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13.Apr Green, Energy-Efficient Upgrades for Your Home’s Exterior
Posted at 13.Apr, 07:04h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

If you’re tired of paying an outrageous amount in utility costs, you should consider upgrading your home with some green renovations. While there are plenty of indoor green renovations...

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13.Apr How to Protect Concrete Your Driveway and Sidewalk From Cracking
Posted at 13.Apr, 07:04h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

If you have a concrete driveway or sidewalk, you should take a few basic precautions to protect it from cracking. When properly installed, concrete typically lasts for decades, offering...

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14.Mar 7 Tips to Prevent Your Lawn From Becoming Waterlogged
Posted at 14.Mar, 02:03h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

Water is usually good for lawns. Whether your lawn has fescue, bluegrass, ryegrass, bentgrass, St. Augustine, Scutch grass, crowngrass or any other common variety, it needs water to survive....

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14.Mar 6 Springtime Landscape Maintenance Tips All Homeowners Should Follow
Posted at 14.Mar, 02:03h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

Spring is in the air, which means the temperatures will become warmer and the days longer. This seasonal transitional offers the perfect opportunity for homeowners to touch up their...

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09.Mar Choosing the Right Outdoor Rug for Your Patio
Posted at 09.Mar, 02:03h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

When designing your patio or outdoor living space, you should include a rug for aesthetic and functional purposes. Among other things, it helps to define the space while adding...

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09.Mar Help! My Patio Deck is Turning Green!
Posted at 09.Mar, 02:03h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

Have you noticed your wooden patio deck turning green. Unfortunately, this is an all-too-common problem experienced by homeowners. It typically doesn’t happen overnight, but months or years of exposure...

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09.Mar 6 Cool and Comfortable Shade Solutions for Your Patio
Posted at 09.Mar, 02:03h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

A little shade can make a world of difference in your comfort level when lounging outdoors on an otherwise hot spring or summer day. With the shade protecting you...

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14.Feb What Is an Arizona Room?
Posted at 14.Feb, 08:02h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

Arizona rooms have become a popular renovation project for countless homeowners. While originating in the Copper State from which it receives its namesake, they’ve since made their way throughout...

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14.Feb How to Extend the Life of Your Patio Furniture
Posted at 14.Feb, 08:02h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

When properly maintained and cared for, patio furniture can last a lifetime. Unfortunately, many homeowners neglect their outdoor furniture, believing it will withstand the hands of time without any...

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19.Dec 9 Must-Have Items for an Outdoor Living Space
Posted at 19.Dec, 01:12h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Outdoor living isn’t just another fly-by-night trend that’s here today and gone tomorrow. It’s here to stay — and for good reason. Patios, porches, decks, gardens and other outdoor...

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19.Dec 7 Reasons to Include Trees in Your Landscape
Posted at 19.Dec, 01:12h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Trees are an invaluable element of a home’s landscape. Unfortunately, some homeowners view them as nothing more than added maintenance, so they avoid growing them. However, trees can benefit...

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21.Nov How to Create an Outdoor Living Space On a Budget
Posted at 21.Nov, 02:11h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

70% Seventy percent of all homes in the United States have an outdoor living space, and roughly 70% of these households use their outdoor living space at least once...

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21.Nov 9 DIY Projects to Improve Your Home’s Exterior
Posted at 21.Nov, 01:11h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

If you want the best looking house in the neighborhood, you need to spend some time cleaning and improving the exterior. While there are plenty of professional service providers...

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21.Nov Guide to Outdoor Teak Furniture
Posted at 21.Nov, 01:11h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

Outdoor furniture is available in a wide range of materials, including bamboo, wicker, cast iron, plastic, concrete, wood and more. However, one of the most versatile materials in which...

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01.Nov How to Winterize Your Patio
Posted at 01.Nov, 09:11h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

Is your patio prepared for the upcoming winter season? With winter comes cooler temperatures, drier air and the possibility of snowfall, all of which can affect your patio. This...

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01.Nov 8 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal
Posted at 01.Nov, 09:11h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Curb appeal refers to the collective landscape, colors, furnishings and other visual elements of a home’s exterior. By investing in a little time and energy into your home’s curb...

