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Temperature and Humidity The parlor palm prefers room temperatures between 65 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. It can tolerate a low of 50 degrees Fahrenheit but will die if touched by frost. Keep it away from cold drafts near windows, vents, and outside doors. How much sun does a parlor palmRead More →

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Coat the wooden column with a primer paint, using a paintbrush to apply the primer. Pay special attention to the column’s putty patches. Clean or discard the paintbrush. Let the primer paint dry completely before continuing. Should you paint columns? No matter what style of columns you have, or whatRead More →

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Cyclamen are pretty easy and reliable plants indoors, and if you keep them cool (out of direct sunlight and away from radiators), they look good for about eight weeks. Too much heat in a sunny window will encourage early dormancy, while growing in light, but cool conditions may see themRead More →

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Cyclamen should be kept moist by watering in a tray and allowing the roots to take up the water rather than watering from above the plant which can lead to rotting. Remove yellow leaves and spent flowers. When cyclamen are done blooming they can be discarded or the corm canRead More →

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Galvanizing stems the corrosion process by protecting steel nails in a coating of zinc. … Eventually, even galvanized nails rust, but the process takes longer. The most durable versions are hot-dipped (labeled HD) because they’re coated with molten zinc. How long does it take for galvanized steel to rust? TheRead More →