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Dog Digging Holes in Your Lawn? How to Stop Him.

If you take a largely hands-off approach to landscaping, it may not bother you that your dog makes it his job to dig a hole in the lawn every couple of feet.  But what if this is the year you’ve finally decided to create a yard you can be proud of?  What if your spouse is tired of living in a...

Decorating and Design

The natural beauty of plants and flowers is a favorite ingredient of holiday decorating, but it can also be hazardous to your health. Some plants that look festive can cause skin irritation from simple handling, and others have berries and leaves that can be fascinating but dangerous to...

The Flying, Stinging Insects of Summer: Bees, Wasps and Fire Ants

Stepping outside for warm-weather activities also means stepping into the world of insects that fly, sting and bite. Bees and wasps are most active in the summer, and a barefoot stroll onto a mound of fire ants is an experience you won’t soon forget! Protect yourself and keep your outdoor time...

Electric

Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are a smart, energy efficient way to illuminate your home, but due to the small amount of mercury they contain, they require special handling to be disposed of properly.  To keep you and your family safe and green, the EPA recommends you follow these tips...

Mice and Rats

You’re about to spend a lot more time indoors, and mice, rats and other rodents love a cozy, warm home as much as you do. Keep these critters out of yours with a few home repairs and adjustments this fall.  

  • Mice can squeeze through spaces smaller than a nickel, and their rodent relatives...
Interior Remodeling

Phantom Screens provide retractable convenience for a range of door and window openings, preserving beautiful views and expanding your home’s living spaces. Unlike traditional door screens, Phantom Screens remain out of sight until you need them, retracting into a discreet housing when not in...