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How to Use and Maintain Sheds in New England

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How to Use and Maintain Sheds in New England

Sheds are an important part of homes all around the country, but they play a special role in New England states like MA, NH, RI, and VT. In the Northeast, the changing seasons and often harsh winters make a quality storage shed a must-have for many homeowners. If you invest in a shed for your property, it’s essential that you make the most of it and take the right steps to maintain it. Here are some seasonal tips on how New England homeowners can get the most out of their...

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5 Easy Gazebo Decorations for Autumn in New England

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5 Easy Gazebo Decorations for Autumn in New England

Autumn in New England is simply gorgeous with its brightly colored leaves and crisp breezes. If you’re anything like us, you’ll want to spend as much time as possible enjoying the season, and there’s no better place to do that than in your backyard gazebo. If you live in MA, NH, or another northeast state, use one of these quick and easy gazebo decorating ideas to create the perfect autumn haven for your family. 1. Fall Garlands Garlands are perfect for decorating the posts of your gazebo. Head over to...

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How to dispose of yard waste responsibly

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How to dispose of yard waste responsibly

In the past, getting rid of yard waste every fall was easy. You’d grab some big trash bags, spend the better part of a day raking up lawn, and then another hour re-raking the leaves after the kids and puppy romped through the pile.Most homeowners today have a handful of options, ranging from municipal curbside pickup to mulching. We’ll discuss a handful of the most common and effective approaches, and give you some pointers on how to decide on the method that will work best for you.Getting rid of yard...

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Fall Back on Your Shed

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Fall Back on Your Shed

Now that we’ve fallen back, our days are getting shorter – resulting in the need to make sure we’re maximizing our daylight hours. As the leaves start really falling, it’s important to stay on top of yard cleanup and prepare for the colder days.Head to your shed and pull out your rakes and leaf blowers to clean up all of the fallen leaves on the ground. While you’re out there raking, take the opportunity to assess the grass and make sure your shed is stocked with the fertilizer and weed...

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Pergolas: Enhancing Your Outdoor Space

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Pergolas: Enhancing Your Outdoor Space

Winter’s not here yet! Get out there and enjoy the beautiful Fall weather while it lasts. Our pergolas offer the best of outdoor living.It truly is a great time to enjoy the warmth from a fire pit, whether you’re hosting an intimate dinner party or relaxing after a long workweek. Having the right outdoor space will enhance any Fall gathering.Better Homes and Garden offers some great ideas on how to use pergolas to capture the ideal outdoor environment to meet everyone’s needs. They are not only the foundation for providing...

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