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  • Window Installation Protections To Keep Your Home Cool And Bug-Free This Summer

    As the weather begins to warm up, it can be nice to let some of the outdoors into your home with fresh air and sunshine. Although you may want to let the outdoors into your home, your home's interior can become overrun by insects, and the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays can fade your interior. To help make it easier for you to allow fresh air into your home and prevent UV rays from entering your home, here are some tips to protect your home's interior and help you enjoy what summer weather has to offer without insects and solar heat gain being a problem.
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  • Tips for Having Trees Removed from Your Property

    When a homeowner finds that one or more trees needs to be removed from his or her property, it can be easy to be unprepared for this type of project. If you are currently studying your options for having trees removed, there are several pieces of information to keep in mind. Know the Hazards of Attempting To Remove the Tree Without Professional Help Homeowners will often assume that they will be able to cut down their own trees as long as they have a chainsaw.
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  • When Your Garage Door Is Stuck: Reasons Why You Should Not Force It

    Garage doors will get stuck. That is inevitable, especially after a decade or more of use. If your garage door has recently become stuck in an up or down position, do not force it to move one direction or the other. Here are some valid reasons why. Forcing It Down Can Break the Chains Forcing a broken and stuck garage door down to close it can result in broken garage door chains, or a garage door that you can never open again because the door panels have been jammed into an awkward position.
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  • Have You Looked At Your Railing Lately? How To Prevent Damage To Your Iron Railing

    If you've got an iron railing around your home, you've got to take steps to ensure it stays in tiptop shape. You might think that iron railings won't require any special care, but that's not necessarily true. If you're not careful, your railing could fall into disrepair. If that happens, you could be looking at either professional repairs or replacement. Unfortunately, that can be quite costly, depending on the severity of the damage.
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  • How To Repair Your Asphalt's Surface Damage To Prepare It For Winter

    Your asphalt pavement needs continual maintenance to keep it durable and lasting as long as possible. As fall arrives, you should take some time to inspect and prepare your asphalt for winter's harsh weather conditions and freezing temperatures. Here are some recommendations to help deal with common asphalt damage to prepare it for the upcoming winter season. Inspect for Damage Asphalt can begin to show signs of damage in the form of pattern cracking over its surface.
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  • Important Things To Consider About Entry Doors For Your Tiny Home

    They may be small in stature, but they are definitely big in popularity. Tiny homes are springing up in almost every state across the country. These humble abodes are all about exchanging a big life of commodities for a small life of necessities, but even creating and building a tiny home can take some doing. Even something as simple as picking out an entry door for your tiny home can be complicated by the smaller dimensions.
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  • Once That Driveway's Done, How About Some Edging?

    An asphalt driveway that has just been installed and sealed looks really nice, but it can also require some extra maintenance and vigilance. Everything from cold temperatures to rain to bored little kids can cause damage to the driveway, especially the edges. One way to help protect the driveway is to add edging, which also changes how the driveway looks. While not foolproof, edging may be what you need to keep that asphalt driveway in shape.
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  • Benefits Of Using Wall Braces For Waterproofing Your Basement

    When the foundation of your home isn't stable, it can cause serious damage and if not addressed immediately, it can make it unlivable. Water leakage in the basement may be the main cause of structural damage in your home. However, there are various steps you can take to ensure that your basement has a reinforced structure and able to deal with possible water leaks. The installation of wall braces is one way that could help to protect the structure of your home, especially if it has already been damaged by water leaks or flooding.
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  • Five Key Components Of Any Good Playground (And How To Put One In Your Yard)

    If you visit any local playground, you will see that there are four key components in each. These components are the driving forces in playground design. If you also want to put a playground in your backyard for your kiddos, you can copy these components with multiple playground equipment options. Here is how to do just that: Climbing for Large Muscle Development Children develop the large muscle groups in their bodies by climbing.
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  • How To Patch Asphalt

    If you have an asphalt driveway, it is bound to form a few cracks and holes over the years. Whether they are from the soil shifting underneath it, or from top surface damage, you want to fix these blemishes sooner than later. If you wait too long, cracks will grow and become much harder to fix. Patching asphalt is easy work if you use the right products and tools. This article explains the easiest technique for patching small asphalt cracks.
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