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10 Tasks to Prepare Your Lawn for Spring

As spring approaches, you may have plans to enjoy the outdoors. Here are some tips to get your lawn in the best possible shape from The Spruce. https://www.thespruce.com/spring14-lawn-care-2132455  

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8 Home Tax Deductions That You May Not Have Known About

Among their many other benefits, improvements that add value to your home and extend its life can bring you some tax benefits. Here are details from the Huffington Post. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/24/home-tax-deductions_n_2939510.html  

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5 Minor Tweaks to Make Your Kitchen Pop

A renovation doesn’t necessarily mean a floor-to-ceiling overhaul. “Spaceio” illustrates how a few touch-ups can go a long way toward improving a kitchen. http://spaceio.com/2391/5-minor-tweaks-to-make-your-kitchen-pop/#.Wp1sF-jwaUk    

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5 Ways To Create a Mindful, Minimalist Work Space

These days, home offices are becoming as common as kitchens and bedrooms in living spaces. Here are some tips on how to make yours an attractive and efficient place to work, from “decor8.” https://www.decor8blog.com/blog/2018/1/30/5-ways-to-create-a-mindful-minimalist-work-space  

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8 Refrigerator Efficiency Hacks

Consider the refrigerator – so important, but so often overlooked. Here’s how to keep yours running at peak efficiency, courtesy of “This Old House.” https://www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/8-refrigerator-efficiency-hacks  

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An Easy and Ever-Changing Loom Wreath

A customizable weaving loom wreath is both an eye-catching decoration and a fun DIY project. Here are the instructions from “MerryPad.” https://merrypad.com/2017/10/16/diy-loom-wreath-kids/  

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Real Plants vs. Fake Plants

Carmel Phillips of “Our Sixth House” makes the case for real over artificial plants in the home. What do you think? http://www.ourfifthhouse.com/team-real-plants/  

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40 Outdoor Woodworking Projects for Beginners

If you have a hankering for a hammer in your hand, here are 40 outdoor woodworking projects for beginners, courtesy of “The Family Handyman.”   https://www.familyhandyman.com/woodworking/40-outdoor-woodworking-projects-for-beginners/  

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10 Trends That Are Taking Over Homes In 2018

Do you have any spring remodeling plans in the works? “Country Living” recently published a list of design trend “ins and outs” for 2018.   http://www.countryliving.com/home-design/decorating-ideas/g5056/home-trends-for-2018/    

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The 4 Different Types of Inground Pools

It may be February, but springtime isn’t far away. If you want a pool for the summer months, now might be the time to get the ball rolling. Here’s a rundown on the four different types of inground pools, courtesy of “The Spruce.”   https://www.thespruce.com/the-main-types-of-inground-pools-2736828    

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