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How to Remove Lichen

Lichen can be found on all kinds of surfaces, even in the most extreme environments and elevations. While not harmful to humans, it can cause damage to your property if left unchecked. Let’s explore not only what lichen is and how it spreads, but also how you can remove it to keep your property safe.

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4 Reasons to Keep Your Gutters Clean

Gutters aren't something that most homeowners think about often, aside from the one time a year they're cleaned -- if that. However, they are the unsung hero of your home. Gutters work by diverting rainwater from your roof back down to the ground through a downspout. When this process is interrupted, it can cause untold damage to your property, as well as your health and safety. With that in mind, it's crucial to check on your gutters a few times throughout the year to mitigate the following risks.

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11 Invasive Plants and Fungi to Remove From Your Yard

Your yard is home to all kinds of life whether that be animals like birds and squirrels or insects and plants. Unfortunately, not all life in your lawn is healthy for you or other organisms, and they should be removed as soon as possible. In this article, you will find just a few of the invasive plants and fungi you should take care of before they cause further damage.

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5 Things You Can Pressure Wash (and 5 You Shouldn't)

Pressure washers are fantastic tools that breathe life back into neglected surfaces. Even though water is the primary component, a pressure washer is a powerful piece of equipment. However, as tempting as it might be, not every surface or object should be pressure-washed.

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5 Tips for Pressure Washing Outdoor Furniture

The quality of your outdoor furniture is what can make or break your summertime enjoyment out in the yard. Unfortunately, while your favorite backyard chairs and table start gorgeous, they can take some serious abuse from the elements, especially if you can't store them off-season. After a few years exposed to drenching rain, bitter cold, blistering sun, and the dirt, grime, and algae that can build up over time, outdoor furniture can quickly go from beautiful to neglected. Even after a single year's worth of exposure, it might be time for a thorough cleaning.

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6 Safety Tips When Using a Pressure Washer

Pressure washer safety is no joke. With the amount of force you wield when you use one, it’s vitally important to take safety precautions. A washer needs respect, but not fear. Understanding how to use it safely is one of the greatest mitigating factors for injury. Here are some common-sense tips to keep in mind when using a pressure washer.

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