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4 May 2021

The Different Types of Sugar Gliders

Looking for an exotic pet? A sugar glider may be right for you. Overview Sugar gliders are marsupials native to Australia and parts of Indonesia. They can grow up to 6 in. long and weigh up to 5.5 oz. Like squirrels, gliders can have gray fur and black markings. In addition, gliders have a gliding […]

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4 May 2021

Top Reptiles to Have as Pets

The first time I saw a Bearded Dragon shed its skin was at my sister-in-law’s house.  The flaking skin was separating off of his back and revealed a multitude of oranges and pinks layered within his new rubbery spiked scales. The vibrancy of this new skin was so memorable, it was the first time I […]

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4 May 2021

How To Get Rid Of Woodpeckers

How To Get Rid Of Woodpeckers Woodpeckers, the neighbor that mows his lawn at six in the morning on a Saturday of the bird world. The noise alone is bad enough, but they also can cause serious property damage.  Due to environmental laws that protect woodpeckers it can be hard to get rid of them […]

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20 April 2021

Types of Ferrets

Types of Ferrets When people consider adopting a pet, ferrets likely aren’t the first thing that comes to mind. In fact, up until the 1980s, it was illegal in the United States to own domesticated ferrets. This is why they remain uncommon pets across the country. (Most states still prohibit the ownership of ferrets for […]

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19 April 2021

How to Get Rid of Pigeons

Got pigeons? No problem. Here are some ways to keep them away from your house for good. But first, why do you have pigeons? Most people believe the pigeon to be a simple bird, and they aren’t wrong. However, pigeons are meticulous about their location when it comes to nesting. Roofs, bridges, and balconies are […]

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19 April 2021

How To Learn To Play The Drums At Home

How To Learn To Play The Drums At Home It’s been over a year now, and we’re all still stuck in the house. You may have learned how to make a frozen frappuccino, you may have picked up a book for the first time in years, and you definitely binged 20+ hours of Netflix documentaries – so […]

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18 April 2021

Types of Cats

Types of Cats Next to dogs, cats are the most popular pets in the world. In the United States alone, over 30 million households own at least 1 cat. Perhaps this is because cats, like dogs, have been kept as domestic companions for as long as human civilization has existed. The earliest records of humans owning cats […]

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28 March 2021

What Does Every Home Office Need?

What Does Every Home Office Need? Now more than ever, having a home office is vital to one’s productivity and success. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people continue to work remotely and have had to adapt to this new working environment. But what makes for the “ideal” home office? If you’re working from […]

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25 March 2021

How Much Does it Cost to Convert a Room?

Dreaming of a much-needed man cave or expanding your never used dining nook into a chef’s kitchen? Converting a room might be easier and cheaper than you think. If you have space like a garage or a small room that you just don’t know what to do with, it might be worth checking out some […]

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25 March 2021

How Do You Organize Your Home For Maximum Productivity?

How Do You Organize Your Home For Maximum Productivity? Working from home means that you have full control of how your workspace is set up, the desk and cabinets you use, and where you place them. Whether your home office is a designated room or just a laptop at a table, there are steps you […]

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20 March 2021

How to Get Rid of Voles

Have you ever heard of a vole? If you haven’t, then don’t worry: most people aren’t aware of these critters, either. Voles are a rather peculiar species because they share so many similarities with other animals people commonly view as pests. They look similar to mice and rats but are closer relatives of hamsters and […]

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11 March 2021

Types of Guinea Pigs

Whether you’re a parent of a young child who wants a pet, or you’re looking for a furry companion of your own, chances are that you’ll want something easy to care for. Dogs and cats are excellent pets, but they can be high maintenance and aren’t for everyone. Similarly, animals like rabbits and hamsters can […]

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11 March 2021

Types of Freshwater Fish

At a glance, fish don’t seem like the most exciting pet. They can’t be cuddled with or trained like other animals, they don’t really do anything aside from swim around their aquarium, and as most fish owners will attest, they end up dying a lot faster than other animals. And yet freshwater fish are the […]

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3 March 2021

Most Popular Types of Dogs

Whether you’re thinking about adopting your first furry friend, or just curious about the different breeds of dog available, it’s worth doing your research. A heartbreaking reality is that most people go out of their way to adopt a dog, but then find themselves ill-equipped to properly care for it. Dogs can bring a lot […]

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2 March 2021

Types of Pet Hedgehog

When people think about adopting a pet, hedgehogs aren’t usually the first creature that comes to mind. Though with proper care, they can become just as loving as any other domestic animal. But what, exactly, is a hedgehog? Hedgehogs are a species of animal belonging to the scientific family Erinaceidae. They are not related to […]

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27 January 2021

How To Get Rid of Spiders

How To Get Rid of Spiders Nobody wants to deal with pests. Knowing that your home is infested can be a source of stress and anxiety. But what, exactly, attracts spiders to infest your home? What are the steps you should take to remove them? Here, you will learn about spider behavior, what draws them […]

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27 January 2021

How To Get Rid of Moles

How To Get Rid of Moles If you’re a farmer or gardener, then it can be quite easy to make mountains out of molehills… literally. Moles have a reputation for upending gardens and damaging yards. They inadvertently kill plants by damaging the roots as they burrow, and the molehills left in their wake will ruin […]

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27 January 2021

The 5 Popular Types of Pet Hamsters

For those who find dogs or cats too high maintenance but still want a pet, hamsters are an excellent alternative. They are also incredibly cheap and cost a lot less to feed. (A single $10 bag of hamster feed can last you months). They are easy to keep clean as hamsters consistently groom themselves and […]

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27 January 2021

How to Get Rid of Carpenter Ants

How to Get Rid of Carpenter Ants If you’re noticing damage to any wooden structures in or around your home, your first reaction might be to assume it’s a termite infestation. But if the damage includes a sawdust-like substance, then you aren’t dealing with termites. You’re dealing with carpenter ants. While they don’t ingest wood like […]

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27 January 2021

How To Get Rid of Bats

How To Get Rid of Bats Dealing with any sort of pest infestation can be a frightening ordeal. But there’s something about bats that makes them one of the more terrifying critters capable of lodging in your home. Perhaps it’s the primal fear of them flying erratically around you in the dark, as you try […]

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