At Home contains 174 articles
6 Ways To Clean Dirty Mini Blinds
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Let’s face it: how to clean mini blinds isn’t anyone’s all-time favorite subject. We’ve all seen those attractively streamlined mini blinds at our local home improvement centers.  They look terrific in their displays, but after staring at them for a minute, many of us ask, “Yes, but what about the dust?”, and walk away. But […]

Review: Scott’s Turf Builder Grass Seed
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Quite simply: Scott’s Turf Builder Grass Seed is a total winner! For years we have had a substantial part of our lawn covered with bark chips. Of course they decay and we tired of constantly replacing them so decided to change those large areas to grassy lawn. The problem, of course, was that we now […]

Wood Blinds, Faux Wood Blinds or Composite Wood Blinds?
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Wood blinds are so “in” that they simply fly off the shelves. Personally, we use them all over our house because they’re great for folks like us who don’t like big swathes of fabric hanging in a room. What’s not to like? Wood blinds allow the sunlight but protect our privacy. Wood Blinds, Faux Wood […]

Installing A Brass Kitchen Faucet
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Installing a brass kitchen faucet isn’t difficult, but there are a few things that can cause problems to the inexperienced. To avoid annoying problems, there are a few things you have to prepare before the installation. Choose A Non-Tarnish Brass Kitchen Faucet A brass kitchen faucet may look extremely stylish, but it will soon become […]

Horrible House Fire At Our Neighbor’s Home – Don’t Let This Happen To You!
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All house fires are horrible but this one was really bad. Last weekend a neighbor’s house was burned so badly that it will have to be leveled and rebuilt. I started to post a picture but just didn’t have the heart to do it. What caused the catastrophic fire? DRYER LINT! But not line inside […]

Mattresses Are Germ-Laden Horrors!!!
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When you sink down into your mattress at night, grateful that at long last you can relax and let go, you might not think about the ‘germ-anic’ horrors of that comfy bed. We humans sweat, we leave bits of skin, sometimes we’re sick and are loaded with germs. And the list goes on … Not to dwell, […]

Luxury Bathrooms With Spa Accents
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If you’re yearning for a luxury spa bathroom in your home, you will often find it more than difficult. Even if you have a lot of time and money, having luxury bathrooms can be only a dream. Why? Because of all the small problems during renovation: wrong kind of faucets, improper shower rods, too-dark shade of […]

Making Power When the Sun Shines
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Installing solar panels is all the rage across the country for a number of very solid reasons. The electricity solar panels generate comes from a free, perpetual source that isn’t about to run out of steam for a few billion years or more. That’s not a bad starting point. With a few adjustments to your […]

The 2 Kinds of Garden Faucets
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Garden faucets tend to be very different from their kitchen or bathroom counterparts. While inside a house faucets tend to be both decorative and useful, garden faucets are strongly divided into two categories – standard and ornamental. Standard and Ornamental Faucets The first category of garden faucets is usually ugly but always sturdy and durable. The […]

My Homemade DIY Weed Killer Experiment
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If you look around the Internet you will find all kinds of recipes for DIY weed killers that don’t contain any hideous chemicals. The problem is that nobody ever provides any feedback on any of these concoctions so we don’t truly know if they’re any good. BlissPlan to the rescue! We made one and will […]