yard, and to hone...


How to Prevent Weeds in Flower Beds

No one likes to see weeds sprouting in their flower beds. After all, you plant flowers to enjoy a profusion...


The Best Garden and Lawn Edging Ideas & Tips

Three simple, attractive, low-maintenance garden and lawn edging ideas to inspire.



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How to Create the Ultimate Hummingbird Habitat in Your Backyard

The key to the tiny flier’s heart is through its stomach. Make your backyard a sugar-water hot spot with these...