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Purchasing a swimming pool is a huge investment. The cost of an in-ground swimming pool in Canada can run you on average between $90,000 to $110,000 for installation and another $1,200 a year for maintenance. That’s a lot of money! Overall, the price of owning and maintaining a swimming pool and the work involved in keeping it clean and safe is a large investment for anyone, but is it worth it? Are there other substitutes that would work? We picked the brains of leading experts to get some ideas. We wanted to know the PROS and CONS of owning a swimming pool and some things that we should consider before taking the plunge. Below is what we learned. CON: You Can’t Swim All Year Long One of the biggest drawbacks of purchasing or installing a swimming pool in Canada is that your pool can’t be used year-round. A Canadian is…

The other day, I went out to mow the lawn. It had been a long winter and it was nice to see that the grass was getting greener by the day. When I went to look at the backyard, I noticed a lot of dandelions that haven’t been there before. I leave for one moment, and when I return, it’s like these yellow weeds have outrun me. The name may sound nice and inviting, but these are the archenemy of anyone who wants a green lawn. Here’s the deal, I wanted them gone. So, I decided to ask an expert for some advice on how to get rid of those pesky weeds. In this article, I’m going to give you the tips that I was told on getting rid of dandelions, and simple steps to ensure they stay away for good. Use a Weeder Tool Weeder tools are great for…

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