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Facts About Oak Trees & Acorns

Facts About Oak Trees & Acorns

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-19Views:130

Oak trees are valuable to man and beast alike. Oak is an excellent fuel source for wood-burning heaters. Oak also provides many species of wildlife with a home. Types Hundreds of oak species are divided into the groups "white oak" and "red[More]

How to Clone Jade Plants

How to Clone Jade Plants

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-17Views:130

The jade is a houseplant with thick, fleshy leaves that is easy to care for and grows very well in the low lighting environment of a home. If given enough space, a jade plant will grow into a small, shrub-like tree up to 5 feet in height. Jade plants[More]

How to clean hair out of shower drains with baking soda

How to clean hair out of shower drains with baking soda

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-17Views:130

It is not uncommon for hair to clog shower drains. When we wash our hair in the shower, strands fall out and build up in the drain. Although a drain catcher will help reduce the amount of hair that goes down the drain, stopping it all is nearly impos[More]

How to Install & Cut Shower Vinyl

How to Install & Cut Shower Vinyl

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-17Views:130

Rigid vinyl shower panels, otherwise known as PVC wall covering, are a durable, long-lasting and affordable alternative to other shower wall coverings. PVC wall coverings, typically installed in commercial settings, are available from speciality bath[More]

How to repair a chipped mirror

How to repair a chipped mirror

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-16Views:130

You might think that a large chip in your mirror ruins it forever, but you can repair most such chips yourself. The surfaces of mirrors are made of clear glass, with a thin silver backing beneath the glass. This silver backing beneath the glass is fa[More]

How to Arrange Landscaping to Hide Propane Tanks

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-16Views:130

A propane tank can be an eyesore in a landscape. It is difficult to mow around and doesn't blend into its surroundings. Painting it a darker colour isn't an option because, according to law, propane tanks must be painted a reflective colour. Planning[More]

Rustic Landscaping Ideas

Rustic Landscaping Ideas

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-15Views:130

Rustic landscaping consists of less formal garden and ground structure. It favours aged materials in natural elements found in a wood or mountain setting over new and expensive modern ornamentation. Stones, grasses, vines and native plants all play a[More]

Examples of Birthday Messages

Examples of Birthday Messages

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Birthday messages cover a broad spectrum, varying according to gender, country, religion and the age of the birthday celebrant. Nonetheless, there are certain themes that are common birthday messages. Once you've identified and mastered these themes,[More]

How to Make Fishtail Curtains

How to Make Fishtail Curtains

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-14Views:130

Fishtail curtains are actually lined swags with the jabot incorporated by means of angling the ends of the swag to suggest a more casual jabot. These curtains are often hung using peg type hold backs that are mounted above and at the sides of the win[More]

What Small Shrubs Can Grow in the Shade

What Small Shrubs Can Grow in the Shade

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-13Views:130

Many small shrubs grow well in the shade. Some are small versions of larger shrubs. There are also small shrubs that are dog friendly that do well in the shade. Rhododendrons Rhododendrons come in dwarf sizes. They prefer being in the shade. They hav[More]

Are woodworms in the kitchen dangerous?

Are woodworms in the kitchen dangerous?

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-13Views:130

Homeowners can detect woodworm infestation by observing a characteristic series of small holes in wooden objects. They look like someone has been playing darts near that piece of furniture. One cause for concern, however, is that those holes are crea[More]

Pros & Cons of Building With a Concrete Slab

Pros & Cons of Building With a Concrete Slab

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-12Views:130

When building a home, choosing a foundation is one of your most important decisions.There are several options and you must consider factors like climate, groundwater conditions and soil type to determine what the best fit is for your house. One of th[More]

How to Install an Antenna for 2 Televisions

How to Install an Antenna for 2 Televisions

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-12Views:130

Sending an antenna signal to two televisions requires an electronic device known as a coaxial cable splitter, which is available at electronics and hardware stores. A single coaxial cable carries the signal from the antenna to the splitter, which div[More]

