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Oh, deer! Keep hungry herbivores on the move with a year-round spray protection program

Few sights make homeowners more furious than an attractive landscape destroyed virtually overnight by hungry deer. Rose bushes and ornamentals? Nipped off every bud. Expensive shrubs? Browsed within an inch of their lives. Trees? Damaged, disfigured and sometimes dead.Deer — and their wilder relatives, moose and elk — usually leave a path of destruction in their wake, and even winter cant calm the carnage. In fact, as cold weather descends, deer shift their sights to your most expensive and difficult-to-replace... read more
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Tips for seniors who opt to live with family

If one family trend is an indicator, aging in America is in for a transformation. As people plan their retirement years, more and more are preferring to make the right adjustments at home to age in place, rather than exploring alternatives such as assisted living facilities and nursing homes. For many, that can mean opting to live under...
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Bring hygge into your home for comfort and contentment

Last year, the Scandinavian concept of Hygge took the interior design stage by storm with people around the world flocking to buy cozy blankets and sheepskin throws. This year, Noa Santos, interior co-founder of interior design company Homepolish says that hygge has experienced a rebirth and visually has become the elevated, bolder enhancement of last years concept. Its...
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8 home security hacks recommended by police

Did you know that many police departments have a community affairs officer whose primary goal is to build a strong working relationship with the community? That means you have access to a trained safety expert who wants to give you ideas to keep your home and neighborhood safe.Read on for eight simple home security hacks from a recent...
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5 steps to protect your home from rodents this fall

Once theyre inside, rats and other rodents can do a lot of harm to your home. This includes damage to electrical wiring, metal or plastic pipes and insulation found in walls and attics. On top of structural damage, the critters arent good for the people who live in your home, either: Some species of mice and rats can...
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