How to – mow your lawn the right way

Mowing the lawn is a classic ritual of homeownership, and a well-manicured yard is a point of pride for many property owners. Even though this task is relatively simple, it’s easy to make several common mowing mistakes. Make sure you’re a cut above the rest by brushing up on these mowing best practices. 

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How to – conserve water at home

Whether you’re trying to save the planet or just save on your utility bill, water conservation is important. And if you live in a drought-prone region, it might be downright critical. Here are some simple ways you can use water more wisely around your home.

How to – childproof your home

Whether you’re having kids of your own or just hosting a family with young ones for the weekend, a properly childproofed home is essential. Seeing the world from a child’s perspective to anticipate and eliminate any potential dangers is no simple task, however. This list will help you cover many of the bases when it ...

How to – clean and maintain patio furniture

Now that spring has returned, patios across the country are being put to good use. If your outdoor furniture is overdue for a thorough spring cleaning, here are some general maintenance tips to make sure it stays in great shape for years to come. As always, reference your furniture’s manuals for the specific instructions for ...

How to – measure the square footage of your home

There are many reasons you may want to know the square footage of your home. From assessing your home’s value or listing it for sale to selecting upgrades (like HVAC systems) or shopping for a new home, an accurate square footage number is important to know. While self-measured square footage isn’t always allowable for purposes ...

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