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when to fertilize a lawn lush green grass

A wide, sweeping swath of lush green grass is the dream of many a homeowner.

When to fertilize a lawn

Whatever you think you know about when to fertilize a lawn, it’s probably wrong

Americans love their generous swaths of green – so much so that ...

Polishing granite countertops helps to keep them looking their nicest.

Polishing granite countertops helps to keep them looking their nicest.

Polishing granite countertops

One way to keep your kitchen looking new is polishing granite countertops and restoring their shine


Nothing looks better in a kitchen than brand new granite countertops, combining the attractive warmth of the stone with the gloss of the polished surface....

Five simple tips on how to keep your house warm over winter

Five simple tips on how to keep your house warm over winter

By Monica on December 27, 2016

It’s that time of year again where we all want to keep warm and hibernate. With some simple prep work you can keep your home without breaking the bank.  

1) Fixing drafts can save you a small fortune on energy bills. Most of them can be prevented with...

How to keep your house safe and warm this winter – home or away

By satomi on November 02, 2016

It’s getting to that time of year where we all want to turn up our heating to stay warm.  But simply cranking up the heating can cost a fortune.  Check out JustAnswer’s handy tips for keeping your home warm and waterproof this holiday season – WITHOUT breaking the bank.

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Home Heating

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How to Stay Warm and Save Money

By finn on November 11, 2015

Now that the weather is getting colder, it’s a good idea to make sure your furnace is running as efficiently as possible. You’ll be warmer and save money, too! And it’s probably a lot easier than you think. To get the ...

Hurricane

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True or False: Open the windows during a hurricane

By Carolyn Hauck on October 20, 2015

With a few months left in hurricane season and some category 4s now behind us, we’re looking to dispel one of the most common misconceptions in hurricane preparedness: opening windows.

If you have a basic understanding of physics, opening windows to relieve outside...

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