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  • Understanding The Three Different Types Of Moving Estimates

    Different moving companies use different methods to figure out how much your move will cost. Moving a household can become a logistical nightmare, but a professional moving company can handle it for you with no problems. However, you need to understand what the moving company's estimate includes. Otherwise, you may find yourself paying for far more than you originally thought. The Three Types of Estimates Basically, if it's not in your estimate then you shouldn't receive a charge for it.
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  • Why Central Air Conditioning Is A Good Investment

    If you own a home without central air conditioning, you likely debate at least once or twice a year whether or not you should install such a system, probably in July or August. While room air conditioners can be more cost-effective, at least in the short run, there are many good reasons to make the switch to central air. Advantages of a central air system over room air conditioners 1. More even temperature.
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  • Setting Up Decorative Lights In Your Yard

    Once you start a landscaping project, you realize how much more than simple gardening it can be. Once you get your plants, trees and lawn looking perfect it's time to start thinking about other additions, like walls, stone accents and lights. Lights are a unique addition to your yard, and you have plenty of options to play with. Before adding lights to your yard, you need to decide what kind of look you're going for and what types of lights can help you accomplish it.
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  • Accent Lighting 101: 3 Key Steps To Adding Accent Lighting To Your Home's Decor

    When it comes to dramatic home decor, accent lighting makes all the difference. Sure, you can hang a stunning picture on the wall, but it won't do any good if people can't see it. Shadows and natural focal points often compete for attention with your treasured pieces, making them all but fade away into the background. If you want certain aspects of your decor to stand out and become the focal point of your room, you have to accentuate them with accent lighting.
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  • Natural Ways Of Dealing With Pet Problems Inside Your Home

    While most pet owners adore their dog or cat it's tough to ignore the additional chores they require of you, and the challenges they present. However, there are some easy ways to overcome many of these without having to use expensive, and potentially harmful chemicals. Many all natural home remedies exist, and there's a good chance many of them are already in your kitchen, laundry room or under your sink.
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  • Preserving Wedding Flowers As Jewelry

    A wedding is one of the happiest times of a person's life. You can make a memento of the day to give to bridesmaids or friends, preserving some of the wedding flowers in a unique way. This is a wonderful way to say thank you and to help people remember the beauty of the day. Here are some instructions you can use to make your own piece of jewelry made from flowers from your wedding.
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  • 4 Things To Have In Place Before Beginning Your Home Improvement Project

    Whether you were the best woodworker in your high school woodworking class or just a natural at making small fixes around the house, completing your first home improvement project will give you a sense of accomplishment like none other. After studying different floor plans and tutorials you will likely be convinced that you can pull it off, and rightfully so. There are only a couple of major considerations that you should keep in mind to stay within your budget, prevent against going over designated time allotment and keeping clutter to a minimum.
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  • Aerating Your Lawn: What Is It And How Do You Do It?

    If you want a good looking yard, you put a lot of work into it. You mow it, you rake it, you fertilize it, and you reseed any bare patches. While you are doing all that you should also make sure that you are aerating—one of the most beneficial aspects of lawn care.  What Is Aerating? The soil of your yard can become compacted. This is especially true if your soil is a clay soil or your yard gets a lot of foot traffic.
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