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Is Water from a Tankless Hot Water Heater Hot Enough?

Gail asks, “I would like to put in a tankless hot water heater, but I’m concerned that the water will not get hot enough. Is that a problem?”

When sized properly, tankless water heaters can get the water plenty hot enough. Read on to find out more.

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How to Kill Weeds in a Gravel Driveway

How to Kill Weeds in a Gravel Driveway

BJ asks, “What’s the least toxic way to get rid of weeds in my gravel driveway?”

With gravel areas, you don’t have to worry about killing grasses or plants, but you’re wise to minimize the use of chemicals because of environmental impact. Read on for alternatives.

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How to Finish a Basement in Your Home

Tony asks, “I’m planning on finishing my basement myself at little at a time. How should I go about it?”

When finishing a basement, it’s important that the work is completed in order. Read on to find out more.

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How To Plant Container Grown Trees and Shrubs

How To Plant Container Grown Trees and Shrubs

Spring and fall are the best seasons for planting container grown trees and shrubs. Like anything else in the garden, they will do best if you take the time to plant them correctly. Here’s what you need to know when planting container grown trees and shrubs in your yard.

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Does Sand Improve Clay Soil?

Gary asks, “Can I use sand to break up clay soil and improve my lawn?”

You shouldn’t use sand by itself since that will only make your problem worse. It needs to be balanced with organic matter in order to be of any benefit. Read on to find out why.

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Car underwater in flood.

Flooding in Atlanta

Living in Atlanta all of my life, and that’s a long time folks, I have never witnessed what I have these past few days. Ever hardened by the drought that has plagued this city for years, I truly couldn’t believe the downpour of rain we’ve received, especially since Sunday evening. Read on to find out more.

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Thinking About Christmas

Thinking About Christmas

Now that the kids are back to school, my calendar is filling up with all the activities going on until the holidays. Holidays? Is it time to start thinking about the holidays again??? Wow, this year has flown by! Well, now that September is upon us, one of the things I like to do is start planning my seasonal decorations. Read on to find out how.

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Spring Bulb Planting Depths

Spring Bulb Planting Depths

In order to have healthy plants and successful blooms, bulbs must be planted at the proper depth and spacing. It always pays to spend a few extra minutes to get things planted correctly, but with bulbs it’s even more important – too deep, or too shallow, and your bulbs may fail to bloom or not even sprout at all. Read on to find out what you need to know about the proper depths for planting spring bulbs.

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