How to Store Outdoor Equipment for the Winter

Fall is upon us. The leaves are turning. The nights and mornings are growing cold, and the days are becoming bearable again. Soon winter will be upon us, which means it’s time to store all the outdoor equipment you used all summer. Here are some of the steps to go through to minimize the damage…

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Are Evaporative Coolers or Misting Systems Better for My Patio?

As the summer heat increases, you might be used to retreating inside. This is a shame because your patio looks so inviting, and it would be a wonderful place to hang out, either by yourself or when entertaining company, if the heat wasn’t so oppressive. What you need is a good cooling solution for your…

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Is Your Home Workshop Ready for Hot Summer Temperatures?

Summertime seems like an excellent opportunity to get a lot of home projects done. Unfortunately, many people find that the season for using their home workshop is far too short. Your workshop won’t stay comfortable for long unless you take steps to deal with rising outdoor temperatures. So how can you keep your workshop cool…

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Keep Your Patio Cool for Mother’s Day

Getting together with friends and family is one of the most popular activities for Mother’s Day. Unfortunately, with the pandemic continuing to threaten, getting together at a restaurant or any indoor activity seems unwise. A family gathering on the patio seems like the perfect solution. Unfortunately, in mid-May, the temperatures can already be climbing across…

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Protect yourself from heat-related illnesses during home DIY projects

  Quarantine and social distancing mean spending more time at home. This has inspired renewed interest in home improvement and DIY projects. While warm-weather months are ideal for many projects, it also can bring high temperatures and dangerous heat. To avoid heat-related illness and injury, it is important to take precautions to stay safe. Heat-related…

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A Cool Father’s Day Gift

  Dads – they tinker, they build and they grill, and often in hot spaces during the summer. The comfort of an air conditioner on a scorcher of a day in the mancave – otherwise known as the garage or patio – would be enticing. However, since air conditioning is impractical in the garage and outdoors, this Father’s…

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Entertaining & Parties Made Cool With An Evaporative Cooler

  Not only is the three-day holiday weekend approaching for Memorial Day, for many, it’s celebration time for families with graduates embarking on their exit from high school or college. Often the gathering venue is the home backyard or patio for celebrating their graduate’s achievements. Look no further than social media (like Pinterest) or online…

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