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Outdoor Living

Mosquito bites can quickly ruin a backyard barbeque, and place your family and friends at risk of diseases like the West Nile Virus. The good news is that there are many things you can do to make your back yard less inviting for a mosquito infestation.

Mosquitoes need only two things to...
Pests

The arrival of summer means we all get to spend more time outside, which also means we’ll have more exposure to such summer pests as mosquitoes, spiders and cockroaches. These summer bugs also like to join us indoors, so now’s the time to pest-proof your home as well as protect yourself...

Stain Removal Tips for Picnics

A number of tough food stains come with the fun of picnics and other outdoor dining events. These food stains can be messy for your clothes, tablecloths and upholstered outdoor furniture.

To keep the fun in your festivities, here are some stain removal tips for the most common picnic stains...

Decks and Patios

Is your wood deck looking winter worn? Laundry detergent can be used for more than just colors or whites. Here is a great outdoor use for your laundry detergent. As the weather gets warmer, you may want to clean all traces of winter from your wood deck. Powdered laundry detergent and hot water...

Exterior Remodeling

Protecting your home from power failures has become a necessity today. Utility companies can no longer be counted on for a steady stream of electrical power. Because of an aging infrastructure, confusion over deregulation and other factors, the suppliers of the nation's electricity have been...

Bathroom Cleaning

If you have hard water problem, you know it.  Hard water makes it tough to lather up in the shower, wash clothes and it's not the best for your plumbing fixtures.  Minerals that get left behind on shower heads or inside water heaters can shorten the life of your plumbing system and can...