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Smaller Landscaping Projects that make a Big Impact

Landscaping is the hard work that makes a home’s curb appeal pop! It brings a sense of pride to the homeowner, helps the overall aesthetic of the neighborhood, makes sure that you have healthy plant and lawn growth and provides …
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Garden Lingo You Should Know!

Wisconsin may be teasing us with rain and cold weather but spring is coming, we promise! With warmer weather on the horizon it is time to get our gardens ready for planting and pruning. But what do all of those garden terms …
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Five Spring Fix-Ups That Will Help Save Money

Spring is upon us! That means helping our homes and yards out after the long winter treatment. These are easy fixes that will help maintain your yard to be the best it can be. Stain the Fence. The winter sunlight …
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Categories: DIY, Home Improvement, How to


Five Design Trends to Look for in 2016

A new year means new design novelties! Keep up-to-date on what’s to come in 2016. You will definitely want to incorporate these hot new trends into your home! Indoor/Outdoor Fabric No longer will you have to choose fashion over sensibility! …
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Shorewest Spring Cleaning Tips

The weather is finally starting to warm up so now is the best time to plan your spring cleaning to-do list!  A few items not to overlook are: Washing walls, woodwork and cabinets. Your house has been closed up for months …
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Happy Organize Your Home Day!

Today is the day! All those little projects you have been putting off, today is the day to tackle them! It’s important to stay organized in your home not because of random company stopping by, but because when your living …
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Categories: DIY, Home Improvement, How to


Weekend Project: Preparing Your Home For Winter

As much as we don’t want to mention it, winter is around the corner. If you remember, last winter brought extra low temperatures and increased heating bills. It is never good when you receive an unexpected $600 heating bill in …
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Weekend Project: How To Lower Your Electric Bill This Winter

  Winter is around the corner and temperatures are going to drop.  Saving money AND keeping your house warm can be a difficult balance, especially without making major sacrifices. How can you cut your electric bill without making major sacrifices …
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Categories: DIY, How to


Weekend Project: How To Put Your Garden To Bed This Fall

After your last harvest of the season, it is time to get back in your garden and get everything cleaned up before the snow comes. This is an important phase in your garden — what you do now can make …
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Categories: DIY, How to


Three Home Improvement Projects That Last A Lifetime

Before you splurge on an addition or a new kitchen, make sure your home improvement project will add to your home’s overall value. The Remodeling Magazine’s 2015 Cost VS. Value report recommends these three projects that will last a lifetime: …
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Categories: DIY


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