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Fifty shades of grey, and white, and blue – which hue to choose

There’s nothing quite like a fresh splash of paint to change up the style and feel of a room. Paint is one of the most budget and time friendly ways to give a room, let alone a house, a new lease on life. Compared to the expense and sweat equity of wallpapering, painting a room sounds like a cake walk, but is it? What happens if you find your self lost amid the 500 page paint colour fan? With more hues of beige than you could shake a paintbrush at, confusion is almost inevitable. Mushroom, oyster, and baked clam are
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Summer Maintenance for Your Barn

Much like houses, barns require frequent maintenance to ensure they are in optimal shape for both the animals that live inside and those who frequent them. Just like any other building on your land, barns too can affect the value of your property. This means ensuring frequent and proper maintenance can help boost your overall property value. Summer is a great time to complete a barn maintenance walk-through. This process can be as simple as grabbing a piece of paper and a pen and heading to the barn. Ensure you take the time to walk through the whole of your
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Avoiding Lyme: Ticks are Coming

  The mild weather is beginning, and as we all rejoice at the ending of winter, it is time to consider what this mild weather brings with it. The springtime thaw encourages the little menaces known as ticks, to make their way back out into the world. Ticks are a major carrier of Lyme disease and are a risk for humans and animals alike. There are a few important things to remember when it comes to ticks, and what you need to do about them.   Horses: Ticks are carriers of several diseases that can affect our equine partners, however,
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Summer Festivals

Summer Festivals Summer festivals are a great way to ensure you take full advantage of everything the season has to offer. The great thing about summer festivals, especially the ones in the west end of Ottawa, is that there is a large variety of events. This means, everyone is sure to find a festival that suits their interests. Here are 5 of the most popular festivals that take place in the west end of the city. Note the list also includes a rural festival, the Almonte fair. Escaping the city’s hustle and bustle can be fun all on its own. 
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