How to Connect a Bathroom Fan to Double Light Switch

How to Connect a Bathroom Fan to Double Light Switch

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-12Views:130

A double light switch is a receptacle with two switches mounted to the same electrical box. These are convenient when installed in bathrooms, because they allow you to control the exhaust fan with one switch and the lighting with the other. Separatin[More]

How to Care for Skyrocket Junipers

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-11Views:130

Skyrocket juniper (Juniperus scopulorum 'Skyrocket') is a rigidly upright shrub that reaches heights of 15 feet at maturity. The attractive foliage is bluish-grey and may take on a bronze tint during the winter. The tall, narrow shrub is a good choic[More]

How to Take Pen Stains Off Canvas Shoes

How to Take Pen Stains Off Canvas Shoes

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-11Views:130

Ink stains can be difficult to remove from canvas shoes and other apparel. You will receive the best results if you treat the stain immediately after it happens. Luckily, most canvas shoes are washable, so the chance of successfully removing the stai[More]

Hearty, Disease-Resistant Roses

Hearty, Disease-Resistant Roses

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-10Views:130

Rose growers strive to produce healthy, hearty roses with lush blooms. Unfortunately, sometimes their efforts are thwarted by common rose diseases such as black spot, rust and powdery mildew. Disease-resistant varieties have natural abilities to figh[More]

How to Remove the Wheels on a Riding Mower

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-09Views:130

Riding lawnmower wheels are mounted on a spindle and held in place with either a cottar pin or a retaining ring. With use, lawnmower tires wear thin and need to be replaced. Removing the wheels from the riding lawnmower is the first step. No matter w[More]

How to make a plan for rewiring a house

How to make a plan for rewiring a house

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-08Views:130

You may be rewiring your house for one of several reasons. Your old, outdated wiring may be insufficient for your present needs, you may have hazardous aluminium wiring or you may simply be updating your circuitry as part of a comprehensive renovatio[More]

How to make furniture with barn doors

How to make furniture with barn doors

Category:HomeRelease time:2017-01-08Views:130

Hanging barn doors on rolling tracks to create a sliding door can be a modern, attractive solution for dividing two rooms, but don't limit your enjoyment of this rustic salvaged feature to its intended purpose. Make furniture with barn doors that cap[More]

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The best advice about using an electric lawnmower on wet grass is “don’t do it.” Children are taught from an early age that electricity and water do not mix. Lawnmower manufacturers do not recommend cutting wet grass. If you absolutely must cut your [More]
There are a variety of types of laurel grown in Britain including the bay tree, common laurel and Portuguese laurel. Laurels are evergreen and can be grown as a single specimen or trained and cut as a hedge. The bay tree has the advantage of producin [More]
While some consider a shed to be simply a place where they store tools and gardening equipment, a shed can easily become so much more. A shed that has a magical look can give the entire garden an intriguing vibe, turning your backyard into a destinat [More]
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Chenille stems, also called pipe cleaners, are one of the least expensive craft supplies and are simple to work with. Use these fuzzy, flexible sticks to make a beaded star to use as an ornament on your tree, or just as a way to keep your kids busy w [More]
If you have had a tubal ligation to prevent pregnancy, there may come a time when you wish to reverse the process and have another child. Before going the surgical route to reverse sterilisation, you can try natural alternatives first. Even if the pr [More]
Pop-up images are often used to enhance children's books and other materials. These pop-up images help give two-dimensional products a three-dimensional feel. Crafters and scrapbook enthusiasts can make these 3D paper images at home with a little tim [More]
Build your own custom gun case at home with supplies and tools from your local hardware store. Gun cases are ideal for storing guns, not only to protect the gun, but to protect others, especially children, from the gun. Design and personalise the hom [More]
Chicago may not be near an ocean but its location on the shores of Lake Michigan gives residents the chance to experience cruise travel. Most boat trips from Chicago are one-day sojourns for special occasions or tours. However, some companies offer o [More]
Many vehicle manufacturers have opted for textured bumpers on their vehicles, making bumper repairs a little more tricky. Most mechanics will just throw away a damaged textured bumper and replace it, which can put a strain on most pocketbooks. Luckil [More]