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An organized workbench in a garage.

Top 6 Garage Improvement Ideas

According to a recent survey by the National Association of Professional Organizers, 54 percent of Americans acknowledged that the garage was the most cluttered area of their homes. Surprisingly, 78% of these homeowners had no clue what to do with the situation, so they let the mess build up. A garage plays an essential function…

A group eats together on a patio.

Ideas to Spruce up Your Patio Space

A patio is a must-have outdoor feature for many homeowners. Patios provide a perfect space to relax or hold gatherings with friends and family. Besides the comfort and convenience it adds to your home, a patio also boosts the home’s market value. Regrettably, patios are often overlooked during home improvements and remodeling. This is unfortunate…

Manure is worked into a garden as an organic compost.

Prepping Your Garden Soil in the Fall

Garden prep is a favorite activity for many gardeners in the fall. Many of them can’t wait to turn the fresh soil. As a gardening enthusiast, the prepping you do in the fall will go a long way to ensure a smooth start to the coming growing season. Furthermore, working the garden soil in the…

Cleaning Rusty Tools

How to Clean Rusty Tools

Even if rust has built up on your tools for years, there are ways to clean them effectively without damaging their surfaces. This article summarizes the best rust removal solutions to help you learn how to clean rusty tools more efficiently—from chemical rust removers to homemade remedies and DIY techniques. So before you throw away…

Summer Lawn Care

Guide to Summer Lawn Care

Summer is a double-edged sword for lawns. The heat and diminishing rainfall can wreak havoc on a lawn, but it’s also the prime time to show it off. That’s why summer lawn care is vital to its health. You spent all spring getting your turf looking as green and lush as possible, so don’t throw that hard…

Water runs through a DIY sprinkler made of PVC pipe.

How to DIY a Simple Sprinkler Using PVC Pipes

Everyone remembers the fun of running through the sprinkler on a hot day. So many hours of fun was derived from a tool that was never intended for kids. But it’s 2021, and we have the technology to improve on the wonderful invention of the sprinkler. Just in time for the mid-summer heat, we have…

A man tries to deal with the heat with a cold glass of water and a fan.

How to Cool Down a Room

Midsummer heat waves are upon us, and we have to worry about heat illnesses such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion. Hiding out in your workplace or home is an easy way to beat the heat, but even indoors can get hot. Installing a new air conditioning system could solve all your problems. But two problems arise from cooling…

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