Outdoor-Living

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After a cold winter, what’s in store for spring and summer?

Whether youre heading to the beach or hitting the slopes this spring, the weather just may be on your side.According to the latest seasonal forecast from The Weather Company, the Northeastern, Southeastern and Northwestern U.S. will enjoy a warmer-than-normal spring, with the Plains and Southwest experiencing temperatures below normal. Most areas of the U.S. will see a wet spring, excluding portions of the Northeast and Southwest.After an extended cold period across the Northern U.S, the pattern is relenting as we... read more
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5 top tips for low-maintenance landscaping

A lush lawn and garden boosts your homes curb appeal, but it also takes a lot of your free time. You want to spend that time enjoying the space, not taking care of it. The solution? A few low-maintenance strategies to keep your yard looking great while maximizing your relaxation time.1. Install an automatic irrigation systemWith an automatic...
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5 smart ideas to refresh your deck

As seasons turn, your focus begins to shift to the outdoors. Your deck or patio becomes your new living room — an ideal setting for memorable moments with friends and family. If you look at these spaces and long for a refresh, the time to start planning is now. You have options, and many you can do yourself...
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3 easy ways to increase the life and value of your deck

Building a deck is one of the best home improvement investments you can make. According to Remodeling Magazines 2019 Cost vs. Value Report, a homeowner can expect to recoup about 76 percent of the cost of building a wood deck and 69 percent of a composite deck when the time comes to sell their home. No matter what...
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An easy spring guide to a green, weed-free lawn

The rich green color, the soft feel beneath your feet and the iconic fresh-cut smell — thriving grass enhances your property in countless ways. Spring is the ideal time to focus on your lawn, so by taking steps now, you can enjoy lush, green grass for many months to come.These four areas will help you focus your efforts...
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