2019

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

Stop The Basement Moisture Issues Before It Becomes A Mold Issue

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Living with a wet basement isn't something that anyone should have to continue doing. Basement moisture problems will result in mold problems — it could be in weeks from now, or it could be months from now, but eventually, it will become a problem. Once the mold has moved in, you've got a big battle ahead. Here, you'll find a few tips to help you dry out your basement before you have to deal with the inconvenience of mold removal.

23 September 2019

Does Your Septic Tank System Need Some Repairs? Here Are Some Signs To Look For

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It is extremely important for you to make sure that you are keeping an eye out for septic tank problems so you can call to have the issues dealt with before things get out of hand. After all, the last thing you want is for septic waste to end up all over the floors in your kitchen and bathroom. Take a look at the following signs that indicate that your septic tank is in need of some repairs.

7 August 2019

New Homeowner? Chimney Upgrade And Maintenance Info You Need To Know

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After a process that likely involved looking at and comparing dozens of homes, you have made your choice, closed the deal, and become a homeowner. As you embark on this new responsibility, it is normal to have many new questions arise about your home, including some about the chimney. If you are unfamiliar with the care and maintenance needs of a chimney, here are three important points for you to consider as part of your role as a homeowner.

27 June 2019

Doing A Home Addition? 3 Rooms To Consider Adding On

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If you have a smaller house and you need some more room, but you don't want to move, then you may want to consider having a new home addition done. A home addition is a great way to keep your location but get the extra space that you want in the process. So, what are some rooms that are worth adding to your house? This article will take a closer look at three specific rooms that you might want to consider.

22 May 2019

3 Tips for Caring for Your New Walnut Countertops

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Walnut is a striking choice for your new countertops, coming in a range of grains and shades from glossy black walnut to wide plank walnut in light tan. Walnut is a durable, strong, and long-lasting material that brings warmth and elegance to your kitchen. While relatively easy to care for and maintain, walnut countertops do require some basic preventative maintenance in order to keep them beautiful and like-new for many years.

3 April 2019

Tips For Repairing PVC Pipe

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PVC pipe has many household plumbing applications including well equipment plumbing and automatic sprinkler systems. For this reason, it's a good idea for homeowners to understand how to work with it and make basic repairs.  If you have a broken PVC pipe or want to make a repair, these tips will assist you: Tip: Use Teflon Joint Compound Instead of Teflon Tape with Threaded PVC Pieces If you need to connect two threaded pieces, skip the Teflon tape and instead use Teflon joint compound, also known as "

19 February 2019

3 Siding Trends For Enhanced Curb Appeal

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Curb appeal is important for many reasons. While it is what encompasses your home's appearance, curb appeal is also a person's first impression of the home. Therefore, great curb appeal can make your home more attractive and more valuable. One key part of your home's curb appeal is the exterior siding. Although some materials are more durable than others, no siding is meant to last forever. If you are ready to update your home's siding, here are a few trends to consider for enhanced curb appeal:

2 January 2019