Tiles, Pots and More Things You Should Never Paint

Tiles, Pots and More Things You Should Never Paint

A fresh coat of paint can make everything look like new, right? Wrong! While it is a good idea to repaint the walls of your home or the exterior of your house every few years or so, there are some things you should never, ever paint because: It is not safe Not all surfaces can or should be treated with paint That may lead to unexpected consequences You will reduce the value of the item Can you guess which items we are talking about? No need because we will now take a careful look at each of them and explain [...]
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Pest-Control Plants You Need in Your Yard

Pest-Control Plants You Need in Your Yard

Fighting back against annoying insects like gnats, mosquitos and other bugs can be simpler than covering yourself with repellent spray or using chemical solutions. Spending time outdoors doesn’t have to be a nightmare, even if you are one of those insect magnets. Now, you can place a few plants in your garden or around your house that will act as a natural bug repellent. Herbs and their fragrant smell that evaporate essential oils on higher temperatures are known to repel mosquitoes and other annoying insects. Some ornamental flowers will not only give a seductive charm to your garden and patio, [...]
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How to Prevent Water Damage While You are Away

How to Prevent Water Damage While You are Away

Water damage can occur at any time because no one can expect such an accident. But, the worse time for it to occur is when you are away because you are not there to prevent it and of course, the last thing you want when you return from your holiday is to find water damage. Common causes of water damage are ruptured washer hoses, frozen pipes, dripping water heaters and leaking supply lines. Luckily, there are a few ways you can protect your home from water damage while you are away. Here is how to do it. Shut off the [...]
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