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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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Top Tips for Maintaining an Above Ground Pool

Here are 10 above ground pool maintenance tips to help keep everything in good shape.


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What to Know About Kiddie Pools

Here are some top tips for buying, maintaining and safely using a kiddie pool.

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Top Tips for Growing Tropical Plants in a Temperate Climate

There's something about tropical plants that makes you long for exotic lands. No wonder these lush, hot-weather beauties are beloved...


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Safe Landscaping Tips for Families With Kids and Pets

Experts dish on the best way to match your lifestyle with your landscaping desires.

19 Things Your Landscaper Won’t Tell You

Add as much as 15% to your home's value with these expert landscaping tips.


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...


15 Landscaping Tips for All House Styles

Savvy landscaping complements a house, presenting it in its finest light. Here are some examples of landscaping to fit various...


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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.

13 Incredible Human-Powered Snow Removal Tools

Shoveling snow and scraping ice doesn't have to be a back-breaking chore. Snow removal tools have come a long way...


10 Tips for Composting Your Leaves This Fall

Put your fallen leaves to work in a compost pile.


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7 Ways to Prepare Your Lawn for the Fall

Learn the best ways to prep your lawn for fall.


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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...


Tips for the Perfect River Rock Flower Bed

A river rock flower bed is equal parts practical and pretty. Here are five tips to help you install one...

10 Essential Things You Need to Do to Your Lawn Right Now

With summer barbecues and other outdoor parties in full swing, you want your lawn looking its best. Check out these...


Palm Tree Landscaping Tips for Warm Climate Dwellers

If you're dreaming of a lush, exotic garden, no tropical look is complete without palms. Here's how you can use...


Low-Maintenance Flower Bed Tips

These tips will help you make a beautiful garden with showy, low-maintenance flowers and ground covers.


Pea Gravel Flower Bed Tips You Need to Know

This hardscaping stone is low in long-term cost and high in aesthetics and function, but its not without its flaws....


52 Handy Hints to Help You Survive the Dog Days of Summer

The sooner you can get your chores done, the sooner you can relax and enjoy the sunshine and fresh air....


The Best Garden and Lawn Edging Ideas & Tips

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


Top 10 Lawn Care Tips

Our top 10 lawn care tips will help you create and maintain the perfect lawn and yard year-round.


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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...

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How to Grow Greener Grass

Learn the secrets on how to grow healthier, thicker and greener grass from our staff expert. These are our best...


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How To Grow and Care for Hostas

Shade-loving hostas add lushness, color and volume to your garden. Follow these tips for getting the most out of landscaping...


Outdoor Landscape Lighting Dos and Don’ts

Before installing landscape lighting, learn these tips, tricks, dos and don'ts! See where to place landscaping lighting for the best...


17 Great Tips for Landscaping Your Backyard

Adding walls and paths made of stone or brick to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a...


Ten Handy Lawn Mowing Tips

There are 'right' and 'wrong' ways to mow grass.


How To Buy Quality Lawn Seed

Reseeding is a job you can do in a weekend if you have an average-size lawn.