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What Is a Wireless Dog Fence and How Does It Work?

Wireless dog fences are an ingenious system that completely replaces the need for a physical boundary fence. The system creates a safe dog perimeter “fence” as well as a “danger” or “no-go” zone for your pet. Wearing a special collar, whenever your dog gets too close, or attempts crossing the invisible perimeter you have set …

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11 Brilliant Ideas for a DIY Air Conditioner

Business woman sagged over table covered in documents cooling herself off with a tabletop fan.

Looking for a clever way to keep the house cool? Nothing is more affordable, or satisfying than a good old DIY air conditioner made with your own two hands. Made from items like Coleman coolers and styrofoam coolers to box fans, blowers, and oscillating fans, you may already have some of the parts laying around. …

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The Best Outdoor Misting Fans to Keep Cool This Summer

Couple sitting on a porch enjoying coffee and the cool breeze of a Geek Aire misting fan.

Any misting fan can get you wet, but only one of the best outdoor misting fans will actually keep you cool while you’re hanging out on the porch or BBQing in the backyard this summer. Unfortunately, the market is over-saturated with misting fans to pick from. That means that as a consumer, choosing one of …

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The Best Evaporative Cooler for Hot Summer Days and Nights

Woman sleeping with fresh air from evaporative cooler flowing over her.

Evaporative coolers, also known as swamp coolers, are an excellent alternative to air conditioners, ceiling fans, and expensive central air units. They work on a simple scientific principle called evaporative cooling, hence the name. When hot or warm air from your home is brought into the cooler, it is rapidly cooled by water and damp …

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The Best Broadcast Spreaders for Feeding Your Lawn

The Best Broadcast Spreader for Fertilizer

Lush lawn provides curbside appeal, a space to enjoy company, and a playground for children. Keeping your lawn looking vibrant can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be hard. We’re here to make it easier for you. Basic lawn care and a regular fertilizer schedule are a must, and there is no need to …

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The Best Lawn Sweepers to Keep Your Yard Nice and Tidy

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Do leaves, pine cones, other tree debris, and grass clippings regularly clutter up your yard? You’re probably tired of raking. Lawn sweepers remove the majority of this work. Simply push the sweeper over the leaves and debris, and voilà, your yard is clean! Forget about raking leaves and debris, and lugging around trash bags stuff …

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