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  • 3 Reasons To Have A Rubber Athletic Surface Installed

    Installing an athletic surface at your home can be a great way to encourage yourself and your family to be more active by participating in sports. An athletic surface for a tennis or basketball court can often be constructed of a variety of materials, such as concrete, asphalt, or rubber. Listed below are three reasons to utilize a rubber athletic surface for your home's sports court.  Longevity One of the best reasons to consider a rubber athletic surface is that it can last for quite some time with minimal maintenance.
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  • Choosing A Building Material For Your Large Backyard Patio

    If your new home has a large area in the backyard that you would like to change from a dirt patch into a nice patio and play space for your children, then it is important for you to take all of your surface options into consideration. While you may have considered a concrete patio, you may not have thought about a less expensive patio made out of asphalt or a designer patio made from pavers or red bricks.
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  • Answers To Your Questions On Chimney Maintenance

    If your home includes a fireplace, chances are you are looking forward to some cozy nights around the flicker of the flames. Before you can do this, though, you need to make sure your chimney is clean and in good repair. Otherwise, you could end up with a room filled with smoke, or worse, a fire. The following guide will answer some of your questions about chimney maintenance. How often should you have the chimney cleaned and inspected?
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  • 3 Excellent Reasons To Purchase Marble Countertops For Your Home

    Choosing what kind of stone to use for the countertops in your home can be a very tough decision, because you not only want this stone to look great but you likely want it to be excellent quality as well. One type of stone that you should consider looking into is marble. It is different from other types of natural stone in its looks and make up and comes with several awesome benefits.
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  • What Happens When A Non-Biodegradable Product Goes Down A Toilet Or Sink Drain

    Your septic system is one part of your household you will need to maintain regularly in order to avoid downtime or the need for repair. One incident that can ruin a septic system is when someone flushes or pours a non-biodegradable product down your toilet or sink drain. Here is a rundown of what would happen to your septic if inappropriate items are pushed through the system. Clogging May Appear In Toilets Or Sink Drains When something other than human waste or toilet tissue is flushed down a toilet, it could be lodged since it is not made to squeeze through twisting and small pipes.
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  • Space-Saving Ideas For Remodeling A Tiny Bathroom

    Looking to update your bathroom but aren't sure how to maximize the small amount of square footage? If expanding the size of your bathroom isn't an option (either financially or logistically), the good news is that there are still some ways to modernize your bathroom and make it more functional, regardless of size. Specifically, these space-saving ideas are great for even the tiniest of bathrooms. A Corner Vanity Rather than having a large vanity smack-dab in the middle of your bathroom, why not invest in a corner vanity?
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  • How Can You Tell If You Have A Plumbing Leak?

    There are many ways that people come to the conclusion that they have a leak in their home. Knowing how to determine if you have a plumbing leak and how to find the leak can help you maintain your home's plumbing system and can also help you save on diagnostic costs from plumbers. How can you tell if you have a plumbing leak? There are many different ways that you may be able to tell if you have a leak.
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  • When The Upstairs Doesn't Cool Well: Solving A Common Air Conditioning Dilemma

    Do you find that the downstairs of your home cools off nicely in the summer, but the upstairs stays sticky and warm? You're not alone. Many homeowner have a tough time getting their upper floors cooled off, even when they have new, powerful air conditioners to depend on. Hot air rises, so to encourage your upstairs to cool off, you'll want to rely on these tactics. Close the door between floors.
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  • Remove Limescale Deposits From The Waterline Tiles In An Inground Pool

    Limescale deposits often form on the tiles that run across the waterline in an in-ground swimming pool. This can occur if the water is hard as a result of of chemicals that may have been added to the pool incorrectly. Learn how to remove these unsightly marks from the tiles in your pool with the following steps. Materials soft cushion acidic gel tile cleaner lint-free cloths stiff-bristled scrub brush plastic putty knife sponge  bucket of water Lower The Water Level And Prepare The Work Area
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  • Tips For Protecting Your Boat Dock From Long-Term Water Exposure

    Living on a lake can certainly have many enjoyable benefits, especially if you have a boat. Taking care of your boat so it will always be ready to go out is important. However, maintaining your dock is essentially caring for a part of your boat because without it, it would be a lot harder to access your boat. Follow these tips for ensuring your dock can withstand the long-term effects of constant water exposure.
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