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Siding Installation Basics By The Season

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Owning a home with any kind of siding on it means that you need to understand when it's best for you to have that siding replaced. If you have started to notice damage to your siding that can't be easily repaired, that is a key indication that you need to start thinking about installing new siding on your home. However, how do you know when the best time of year is for a project like this?

29 December 2020

Why Basement Waterproofing Is Absolutely Necessary

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Basements are one of the most underutilized spaces in the home. Beyond serving as extra bedrooms or storage space, they can be turned into game rooms, craft rooms, home gyms, kids' play areas, and many more creative spaces.  Because the basement walls typically form the foundation of a house, keeping basements dry can be a challenge. Floods, rising damp, and other moisture sources make basements vulnerable to moisture or water penetration.

3 November 2020

How to Choose the Right Handyman

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While you sometimes need specialty contractors to work on certain projects around your home, there are times when you just need some extra help with general jobs. If you're not that good at DIY or don't have a lot of free time, then it pays to look at hiring a handyman. It's important to choose a handyman carefully. Asking the following questions will help you shortlist suitable candidates. 1. What Does the Handyman Do?

11 September 2020

Four Fantastic Reasons To Add A Fireplace To Your Backyard

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Like many other homeowners, you're always looking for ways to make your home more comfortable and beautiful. If adding a fireplace to your backyard is what you fancy doing this year, there are several reasons to go ahead with the project. Below are a few amazing benefits of building an outdoor fireplace.  1. It brings the comforts of indoor living outside. Building a fireplace outdoors is a great way to turn your backyard into a hub for social activity.

24 July 2020

Installing Glass Doors In Your Commercial Building

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When installing glass doors in a commercial structure, it is crucial to make sure that you are getting commercial architectural glass doors that can stand up to commercial use and high traffic in and out of your business. Commercial glass doors are different than the glass used in windows or for other purposes. Custom Glass Doors When you are considering commercial architectural glass doors for your business, finding a glass company that can make the doors for you is a good idea.

28 May 2020

Have Your Septic Tank Checked When It's Showing Signs Of Being Full Even If Pumping Isn't Due Yet

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If you've been smelling sewer odors in your home, or if your drains are slow, your septic tank may need to be pumped out. Even if cleaning isn't due for several months yet, it's possible for your tank to fill up sooner than you expect. Here are some reasons your septic system could be having these problems and why calling a septic service early on is a good idea. Reasons For Sewer Odors And Slow Drains

9 April 2020

How A Fireplace Installation Service Can Help You

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If you are a homeowner who wants to install a fireplace in your home, you should work with a good fireplace installation service. These are some of the primary ways that one of these companies can assist you. Determining the Best Placement for Your New Fireplace You might know that you want to install a fireplace in your home, but you might not be sure of where you want to install it.

21 February 2020

How To Decide If You Should Get Double-Pane Or Triple-Pane Replacement Windows

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If you're planning to get replacement windows for your home, you may wonder if you should get double-pane or triple-pane windows. If you have old single-pane windows now, both options would be a vast improvement when it comes to energy efficiency. Here are some things to know about each type of replacement window that might help you make your decision: Triple-Pane Replacement Windows Triple-pane windows cost more than double-pane models and that's one reason they aren't as popular.

9 January 2020

4 Things That Have To Be Done Prior To Interior Painting

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If you are thinking about painting your interior walls or having your interior walls painted, then you could be wondering about the steps that have to be taken first. These are some of the things that should be done first before any paint is applied to your interior walls. 1. Repairing Damage to Walls First of all, you should make sure that your walls are in good condition before they are painted.

2 December 2019

Have An Aging Metal Roof? How To Avoid Mistakes When Painting It

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One of the benefits of having a metal roof is that you can change its color by painting it. This is a great way to bring new life into an older metal roof if you simply want to change the look of your home or business. Here are some tips to ensure you do not make any mistakes when painting the material.  Prep The Material A common mistake made when painting roofing material is applying the paint without performing any prep work.

24 October 2019