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GIE+EXPO Changes Name After Fourteen Years

Big changes are coming to one of the country's most popular trade shows.

California’s New Law Could Change the Way You Shop for Lawn Equipment

The Golden State is set to ban gas-powered lawn equipment by 2024. Here's what it means for you.


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How to Budget Landscaping Costs for a New Home

It's easy to underestimate landscaping costs for your new home or cabin. It's a major expense that requires a well-planned,...


12 Incredible Dog Houses for Your Best Friend

For millions of people across the globe, dogs aren't just pets, they're part of the family. And a beloved member...


24 Spooky Ideas For Decorating Your Home This Halloween

Although many people love decorating for Christmas, others go all out decking the house for Halloween. These tips will help...

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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


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What to Consider When Preparing Your Site for a Build

Before you can start building a cabin or home, you need to prepare the site. Here are the steps for...

Best Tick Repellents For Your Yard

Worried about ticks? Don't be! Here are the best ways to get those tiny intrusive pests out of your yard.


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9 Tips for Sustainable Landscaping

Sustainable landscaping provides a haven not only for you, but everything from pollinators to songbirds.


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Landscape Design: Easy Ways To Improve Curb Appeal

From planting bushes to choosing colors, these landscaping tips will improve the look of your yard.


The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.

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20 Home Renovations That Instantly Increase Your Home Value

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


Estimating Software Technology

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


12 Scary Outdoor Halloween Yard Decorations

Give your home's facade a haunted makeover with these truly terrifying Halloween yard decorations.


14 Picnic Tables You Have to See to Believe!

Whether you want to buy or DIY, these picnic tables will give you plenty of inspiration.

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10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For

Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with...


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13 Things You Should Never Pressure Wash

A pressure wash can serve a valuable role in home maintenance, but don’t get carried away! Pressure washing can do...


How to Use a Leaf Blower

Clean up your yard safely and efficiently. Read on to learn how.


11 Things You Can Do With a Pile of Leaves

From composting to mulching to decorating your home, or just having some backyard fun, you can do a lot with...


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Landscaping With Windbreaks Can Save Energy AND Money

This is how your trees and shrubs outside can keep your house warmer inside.


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What to Know About Home Saunas

Considering adding a home sauna? Here's what you need to know about cost, installation and maintenance.


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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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Safe Landscaping Tips for Families With Kids and Pets

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

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The 10 Best Types of Christmas Trees

A real Christmas tree can fill your home with fragrance and provide an awesome centerpiece for your decorations. Here's a...


10 Best Organic Weed Killers That Are Safe for the Yard

Ready to make the switch to a weed killer that's safe for the environment, your family and your pets? We've...


10 Best Curb Appeal Before and After Makeovers

Give your home a curb appeal makeover and get your neighbors thinking someone else moved in.


Why Do Dogs Kick Up Your Lawn After They Pee?

Yes, there's a reason why the dog is scratching up your lawn!


Fire Pit Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

Who doesn't love sitting around a fire with family and friends? But, they come with a warning so check out...


11 Common Flowers That are Actually Dangerous for Pets

You know not to feed your dog chocolate, but what happens when your dog becomes curious about some plants in...