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How to Unclog a Garbage Disposal: 3 Easy Methods
How to Unclog a Garbage Disposal: 3 Easy Methods

Since leaving college, Paul has worked in a variety of roles, including: painter and decorator, general handyman, and freelance writer. Garbage disposals are prone to getting clogged up sometimes, especially if you mistreat them by putting foods down the sink drain that are difficult to break down (see the section on prevention at the bottom of the page).

10 Useful or Edible Garden Weeds
10 Useful or Edible Garden Weeds

Amelia has been an avid gardener since childhood and enjoys experimenting with natural and sustainable gardening methods. Weeds have a bad name because they grow so well as to be quite a nuissance. However, I often wonder why I try so hard to grow one salad green while trying so hard to discourage another.

8 Best and Easiest Fall Vegetables to Plant in the Late Summer and Early Fall
8 Best and Easiest Fall Vegetables to Plant in the Late Summer and Early Fall

It& 39;s fall at last! The air is getting crisper, the temperature is growing cooler, and you might think that the season for enjoying fresh-from-the-garden veggies is over. But think again: there& 39;s still time for a second harvest! Now& 39;s the time when summer crops like corn, squash and tomatoes give way to cool weather veggies like beans, lettuce, beets, and cabbages.

How to Get Rid of Scale
How to Get Rid of Scale

Caren White is a Master Gardener and instructor at Home Gardeners School. She has been associated with Rutgers Gardens for over a decade. What Is Scale?Scale is actually a catch-all term for a group of insects that are covered with either a soft or hard shell and parasitize your plants. They pierce the plant tissue and feed on the sap, literally sucking the life out of the plants.

Mastering Basic Topiary Techniques
Mastering Basic Topiary Techniques

Linda enjoys tending her plants and flowers. I have written a variety of gardening articles that are about flowers, arid plants, and trees. Looking for a distinctive plant project that doesn& 39;t involve trendy succulents or fiddle leaf figs? Try your hand at the art of topiary. Don’t worry, you don’t have to feel intimidated.

10 Guaranteed Ways to Get Rid of Spiders
10 Guaranteed Ways to Get Rid of Spiders

Spider season is in fall (August-October). Control them before they take over! I HATE spiders with a passion. They& 39;re creepy and bug me out (no pun intended). Every time one of these eight-legged insects appear in my house, I immediately run to get the vacuum and suck up the little bastard with a 6 ft.

Which Bookcase Do You Need? Calculate the Capacity of a Book Shelf
Which Bookcase Do You Need? Calculate the Capacity of a Book Shelf

Anyone can Google to find a quick answer. But sometimes, the simplest answer isn& 39;t the smartest. JK enjoys big questions and interrogations. How Many Books Can a Bookshelf Hold?Maybe you& 39;re looking at a giant pile of books wondering how big a bookshelf you need to buy. Or maybe you& 39;re looking at a bookcase, in a store or online, wondering how much of your library it will hold.

How to Stock a Disaster Preparedness Kit
How to Stock a Disaster Preparedness Kit

Viola enjoys passing on the nuggets of wisdom she& 39;s collected. She has made eye contact with Robert Redford and chatted with Julia Roberts. Natural Disasters Can Strike Anywhere, AnytimeWhether it& 39;s a hurricane, earthquake, fire, or flood, a natural disaster can leave you literally powerless for days or weeks.

Acesleep Mattress: The Best Memory Foam for Side Sleepers?
Acesleep Mattress: The Best Memory Foam for Side Sleepers?

Kate is a mother of two and holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree from Sonoma State University. She& 39;s also a passionate researcher. My wife and I haven’t been terribly satisfied with the bed we have lately, so we decided to reach out of our comfort zone and try a new “mattress in a box” memory foam bed.

Everything You Need to Know About Striped Maple Trees
Everything You Need to Know About Striped Maple Trees

The author has an interest in the outdoors and the health benefits of what& 39;s found in nature.Striped Maple TreesHow big will a striped maple grow?The striped maple, also known as the goosefoot maple, moosewood, and whistlewood, is a small maple that can grow to heights of between 15 to 35 feet. Many of the trees do reach heights above 30 feet though.

How to Create an Herb Garden in Your Home
How to Create an Herb Garden in Your Home

Lockridge is an avid reader who enjoys learning about beautiful garden plants. Among other things, she has worked with a florist. Growing herbs in a container garden allows you to snip off a sprig at any time to toss into a recipe. Not only is it economical to grow herbs yourself, it’s also a fun hobby.

Sherwin Williams Woodscapes Stain Review
Sherwin Williams Woodscapes Stain Review

Matt is a professional painter and freelance writer, sharing his knowledge, house-painting tips, and product reviews. Woodscapes Stain vs. PaintWoodscapes is an exterior wood stain made and sold by Sherwin Williams. The solid finish is the only stain I use for staining fences and cedar siding. The stain is available in both an oil-based and waterborne version, but my review is based on the waterborne option.