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What’s the best way to remove tannins from water?

What's the best way to remove tannins from water?

Find out what filter you need to extract tannins from your water
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What is the best way to identify shoals?

What is the best way to identify shoals?

Find out how you can mark hazards like shallow areas in your lake
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Are there ways to avoid taxes on your cottage?

Are there ways to avoid taxes on your cottage?

Learn more about the ins and outs of capital gains and inheritance tax
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Is there a right size of chainsaw for maintaining property?

Is there a right size of chainsaw for maintaining property?

Find out what chainsaw is right for keeping up your cottage property
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How can we deter a woodpecker at our cottage?

How can we deter a woodpecker at our cottage?

If you have a woodpecker wreaking havoc on your cottage, here are your options
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Does boiling lake water kill bacteria and viruses?

Does boiling lake water kill bacteria and viruses?

Find out how safe it is to use lake water at the cottage after boiling it
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How can I reduce my boat engine’s noise?

How can I reduce my boat engine's noise?

Suggestions to help reduce your boat's engine noise
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Any advice for refurbishing a horsehair mattress?

Any advice for refurbishing a horsehair mattress?

Tips to help you recover an old horsehair mattress
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What should we include in a first aid kit for the cottage?

What should we include in a first aid kit for the cottage?

The experts share the first aid essentials you should always keep at the cottage
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Is it okay if runoff seeps into our outhouse?

Is it okay if runoff seeps into our outhouse?

Find out what's okay and what's not when it comes to your outhouse
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