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Woman hangs clothes on a clothesline amongst trees

Can my landlord tell me I can’t have a clothesline in Maryland?

Maryland Clothesline Rights and Regulations

Clotheslines are a great way to naturally dry your clothes and other washed items through the power of the sun and air. A drying machine can take an awful lot of power to use, after all, so it’s good not to do so when possible.

Some landlords and homeowners associations have traditionally been against clotheslines, however, viewing them as unsightly eyesores. Is it legal for a landlord or other authority to forbid tenants the right to a clothesline in Maryland?

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Seats inside 2021 Toyota RAV4

Which 2021 RAV4 has heated seats?

2021 Toyota RAV4 Seating Amenities

Seating technology has come a long way since the days that cars simply had a front and back bench thrown in that served to prop one’s body in place for a drive across town and not much more than that. Now, not only do vehicular seats boast an array of delightful materials and designs scientifically optimized to provide maximal bodily comfort, but they also incorporate technological gizmos such as heating and cooling systems.

Of course, the swankiest interior seat amenities tend to come on the upper trim levels of vehicles. The 2021 Toyota RAV4 comes in six different trims (not including the Hybrid models). Which incarnations come with heated seats?

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Woman reaches into car with Softex seats

Is Toyota SofTex® vegan?

Vegan-Friendliness of Toyota SofTex® Leather Substitute Material

Toyota offers an innovative material on the top trims of many of their models. This material is a step beyond synthetic leather; the automaker calls it Toyota SofTex®.

If you prefer to have no animal products utilized in your materials, you’re likely wondering: is Toyota SofTex® vegan?

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Rear end of a 2021 Toyota Sienna

What’s new on the 2021 Toyota Sienna?

The Toyota Sienna kicks off its fourth generation for the 2021 model year. As an all-new vehicle from the ground up, Toyota promises the new Sienna will “reimagine the minivan to support a wider array of life stages and activities.” The fresh Sienna aims to raise the bar for style, safety, comfort, versatility and fuel-efficiency in the segment.

So how will the 2021 Toyota Sienna realize the claims above? What’s new on the model?

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