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Creating A Beautiful Home and Garden

When I purchased a home a few years ago, I had no idea what kind of workload I would be faced with. In addition to trying to figure out how to keep the place clean, I was also left with the challenge of tidying up the yard and keeping things trimmed. It was a little overwhelming, but I knew that I could do it with a little hard work and dedication. I started reading a lot of books and blogs about creating gorgeous things for your home and yard, and it was a great creative outlet. This blog is all about exciting, fun ways to make your home and yard even more beautiful.

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Creating A Beautiful Home and Garden

    Why It Is So Important To Not Overfeed Your Aquarium

    You may believe that your fish will be thrilled when you give them more food. But too much food can actually be harmful to fish and pollute your fish tank. Too much food can lead to fish stress and can cause an excess accumulation of nutrients.  Fish Don't Need That Much Food Fish search for food all day and always appear hungry. However, your fish should only be fed what they can eat for 2 minutes.

    Mold Growing Behind Your Fridge? Check Your Kitchen

    Mold can grow inside a refrigerator if it has a moisture problem. But if you find mold growing behind your refrigerator, you may have a broken or damaged plumbing pipe beneath the flooring or behind the wall. Follow the tips below to locate the source of the mold behind your refrigerator. Inspect the Floor for Bubbled, Lifted, and Wet Tile The first thing you want to do is rule out the refrigerator as the reason behind the mold.

    3 Reasons To Buy A Commercial Cutter

    Even though you might have seen a lot of nice commercial cutters, you may have never really thought about buying one. However, a commercial lawn mower can be a good purchase. These are a few reasons why you may want to consider buying one of these mowers: 1. Get Your Lawn Cut More Quickly Even though you might enjoy the perks of a beautiful lawn, you might not like to spend a ton of time on yard work.

    How to Clean Your Home's Siding & Spruce Up its Exterior This Spring

    Spring can be a good time to tackle many of your home's exterior cleaning projects, such as cleaning your home's siding. Whether your home has vinyl or aluminum siding, it is important to clean it regularly and take care of it so it can look good and last as long as possible. Here are some tips to help you remove some of the most common residues that can end up on your home's exterior siding.

    Pregnant? 4 Things To Look For In An Office Chair

    Are you expecting a child? Will you be working at an office during your pregnancy, and are you looking for an office chair that will allow you maximum comfort as your body grows and changes to accommodate your soon-to-be-born baby? If so, here are 4 things to look for in an office chair when you hit the office furniture store. 1. Lumbar Support Pregnancy can wreak havoc on your back; it's thought that between 50 percent and 80 percent of pregnant women experience back pain during the course of their pregnancies, often in the lumbar regions, or lower backs.

    4 Ideas For Backyard Pet Memorials That You Can Visit

    When pets pass away, people do not typically use a large cemetery to bury them with other pets. Instead, many opt for burying a beloved pet in their own backyard. Not only can your animal be memorialized at your own home, but there are multiple ways you can set up a special memorial area. By purchasing a variety of home and garden accessories, you create a memorial that honors your animal and gives you a place to visit on a daily basis.

    How You Can Maximize Your Home's Air Conditioning Efficiency

    When you live in a southern climate or a climate that sees high summer temperatures, your home's air conditioning efficiency is an important part to staying comfortable day and night. If you have already invested in a home air conditioner that struggles to keep your home cool, you can make some small adjustments to increase the unit's efficiency. Here are some simple changes you can make in and around your home to help keep your home as cool as possible.

    Do You Need A Water Softener For Your Lawn And Garden?

    If you've grown tired of cleaning stubborn hard water stains from the inside of your shower, sinks, and dishwasher, you may be considering the installation of a whole-house water softener to help remove calcium and other scum-causing minerals from your water supply, improving taste and feel. However, switching from hard to soft water for your outdoor irrigation system or garden water supply could potentially impact the growth of your plants. Should you install your water softener in a way that maintains hard water for your outdoor supply?