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What Is The Right Mailbox For Your Home?

What Is The Right Mailbox For Your Home?

Choosing the right mailbox is a part of owning a home. Be sure to choose one that reflects your personality. Most importantly, opt for one that makes a very unique statement regarding your personal style. Different Types of Mailboxes Novelty Mailboxes – These can add drama and interest to your yard. Most are custom boxes made from various standard rounded tops. Some boxes can be shaped to resemble cats, dogs, cows, horses, mermaids, fire...

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3 Most Commonly Used Posts for Letterboxes

3 Most Commonly Used Posts for Letterboxes

Letterboxes are handy features for a home or business to have. Even in this increasingly digitized age, direct mail and marketing materials such as leaflets are still being sent out, so having a letterbox ensures that your private residence, office or commercial establishment receives and secures all the incoming mail. There are different kinds of letterboxes that can be installed onto your property. For example, there are brick-in...

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4 Budget Conscious Tips for Buying a Garden Shed

4 Budget Conscious Tips for Buying a Garden Shed

Outdoor storage sheds make every gardening task more convenient, since they keep every tool close by. The problem is that garages and sheds can sometimes be a little bit on the expensive side. That isn’t always the case, so it’s still possible for the gardener on a budget to get a garden shed of their own. It simply takes a little bit of extra work to find the right shed at the right price, and there are a few things to keep in...

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Cigarette Receptacles: The One Stop Guide

Cigarette Receptacles: The One Stop Guide

Nothing takes away from the look of your lawn, garden, or patio like cigarette butts. They smell, are unsightly, and contain a wide range of chemicals. So how do you manage the mess in a way that is both effective and looks great? With a cigarette receptacle of course! Not Just Unsightly But Potentially Hazardous Other than their ability to instantly take away from the curb appeal of your home, butts can also be dangerous. In fact the...

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Basic Letterbox Designs

Basic Letterbox Designs

This may be the time of emails and instant messages, but snail mail continues to be relevant. Formal correspondence is still delivered via the post, and there are people who just cling tightly to the charm of traditional mail.  In the past and to date, it’s always been a thrill to find letters and cards in the letterbox. A residence or business certainly wouldn’t be complete without one. As you know, the letterbox is the receptacle that...

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Things to Consider When Adding Windows to Your Shed

Things to Consider When Adding Windows to Your Shed

Security for a shed should be given the same priority as the security for your home. However, instead most people tend to have a much more relaxed attitude. Often we fail to take account that there are many valuable items stored away in a shed; items that if they had to be replaced would cost a considerable amount of money should they be stolen. It is for this very reason that we should look at how vulnerable the garden shed is to a break...

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Transition Spaces For Maximum Beauty

Transition Spaces For Maximum Beauty

One of the most overlooked parts of any garden or patio project are the transition spaces.  These are the areas that bring you from one feature or destination to another.  Whether it is from the front to the back, or pool to the house, they can be a phenomenal way to add to the attractiveness of your outdoor space. Don’t Forget Your Side Yard While many homeowners concentrate most of their efforts on the front and back of their properties,...

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Outdoor Storage Solutions To Put You In Control

Outdoor Storage Solutions To Put You In Control

It’s a common problem. You look out at your back yard just before visitors arrive, and see it strewn with toys, garden tools, barbecue accessories and kicked-off flip-flops — where are you going to put them all before they get here? If only you had a bit more outdoor storage, where it could all be stashed away. Of course, it wouldn’t be so bad if everyone put stuff away when they had finished with it, but human nature...

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