Home Insulation 101Homeowners spend a lot of time and money making their homes comfortable, inviting places to live. But if you\'re not putting some of that effort into what\'s behind the walls, you cou
Gardening With Charlie - How to Grow a TomatoTomatoes are far and away the most popular vegetable grown by home gardeners. Who can resist the vast array of sizes, shapes, colors, and flavors of hybrid
Gardening With Charlie - Pruning Fruit TreesWhile it\'s easy this time of year to just daydream about next year\'s garden, there are some chores to be done. Late winter is the perfect time for one of my
Battling BedbugsThey may only be the size of an apple seed, but bedbugs are no small matter. While they are not known to transmit diseases, these unwanted pests can leave red, itchy welts on some peop
Low Maintenance Living from James HardieHome maintenance can sometimes feel like a full-time job. It seems there’s always something that needs to be repaired, updated, mowed, weeded or replaced, leavi
Stop Stinky Kitchen Smells with Easy Tips from the \"Queen of Clean\"There\'s no masking it: when it comes to unpleasant household odors, the stinkiness wafting from the trash can is tops. According to a
Inspecting Home Inspectors- When buying or selling a home, a professional home inspector should always be part of the transaction. Home inspectors provide unbiased third-party opinions about the struc
Taking Care of Garden Tools- Keeping garden tools in good working order not only makes gardening tasks easier, it can help plants thrive, too. Sharp hand pruners, for example, make cleaner cuts that h
Entice Backyard Birds in Spring- While it is common practice to feed birds during the winter, many people taper off this practice as the days grow longer and warmer. However, spring migration is an id
Going Green with Natural StoneThe 2017 color of the year, revealed by the Pantone Color Institute is a near-avocado hue called “Greenery.” Greenery is a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes




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