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I fell in love with color and flowers at a young age. From the rosebush with intense red blooms in my family’s front yard to the flower-lined walkway and colorful bushes at my grandfather’s house, I’ve always found that the dash of life and pop of color that comes from ...
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Worried about your home’s electrical system? Considering that electrical deficiencies ranked third among a National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) survey of common code violations, your fears might not be unfounded. Whether you’ve recently purchased a home, ...
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Best Pick Reports is pleased to announce that we are joining forces with EverCommerce, the nation’s leading service commerce platform. The last 21 years have been an incredible journey for Best Pick Reports as we’ve led the charge in providing unmatched home ...
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Have you ever ripped out landscaping and started from scratch? If you haven’t, I’ll go ahead and spoil the surprise for you: it’s not a lot of fun. (Well, aside from the time my husband used the winch on his truck to remove a tree stump. That was pretty entertaining.) ...
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A new roof is a big investment that can last anywhere from 15 to over 50 years given proper installation and maintenance. Before starting such a comprehensive project, it’s important to understand the factors that influence the longevity and curb appeal of a roof, and how to ...
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If you want to reduce your energy bill, enhance the comfort of your home, and do your part to save the environment from excessive energy or water waste, then it’s time to add some high-efficiency upgrades to your home. Environmentally friendly upgrades range ...
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Several months ago, I moved into an old brick high-rise in the middle of Atlanta. I fell in love with the apartment for its large windows that look out at the Midtown skyline and flood the living room with natural light. However, like any structure built in the ‘60s, it’s ...
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When I planned my garden at the end of last winter, I was filled with visions of turning my backyard into a little homestead. I was convinced that I could grow all of our produce through the spring and summer, so I went a little nuts in the seed aisle ...
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Spring is an exciting time of year. The end of the school year is in sight, barbeque and boil season begins, and winter clothes are put away. We get to spend more time enjoying the outdoors, but that also means more time around annoying and potentially harmful insects ...
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Are you as ready for spring weather as I am? As a native-born southerner, I spend the tail end of summer dreaming of snow and a break from the summer’s unrelenting heat and humidity. But as soon as I see the forsythia start to bloom, I’m ready for spring and ...
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