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  • Got Rain Gutters? Tips To Care For Them During The Winter Months

    You have likely maintained your gutters throughout the year, and fall maintenance is the most important thing to do before the snow arrives. Even if you did this work, your gutters can still have problems in the winter. Fortunately, you can take steps to keep the gutters maintained before they start having problems. Below is some more information about this so you can save money. Keep Up with Cleaning Even if your gutters were free from debris at the start of winter, you still need to keep an eye on them throughout the season.
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  • How To Kill Black Mold With Everyday Household Products

    If you have found black mold growing in your home, you may be able to tackle and kill that black mold using everyday household products. Here is how you can use bleach or borax to kill mold in your home. Using Bleach To Kill Mold Bleach is really effective at killing mold that is growing on surfaces that are not porous. For example, bleach works really well at killing mold on things such as glass, tile, and countertops.
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  • Want To Buy A House While In The Military? 3 Things To Prioritize For Enjoyable Ownership

    Being in the military is a little unpredictable because you can get stationed in so many places. It is also possible for you to be assigned to different stations with just a short notice. This means you have to set your living situation up in a way that you can move or get your family situated while you are gone. Buying a home might seem out of the picture, but it is still possible to make things work with proper planning.
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  • Why You Should Choose Fiberglass Windows

    Replacing the windows in your home is a major investment, so you want to make sure that you find the perfect product for your home. Not only do you need to consider the style and price of your windows, you also need to consider the long-term maintenance requirements. If you are interested in a low-maintenance products, you should consider fiberglass windows. This article explains the features of fiberglass that makes it ideal for the construction of window sashes.
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  • Repair A Crawl Space's Interior Concrete Wall And Apply Sealant

    If one of the concrete walls in the crawl space that is connected to your home's basement is chipped and water seeps through it whenever it rains, repair the damage with the following steps. Afterwards, waterproof the storage space by adding a coat of sealant to each wall's interior. Supplies Needed ladder drop light drop cloth chisel hammer soapy water solution spray bottle sponge bucket of water oscillating fan concrete patch trowel putty knife hand sander fine grit sandpaper concrete sealant paint tray paint roller roller handle and frame Remove Loose Pieces Of Concrete And Clean Each Interior Wall
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  • Four Factors That Determine If You Need To Vacate Your Home During Renovation

    Deciding whether to vacate your house during renovations can be a difficult thing. Temporary living quarters can be expensive, but you also don't want to get in the way of workers or compromise your health and the health of your visitors, especially when interior demolition work is going on. Use these four factors to determine whether you need to leave until the renovation is complete: The Size of the Project
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  • Tips Saving Money On Roof Repairs

    Do you seem to be spending too much money on roof repairs? Many people complain of high repair bills, but there are a few measures you can take to reduce these bills instead of just complaining. Here are some of the things to do: Evaluate Localized Repairs vs. Replacement Repairing a small patch of the roof may not cost you as much money as replacing the entire roof. However, this only makes sense if you are considering a once-in-a-while roof repair.
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  • The Differences Between Engineered And Custom Hardwood Floors

    If you are considering updating your floor with hardwood, there are a number of things to consider. First of all, there are many different types of hardwoods. Each different brand and style has varying price ranges, installation requirements, durability, flexibility maintenance needs, and much more. Basically, you need to do some research and figure out what product is best for your needs. Two common, but quite different, options are engineered and custom floors.
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  • Cool Weather Asphalt Pothole Repair For Beginners

    If you didn't get around to fixing the potholes in your asphalt driving during the warm summer months, don't worry. You can still get the job done during the cooler fall and winter temperatures before the potholes turn into craters. Below, you will find out exactly how to patch those potholes now to protect your driveway from becoming a mess this winter. Supply List Cold asphalt patch material Chisel (an old flat-head screwdriver will work) Hammer Shovel Broom Coarse gravel Plywood Watch the Weather
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  • When To Call An Electrical Contractor

    Electrical repairs are not good candidates for DIY projects. Licensed electricians spend years learning the skills and know-how to ply their trade. For those without such training, the potential for electrocution and serious damage to your home far outweighs the few dollars you might save by doing the work yourself. When should you call an electical contractor? The short answer is whenever you're dealing with wiring or circuits. 1. For any work on your electrical circuit board.
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