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01.Nov Guide to Wicker Patio Furniture
Posted at 01.Nov, 09:11h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

If you’re planning to update your patio with new furniture, you’ll need to choose the right material. Patio furniture is designed using a wide range of materials. However, one...

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18.Oct Exploring Common Porch Designs for Residential Homes
Posted at 18.Oct, 06:10h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

Are you thinking about adding a porch to your home? If so, you’ll need to choose the right type. While all porches are outdoor extensions of a home, there...

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18.Oct How to Keep Pesky Bugs Away from Your Patio
Posted at 18.Oct, 06:10h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

It’s hard to enjoy an evening out on your patio when you’re constantly being attacked by pests. Whether it’s mosquitoes, gnats, bees, etc., they can prevent you from enjoying...

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22.Sep Comparing the Different Types of Patio Covers
Posted at 22.Sep, 04:09h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

A patio offers the perfect area to host parties, barbecues and other outdoor gatherings. Rather than staying cooped up indoors, you can go outside to enjoy the fresh air....

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22.Sep Brighten Your Patio with These Lighting Ideas
Posted at 22.Sep, 03:09h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

It’s hard to enjoy your patio in the evenings if it’s dimly lit. Without lighting, you won’t be able to cook, relax or simply enjoy this extension of your...

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22.Sep 8 Important Tips to Protect and Maintain a Wood Deck
Posted at 22.Sep, 03:09h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

A wood deck is the perfect outdoor extension to your home. When the weather is mild, you can go outdoors to enjoy the sunshine and fresh air. #1) Remove...

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22.Sep What is an Adirondack Chair? Get the Facts
Posted at 22.Sep, 03:09h In Outdoor living By - 0 Comments

The Adirondack chair consistently ranks as one of the most popular types of outdoor chairs. Also known as a Muskoka chair in Canada, it offers the perfect blend of...

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30.Aug Top 7 Benefits of Bench Seating for the Patio
Posted at 30.Aug, 02:08h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Seating is an essential element of a well-designed patio. Without proper seating, you won’t be able to relax and unwind on your patio — not without standing, at least....

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30.Aug How to Prevent Flare-Ups When Grilling
Posted at 30.Aug, 01:08h In Cooking over fire Cooking using wood By - 0 Comments

Flare-ups are a common problem when grilling food, especially meats. Whether it’s beef, pork, lamb, chicken or fish, meat has a tendency to flare up when grilled. When this...

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09.Aug Campfire-Building Tips for Wet, Rainy Weather
Posted at 09.Aug, 03:08h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Wouldn’t it be great if the weather was warm and sunny every time you went camping? Weather such as this is ideal for camping. You don’t have to worry...

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How to Use a Chimney Starter When Grilling
09.Aug Why Your Patio Needs a Fire Pit This Fall Season
Posted at 09.Aug, 03:08h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

For many homeowners, fall signals the end of outdoor parties and gatherings. Once the summer comes to an end and the temperatures begin the drop, they head indoors. While...

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25.Jul Exploring Primitive Fire-Building Techniques
Posted at 25.Jul, 05:07h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Fires have been essential for the survival of humankind. For thousands of years, we’ve relied on fires to cook food to a safe temperature, create warmth to protect against...

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25.Jul 9 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Steak
Posted at 25.Jul, 05:07h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Nothing compares to the rich flavor and tender texture of a grilled steak. It’s the preferred choice of meat for countless home chefs. But if you’re planning to grill...

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25.Jul The Do’s and Don’ts of Using a Fire Pit on a Wooden Deck
Posted at 25.Jul, 05:07h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

A fire pit is a simple accessory that will enhance your home’s outdoor living space. In addition to cooking over an open flame, it creates a relaxing ambiance that...

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25.Jul 8 Simple Tips to Make Your Fire Pit Last
Posted at 25.Jul, 05:07h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Humans have been building fire pits ever since the Stone Age. While these were rudimentary — consisting of nothing more than holes dug into ground — they were still...

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29.Jun Recipe for the Perfect Fourth of July Backyard Bash
Posted at 29.Jun, 12:06h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

The Fourth of July is right around the corner, offering the perfect opportunity for homeowners to host backyard parties and get-togethers. Being that it’s a federal holiday, everyone who...

