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Tips to Take Care of your Lawn

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It’s easy to ignore the details of your lawn. Generally speaking, you look outside, see green, and that’s good enough. But there’s a whole lot more to it than just letting grass grow. While not everyone needs to outsource their landscaping, lawn care service can be a worthwhile hobby — or expense.

A healthy lawn is not just good for your peace of mind, it’s good for the planet. A good lawn absorbs rain about four times as effectively as a field of hay and up to six times as effectively as a field of wheat. Furthermore, grass helps cool the air and reduce pollution. An average lawn absorbs enough sunlight to reduce temperatures by roughly the same as an in-home air conditioner while also trapping an estimated 12 million tons of dust and dirt (nationwide) which is released annually into the atmosphere.

These nu

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Are You Getting Ready to Purchase a New Washer and Dryer Unit?

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Home appliances are a blessing when they are in working order, but they can be a challenge when they malfunction. When your dryer quits working the day before the first day of school, for instance, it can be a challenge to get the kids and yourself ready for the first day you all return to the classrooms, you as a teacher, the kids as students. Finding a way to get your appliances repaired and back in working order can be a challenge. The decision to repair rather than replace a dryer, for instance, is often difficult to make. Repair service calls often come with a minimum service charge that can be intimidating, so many appliance owners make the decision to simply buy somet

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Are Your Windows as Energy-Efficient as They Should Be? The Answer May Shock You

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Whether you’ve been a homeowner for one year or a decade, it’s always smart to be thinking about which things you need to be maintaining or replacing in order to keep our dwelling as energy-efficient as possible. And our windows are often one of the things we overlook most. But old, inefficient windows can end up costing you ? it’s estimated that drafty windows that let air escape can add as much as 25% to your home’s energy bill.

So how can you tell if it’s time for a home window replacement in your house? Here are three of the easiest ways to find out:

You notice air leaks

Air leaks, or drafts, are one of the most common signs that it’s time for a home window replacement. Checking for them is simple; if you light a match or incense stick and hold it near your window frame. If

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