Gardening Ideas For Drought-Prone Areas

After several hot summers and significant changes in water levels in many areas, water usage has become a critical consideration for many homeowners. This is especially true for those who have gardens and lawns in drought-prone areas. There is not a whole lot one individual can do to increase the water levels in an entire region. There are, however, a lot of different ways you can create a stunning and thriving garden with very little water.

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Design Trends That Look Great But Aren’t Practical

Do you ever feel like your home is missing the mark as you thumb through the glossy pages of interior design magazines? Or you start thinking you have a lot of work to do as you scroll through the latest design trends on Pinterest. Well, don’t let it stress you out. These design trends might look incredible, but they aren’t always practical.

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Tools Everyone Should Have In The Trunk Of Their Car

The trunk of your car comes in clutch in all sorts of circumstances. It’s a place where you load groceries, bulky items, and essential gear for road trips. There are some items you might even keep in your trunk just for emergencies. If you recently purchased a car, or are in the process of organizing your vehicle, you should know there are some tools you might want to store in your trunk that can become essential on the road when you least expect it.

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How Often Should I Purchase A New Bed?

The bed you sleep in every night is, in most cases, the most frequently used piece of furniture in your entire home. After all, we humans spend an average of one-third of our lives in bed. Yet for some reason, our mattress and bed upkeep is often low on the priority list. If you can’t remember the last time you purchased a new bed for yourself, then it might be time to learn how often you should purchase a bed.

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How To Prepare For Trick-Or-Treaters

There is plenty of commotion on Halloween, so you must be prepared. Depending on where you live, you may get hordes of trick-or-treaters ready to visit your house, and they all expect candy. Many homeowners understandably struggle with how to prepare for trick-or-treaters.

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How To Deter Trick-Or-Treaters

Halloween is a fun holiday for many people, but it can be overwhelming and irritating for a homeowner. Between the large crowds of trick-or-treaters, loud noises, and having to buy candy, Halloween isn’t always fun and games for everyone. Understandably, many homeowners don’t want to participate in the holiday but struggle with how to deter trick-or-treaters.

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Should You Get A Home Inspection On New Construction?

Buying a new home is a huge investment, and for most people, it’s the largest purchase they’ll ever make. When you put an offer on a new house, it’s wise advice to get a home inspection to protect yourself from unexpected problems and costs. But when you’re buying a new construction property, is it necessary to get a home inspection?

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Things You’re Probably Not Cleaning (That You Should)

If you live in a house, the odds are good you prefer it to be clean. So, you likely have a regular cleaning routine and maybe even do a mega spring cleaning every year. Perhaps you devote time each day to tidying and cleaning specific areas.

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Tips To Pet Proof Your Home

Bringing home a new pet is lots of fun, but it’s essential to make sure things are safe for your furry friend. Puppies and kittens are especially prone to mischief, so pet-proofing your home is a must (just like child-proofing). But even full-grown fur babies get into trouble if you don’t take the proper precautions.

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Creative Ways To Build A Bookshelf With Cheap Or Free Materials

A bookshelf is a fantastic addition to almost any room. It looks great and can showcase all sorts of items including art, plants, and of course, lots of books. It works well in a bedroom, home office, living room, and even in the kitchen. But bookshelves can cost hundreds of dollars or more. This might have you wondering if it is possible to build your own bookshelf with cheap or free materials.

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How Many Security Cameras Do I Need For My Home?

Feeling safe in your home is mandatory, since that’s the one place that you should always feel safe. The average homeowner will do anything to feel safe in their home, such as installing an alarm system or security cameras. So, how many security cameras do I need for my home?

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Bringing Home Fido? Tips To Dog-Proof Your Backyard

Adding a dog to the family is lots of fun, and your new furry family member will bring a bunch of love and joy into your home. But pups also come with some extra responsibilities and considerations when it comes to your house, especially the backyard. So, how do you dog-proof your backyard to keep your pet safe and your yard in good shape?

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What To Plant In September

Many homeowners mistakenly give up on planting new flowers when summer comes to an end. You can plant flowers as late as September and even October. Follow along if you struggle with what to plant in September.

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How Do I Lower The Humidity In My Home?

Humidity can ruin a great day outdoors, but nothing is worse than excessive humidity in your home. It’s hard to get comfortable when you breathe moist air, and it can be dangerous if you have respiratory problems. Luckily, there are several simple ways to lower humidity in your home.

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What To Do With Pets When Selling Your Home

Having pets adds an extra challenge when you’re trying to sell your home. But it’s nothing to lose sleep over because plenty of people have pets. It’s not a major red flag to buyers if there are dogs, cats, or other animals in the home. But that doesn’t mean you should broadcast the fact that you have them to the world. So, what should you do with pets when selling your home?

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Ways To Make A Back Yard Beautiful Without Grass

When you imagine a back yard, the first image that comes to mind is likely a sprawling outdoor space with lush green grass. While many back yards look like this, sometimes grass simply isn’t a possibility. Arid climates, for example, make it difficult and expensive to grow grass. Some soil does not allow for it as well. You might even live in an urban area where your “yard” doesn’t even have soil at all. While at first this might seem less than ideal, there are lots of amazing ways you can make a back yard beautiful without using grass.

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