does my pool need a pool skimmer

Does a Pool Need a Skimmer?

The last thing I ever want to do is handling yard and swimming pool maintenance. So the best solution would be to minimize the amount of time I have to spend doing the maintenance job, especially during the hot summer month. No one wants to be sweaty cleaning their pool instead of taking a dip

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how to clean a sharpening stone

How to Clean a Sharpening Stone

Sharpening stones are the most popular and oldest way to sharpen knives and tools. With their versatility, they can be used to sharpen almost any edge. But, with time, metal fillings, oil and dirt can embed in the stones, making them less effective. To ensure your sharpening stone doesn’t get clogged and that it always

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how to waterproof plywood

How to Waterproof Plywood

Plywood is a good, readily available building material, with multiple applications in your interiors and exteriors. However, unlike plastic, it is not waterproof. To protect plywood from water damage, there are many types of waterproofing available. Most are easy DIY projects that will save you time and money. Read on to learn of the effective

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roses to bloom all summer

Why Aren’t My Roses Blooming?

When planting some new rose bushes, every gardener hopes for a time when their roses will bloom. This is not always the case since sometimes your roses may not fully grow even when you have done everything in your knowledge. There are several reasons why this is the case, and while it is not a

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best pool skimmer

Best Pool Skimmer

Summer season equals pool cleaning, and this can be a significant chore, especially when you live in an area where there are a lot of trees. This means that your pool will always have some leaves in it that need to be fished out. While you may go the cheaper route of using a pool

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how to care for coral cactus

How to Care for a Coral Cactus

If you are a plant lover, then you probably have a few succulents in your home for decorative purposes. But none of them can compare to a coral succulent. While the coral cactus is usually ignored as a house plant, it is a good house plant option on account of its unique look. If you

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How to Get Rid of Meat Bees

How to Get Rid of Meat Bees

Did you know meat bees feed on other insects hence their name? While they may be beneficial in some instances, most often than not, they usually end up being more of a pain. This is due to their aggressive and territorial behavior. Not to mention the risk of getting a when you run into a

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