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As temperatures start to drop, many believe it's best to simply drain the hot tub and wait for summer to get it back in action. And this makes sense on many levels. For example, it extends the use you get from the hot tub, and it is something less to worry about during the winter. But there are some advantages to keeping the hot tub running, even when it's chilly outside.

If you have ever spent time in a garden, you already know how beautiful they are to look at. What you might not be aware of, however, is that the simple act of gardening could help improve your health.

While it may be true that warm temperatures rather than cooler ones are known for bringing pests out of hiding, our team of pest control professionals in Charleston and Columbia have some helpful hints for handling pests during wintertime.

When spring rolls around, the gardening season gets underway. If you do everything right in the spring, your yard and garden will look beautiful all summer long. Check out these suggestions from some of our leading experts to create a garden that you can be proud of this year.

Men have their special workshops and hobby rooms, also known as man caves. These are places where they generally go to be alone and get away from all the people and stresses in their life. Nowadays, women are creating their own versions of man caves, popularly known as “she sheds.” This is one step up from a hobby room or garage workshop because it is a separate shed unit in the backyard that is away from the house. That means no noise or people to bother you.

The desire of every homeowner is to have a blossoming lawn in their yards. In any case, excellent landscaping provides the perfect ambiance for barbeques, picnics and backyard parties. In addition, you can confidently lay your durable playground mats on the grass without worrying about the eyesore caused by rugged, unmaintained turfs.

A backyard BBQ is as much of an American tradition as football, baseball and a love for country music is. According to the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association, 80% of Americans own an outdoor griller, smoker or BBQ with the 4th of July, Memorial Day and Labor Day being some of the most popular holidays on which families and friends get together for a barbecue.

Greenhouses are an excellent way to extend the growing season no matter where you live. They are also great for providing a steady climate for your plants.

More than 40% of American homes now have a man cave, with an estimated 13% planning to add one within the next year. A man cave can provide a great space for the man of the house and his friends to spend some time enjoying things like poker games, video games, or even just having a social drink.

Garden furniture can make your outdoor space more functional and more attractive. To keep it looking its best, try using these tips for storing and caring for outdoor furniture: