2016

  • Vinyl Is A Stylish And Practical Window Option


    Replacing the window fixtures in your home is such a smart investment into your home. New fixtures will not only update the look of your property, they will also help make your home more energy efficient. Of course, when it comes to style and maintenance, not all windows are the same. Some window materials, like aluminum and plastic, are more affordable than others, but they often have fewer style options to choose from.
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  • Using Your Fives Senses To Determine If Your Basement Might Need Waterproofing


    Damp or leaky basements can be prevented, but sometimes this can sneak up on a household. Basements with water damage can have many culprits, including condensation gathering in a confined space, runoff from rains and springs, or groundwater swelling. All can be managed with basement waterproofing, but you first need to identify the problem. Using your five senses, here are ways you can see if your basement is taking on water and when to call a contractor to come remedy your problem.
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  • Clean The Interior Of A Window Air Conditioner's Condensate Line


    If you notice water underneath the window air conditioning unit that is installed in your bedroom, the condensate line may require cleaning. If the line is clogged with debris, condensation will not be deposited outdoors and will continue to back up inside of your home. The following steps will instruct you on how to resolve this problem so that the unit works properly again.  Materials mop vinyl tarp screwdriver tube brush spray bottle filled with soapy water shop vacuum cleaner Unclog The End Of The Line That Is Located Indoors
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  • Add Painted Designs To Plain Wooden Cabinet Doors


    If the wooden cabinet doors in your home's kitchen have a dull surface that you are are not fond of, give them a fresh appearance by adding painted designs to the front of each one. Once finished, add a clear coat of paint over the doors to increase shine and protect the paint from peeling or fading. These are the steps to take. Materials screwdriver newspaper wood cleaner lint-free cloths ruler stencils double-sided adhesive craft paint (various colors) thin paintbrushes cup of water container of clear paint paint roller and frame paint tray Remove The Cabinet Doors, Clean Them, And Fill In Stencils
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  • Summertime Asphalt Maintenance


    If you have an asphalt driveway or some other paved area at your home, you know the frustration of summertime maintenance. Ignoring those surface cracks is an invitation to weeds and further damage. You do have several options when it comes to cleaning, repairing, and preventing damage. Cleaning Cleaning out your driveway cracks can mean hours of work. Grass and weeds sprouting through cracks in the pavement is not a look anyone wants for their property and getting rid them can be a difficult task.
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  • New House Going Up? Consider An Elevator


    Are you having a home built? Take advantage of this opportunity to add something unique and bold. Have you ever wondered why most public buildings have elevators but private homes don't? Any home with more than one story would be much more interesting with an elevator. Here are some reasons why.  Trending Up Follow along with the trend. Many cutting edge home buyers are taking old factories, warehouses and other industrial buildings and turning them into houses.
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  • Are You Planning To Remodel Your Business? 3 Ways You Can Save Money When It Is Done


    If you are planning to remodel your business, it can become very expensive, especially if the remodeling is an extensive one. Even though you will be spending a lot of money, you may be surprised to learn that you will likely get a lot of it back over time.  Below are three reasons why this may happen. Save Money On Energy Bills If you are replacing all of your old windows with more energy efficient windows, this can help save money on your energy bills.
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  • 4 Tips For Remodeling Your Kitchen


    In order to sell your home, you might have to make some renovations. One way to ensure that you get the best return on your investment is to renovate your kitchen. Renovating it to sell the home does not require breaking the bank though. Here are some cost-effective changes that you can make to your kitchen to help make it more attractive to potential homebuyers. De-Clutter the Kitchen As part of renovating your kitchen, you must first perform an assessment of it.
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  • Identifying And Removing Mold In The Home


    Whether you have a broken pipe, a leaky water heater, or a damp basement, you want to make sure you take care of it immediately to avoid the growth of mold. There are various types of mold with black mold being one of the worst types. Mold usually appears where there is an excessive amount of moisture present. Because mold can cause health issues, you want to be sure that you clean up any water you find quickly.
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