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Choosing Drought-Resistant Plants for Your Garden

Posted on 29. Aug, 2016 by .

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If you live in a drought area, choosing plants that are resistant to landscape conditions and dry weather allows you to conserve water. Additionally, drought-resistant plants generally require less maintenance, so you can enjoy relaxing in your garden more than working in it. With some soil conditioning, there’s a wide variety of plants that fall […]

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Summer DIY Projects for Your Backyard

Posted on 06. Jul, 2016 by .

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A backyard is a place for family and friends to gather to enjoy the fresh summer air. It is also the perfect area for relaxing in the sun. To make your backyard more inviting, spruce it up a bit with some simple changes. Here are two budget-friendly DIY backyard design projects to help inspire you. […]

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Five Ways to Optimize Your Home’s Backyard

Posted on 12. May, 2016 by .

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  With spring arriving in Pennsylvania, it is a good idea to improve your home’s backyard to make it more useful. If you are fortunate enough to have a backyard, then take advantage of the space by creating places for relaxing, entertaining or playing. One: Build an Enclosed Porch   To enjoy spring breezes without […]

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Four Tips for Decorating a Small Space | XL Home Improvement

Four Tips for Decorating a Small Space

Posted on 05. Apr, 2016 by .

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Many individuals are choosing to downsize their homes to live in smaller spaces that cost less to maintain. However, they still want to live in a beautiful space with all of the items needed to live with a family on a daily basis or while entertaining friends. Anyone with a small home needs to become […]

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Improve Your Home for Less With These Inexpensive Life Hacks | XL Home Improvement

Improve Your Home for Less With These Inexpensive Life Hacks

Posted on 30. Mar, 2016 by .

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Changing up the look of your home can cost both time and money. Some small, inexpensive changes can make your place look new with a little work. These life hacks for your home will help you makeover your home quickly and easily. Paint Your Old Linoleum or Vinyl Flooring Instead of Replacing It Old linoleum […]

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Coping With the Western Drought | XL Home Improvement

Coping With the Western Drought

Posted on 22. Mar, 2016 by .

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A fairly strong El Niño winter has given California and Nevada some relief from the persistent long-term drought, particularly the northern areas of both states. But it has not been enough to completely compensate for the previous four bone-dry years. The two states will still need to see at least a couple more years of […]

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Four Simple Ways You Can Start Cutting Your Utility Costs Today | XL Home Improvement

Four Simple Ways You Can Start Cutting Your Utility Costs Today

Posted on 08. Jan, 2016 by .

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Lowering your utility bills will not always require major lifestyle changes. Many families can easily reduce their monthly energy bills by changing a few minor habits and carry out a few affordable upgrades. Here is a look at four steps you can take to start cutting your utility bills today. Get an Energy Audit Anyone […]

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Strategies For Protecting Your Home

Posted on 04. Jan, 2016 by .

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Your home should be a place where you feel safe. It’s a place where you gather with friends and family members after a long day at work or on special occasions, such as birthdays or holidays. When that safe haven has been disrupted, it can sometimes be hard to get the security back in place. […]

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Preparing Your Home for Bed Bug Removal the Right Way

4 Quick Steps to Prepare for Bed Bug Removal

Posted on 01. Dec, 2015 by .

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Bed bugs are one of the worst pests to encounter in the comfort of your own home. They’re silent, nocturnal, and may even transmit deadly diseases, so it’s important to remove them as soon as possible. When you manage to pull yourself from the clutches of your frustration, you will want to learn how to prepare […]

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