8 Reasons Why You Should Use Micro Mesh Gutter Guards

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At their core, gutters are very simple: they collect rain water, and guide it to the ground below with ease. However, the dilemmas associated with gutters can be far reaching and unnecessarily tedious.If your gutters are clean, water will stream down the drainpipe when it rains (as it should).However, what happens if there’s an obstruction in the way? Say, a leaf clog or even oil seeping down from under your shingles? That’s a problem no one wants to have, much less have to fix. … [Read more...]

Before You Buy Gutter Guards, Review These Pros & Cons Of Installing Gutter Covers

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Gutter guards are advertised as being able to prevent your gutters from clogging with leaves, as well as water and debris -- thus saving you from what could be a dangerous household task.Cleaning gutters is no fun at all!However, not everyone agrees that gutter guards are worth the cost, time, and effort to get them installed. Following are the pros and cons of installing gutter guards (or leaf guards, gutter covers, gutter screens, etc.) on your home...  … [Read more...]

Unique Wheelbarrows For Special Purposes + Creative Uses For The Everyday Garden Wheelbarrow

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Guaranteed, there's been one in your life at some point in time. You may have sworn at it once or twice as you lost your balance and dumped your load at the worst possible moment, but nonetheless, that trusty 'ol wheelbarrow has been the mainstay of many household projects.Since there are always inventors who are looking to build a better mousetrap, the wheelbarrow has been improved upon in many ways. There are many variations of wheelbarrows these days.They're not just for construction … [Read more...]

Leaf Blowers vs Leaf Rakes – Which Is Best & Why?

Wow, if this isn't a hot topic! No matter where you live, or how much you like your neighbors, the minute a neighbor fires up a noisy leaf blower, you're at their mercy and have to deal with the loud noise & air pollution.  Still, leaf blowers are commonly seen as the simpler, faster option when it comes to gathering leaves. But are they really more efficient than raking?...     … [Read more...]

12 Lawn, Garden & Home Projects That Should Be On Your Fall To-Do List

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Before you know it, cooler winds will start blowing in and winter will be here to stay.There are so many things that need to get done around the house before the snow starts falling.  Following are 12 household projects that should probably be at the top of your fall chores checklist... #1  Attend to your garden harvest.The last few tomatoes and squash are waiting to be picked. You don't want to leave any to go to waste. Work now to prepare your … [Read more...]

7 Easier Ways To Rake Leaves (…And Keep It FUN!)

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For those who have a garden and lawn, the best way to keep both healthy is to make sure you take care of all those Fall leaves by raking them up.While some subscribe to the leaf blower method, it never did make much sense to me to blow leaves into the street (or elsewhere) instead of raking them up.Also, using a blower isn't environmentally friendly. So, if like me you prefer to try and do your yard clean-up in as green a fashion as possible, then I see a rake in your future.Here … [Read more...]