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Decorating Your Porch for Christmas

Glancing around the neighborhood, you might think it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. But what about at your home? Christmas decorations aren’t limited to expensive light shows, although those are cool. You can decorate your porch for Christmas with a bit of creative flair if you follow these tips. Make Your Own Wreath… Read More

Tools for your outdoor projects

Written by Toolsmith Direct When summer or warmer seasons come around, you might want to spend a lot of your time outdoors in your garden. If you are a DIY lover, you might want to engage into some projects to further embellish your outdoor experience. You may find several simple DIY projects to inspire you.… Read More

Kid-Proof Your Yard By Installing Artificial Grass

By now, many people know the many benefits of an artificial turf installation at their yard. Artificial turf allows homeowners the ability to have a beautiful yard with little maintenance. Even in the coldest parts of winter or the hottest summer months, artificial turf lawns look great and are immune from problems that can make… Read More

Myths About Artificial Grass

Some people have preconceived notions about artificial turf that might keep them from deciding to put it into their garden. Many of these myths are based on early types of turf that were far from natural looking or feeling. The truth is that fake grass has progressed significantly from the early days of Astro Turf.… Read More

Modernizing an Older Home

Old homes need love. Not just in maintenance of pipes and wiring, which are prone to breakdowns even more so as the home approaches its golden years. The home also needs an update. New paintjobs help fix chipped wooden beams on the exterior of the home. Re-applying stucco to walls gives the home a new… Read More

Landscaping on a Budget

Written By: Better Backyards Gardening is a lifelong commitment, with lifelong rewards. Your garden can be the centerpiece of your yard, or an extension of yourself, depending on what you want your space to look like. The front and backyard spaces are like the canvas of an oil painting. Landscaping, unlike life, is not as… Read More

Install a Doorknob

Whether you’re a new home owner, or you just like to be cautious about your security, it’s a good idea to learn how to replace a door knob. It’s a simple job, but it can cost you if you hire a professional to do the work. Here are the tools and instructions you will need… Read More

Why People Buy Synthetic Turf

With the recession still gripping economies around the world, people are looking for relief wherever they can get it. For many, this means selling off possessions they don’t need, giving up luxuries they can no longer justify and postponing future plans or investments. However, there is one option that many people don’t yet know about,… Read More