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Permeable Driveway Pavers: The Environmentally Friendly Option

It’s no secret that the United States and the rest of the world are heading towards total climate catastrophe. Rising temperatures, water levels, and unpredictable weathering events are all erupting worldwide, raising concerns about climate change. Although the little guys, like homeowners, are much less responsible for adverse impacts on the environment than large corporations are, there are still plenty of small ways that ordinary people can become more sustainable. One step you can take to reduce your carbon footprint as a homeowner is incorporating permeable driveway pavers into your landscape design. Permeable pavers are a fashionable and environmentally-friendly option

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Backyard Home Office Ideas To Boost Productivity

Nowadays, more of us are working from home either part or full-time. This trend has its pros and cons and they should be considered because it’s a trend that continues to gain momentum. Advantages include spending less time commuting and more time getting things done. One downside is having enough space in your house to set up an office that works. The first step to boosting your home office productivity is choosing a space that you can make functional. If time or the budget is limited, you can repurpose a spare bedroom, set up a makeshift corner in the family

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Attractive Fence Alternatives For Outdoor Privacy

  Outdoor living spaces are more than an extension of the home. The physical and psychological benefits of an outdoor living lifestyle are well documented. Yet many families limit the time they spend in their own backyard because they lack enough privacy from neighbors and busy streets. Your lifestyle and personal priorities will determine the level and type of privacy that is important to you. Generally speaking, privacy is determined by what you want to see, hear, and feel while engaged in your desired outdoor activities. When choosing a property people almost immediately get a feeling when a space suits

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Brick Paver Installation and Maintenance Practices Experts Know

The charming brick paver streets of Midwestern and New England towns were installed more than a century ago. In Europe and other parts of the world, they date back thousands of years. The brick materials at the time could be wood or granite but for the most part, were clay pavers. These paving installations gave way to more economical asphalt and concrete paving. In fact, many brick-paved streets were simply paved over with asphalt. Those clay pavers may have crumbled from the elements and years of wear but nevertheless proved a suitable base for less durable materials. Modern brick paving

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11 Flowers Fitting for a Minnesota Summer

Why is Gardening Important? Many homeowners end up choosing gardening as a hobby because it not only adds to the aesthetic of your property and keeps it looking nice, but also comes with a lot of benefits for the environment and your health. Incorporating gardening into your lifestyle is an excellent form of exercise, relieves stress, and is a great way to bring family and friends together. Avid gardeners have reported many health benefits:  Reduce Risk of Stroke Burns Calories Controls High Blood Pressure Decreases Likelihood of Osteoporosis Mood Booster Strengthens Immune System Adding unique garden plantings to your property

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Mulch Maintenance: What You Should Know

Many homeowners are unaware that mulch needs to be appropriately maintained to continue providing your plants and gardens benefits. While it adds to the curb appeal of your property, you may not be informed of the many benefits it brings to your plants and trees. Mulch takes little effort to maintain and gives properties a neat, finished look that many homeowners love. What is Mulch? Mulch is a general term for any material, organic or inorganic, that is spread or laid over the soil in your landscaping. It’s recommended to apply mulch in the spring and add it periodically throughout

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