Humans vs. Bugs – How to Win

Humans vs. Bugs – How to Win

It’s always a battle – human vs. bugs. When you’re outside, you’re bound to encounter a wide array of critters. After all, you want to defend your home against an invasion of insects, some of which can actually damage your home. With the right products from Cape Ace Hardware, you can come out on top. Here’s a look at how to keep your home bug free, plus a few tips for keeping them away when you’re outdoors.

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Tips for Starting Your Own Herb Garden

Tips for Starting Your Own Herb Garden

Besides adding color to your backyard or your kitchen windowsill, an herb garden can take your home-cooked meals to a whole new level. Best of all, you don’t even need a green thumb to plant, maintain and harvest these easy-to-grow plants. Here’s how to turn an empty planter or unused parcel of your landscaping into a beautifully fragrant and practical herb garden.

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Chalk Paint Projects to Try

Chalk Paint Projects to Try

It’s time to get those creative juices flowing and put your paint brushes to good use. This time, we’re talking about DIY chalk paint projects. Chalk paint is a thick, matte paint that’s used to make furniture appear aged or distressed. If you’re always thrifting vintage pieces or you can’t seem to get enough rustic farmhouse décor, then chalk paint is right up your alley. It’s not to be confused with chalkboard paint, which is for those fun feature walls you can draw on. Instead, let’s dive into some unique and creative ways to use chalk paint around the home.

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Transform Your Cabinets with New Hardware

Transform Your Cabinets with New Hardware

Ready to give your cabinets a new look? Upgrades don’t have to be difficult or expensive. In fact, sometimes the smallest changes can have the biggest impact. Instead of a complete remodel, just swap out the cabinet hardware to make your kitchen or bath feel like new. All you need is some DIY inspiration and a few tools to transform your cabinets. And, Cape Ace Hardware can help with both. Here’s a list of our favorite do-it-yourself cabinet hardware projects.

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Where to disinfect to protect your home.

Where to disinfect to protect your home.

According to the Society for General Microbiology, some bacteria can divide every 20 minutes under the right temperatures. In certain cases, it only takes 10-12 hours to show symptoms after germ exposure. Today, illnesses like the flu and Coronavirus have everyone curious about how to better protect themselves. Use Ace’s disinfectant guide to help fight germs this flu season.

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After Christmas Décor Ideas

After Christmas Décor Ideas

The new year has begun and the holiday decorations are slowly coming down. Although, with little work, your holiday decorations can transform beautifully into wintertime décor, which can last throughout the season. For instance, neutral metallics, natural elements, and snow-inspired trinkets can help you create stunning after Christmas décor. This year, decorating your table, mantle, and the front door is a breeze.

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Conserve Heat This Winter with These Tips

Conserve Heat This Winter with These Tips

Maryland winters bring snowstorms and less-than-pleasant temperatures. Before the winter weather truly kicks in this season, you’ll want to double check that your inside space is ready to conserve heat. From quick repairs to regular maintenance, there are many simple, low-cost solutions to winter-proofing your home. Follow these tips to keep your house at a comfortable temperature without cranking the thermostat.

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How to Install Weather Stripping on Windows

How to Install Weather Stripping on Windows

Is your home prepared to stand up against the upcoming cold weather? Well, there’s an easy, inexpensive way to immediately help keep your house warm. We’re talking about adding new weather stripping on your windows. Weather stripping prevents the windows from getting drafty, and it’s a nice upgrade to the old strips you’re currently using. Follow these step-by-step instructions to get started.   

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Sweet & Savory Wood Fire Recipes

Sweet & Savory Wood Fire Recipes

Wood fire ovens not only create functionality and versatility in your outdoor patio, but they also add an amazing layer of flavor to all of your favorite foods. Of course, there’s no denying that pizza tastes particularly exceptional when it comes out of a wood-fired brick oven. Although, have you ever wondered what other dishes you can you cook besides pizza? We’re thinking outside of the box on this one and expanding our culinary repertoire. So, get some inspiration and try out some sweet and savory wood fire recipes below.

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