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Best green houses for your back yard

Greenhouses can provide a place of tranquility all year long, or they can strictly be functional places to overwinter plants or start seedlings. Whatever the reason you are looking for a backyard greenhouse, you have thousands of choices. Glass greenhouses are more expensive but pay off by adding beauty to your yard or garden, while more functional types are made of wood or metal and plastic or polycarbonate. Continue reading Best green houses for your back yard

How to choose rain gutters for your home

When do you think about rain gutters? When it’s too late…when water is cascading down the front of your house or a miniature lake is forming in the back yard. Normally, gutters will last from 10 to 15 years if they are cleaned out often – at least once or twice a year, unless  your home is surrounded by trees. Then it will be necessary to clean them out more often. Continue reading How to choose rain gutters for your home

How to kill weeds with eco-friendly/natural products

Weeds can ruin an otherwise beautifully, carefully planted flowerbed. Killing them with chemicals is an option, albeit an unpleasant one. Chemicals are harmful to the surrounding plants and to our pets, other wildlife and children who play in the grass. Luckily there are some natural products that will do just as good of a job without the harshness. Continue reading How to kill weeds with eco-friendly/natural products

How to clean your carpets

Carpet is cozy and warm on our soles on a chilly morning, but the fact is that carpet gets stained and dirty. Because we can’t live without the fuzzy feeling it gives, we have to learn how to clean carpet properly. I gave Corpus Christi Carpet Cleaning Pros a call to ask the owner if he could provide me some tips for cleaning your carpets. Here’s what Steve Gonzalez offered up from the questions: First, vacuum regularly. Even carpet care professionals will tell you that vacuuming twice a week reduces the look of wear and tear on your carpet, even in high traffic areas, and it removes the larger particles of dust and dirt that settle on top of the carpet fibers. If you are vacuuming often, you won’t feel the need to “shampoo” carpets as often. Continue reading How to clean your carpets