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  1. Your official spring home walkthrough

    With the change of seasons, it's time to open your windows and let that fresh spring breeze flow through your home. But it's also time to inspect your property for damage, maintenance issues and potential improvements.

    If you conduct a thorough home walkthrough, your spring tests and inspections will fly by – and you'll be on to enjoying the weather in no time.

    - Test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to make sure they're working properly, and swap out old batteries ...
  2. How can I prepare my lawn for spring and summer?

    When you plan for spring lawn maintenance, don't overlook aeration and dethatching. These two seemingly unglamorous, unexciting processes can play a big role in maintaining a healthy, bright lawn through the summer.

    AERATION IMPROVES NUTRIENT ACCESS

    Soil tends to compact over time, and this hinders the passage of air, water and nutrients to your grass roots. Aerating a lawn involves creating deep, slender holes that create a pathway for water and nutrients to reach hungry ...
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    Garden, Landscaping
  3. Why is antique furniture so popular

    Many modern designers and furniture stores encourage us to buy new, contemporary pieces when buying furniture. It’s easy to see why, since the word “antique” can give people the impression of outdated, rundown and even ancient! But this could not be further from the truth, and in fact there are a wide range of benefits from choosing older furniture over modern pieces.

    Here are some reasons why antique furniture is so popular:

    Antique is environment-friendly

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  4. Unique Ways to Decorate Your Bedroom

    Having a unique look to your bedroom can create an atmosphere that keeps you in good spirits during your downtime. Not only does adding different decorations keep your creative skills running, but you could always have something new to look at or play with in case you get bored. This is also a chance for you make it easier to relax, especially if you normally have trouble falling asleep.

    There are a variety of ways to change the way your room looks, some of which include hanging certain ...
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    Bedroom
  5. How can I save water around the house?

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ID:	11159Water is one of the most important utilities in the home, and one of the easiest to overuse. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates the average home loses 10,000 gallons per year to leaks. The EPA has declared March 18-24 as Fix a Leak Week, but you can improve your home's water usage any time.

    Follow these tips to conserve water around the house and save money while doing your part to use water wisely.

    Update your appliances: Older appliances ...
  6. Top Reasons Why You Should Pay More Attention to Your Mattress for Overall Health

    For anyone who’s spent the night tossing and turning, the importance of a good night’s sleep is obvious. While there are a number of other factors involved, one of the most vital elements of sound and restful sleep is the quality of your mattress. As per https://sleepfoundation.org, the National Sleep Foundation confirms that its survey reveals that over 90% of people know of the link between good sleep and mattress quality. However, typically, mattress quality is usually the last thing to be investigated ...
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    Bedroom
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