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Underestimating a Clean Outdoor Patio

Underestimating a Clean Outdoor Patio

Summary: A clean patio can prove to be great asset for any household. The only issue is routinely cleaning it. Most homeowners own an outdoor patio that they love to death. As a matter of fact, they love it so much that they neglect it and let everything start to rot after a few years. Sounds factual right? Realistically, most homeowners are so busy tending to the interior of their house that they neglect their patios, when they’re actually one of the areas that are valued the most. Keeping a clean patio not only guarantees a nice, warm place to relax when the weather’s right, but it can also significantly increase the value of a home as well. Routine Cleaning One of the best ways to keep a patio clean is to, well, clean it regularly. It might seem like a tedious chore, which it really is, but it’s a necessity when it’s all said and done. The best way you can start is to clear all the junk that’s worth throwing away. Bring a large garbage bin and start tossing things that you’ll never see yourself using in your life ever – and yes, that means that broken down tractor that was handed down to you decades ago. Part with Old Goods While it does mean parting with some historical artifacts, it also prevents you from being a hoarder. Upon cleaning, you’ll want to decide what outdoor furniture pieces are worth keeping and what are worth throwing away. For instance, maybe you have an outdoor sofa that’s in great shape but is completely discolored and filled with cobwebs. Try and spray it down and replace them with some premium outdoor foam cushions and it’ll look good as new. Or, you can just go on a shopping spree at a furniture store or even a specialty store like The Foam Factory, so you can get the pieces you need to turn your patio into an actually interesting place to...

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Paris Hilton is engaged to Chris Zylka

Paris Hilton is engaged to Chris Zylka

Paris Hilton recently got engaged to Chris Zylka during a ski trip in Aspen. Hilton said that she was very happy and excited when Zylka proposed. She went on to say that she felt very loved, safe and was thrilled that she is going to marry her best friend. Zylka who starred in the hit HBO series the “Leftovers” said that Paris is one of the most beautiful women he has ever been with and she has made him one of the luckiest men in the world. The reality star was pleased with her ring and said that it sparkled and was gorgeous. She also added that she was shaking when Zylka put the ring on her finger as she was surprised by his proposal. Hilton and Zylka first met at the Oscars party eight years ago, but they only started dating in 2015. After a rumors swirled, Hilton told her fans a year ago that Zylka was special and she that she had never met a man who is so loving and loyal. In 2016, Hilton added that she knew Zylka was the one and that since she has been friends with him for over six years, she was sure that she wanted to take her relationship further. She said that Zylka has made her life complete and brought so much happiness to her life. This will be the first marriage for both...

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Ben Affleck’s sexual misconduct allegations

Ben Affleck’s sexual misconduct allegations

Stephen Colbert recently interviewed Ben Affleck after promoting his new movie Justice league. The Actor was asked about his connection to Harvey Weinstein. Affleck looked nervous and was confused he said as he thought that the show was a comedy show. Colbert corrected the actor saying that this is a comedy show but that they do discuss subjects in the media at the moment. Colbert asked that due to the actor’s close connection to Weinstein, did he feel that he had to do more than just distancing himself from Weinstein. Affleck, 45, said that yes he felt that he had to do more and that the crimes where terrible but he hadn’t worked with Weinstein in more than fifteen years. But he had done movies like Good Will Hunting, Shakespeare in Love and Chasing Amy with the producer when he was new to acting. He added that he felt that these movies were tainted when he realized that these movies were made when people were suffering and dealing with awful experiences. After Affleck realized the severity of Weinstein’s actions, the actor donated the residual money from the Miramax movies he made to RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) and Film Independent. Affleck has openly said on social media that the actions of Weinstein made him sick and angry. However, hours later the actor himself was accused of groping Hilarie Burton in 2003 on at a taping of MTV’s...

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What you need to know about Anna Faris and Michael Barrett

What you need to know about Anna Faris and Michael Barrett

Anna Faris has officially moved on from her former husband Chris Pratt after eight years of marriage. Sources say that the newly single mom has been on some dates with the cinematographer Michael Barrett. The pair met on the set of the new movie “Overboard” that is said to be released in 2018. The movie stars Faris and Barrett is the cinematographer. The pair has been seen dining at the restaurant aModo Mio in Pacific Palisades, California, twice. The couple was seen sharing a bottle of red wine and enjoying each other’s company. Sources say that Faris looked happy and laughed with Barrett. Barrett then picked up the check as the pair left the restaurant hand in hand. The duo enjoyed many dishes of pasta and salad on their next visit to the restaurant and where also tipsy after many glasses of expensive wine. The restaurant said that the pair looked a lot more comfortable with each other on their second visit and that the pair looked like they were on a dinner date. Most people at the restaurant didn’t recognize the actress, and this seemed to make the pair more comfortable. The couple was seen looking into each other eyes, laughing and enjoying their meal and company. Faris and Barrett were also spotted at a carnival in Los Angeles in September. At this point in their relationship, the pair looked more like friends and were seen wearing hats, while they enjoyed the...

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Affordable Mattress Replacement Ideas

Affordable Mattress Replacement Ideas

Summary: There are a multitude of reasons why people feel the need to change their mattress and move on from their old one. Sometimes, there are cases where mattresses need to be replaced. Whether you’re moving into a new household or just feel like you need something better and more personalized for yourself, you’re in luck. There are numerous affordable options available out there that won’t dig deep into your wallet. When is it Time for a Replacement? Normally, it isn’t one single thing that urges a homeowner to go out and shop for a mattress replacement, but a multitude of factors. There are essentially three main causes: comfort, mattress deterioration, and mattress improvement. One of the more popular reasons, comfort, is a pretty obvious one. After years of usage, your mattress will slowly give way and start sinking in, leading to discomfort and interrupted sleep. By purchasing a new and improved mattress, you’ll gain that stability you need to keep your joints and structure in the correct position and wake up feeling refreshed. A Need for a Better Mattress Another popular reason stems from the need to upgrade to a better mattress. At some point, many homeowners look to make the move to a new house. Whether it’s because of job placement, a need for a larger house due to an expanding family or just for luxurious reasons, old mattresses tend to stay behind. Mattress Alternatives With so much competition out there, more and more companies are fighting to stay relevant in the mattress industry. Different mattress technologies are constantly being introduced that promote an “improved quality of sleep”. Ultimately, it all comes down to how well your body responds to the mattress type that you purchase. Whether it’s a spring-based model or the more revolutionary memory foam type, don’t be swayed by purchasing the most expensive brand name piece out there just because it’s known to provide certain amenities. There are thousands of foam mattresses that do the job and last for years. For instance, you’re buying a foam mattress from the Foam Factory and want to compare this specific model to another brand only to find out that it offers the exact same specifications at a cheaper price. Which model do you go for? To be honest, if the mattress was made exactly the same as your leading brand, why not opt for that instead? If you’re on a budget, do you really need the fancy stitching and detailing on the...

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