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    Winter Preparation: What to Do with Your Outdoor Items

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    For many, wintertime means the arrival of snow, ice, and bitter cold temperatures. This chilly weather means people spend less time outside, and more time staying warm by the fire. But that doesn’t mean you should forget about protecting all your valuable belongings through this weather. Here are some great tips for winter preparation, and how you can make sure your outdoor items stay safe year-round. Winter Preparation for Your Vehicles Let’s face it: Vehicles are one of the priciest investments you make from year to year. Whether you have a large truck that helps you load gear for work, a motorcycle you take out only on weekends, or a boat you’re putting away for the winter, keeping your vehicle in good shape is important....

    Small Shed Ideas to Maximize Compact Storage

    Small shed ideas | The Spacemaker Patio Steel Storage Shed
    One of the most popular reasons people buy a backyard storage shed is to organize and de-clutter their back yards. No one likes to see gardening equipment or other items piling up on the deck or the side of the house, causing an eyesore. But when space is limited, sometimes even your small shed can become crowded and untidy if you don’t have a way to organize. Here are some easy small shed ideas to help you save space and enjoy your backyard or other outdoor space. Small Shed Ideas Based on Property Type It’s not necessarily about the size of your yard: the amount of room you have will determine what type of outdoor shed is best for you. You may have a sprawling...

    How to Transform a Freestanding Carport Into a Year-Round Shelter with a Carport Enclosure

    How to Transform a Freestanding Carport Into a Year-Round Shelter
    With a carport enclosure or carport covers, you can treat your freestanding carport more like a makeshift garage or outdoor shed of sorts all year long. You won't have to worry anymore about rain or snow damaging your valuables because a carport enclosure creates a durable and protective barrier. Let's go over the different types of carports and how they work. The Benefits of a Freestanding Carport Enclosure Carport enclosures are easy, quick to install, and help transform your carport into a valuable storage unit or living space regardless of the weather. Added Protection from the Elements The biggest and most obvious benefit of carport enclosures is the extra coverage it provides for everything inside the carport. How much protection will largely depend on the...

    Caring for Winter Horses

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    When the temperatures start to dip, it’s time to begin to think about how to keep your horses safe during cold weather. The good news is that horses are inherently ready to handle practically anything that winter can dish out, according to the American Association of Equine Practitioners. The biggest challenge winter horses face is staying out of the wind. Aside from making sure their water doesn’t freeze over, and perhaps even blanketing them, providing a shelter from the weather is a great way to ensure their health and well-being. However, problems can occur when strong winds ruffle the horse’s hair and disturb the insulating layer of warm air trapped beneath it. Wet weather, especially cold driving rain or sleet, can also flatten the hair...

    ShelterLogic Garage Options: What They Are and Their Uses

    ShelterLogic Backyard Garages: What They Are and Their Uses
    ShelterLogic backyard garages give you the means to maintain an outdoor lifestyle and protect the investments you can't take indoors. Depending on what you need in a backyard garage, i.e. the kind of vehicles or supplies you want protecting and how big of a space you need, the best product for you will vary. Think critically about the capacity you would like to use this portable garage for, the kind of weather and climate it needs to stand up against, and the space you have for it before investing. It is an investment, both in the quality and aesthetics of your outdoor space, and the protection you provide for the things you value. What is a Garage? Most people imagine a garage as another part...

    SNEAK PEEK! Black Friday Buying Guide: Buy Bundles and Save Big

    Once you finish Thanksgiving dinner with the family, you know there’s barely any time to let the turkey settle before you’re beginning holiday shopping! With our Black Friday Buying Guide, you can find the best gifts that your family can use all year long. What do Thanksgiving and football, turkey and gravy, and pumpkin pie with whipped cream have in common? They are even better when they’re paired together! That’s why our Black Friday Buying Guide is loaded with bundle deals that your family can use at the beach, campground, and home! Here is a Black Friday Buying Guide that will make your holiday shopping a breeze! Savings begin on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 9 p.m. EST and run through Nov. 30 at midnight EST....

    Essentials for Fall DIY Backyard Projects

    VERSA SHED DIY Backyard Projects
    Is there a more perfect time of the year than the fall? The temperature is comfortable, the leaves are changing, and everyone wants to be outside. It’s also a great time to get to all those DIY backyard projects before the winter weather starts to roll in. Before you get started on your to do list, here are some essential products you need to make your tasks that much easier. Organizing the Patio Ahead of Winter One of the most popular DIY backyard projects is cleaning up your pool, patio, or deck ahead of winter. Outdoor storage sheds can be a practical addition to your backyard space, patio, or deck. A Spacemaker deck box is an attractive and versatile outdoor storage bench with roomy, convenient...

    Top 10 Things You and Your Family Can Do When You Stay Home

    It’s hard to stay home when the weather starts to get nice. You and your family may be tempted to go hiking, have a picnic in the park, or hit the playground. But until we flatten the curve with social distancing, home is where your health is. You don’t have to be bored or inactive in the house when you stay home. There are plenty of things you and your family can do in your own backyard. In fact, there may be some activities that you wanted to do, if you had the chance to stay home. Now is your chance for you and your family to take advantage of your backyard. Don’t have any family projects in mind? Here’s our list of the top...

    Rediscovering The Outdoors: Family Fun When You Have to Stay Home

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    Stuck at home? Staying home doesn’t mean you can’t step outdoors. In fact, we firmly believe that now is the perfect time to look at your backyard in a whole new way. Whether you choose to redesign your garden with a whole new plan or embark on new backyard adventures with your family: now’s the perfect time to rediscover your backyard space. There are plenty of things you and your family can do in your backyard! Check out these backyard activities you can do while you’re stuck at home, by yourself or for family fun: Have a Backyard Campout There’s no need to go deep into the woods or to a campground to have an outdoor sleepover with your family. A backyard campout gives you...

    Spring Cleaning Tips to Declutter Your Home

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    When the temperature begins to rise and the clocks spring ahead, it becomes time to say goodbye to those winter blues! One way to say hello to spring is to open the windows, let in the fresh air, and get your living space decluttered and re-organized. Although spring cleaning should be an annual ritual, many of us see it as a daunting task. But if you ignore it altogether, it could have an adverse effect on your physical and mental health. The thought of spring cleaning can be scary, especially if you think of it as a one-day job. Even trying to get all your spring cleaning done over an entire weekend can bring feelings of angst. But psychologists say that spring cleaning can also...
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