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Back to clean

“Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day. It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken.” —Bill Dodds, noted journalist and humorist It’s so hard to believe, yet here we are rapidly moving toward fall. Lovers young and old look forward to the...

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The Moscarino Outdoor Creations backyard value proposition

What exactly is “hardscaping?” Hardscaping is every bit as critical to a successful landscape as plants are. Hardscapes are the patios, decks, pools and other outdoor architectural elements that provide structure to the landscape designer’s canvas. These elements are the first to be installed and are followed by border beds of plants...

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The Perfect Power Wash solution

Some the best views in Northeast Ohio come from the large, serene pockets of densely populated forests that blanket our landscape. These beautiful trees that adorn our parks and backyards do many things for us: they raise our property values, they provide shade from the sun on a hot day, and they help clean carbon dioxide out of the air and...

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Where are you on cleaning day?

My idea of housework is to sweep the room with a glance.” —Erma Bombeck Erma Bombeck certainly had some strong opinions on housework and where it fit into the real scheme of things. In her time, Erma did more than anyone with her humor and grace to help us understand that family comes first and a woman’s (or a man’s) time is far...

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The deck maintenance experts

Trends come and go but one thing is for certain, we Americans love our decks. No matter where you travel—north, south, east or west, to the mountains or to the shore—a great many of the country’s most spectacular homes feature a deck to take in the beautiful scenery and to function as the epicenter for outdoor family...

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