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    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. 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. Here are some cost effective and easy-to-assemble shelters for your winter horses. Run-In Sheds for Winter Horses Research from the University of Minnesota shows winter horses become more temperature tolerant when offered a shelter. In fact, if they have access to shelter, they can withstand temperatures well below zero. You want to find a shelter that keeps your winter horses safe from the winter weather. But you also don’t want to confine them…

    Winter Preparation: What to Do with Your Outdoor Items

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    For many, winter time 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, or a motorcycle you take out only on weekends, keeping your vehicle in good shape is important. One of the easiest ways you can…

    Holiday Gift Ideas: Items for the Whole Family

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    It’s the time of year where you start to think about what to get your loved ones for the holidays. Many of us resort to buying a gift card for our family and friends because we aren’t sure what will make everyone happy. Why not think outside the box and give outdoor items to your loved ones they can use year-round? Here is a list of great holiday gift ideas for the whole family. Warm Up the Holidays Everyone loves a great looking hearth this season. Putting a log in the fireplace, kicking back and relaxing with a little apple cider is how everyone wants to enjoy the winter. Here are some holiday gift ideas that will get your loved ones in the holiday spirit:…

    The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Backyard Building

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    Are you looking to store your vehicle away from the elements? Perhaps you just want some extra space to keep gardening equipment or patio accessories in the offseason. No matter the reason, you will not regret investing in a storage solution for your backyard space. Here is the ultimate guide to choosing a backyard building. Deciding What to Store in Your Backyard Building The first thing you want to figure out when looking for the perfect storage solution is what you’ll be storing inside. Take stock in all the items you have. Don’t be afraid to pull out the measuring tape, either. It’s important to pick the right size. You don’t want to crowd a smaller shed full of items when you could have simply…

    Black Friday Buying Guide

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    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! The best gifts of all are ones your family can use all year long. Here is a Black Friday Buying Guide that will make your holiday shopping a breeze! Black Friday Buying Guide: ShelterLogic: A Sure Thing Whether you’d like to tidy up your yard, or keep your boat and vehicle safe in rough weather, an outdoor shed or storage building is a gift that will never stop giving. ShelterLogic offers you multiple options that are both affordable and attractive for your backyard space. For that person in your life who needs a safe space to store a boat or a…

    Small Shed Ideas to Maximize Compact Storage

    One of the most popular reasons people buy a shed is to organize and de-clutter their back yards. No one likes to see gardening equipment or other items piling up on 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 back yard! Choosing the Right Small Shed If you’re still looking for a stylish shed with a small footprint, The Designer Series is the perfect blend of style and function. This shed is great for small spaces, and even includes a built-in floor. This shed is durable, made…

    Safety Tips for Storing Chemicals

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    It is common for many shed owners to keep pool cleaners, pesticides, or even fuel in an outdoor shed. It can be a convenient place to store some of these more harmful chemicals to keep them away from children and pets. But there are some safety tips you should think about when you’re storing chemicals in a shed. Storing Chemicals in a Shed First, let’s point out that storing chemicals in your shed shouldn’t be a long-term practice. It could cause deterioration and a shorter life for your shed. But if it’s something you are planning to do in the short term, there are safety measures to take to minimize the risk. First, experts recommend storing chemicals in a dry place out of the sun….

    How to Prevent Car Rust

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    If you’re trying to keep your car in perfect working condition, you probably make sure to get the oil changed regularly and rotate your tires. But often times, you may not think about how important it is to prevent rust. Not only is it unsightly, it can also badly damage your vehicle. Here are some tips and tricks to use to learn how to prevent car rust. What Exactly is Rust, Anyway? By definition, rust is a reddish or yellowish-brown flaky coating of iron oxide formed on iron or steel by oxidation. Rust occurs when iron reacts with oxygen and water. It’s something you certainly don’t want to see on the beautiful shiny paint job on your car. And it’s not only a cosmetic problem: left…

    Decorate Your Backyard with These Fall Landscaping Ideas

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    When fall arrives and leaves are changing, it’s the perfect time to begin preparing your yard for winter. You can take stock of what thrived through the last season, while planning what’s next for your garden. Here are some fall landscaping ideas that will make your yard the envy of the whole neighborhood! Fresh Start for Fall When beginning the fall landscaping process, HouseLogic.com suggests to give your yard the proper chance to thrive with a quick clean up. That means removing weeds and dead plants, and giving your grass a nice cut. Tidy up your landscaping, and spread mulch around shrubs and trees. The mulch actually protects roots from frost, while giving your garden a face lift. After that, you can decide what to…

    10 Creative Shed Uses

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    You already know so many amazing ways you can utilize an outdoor storage shed. Keeping your car or truck inside to shield them from the elements, or tucking away garden tools are just a few common shed uses. But have you thought outside of the box when it comes to your storage shed? Here are 10 innovative and creative shed uses for when you’re ready to breathe new life into your storage solution! Shed Uses for Quiet Time Let’s face it. Sometimes, we can’t find that quiet space inside the house that we need. Whether you want to watch television without fighting anyone for the remote, or maybe you need that meditative space to work on a hobby, a ShelterTech shed can make it happen!…

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