Gardens For Gardeners

Three Tips For Rental Property Landscaping

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If you want to receive a large return on your rental property investment, much of your effort will come in the form of the landscaping work that you put into it. Quality landscaping work will make your tenants feel comfortable and appreciated and will allow you to retain property values. In order to get the most out of the landscaping work for your rental property, abide by these tips below.   Tip #1: Focus On Regular Cutting And Weeding In dealing with landscaping for your rental property, thorough and consistent maintenance is the best...

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5 Decorative Ideas For Adding Custom Trim

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Does your house’s decor seem a little bland? You probably love the general architecture and ambience. However, perhaps your home could use a little extra decoration. Adding custom woodworking in the form of trim creates instant visual interest in your house. Have custom trim installed to add wow factor both inside and outside your home. Coffered Ceiling If you have tall rooms, consider bringing the ceiling closer with box beam trim. Have the contractors install box beams in a regular square pattern, which creates the coffered ceiling...

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How And Where To Learn Home Design (So You Can Design Your Own Dream Home!)

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Most people hire an architect to design their dream homes, but you can also design your dream home yourself. You do not need any artistic ability, since most home design is now done on computers. If you are interested in learning how to design your home yourself, or you just want to know more about how architects design homes, the following information should get you started. High-Tech Courses at Your Local Technical College Architects typically do not graduate from technical or vocational colleges because an architect’s degree requires...

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Letting More Light Into Your Home

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Letting light into your home is more than aesthetically pleasing: it benefits you physically and psychologically. Studies show that exposure to daylight helps you sleep better, improves your mood, and makes you more productive. If your home is not as bright as you like, you can take steps to lighten things up.  Windows Even if you have windows, you may be minimizing the light they let in with heavy curtains or blinds. Consider investing in light colored fabrics for your drapes and keep them wide open during the day. If you want to use a...

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Keeping Raccoons Away from Your Trash

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If you have had incidents occur in which your garbage cans ended up knocked over with trash strewn throughout your yard, you are most likely dealing with a raccoon problem. Raccoons are intelligent creatures that can get into trash cans rather easily if they are not rigged to keep out wildlife. Here are a few tips you can use in deterring raccoons from staying in your yard altogether, which will help you to keep your trash from being knocked over and distributed around your neighborhood. Take Away Food Sources If you have...

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How To Decorate A Sunroom With A Country Theme

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Have you recently enclosed a patio to convert it to a sunroom? Perhaps you have chosen an existing room in your home to create a sunroom that will be an additional area where you can entertain friends and family members. If you have chosen to decorate it with a country theme, here are some ideas that might help you to design something charming and unique. The Furniture – Consider selecting furniture that you would also use on an outdoor patio. Wrought iron would be a really good choice. Think of painting it with a color from...

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Outdoor Self-Storage Units: Security Features To Look For

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If the safety of the items you want to store is a concern, consider the security features when comparing what different outdoor self storage facilities have to offer. Generally, storage facilities take steps to keep the possessions people store there secure from thieves. Before renting an outdoor storage unit, look for a facility that offers one or more of the following features: The site is entirely fenced in and well lit. Since not all sites allow 24-hour access, many storage facilities have electronic security gates, which limit access to...

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Know Your Topsoil: 3 Types To Choose From

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Picking the right topsoil for your garden can help your flowers and vegetation thrive. Learn about 3 types of topsoil you can choose from so you have the best kind for your garden delivered to your home. Natural Natural topsoil is typically recycled agricultural land that is no longer in use. This means it usually contains seeds from weeds and common grasses, including crouch grass. The quality of natural topsoil lies in where it was derived from, so nutrient levels vary. When you go natural, you can choose the acidic and alkaline levels you...

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Increasing Your Home’s Heating And Cooling Efficiency Level

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Owning your own home can be quite costly when you add up the amount you spend on utilities. To keep costs down, there are several small steps you can take around your home to maximize the efficiency of your heating and cooling efforts. Here are some ways to seal your home so that it stays warm in the winter and cool in the summer, helping you to avoid spending a lot of money on your utilities to stay comfortable. Check Your Entryways All openings to your home are potential leakage areas. If there are gaps between your door and the...

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Guide To Creating A Kid Friendly Bathroom

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Bathrooms are one of the mostly commonly renovated rooms in the home and for good reason. Bathroom renovations in Kamloops and other areas can add value and increase the functionality of a home. When renovating a bathroom it is important to consider who will be using the bathroom regularly. Bathrooms that are primarily used by children often require a little more thought than bathrooms used by only adults. When renovating a bathroom that will be used by children it is important to make sure it is safe, that it will grow with the...

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