How To Install A Wooden Privacy Fence

Your yard can be a sanctuary—a place to go where you can enjoy yourself and escape from the rest of the world. If you have children or pets or just enjoy a sense of privacy, a wooden privacy fence can help you create your own little corner of the world. If you aren’t sure how…

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How to Build Raised Garden Beds

Raised garden beds add a rich aesthetic to your garden while providing ease and convenience to your gardening. If you think raised beds aren’t your style, think again. With the growing trendiness of homegrown food, home gardeners have gotten creative with raised bed designs and styles. Raised beds aren’t only for vegetables, however; they also…

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How to Use a Tiller

A crucial factor for a successful garden is fertile soil. Whatever you’re growing, all gardens require good, rich soil. When it comes to preparing your garden, using a garden tiller is a great solution for soil preparation. Discover what a tiller is used for, the best time to use one, and the types of garden…

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How to Use Landscape Fabric

Landscape fabric is a useful and relatively inexpensive landscaping tool that gardeners, homeowners, and landscaping companies often use for various landscaping projects. While landscape fabric is not rocket science and is actually quite easy and straightforward to use, it’s important to know how to properly use it so it can be as effective as possible. While…

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Common Causes of Leaky Faucets

There’s nothing quite as annoying as a leaky faucet. The steady dripping can keep you up at night with that irritating noise. Left unaddressed, leaks can eventually stain and even damage bathroom fixtures. So, what causes a leaky faucet, and how do you fix it? Leaky faucets are one of the most common household problems.…

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Washing Machine Maintenance

The washing machine is the unseen workhorse of the modern family. While it’s often responsible for washing dozens of loads of dirty laundry per week, it’s usually ignored until something goes wrong. Yet many issues, from unpleasant odors to unbalanced loads, can be prevented by a little routine maintenance. Taking the time to clean and…

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Small Business Saturday, 2023

Small Business Saturday, November 25th

November 25th is Small Business Saturday! This is the perfect time to shop locally and support the smaller businesses in your area. Supporting local businesses goes a long way toward improving your community as a whole. With the holidays quickly approaching, our hardware store is the perfect place to grab a gift for a friend…

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What Not to Put down Your Garbage Disposal

Have you ever put eggshells or coffee grounds in your garbage disposal? Don’t feel bad, we’ve all been there. But did you know putting stuff like that in your disposal can actually damage it? We’ve put together this guide to help you easily brush up on what’s safe – and what isn’t – to put…

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Fall Yard Cleanup Tips

Preparation is the key to success, and prepping your landscaping for the following growing season is one of the secret keys to a successful spring and summer. Cleaning up your yard in the fall can make a massive difference to your workload and gardening success in the next year. Winter is an important time of…

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Seven Fireplace Safety Tips

How to maintain a fireplace Chestnuts roasting on an open fire seems like a great idea, but if not done correctly, they can turn into little chestnut firebombs exploding throughout your home, possibly setting it on fire. So, instead of burning down the only chute Santa knows how to maneuver, ruining the holiday cheer for all,…

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