Home & Garden Articles

Articles on home maintenance and gardening, including tips and tricks for DIY home repairs and garden projects.

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How To Make a Sandbox in Your Backyard

Sometimes it can feel like an impossible task to get your kids off the screens and go enjoy the outdoors instead. One way you can change this is by making your backyard a fun place for little ones to imagine and explore so they’ll be excited to play outside. Installing an above ground pool is […] Read More…

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5 DIY Garden Tips for Beginners

Interested in gardening but have no idea where to start? Don’t worry, every gardener was a beginner at one time! There are plenty of tips and resources out there to help ease people into making their own gardens, including classes and online calculators for materials like mulch and topsoil. With these five DIY garden tips, […] Read More…

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5 Steps to DIY Repairing Your Driveway

Being a homeowner is an accomplishment to be proud of, but it also comes with a string of responsibilities. Along with financial concerns like property taxes and mortgage payments, there’s property maintenance to think about, which includes looking after the lawn and taking care of the driveway. Lawn upkeep may seem self-explanatory, but why would […] Read More…

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How to Choose a Color for a Nursery

Are you expecting a new bundle of joy soon? Congratulations! Whether you’re a first-time parent or you’ve been down this road before, welcoming a new baby to the family is an exciting time. Part of that excitement is the nesting stage where you’re preparing your home for your newborn. During all of this cleaning and […] Read More…

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Why It’s Important to Know the Weight of Metals

If asked, most people would probably say that knowing how to weigh different metals wouldn’t be relevant in their everyday lives. But, you’d be surprised. In fact, there are a few different scenarios in which it would be very useful for the average individual to know the weight of various metals, whether it’s for construction, […] Read More…

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Tips for Laying Bricks in Your Yard

On a mission to spruce up your yard? Along with improving your lawn, laying some bricks — whether for a walkway, a wall, or something else entirely — can add a nice, decorative touch to your yard. Best of all, brick projects can be easily tackled at home with the right planning. But, if you’re […] Read More…

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How Much Sand Do You Need to Build a Pool?

It’s hard to beat the refreshing feeling of jumping into a pool in the middle of summer. But, the expenses with building a pool can add up very quickly. Building a pool of your own is one way of bringing that feeling home and getting to enjoy a dip whenever you want, while saving some […] Read More…

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How to Improve Your Lawn to Look the Best on the Block

When you have a house in a residential neighborhood, it’s hard not to compare your lawn to the ones around you. And, yours can certainly “stand out” if it isn’t as well maintained as the other lawns on your block. Using a combination of topsoil and mulch together, you can improve your lawn either by […] Read More…

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4 Steps to a DIY Paint Job at Home

Whether you want to fix an old paint job or you’re in the mood for a total design transformation, going the DIY paint route can save you a good amount of money. You may not be a professional painter, but following these four steps can help you make your at-home paint job a success. 1) […] Read More…

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5 Tips for Hosting a Dinner Party

Dinner parties make for a fun way to enjoy the company of friends and family as you dig into tasty food and enjoy delicious drinks. Yet, hosting a dinner party can sometimes seem like a tall order. With the right preparation, however, it doesn’t have to be a source of stress. It all comes down […] Read More…

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