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Arpi’s has been offering home comfort solutions for over 45 years and we are confident we can provide you with the healthy and comfortable indoor environment you are looking for. A quality heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) system integrated with the appropriate controls (your thermostat!) will provide a safe and...

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Did You Know Landscaping Can Significantly Affect Energy Efficiency?

Aug 16, 2011 by Arpi's Industries Limited

Don’t Let The Planting Season Pass You By

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Understanding Permits

Jun 23, 2011 by Level One Construction

As a homeowner, you are not legally permitted to perform your own renovation work, with the exception of the electrical, but it is strongly recommended amateurs not do this as disastrous results can occur.

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Turn Your Backyard into a Child's Paradise

Mar 19, 2010 by Canadian Parents

Imagine a secret place where children can play safely, to their hearts content, without a care in the world. A place filled with all their favourite playthings, in an environment that both stimulates and educates. Where is this wonderful place? It could be right in your own backyard.

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Rain Gardens: A Natural Filter

Feb 12, 2008 by Southview Design Landscape Contractors

Minnesota’s most notable attraction is its ever-famous waterways, including streams, rivers and lakes. The region is truly lucky when it comes to natural richness and beauty. However, with each passing year, it grows closer to losing its north woods heritage. Water pollution threatens the delicate ecological balance of the waterways, while high levels of chemicals, nutrients and sediment harm vegetation, kill wildlife, foul drinking water and destroy pristine recreational …

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8 Simple Steps to a Do-It-Yourself Outdoor Kitchen

Feb 12, 2008 by Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor cooking areas are the hottest trend in residential landscape design. They can range from a modest fire pit to a full-blown outdoor kitchen that will rival the most lavish indoor cooking areas, complete with stainless-steel appliances, granite countertops and sinks and a host of appliances, including specialized weather-resistant outdoor refrigerators. If you are willing to put in a little investment, a bit of sweat equity and some free time aside, an outdoor …

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Build the ultimate outdoor retreat

Jul 16, 2009

When renovating a home, people often forget one of the most important components: the outdoor space. If done right, your yard can become more than an extension of your home – it can be your very own private escape!

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Outdoor Spaces for Relaxing & Entertaining

Jun 01, 2009

We still have some great porches and when you’ve got a view, you certainly want to enjoy it.

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The Pros of Synthetic Turf

Mar 27, 2009 by Browne Group

With the water and pesticide bans set in place more and more people are turning to synthetic turf to keep their homes looking flawless.

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The Truth about Phosphorus, Lawn Care, and Your Water

Jan 19, 2009 by NaturaLawn of America

Phosphorus is quickly becoming a familiar word these days because of its connection with algae blooms, contaminated water sources, and some fertilizer practices.

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Choosing the Right Ice Melter For Winter

Oct 31, 2008 by NaturaLawn of America

As the winter approaches, many of you may turn to ice melting products to keep your walkways and driveways clear. While these melters aid in the prevention of snow and ice build up, some can cause harm to your lawn, your property, or even worse, to your loved ones.

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Transform Your Home And Yard with Planters

Feb 14, 2008

Include garden planters in the decorating scheme of your home and yard to provide a feast for all the senses – sight, smell, touch, taste and even sound! Planters filled with carefully chosen flowers, vegetation and organic products can entice song birds and butterflies to your yard. They will also add dramatic focal points at various heights and can produce tasty herbs, fruits and vegetables for the table. Garden planters filled with fragrant blooms and trailing vines can …

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Deck Designed in a Day

Feb 14, 2008 by Circa Renovations Inc.

The deck was designed in a day and the project was completed in two weeks and two days. All post holes were dug to 32" into the ground, five beam support posts were evenly positioned along with four railing posts, all posts were cemented and allowed a weekend to cure. On the second day, beam support posts were cut and leveled, the beam was installed, and next the ledger was installed and the deck floor joists on 16" centers. On the third day, the framework for the …

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