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Country Home And Garden Ideas

Hello, my name is Janice, and my hobby is gardening. If you enjoy gardening as much as I do, I'm sure that you'll learn several interesting things when reading this blog. I became interested in gardening several years ago when my husband and I bought a small house in the country. The property had the perfect spot for a garden and I immediately began planting and harvesting many home grown vegetables. After moving into the house, I also started making small improvements to our country home. In this blog, you'll learn gardening tips and unique ideas for sprucing up the inside and outside of your country home.

Tips for Minimizing Runoff and Water Waste in Your Yard’s Irrigation System

When it comes to maximizing your irrigation efforts, one of the first things you should do is ensure that your water use is actually proving effective. After all, if a large portion of the water your sprinklers release is actually flowing onto the sidewalk, that runoff is both costly and wasteful. The good news is that there are a few things you can evaluate to ensure that the water you apply to your yard is actually being used. Read More 

Steps You Should Take To Prevent Clogs In Your Drain Pipes

Hiring a plumber to unclog a drain for you can be costly and inconvenient, which is why you may want to do all you can to prevent clogs from forming in the first place. To do this, it's important to start off by learning what the main enemies are to your pipes. Once you understand that, you can take the following steps, and this might help you prevent most clogs from forming. Read More 

How You Can Quickly Attract Tenants To Your Rental Home

As a landlord, you know how important it is to keep your rental home occupied. If you can't quickly attract potential renters once a tenant moves out, you run the risk of losing money and maybe even falling short on your financial goals for the year. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to attract tenants and minimize occupancy throughout the year – consider implementing one or more of the following ideas: Read More 

What Should You Consider When Embarking On A Tub-To-Shower Conversion?

If your days of taking lengthy, luxurious baths are long behind you – or if you're anxious to minimize the amount of water your kids leave behind on the floor after each solo bath – you may be wondering whether replacing your bathtub with a sleek, spacious shower is a good idea. As the Baby Boomer generation ages and universal design principles take hold, more and more households are opting for convenient (and easily accessible) showers rather than deep, unwieldy bathtubs. Read More 

5 Fun Benefits of Rain Chains

Rain chains are a unique and fun way to decorate the exterior of your home, but they aren't just for decoration. As a perfect example of where form and function beautifully collide, they are a wonderful alternative to regular downspouts. If you're just now learning about them, but you're not sure what the fuss is all about, here are five fun benefits of their use.   Effectiveness Rain chains are composed of a long length of chains or cups, and they lead water away from your gutters in the same fashion that downspouts do. Read More