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Tips on Canning and How to Get Started
See how you can improve preservation of food through canning. The canning technique is the art of processing certain foods in closed jars at high temperatures to allow the heat deter spoilage and clear contamination within.
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Its that time of year: Lawn Fertilizer 101
Schauer's Hardware provide tips and instructions on how to properly lay down your lawn fertilizer. Learn how you can achieve the perfect look for your lawn through the information presented.
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Here's a face everyone knows...
Everyone knows and loves Rich Schauer, your friendly neighborhood hardware store guy. He's been in the hardware business since he was 5 helping out his dad, Wayne, and mom, Sandy, at Schauer's Hardware.
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Should You Use Painters Tape?
Starting a paint job soon? There are only some paint supplies to get together before you even begin painting. Once you have the supplies, it is still time to paint, prepping the place before you paint like applying painters tape, covering things that you do not want paint on, and patching the walls will result in a paint job that will look like a pro finished it.
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3 Insider Tips for Garage Door Upkeep
Learn 3 tips on how to protect your garage door throughout the year and after certain climate have hit. There might be hints of damage or squeaking, or it could be the garage door is not moving so smoothly any more.
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Wood Pellet Grill or Smoker?
Get grilling by considering which grill you would want to shop for; Smoker or Pellet. There are cool things about each depending on your taste of grilling. Learn more about each grill in this article and then talk to a sales associate at Schauer's Hardware in Forest Park for help with your preferred grill.
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Take Control of Your Moss Problem
Moss is a shallow-rooted organism that transmits by dispersing spores and growing root-like structures called rhizoids. The moss chooses to grow in wet and cool places starting in early spring growing through the warm months until fall.
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Lets Celebrate Earth Day
Lets just keep our earth and city well-kept and clean by observing and achieving something on Earth Day, April 22nd! Save the world one person at a time.
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Power Equipment Tips and Maintenance
Accomplishing some vital power equipment upkeep now, could further assist you, the homeowner, because youll know that your machinery works safely and aids in getting the job complete.
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Top 10 Power Tool Safety Tips
Always use your power tools within their construction design. Make sure to study the manual from the manufacturer, to safeguard that you are using it properly. Make sure you have the proper footwear, gloves and eyewear for protection...
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Smoke Your Holiday Turkey
Smoking your holiday turkey is in! Watch this video from Weber Grills on how to get the juiciest turkey and most flavor you can get!
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Its Time to Test Your Dwelling for Security and Safety
Since it is starting to get colder out in Forest Park there are some areas in the house to check out that should be something that is on our mind. We have a full-service hardware store bearing everything you need for home safety and security.
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Fall Grass Seeding from Schauer's Hardware
At Schauer's Hardware in Forest Park we advocate to seeding in late summer or fall. The right time to plant grass seed and administer fertilizer in in autumn will revive the grass for a dazzling lawn in the spring.
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Learn A Little About Spray Paint
Aerosol spray paint is an impressive creation! Its so versatile and easy to use. It really cuts time for painting in half, especially if you are engaged in a small project. Every so often the leaders in spray paint are introducing better ways to use it.
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It is Never Too Late To Invest in Some Heat Tapes Around Your Pipes:
One of the worse things that can happen during a very frosty stretch is having your water shut off due to your pipes totally freezing. This could be temporary and your pipes might melt on its own with not too much damage. Yet if the pipes are frozen for a reasonable amount of time, there is a possibility of them bursting, resulting in an expensive pipe restoration project. Not to mention the stream of flooding that might occur destroying walls and floors. To help you and prevent frosted pipes in...
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The Leading 10 Tips for Saving Energy and Money this Winter in Forest Park
Getting ready for winter should be of the most simplest life hacks you can leverage to keep your house running at ultimate efficiency. This is often achieved by upgrading to ENERGY STAR windows or doors, converting to LED bulbs, exceptionally insulating your house, and sealing leaks. If you are curious and getting serious about money & efficiency saving this winter, here are some of our top 10 picks for some of the most useful ways to put more money back into your wallet.
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