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How to Re-Energize My Garden Bed for New Planting

Whether you are an avid gardener or a first-timer, you’ve likely heard about the merits of using a raised bed garden for planting. Benefits offered by a raised garden bed include fewer weeds because you are better able to control the environment the plants grow in, warmer soil for a longer season, more space for […]

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How to Repair or Replace Screens

Window screens are an easy way to keep bugs and pests out of your house while allowing fresh air to come inside. They also act as a barrier to prevent pets or children from falling out of open windows. Unfortunately, screens and their frames can suffer damage. Some of these problems may be easy to […]

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Why You Should Never Cut Keys on Your Own

There are plenty of those self-serve key cutting kiosks at grocery stores, hardware stores and elsewhere. While this is an easy and convenient way of making spare keys for your home or car, they come at a cost. Key cutting is more difficult than it would appear. It requires specific tools, knowledge and expertise. DIY […]

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Should You Choose DIY or Professional Knife Sharpening Services?

You might assume that knife sharpening is a simple thing. Just swipe it across a metal rod or a whetstone a few times, and you’re done. While this might work for an already-sharp blade that just needs a refresher for precision work, it’s not going to work for a dull blade. Here are the advantages […]

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How Long Should a Chainsaw Blade Stay Sharp?

For chainsaw owners, you wonder if you should replace the blade and, if so, how often this should be done. Chainsaw blades don’t have a set time when they need to be replaced, but doing so when it’s needed can improve the chainsaw’s performance and safety. After all, you want your chainsaw to last for […]

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