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  • 3 Pacific Northwest Spiders That Are Beneficial For Your Garden

    As springtime arrives, you may start to see hordes of baby spiders coming out of their eggs. Luckily, in the Pacific Northwest, there is only one potentially harmful type of spider out of nearly 800 species: the Hobo Spider. Beyond that, the local spiders range from perfectly harmless to potentially beneficial, especially throughout the garden. If you can refrain from squishing the spiders you see outdoors, they may return the favor by protecting your plants from hungry caterpillars, aphids and ants. [Read More]

  • Steamy Structures: What You Need To Create A Steam Shower

    Steam showers are an over-sized shower structure that's sealed tightly to hold the steam inside. The core fundamentals for a steam shower include waterproofing, adding a steam unit and even choosing a finishing material to cover the walls with. If you want to create a steam shower, you can either hire a contractor to do the work for you or you can build a shower enclosure on your own. Here are some of the things that you'll need to have in addition to a standard shower enclosure if you want to add a steam shower in your house. [Read More]

  • What Unexpected Benefits Can Result From New Hearing Aids?

    If you or a loved one uses a hearing aid to help navigate daily life, you're probably already aware of the difference these devices can make in your ability to keep up with the world around you. However, there are a number of additional, unexpected benefits that can result from upgrading your hearing aids (or by purchasing your first set of hearing aids). Read on to learn more about how hearing aids can improve not only your quality of hearing, but your quality of life. [Read More]