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Tips on Debris Removal

February 20, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Disposal of debris can be a major concern. No matter what state you live in, the type of debris you will encounter will be much the same: damaged buildings, downed trees, building materials, and household and other types of hazardous waste. What varies is the way in which each state disposes of the debris. Some [...]

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What To Do If Your House is Damaged By a Storm

February 11, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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If your home was damaged during the recent storms to hit Georgia, BBB offers the following tips to ensure you choose a reputable contractor and not be scammed: • Contact your insurance adjuster immediately. Not only does this get the ball rolling on the claims process, but you might be eligible for loss-of-use benefits which [...]

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Mattress Buying Tips for Labor Day

September 3, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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If you’re heading to the beach or a backyard barbecue this weekend, be sure to make time for some Labor Day shopping. While you can find great deals on summer merchandise like grills, bathing suits and patio furniture, you can also score savings on big-ticket items like mattresses. Finding the right mattress can be a [...]

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Breathe easy (and healthy!)

June 9, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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As soon as the temperatures warm up, you open up the doors and windows and let the “fresh” air in. Many people go on a cleaning spree, vacuuming, dusting and getting rid of all the dust bunnies hiding under furniture. With a fresh, clean house, you assume you’ll be breathing much easier. Think again. Air [...]

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Fayette Master Gardeners Spring Tour

April 25, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Get Inspired at Fayette County Master Gardener Association’s Annual Plant Sale and Garden Tour When: Saturday, May 5th rain or shine   Plant Sale Info: What: Plants tended by master gardeners will be sold for bargain prices. Free gardening demonstrations throughout the day. “Ask a Master Gardener Booth” – bring your questions and purchase tickets [...]

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Spring Cleaning Your Computer

April 25, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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By Lindsey Thompson As the winter comes to a close, you’ll find yourself getting ready for your yearly spring-cleaning marathon. While your list probably includes sweeping, mopping and vacuuming, one thing that it probably doesn’t include is cleaning up your computer. Your computer is like your car in that it needs regular maintenance to function [...]

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Natural Solutions for Spring Pests

April 24, 2012 by Jill Prouty  
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Warmer weather in Georgia brings the blooms we love, but it also brings back the bugs we hate. No matter how clean your home, no one is immune to household insect pests. And while you might consider hiring a professional exterminator to treat your home, there are natural, non-toxic ways to keep pests at bay [...]

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Easy Tips to Add Curb Appeal

April 23, 2012 by Bonnie Helander  
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Spring is in the air and it’s time to refresh your outside space. Whether you are trying to sell your house or just want to make your front landscape more attractive, try some of these easy tips guaranteed to increase the curb appeal of your home. Focus on the entrance Think beyond neutral and paint [...]

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Are Your Windows Energy Efficient?

April 16, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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The warm weather is here and many consumers are looking to make home improvements while sticking to a budget. BBB advises consumers to balance cost effectiveness with energy efficiency, as more efficient windows, doors and skylights can make a big difference in energy consumption over time. Start by looking for products that carry the Energy [...]

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Protect Yards and Gardens Naturally

April 6, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Protect Yards and Gardens Naturally with Insect Repelling Herbs from The Growers Exchange As one of the warmest winters on record eases out and we’ve jumped head first into spring, the flora and fauna are appearing much earlier than usual. This means that many pesky insects like ticks, mosquitoes, ants and termites are waking up [...]

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PTC Garden Club Tip of the Month

March 6, 2012 by Bonnie Helander  
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  Home centers and plant nurseries are starting to stock up on their inventory of beautiful plants for spring. It is easy to get overwhelmed by the vast selection and choose plants that most appeal to you rather than what will work best in your particular site.  Before purchasing plants, make sure you understand the [...]

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Simple projects for a Springtime Spruce-up

February 17, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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As the days get longer and things get a little brighter inside your house, it becomes easier to notice the places that could use a little extra TLC. It’s also the perfect time to work on simple home improvement projects as you wait for warm weather to come. Here’s a checklist you can work on [...]

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