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4 Tips for Avoiding a Major Foundation Repair

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Taking the best care of your home will allow it to last a long time. It’s necessary to keep an eye on all parts of your house if you wish to avoid issues. One of the most critical parts of your property is the foundation. This is what your home sits on, and it’s necessary to keep it in good shape. However, there are things you can do that can help prevent needing repairs to your foundation.…

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Tiny Home Building: 7 Options For Green Insulation

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While pink batt insulation is a perfectly acceptable building material, there are some homeowners, tiny home builders in particular, that are curious about other, greener, home insulation options.Luckily, there are plenty of choices on the market, from new products to tried-and-true.  1. Denim: Levi & Strauss, the original denim makers in the United States, noticed that they had excessive scraps of denim on the cutting room floor of their factory, so they did something about it.…

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Here Comes The Snow: How To Protect Your Roof This Winter

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Winter is on its way. If you’re expecting snow, now’s the time to make sure that your roof is ready for action. Harsh winter weather can destroy your roof, especially when snow is involved. Luckily, it doesn’t take too much to make sure that your roof is safe and secure throughout the winter. Here are four crucial steps you need to take to get your roof ready for the first snow fall of winter.…

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Finding And Repairing Cracks And Leaks In Your Fiberglass Pool

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A fiberglass pool shell is usually durable enough to last for many years. However, it’s also possible for a shell to develop cracks for a number of reasons, such as tree roots, shifted soil, or even prolonged exposure to sun and pool chemicals. Cracks in fiberglass pools may or may not cause a pool leak depending on if the crack is in the gel coat or the fiberglass. Here are some steps for finding and repairing a leak in a fiberglass pool.…

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How To Clean Your Walls Before Having Them Painted

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If you are getting ready to have your walls painted, you will want to prepare your walls for this event. You likely know to patch up small holes and use painters tape along the baseboards and around the outlets. But one of the most overlooked elements of painting preparation is washing the walls. If your walls are not washed, any dirt, dust and imperfection on the wall becomes sealed into the wall.…

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Change Your Garage Panels For A Smart Update

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Do you want to up your home’s curb appeal? If you are looking for a cheap way to improve how your home exterior looks, you can’t go wrong with a garage door upgrade. This is a smart and fun remodel that many people overlook. That is, many people decide that they want to upgrade their windows, repaint their walls, or change their roof before they decide to do anything to their garage.…

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3 Roofing Safety Tips to Keep in Mind

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Your roof requires regular maintenance, just like any other part of your house, if you want to keep it in good condition. That said, performing that maintenance yourself is a bit more dangerous when compared to other areas of your home. If you want to perform your own maintenance on your roof, here are three safety tips to keep in mind. 1. Have the Right Gear Don’t just head up to the roof in tennis shoes and a t-shirt.…

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Learn How To Remove Snow From The Entrances Of Your Construction Site

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When snow collects around the entryways to a jobsite, it can make getting materials in and out of a home that your company is doing construction on very difficult. It is best to take the time to remove the snow away from the entrances of the home to make sure that it does not get tracked all over the house accidentally. The following guide walks you through a quick and easy way to remove the snow that collects at a job site.…

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Could Stainless Steel Be The Best Metal For Your New Invention?

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Do you have plans to produce a product that will be made from metal? Perhaps you have created diagrams and specs, but you may be trying to decide what type of metal you should use for the product. During the testing phase of your production, you may want to experiment with various metals to determine which one is best for your product. If you already know that you will need a durable metal, you should consider testing stainless steel.…

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Why You Should Have An Asphalt Driveway Instead Of Concrete

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Whether you are having a new driveway created on your new property or having an old stone or dirt one redone, you can choose between concrete and asphalt. While concrete can make a very nice driveway, there are definite reasons you should consider going with asphalt instead. To help you better understand this, here are a few of the reasons: Flexibility Asphalt is more flexible than concrete. This means that it can withstand the weight of your vehicle driving on it without causing it to crack.…

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