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A woman shops for a vacuum cleaner.

Choosing the Best Vacuum Cleaner

Every person probably will face that moment in their life when it’s time to purchase a new vacuum cleaner. Whether you’re purchasing one for the first time or replacing an older model choosing the best vacuum for your home can be a tall order.  Before beginning your search, you’ll want to think about your home…

Lawn care tools and fertilizer sitting on a lawn.

Spring Lawn Care Guide

If you want that lush, green lawn in mid-summer, it’s better to begin working on it as early as possible. Spring brings warmer temps and melts off any snow, so it’s time to break out the outdoor power equipment and get to work. We’ll cover all the steps to turn your lawn from a yellow…

A walk-behind spreader is used to apply grass seed.

How to Overseed Your Lawn

It’s July, and you’re looking at your half yellow, half green grass full of crabgrass and other weeds, and you’re wondering how your neighbors have these lush, green lawns. There is a rather simple fix that will have you contending for the lawn of the month in no time, overseeding.  Overseeding is one of those…

The Milwaukee M18 FUEL cordless lawn mower cuts through some heavy grass.

Best Lawn Mowers of 2022

Maintaining a beautiful, green lawn requires a lot of work, but finding the right lawn mower for your yard can also be difficult and time-consuming. There are a lot of factors that go into picking the perfect lawn mower for your yard. Depending on the terrain of your property or deciding on gas or battery-powered,…

A backyard on a nice sunny day

How to Clean Your Yard in Spring

As winter comes to an end, it’s time for the beautiful colors of spring. Unfortunately, winter can leave its mark, leading to the clean-up and repair of the mess left on your lawn. Cleaning your yard will help it look better and more colorful, and make it healthier for the rest of spring and summer….

A man starts a snow blower.

Off-Season Storage of Snow Blower

These steps will ensure your snow blower stays in tip-top shape during the summer season and you have less maintenance before the snow flies again. Drain Fuel Tank Gasoline breaks down over time, and keeping fuel in your blower can cause the carburetor and fuel lines to get gummed up. There are a handful of…

Person dialing a smart thermostat

How to Install a Smart Thermostat 

Saving energy means saving money, and everyone wants to save money. Installing a smart thermostat will do just that, along with plenty of other benefits as well. Smart thermometers offer ease of use, allowing you to control them from anywhere using your smartphone. Its smart algorithm can learn from household habits and begin to save…

Tools sit around a leaking water heater.

How Long Do Water Heaters Last

You may come home to see water pooling around the base of your water heater, it’s not heating water or many other problems. These are signs it’s likely time to either repair or replace your water heater. Depending on the time of the issue will help determine if you need to repair or replace the…

A humidifier being used in a house

How to Clean & Protect a Humidifier 

Humidifiers are great devices for comfort and health conditions. The moisture they propel into the air adds a therapeutic value that is excellent for dry climates, dry skin, congestion, fevers, and other irritations of the body. However, if humidifiers are left untouched for too long, their benefits will start to fade and can become harmful…

Refinishing hardwood floors

How to Refinish a Hardwood Floor

Hardwood floors will ultimately need refinishing with the wear and tear of everyday use. Before you decide to call a refinishing service, consider learning how to refinish a hardwood floor effectively on your own and save hundreds.  On average, hiring someone to refinish your hardwood floors can cost upwards of $2,500, averaging out to $3-$8…

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