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6 sure-fire tips that save time and labor on yard work and gardening

Its summertime, and youll want to spend many sun-drenched hours in the great outdoors. But while Mother Nature is flourishing, it feels like youre wasting too many precious summer afternoons and evenings doing chores in the yard and garden.Give some of these labor-saving tips a try so you have more time for your favorite summer activities.1. Get organizedNothing wastes time like having to search around for misplaced trowels, seed packets and garden rakes. It's worth the time and effort to... read more
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How homeowners can prepare for summer storm season

Its that time of year again when unwanted weather patterns like severe thunderstorms, rainstorms and tornadoes can wreak havoc on homes and businesses.While certain areas of the country are more apt to face tornadoes, virtually everyone is at risk for heavy rain, winds and hail, which can cause flooding, power outages and structural damage. Whether youre in the...
Delta faucet in the sink of an upscale kitchen

4 simple tips for hosting a memorable summer party

From outdoor cookouts to dinner parties on the patio, summer is the ideal season for entertaining guests. According to a recent survey commissioned by Delta Faucet, an overwhelming majority of homeowners (89 percent) plan to host at least one summer gathering this season. To ensure hosts are well prepared, below are tips on how to throw a simple...
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Lower temps at a lower price: How to improve the energy-efficiency of your home today

When the seasons change, the energy needs in your home change right along with them. And yet, whether you need to heat or cool your home, theres one thing that never shifts: You want to do so as efficiently as possible.An energy-efficient home is more than just good for the environment. Its good for your pocketbook as well....
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4 outdoor decorating tips for a cool, refreshing space

When it comes to outdoor entertaining, making sure your space is ready is critical for enjoying summer — from its "unofficial" start over Memorial Day weekend all the way through Labor Day.Lowes recently partnered with Julia Engel, lifestyle influencer of Gal Meets Glam, to style her new Charleston porch with affordable, effortlessly chic accents so its ready to...
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