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Learning to Garden: It is Easier Than You Think

I used to pull into my driveway after work every day and wish I had beautiful flowers growing in my yard, like many of my neighbors. My parents didn't garden when I was a child, and I thought it was a talent that just didn't run in my family. I decided "what the heck?" one day and started researching gardening tips. I learned how to plant the right flowers in the right places, so they get just enough sunlight. I also learned a lot along my gardening journey, and I now have a beautiful yard filled with flowers that I planted myself! I decided that I wanted to create a blog that helps everyone realize that they can have the yard of their dreams. I hope you learn a lot here that helps you finally have a yard that you love!


Traits To Look For In A Basement Window If You Want To Use It As An Escape Point

When you wish to replace one of your basement windows, there are several things that you should think about. One topic that might not cross your mind but that you should think about anyway is whether the window might be conducive for escaping in an emergency. This is especially true if your family spends a lot of time in the basement. For example, if there were a fire on the ground floor of your house, or perhaps even a break-in, you'd want to be able to get out of the house — and the basement window might be your best option. Read More 

5 Things To Do To Get Your Home Ready For Winter

The leaves are falling – winter is quickly approaching. Is your home ready to withstand what winter is about to put it through? In this article, you'll find a few things that you should do before winter hits full-force. Roofing Before winter hits, your roof should be clear of all debris and inspected for any potential problems. Lifting and torn shingles, failing seals around vents, and clogged gutters all need to be rectified before snow falls. Read More 

Welding A Custom Steel Bumper: Tips To Remember

If you have a snazzy four-wheel-drive vehicle that is missing something, a little time on your hands, and some novice welding skills, creating a custom steel bumper is not as difficult as you may expect. In fact, most people who have access to materials and a welder could create a custom bumper to outfit their ride with a little research, time, and effort. While building a steel bumper from rods and plates is fairly straightforward no matter what type of vehicle you drive, there are a few good tips to keep in mind when you are using a welding machine to put the thing together. Read More 

3 Tips For Building A Small Fishing Dock For Your Lake House

A home on the lake is a unique experience. Homes near the water are cooler and make the perfect place to retire during the hot weather. Some people even choose to go to their lake house on the weekends when they have the chance. If you won't be doing too much boating, but you like to do water activities, you will still need to have a dock. Here are three tips for building a small fishing dock for your new lake house. Read More 

Signs Your Household Boiler Might Need Retubing

As someone who uses a boiler for heat in your home, you want to keep your unit in good shape. After all, you probably want to ensure that it provides a reliable source of heat for you and your family, and you want it to continue working for a long time to come. One task that some people find that they should have done is boiler retubing. The following are a few signs that you may need to have this done yourself. Read More