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3 Mistakes That Put Your Home At Risk For A Fire

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Without realizing it, you and your family could be making mistakes that could increase the risk of a house fire. Many of those mistakes are avoidable with simple care. Here are some mistakes that you and your family need to be watching out for to prevent a fire.   Failing to Update Your Smoke Alarms One of the biggest mistakes that homeowners make is installing their smoke alarms and forgetting to update them when necessary.

14 March 2017

How to Prevent Your Septic Tank From Needing to Be Pumped Too Often

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It is important to make sure that your septic tank is pumped often enough so it is not overflowing. However, if you want to make sure that you are not causing yourself to need to have it pumped more often than you should, you will want to take a moment to consider the following tips. This way, you will not have to spend so much money on the pumping of the septic tank, as you will be able to lengthen the time spent between each professional septic pumping.

14 March 2017

3 Things to Look for When Hiring a Road Construction Company

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There are various companies out there that offer road construction services. However, not all of them are created equally. Some offer better services than others, so when you are looking for estimates and bids on your job, you may want to look for these three things for best results. 1. Knowledgeable About Local Codes Even though it might be tempting to work with a company from out of town, especially if it offers lower rates, you might not want to do this.

8 March 2017

A Homeowner's Guide To Home Remodeling

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When you want to take your home and revamp it, you'll need to do so strategically, with the help of a remodeling contractor. Before signing a contract, you should consider which home remodels are most useful, plan out the process accordingly, and find the best home remodeling contractor for the job. In order to achieve these goals, read on and apply these tips to the best of your ability.  Take Inventory Of Your Home And The Type Of Remodel That You Need

3 March 2017

Planning To Revamp Your Flower Beds And Garden This Spring? Tips For You

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When you are sitting inside your home as the cold winter winds rage outside, you may find yourself wondering what your yard and garden spaces will look like once the snow and ice clear and you are able to see green grass and flowers again. If, in the process of all this thinking and imagining, you have decided that the time has come to revamp your flower beds and your garden this spring, you may want to start taking some steps to get the process started.

27 December 2016

Investigating And Fixing Leaking Roof Boots

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If you have an asphalt roof that is starting to leak and your shingles look as though they are in good condition, then it may be quite difficult to figure out exactly where your roof is leaking. If you have rubber boots that sit around the pipe vents, air vents, and the wires that attach to the various electric and internet services in your home, then these boots may be where the leaks are occurring.

1 November 2016

How You Can Replace A Worn Cedar Shake Shingle On Your House

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Cedar Shake roofing shingles dry out and break apart over time and will need to be replaced to ensure your roof is properly protected against the snow and rain. The actual job of replacing the shingle is something that most homeowners can do by themselves in a few minutes. If you have a broken cedar shingle on your roof, here is how you can replace it with a new one.

17 October 2016

How To Transform Your Concrete Yard - No Demolition Required

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Many people looking to purchase their first homes daydream about what it would be like to wake up early to mow the lawn, or work in the garden. The fact of the matter is, many homes don't come with a traditional yard at all. Instead of hiring a demolition team, learn about the various ways that you can turn your concrete yard into a homeowner's sanctuary. Making The Most Of A Concrete Yard

3 October 2016

5 Things To Know About Moving Out During Flood Damage Repairs

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If your home has suffered extreme water damage due to flooding, you may want or need to move out of your home while the water is being removed and the repairs are being completed. If you are considering relocating for the duration of the repairs, there are a few things you should consider.  You Will Likely Not Have to Move Out for Small Amounts of Water Damage  Water damage can be caused by a variety of factors, which will determine whether you should relocate while a professional team is restoring your home.

16 September 2016

Plain Jane Perk Up: Updating The Exterior Of A Minimal Traditional House

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For two decades in the middle of the 20th century, the Minimal Traditional architectural style reigned as the perfect fit for young families on budget. The look was similar to more pricey homes, but without the embellishments and decorative features, the simpler version was both functional and financially feasible. If you purchase one of these older homes today, it's likely you'll find that it's still sturdy due to the careful workmanship and quality building materials that were a standard expectation during that era.

25 July 2016