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How To Control Ants In Your Home?


How To Control Ants In Your Home? – For many people, summer means preparing for an invasion. Armies of troops come in lines barreling for their houses, ready to attack. No, these people aren’t oppressed people in third world countries; they’re regular people like you facing the smallest of invaders: ants. Ants are great creatures to have outdoors. They are good for the environment and help break down old, smelly rotting stuff so you don’t worry about it, but inside, it’s a different story. Inside they contaminate your food, and can harm you and your children. But don’t fear, there are lots of simple ways to send these tiny invaders back outside and keep them there.


Signs Of A Bad Paint Job

Signs Of A Bad Paint Job – It can be frustrating to hire painters or do the hard work yourself only to find that the results look unprofessional or sloppy. Sometimes this can make your home or office look worse than it did before, adding up to a complete waste of time and money.

It is important, as a consumer, that you know the signs of a bad paint job so that you can expect excellent results when you work with paint contractors. These are the top 5 signs of work poorly done:

How to Repair Broken Home Windows?

How to Repair Broken Home Windows – Everyone has to do house repairs at some time. It can be a hassle for people with no experience as these household chores may seem easy but really aren’t. However, if you do these repairs yourself then a lot of money can be saved. Glass repairs are probably the most common of the lot. Home glass can be damaged by water or extreme weather as well. Even your kids can break glass while playing, so knowing how to repair glass windows is a skill that is worth having.

Exterior Painting Tips For Your House During The Summer

Exterior Painting Tips For Your House During The Summer – Exterior painting is the representation of your house to the eyes of the society. It is what the people from the outside make of your house at the first glance.

With the summer season fast approaching, painting the exteriors can be a challenging task due to different factors that include the heat, hot weather, rain and humidity. Even applying simple common sense will greatly minimize many problems associated with hot climate when painting in summer. Below are some useful painting tips for applying exterior painting during summer.

How To Save Water Outdoors?

How To Save Water Outdoors? – The outdoors uses even more water and water saving measures should be extended there as well for the sake of the planet and to keep your water bills affordable and reasonable. Water might not be as expensive, but a little savings can go a long way in saving you money you can channel to other areas of your home for improvement purposes. Here are some of the things you can do in the outdoors to save water but still enjoy your supply.

–¬†Avoid watering the lawn every single day. This is really wasteful considering that weekly watering is enough for the lawn even during summer months. You should actually avoid watering the lawn for some time when there has been a heavy downpour.