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Spring Lawn Care Guide

Spring Lawn Care Guide By: Julie Day As the world outside finally begins to turn green after a long winter, it’s time once again to pay attention to your lawn. Spring is a sensitive time for your yard – the soil is spongy, the plants are tender, and the weather is unpredictable. Your lawn will thank you for being gentle this time of year, but it will also thank you for addressing a few important spring tasks. Here’s how to go about taking care of your lawn in the spring. Types of Grass Spring lawn care depends on the type of grass you are growing: Cool-season grasses include fescue, bluegrass, and rye. They have two growth spurts – a moderate one in the spring, and…

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Household Tip – How to Stop Disposal From Backing Up Into Other Sink

Because your disposal breaks up food and other debris, it is not uncommon for a drain to become clogged. If running your garbage disposal causes water to back up into the other sink, you may have a clog in the drain lines. You should fix this as soon as possible because food material and debris will eventually begin to smell as it sits in the drain. The material trapped in the drain builds up until the pipe is fully blocked, causing the water to back up through the drain pipe that the sink and the disposal share. The good news is that unblocking a garbage disposal drain is a task you can do yourself, without an expensive call to a plumber. 1.      Fill the sink…

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The Homeowner’s Helper offers homeowners access to informative Better Business Bureau alerts!

As  a member of the Better Business Bureau, I have access to informative BBB alerts to help the homeowner avoid the seemingly ever growing number of scams impacting the homeowner. I am happy to share this valuable information to anyone interested. Simply inform me of your interest via email at and I will include you on my subscriber BBB alert subscriber list. I can assure you that you find this information helpful and it may just help you avoid becoming a victim of that next fraud/scam. The BBB alert email list is separate from my monthly newsletter list which you can also subscribe to at the top of my website home page. The monthly email newsletters offer useful tips to help the homeowner with…

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