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29.Jun 3 Safety Rules to Follow When Disposing of Fire Pit Ash
Posted at 29.Jun, 12:06h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

A fire pit is the perfect addition to any patio or outdoor living space. It introduces new style, while also allowing you and your family to enjoy the warm...

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29.Jun Why (and How) to Oil Your Grill Grate
Posted at 29.Jun, 12:06h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Whether you cook over a fire pit or a charcoal/gas grill, you should oil the grate before adding the food. It only takes a few minutes, but doing so...

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28.Jun What’s the Best Wood to Burn in a Campfire?
Posted at 28.Jun, 05:06h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

This is a question many campers ask. While all North American wood can burn, some is better than others. Choosing the right type of wood is important because it...

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15.Jun How to Make the Perfect Grilled Chicken
Posted at 15.Jun, 02:06h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Chicken is one of the most delicious and versatile meats on the planet. It’s low in fat, loaded in protein, and you can prepare it hundreds of different ways....

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03.Jun Turn Your Fire Pit Into an Outdoor Focal Point
Posted at 03.Jun, 04:06h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

More and more homeowners are upgrading their patios and outdoor living spaces. While there are dozens of ways to upgrade an outdoor living space, one of the most effective...

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03.Jun How to Build a Campfire with Wet Wood
Posted at 03.Jun, 04:06h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

When it comes to building campfires, the drier the wood the better. Regardless of variety, all wood is highly porous with thousands upon thousands of small holes. These “pores”...

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03.Jun Grilling Tips for Kebabs
Posted at 03.Jun, 04:06h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Kebabs are the perfect food for grilling. Whether they are chicken, steak, veggies, shrimp or a combination thereof, there’s nothing quite like the smokey flavor of grilled kebabs. If...

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24.May How to Control Your Campfire and Prevent it from Spreading
Posted at 24.May, 02:05h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

There are approximately 100,000 wildfires every year in the United States. While lighting strikes are a common cause of these wildfires, another cause is uncontrolled campfires. Campers who fail...

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24.May Why Does My Campfire Keep Going Out?
Posted at 24.May, 02:05h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Can’t seem to keep your campfire lit? Whether you’re camping deep in the woods or right in your backyard, keeping your campfire lit is important for several reasons: it...

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24.May 6 Reasons Why Your Patio Needs a Fire Pit
Posted at 24.May, 02:05h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

A fire pit is a must-have accessory for any patio or outdoor living space. If you’re still on the fence, here are 6 reasons why you need one. #1)...

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15.May 5 Tips for Starting a Campfire on the Beach
Posted at 15.May, 09:05h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

What’s better than the relaxing ambiance of a campfire? A campfire on the beach. However, there are a few things you should know about starting a campfire on the...

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15.May 6 Campfire Safety Tips to Follow
Posted at 15.May, 09:05h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

No camping experience is complete without a campfire. In addition to allowing campers to cook food, it creates a social ambiance that’s more relaxing. However, you should follow a...

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15.May 5 Hacks for Cooking Over a Campfire
Posted at 15.May, 09:05h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

As any camper already knows, food just tastes better when it’s cooked in the wilderness. But cooking over a campfire poses some unique challenges, which can make it difficult...

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15.May Tips on Using a Fire Pit in the Wind
Posted at 15.May, 09:05h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Mother nature isn’t always going to provide sunny clear skies with little-to-no wind. While strong winds typically don’t pose a concern, it can make it difficult to keep your...

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15.May Fire Pit Maintenance Tips
Posted at 15.May, 09:05h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

With summer right around the corner, there’s no better time than the present to invest in a fire pit. A high-quality steel fire pit will allow you to enjoy...

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25.Apr How to Stack Charcoal (the Right Way)
Posted at 25.Apr, 03:04h In Cooking over fire By - 0 Comments

Cooking with charcoal is generally preferred over wood for several reasons: it produces more heat, burns for longer, and it’s readily available.   Yet, you still can’t beat wood for...

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25.Apr Fire Pits 101: How to Build a Better Fire
Posted at 25.Apr, 03:04h In Fire Pits By - 0 Comments

Looking to build a better fire? Here are some tips to help. Use Dry Firewood Don’t underestimate the importance of using dry, seasoned firewood in your fire. The presence...

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