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Simple Tips to Deal with Dry Conditions Drought conditions can be a killer for your grass, garden, and trees. So how do you combat nature’s heat waves and keep your landscape strong and healthy? STIHL brings you some tips and strategies for helping your home’s ecosystem stay strong through the harshness of drought. Trees Your

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by HomeownerExpert When water is scarce and temperatures approach triple digits, it can spell trouble for lawn and garden plants. There are a few steps you can take to help your landscape beat the heat, and part of rescuing your greenery from drought is knowing when to pick your battles. 1. Spot the Signs When

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By: Bruce Allentuck, Allentuck Landscaping Co. How To Water Your Lawn One of the questions we are asked so often at this time of year is “How should I water my lawn?” – sounds simple enough, but there actually is a right way to water your lawn for best results. How much water does my

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Once you’ve finished painting for the day, it’s time to clean up. Get some tips from the pros at the ACE Paint Studio on how

Helpful tips and directions from the Ace Paint Studio on how to paint walls and ceilings

If you’re a painting novice, the different types of paints available can be confusing. We share some tips and explanations of each type to help you choose the right paint and get the look and feel you want. Interior paints A flat non-glare paint dries to a minimally reflective finish while a flat enamel has

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Learn how to prevent drips and get a smooth finish when spray painting. And, learn tips to prevent the can of spray paint from clogging.

Taking the time to protect the surrounding areas and to prepare a surface before applying paint will deliver a clean and professional finish than cutting corners. Neglecting to put masking tape over window and door frames, wall sockets, skirting boards, or corner, floor and ceiling joins will deliver a shoddy impression and can take more

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If your grill isn’t heating up, food is cooking unevenly, or you’re seeing a lot of flare ups, your grill might need a good cleaning. Check out the tips and advice from Ace’s Hardware Expert, Lou Manfredini and get your gas or charcoal grill back to prime condition!

The key to maintaining a crystal clear pool is regular, routine care. To begin with, it’s essential to vacuum your pool on a weekly basis and remember to check the filter each time you use the vacuum to ensure it is clean. On a daily basis be sure to use a net and skim the

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