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2018

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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Purchased A Home With A Basement? 2 Tips To Keep The Basement In Good Condition

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If you just purchased a home and the home has a basement, you need to take steps to ensure the basement stays in good condition. This will save you a lot of money in repairs, as well as damage to things stored in the basement. To help you get started caring for your basement, below are two tips you can follow. Waterproof the Basement One of the most important things you can do is to waterproof your basement.…

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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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Need To Install A New Fence Around Your Company? 3 Benefits Of Choosing Wrought Iron Fencing

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If you need to install a new fence around your company, you may want to consider wrought iron fencing. This type of fencing not only looks beautiful but offers many benefits. Below are three of these benefits so you can decide if you would like to install this type of fencing for your commercial business. Gives You Security One great way to help keep your business secure is to install wrought iron fencing and gate.…

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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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