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Large Chicken Coop Plans: Instructions to Build Your Own

Spacious Options for Your Hen House - an art deco design chicken coop

Keeping chickens isn’t a difficult task, however, you do need to ensure their safety and health by providing a space for them to live and roost. Although there are many prefabricated chicken coops from which you can choose, sometimes building your own is a better approach, especially if you own a large flock. Chickens need …

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What Is Evaporative Cooling and How Does It Work?

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Evaporative cooling is an alternative to air conditioning that’s best used in dry climates. In contrast to A/C, it consumes less electricity, doesn’t require refrigerants for cooling, and produces cool, humid air that’s more pleasant to breathe, especially for people with respiratory issues. But how does evaporative cooling work? Let’s find out. What Is Evaporative …

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The Best Plant Propagation Station for Your Home

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Plant propagation is one of the best things about growing gardens, indoor and outdoor since it helps save a lot of time and money spent on cultivating a healthy plant. Not only is it practical, but it’s also a great way of adding life into your home when you use the right station. Keep reading …

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How to Anchor a Swing Set in Your Backyard: Your 11 Best Options

Girl swinging wildly on a swing set.

A swing set is a great way to bring some extra fun to your backyard without completely breaking the bank. They can range all the way from a simple, single swing setup to an entire playset with slides and monkey bars. The most important thing with all of them, though, is to make sure that …

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What Is the Best Material to Put Under a Swing Set?

Empty swing set on a playground with sand coverage.

Did you decide on the ultimate playset for your children? And now you need a safe, easy, and cost-efficient way to tie the whole thing together with the perfect ground cover? Swing sets are a premium memory maker for childhood years. And for parents, it’s a great way to keep your kids entertained while you …

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