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  • Know What Gutter Cleaning Mistakes To Avoid


    As a homeowner, you take pride in taking care of your home on your own. For this reason, when it's time to clean out the gutters, you're ready for the task. The unfortunate reality is that, while this is a great attitude to have, a positive attitude doesn't guarantee positive results. In fact, many homeowners go about this process all wrong, which only leads to further trouble. Applying The Power Washer Full Force
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  • New To Welding? How TIG Is Different From MIG So You Can Choose What Is Best


    If you are new to welding, you will have to use different types of welding equipment. Two types you may come across is MIG and TIG welding. If these mean nothing to you now, below is some information about them. This will allow you to choose the type of welding equipment that would work best for you and the job you are doing. MIG Welding MIG welding, also known as Gas Metal Arc Welding, allows you to weld both thin to thick materials.
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  • 3 Reasons To Build Your Roof Out Of Copper


    When trying to decide on a new roof for your home, it is important to consider copper roofing tiles due to the sheer number of benefits that they can provide. Listed below are just a few of the reasons to consider building a roof with copper tiles.  Great For The Environment Copper roofing tiles should be considered if you want an environmentally friendly home. One way that copper helps with this is by keeping your home cool in the summer by reflecting the sun's rays away from your home.
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  • Take Care Of Your Garbage Disposal During Your Barbecue This 4Th Of July


    Your garbage disposal is going to have a big job during your upcoming 4th of July barbecue. Many foods that people prepare while grilling can cause disposals to clog. Knowing how to prevent clogs and what to do in the event that a clog occurs can help you take care of your garbage disposal and avoid inconvenient plumbing problems over a holiday. The following tips will help. Clean Beforehand Cleaning your garbage disposal before the 4th of July can help prevent clogs and plumbing emergencies.
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  • Five Important Landscaping Trends In 2016


    If you're getting ready to update your outdoor living space for the season, you'll be glad to know that this years important landscaping trends are designed to make your life easier as well as more relaxing. Following are five of the best yard and garden trends for 2016.  Low Maintenance Plants Fussy landscapes featuring large lawns and other time-and-money-consuming features are giving way to outdoor environments crafted with sustainability in mind.
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  • How To Install Accordion Hurricane Shutters


    If you live in an area prone to heavy storms, consider installing accordion hurricane shutters. A hurricane shutter can spare you from serious injury and save your home from damage. Accordion shutters also provide additional privacy for larger windows such as picture windows. Here are some tips to install accordion hurricane shutters. Prepare to Work For this project, you need: ladder safety goggles an assistant tape measure screwdriver carpenter's level screwdriver cardboard handsaw planer (wood shaping tool) sandpaper drill with drill bits wood shims wood stain(optional) foam brush (optional) accordion shutters Check local building codes to find out what strength of hurricane shutters are recommended, and if you need a permit to install them.
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  • Need New Windows? Consider Vinyl


    There are many materials to choose from when investing in new windows. Many people prefer the look of wooden windows, but don't realize how much maintenance they require. In the long run, most homeowners prefer material that is easy to maintain. Wooden windows need to be constantly refinished and stained to withstand moisture. This is just one of the reasons that people are choosing vinyl instead of wood. This article explains the best features of vinyl windows and why they are a great alternative to wooden fixtures.
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  • Toilet 101: Replacing A Worn Or Broken Handle


    By and large, toilets don't require a whole lot of maintenance. Yet over the years, certain problems can develop--especially where the handle is concerned. If you have a toilet handle that is broken, rusty, or damaged in some other way that necessitates replacement, read on. This article will guide you through the process of installing a new handle. Prep Work The first thing you'll need to do is take off the lid of your toilet's tank.
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  • Swimming Upstream -- 5 Ways To Build A Beautiful Pool On A Slope


    Do you want a swimming pool but don't think you can have one because of your sloped yard? There's good news! You can often have that dream pool with a little creative adjustment for your particular terrain situation. Here are 5 ways to do it. Grading.  If your yard is uneven or has a gentle slope, it can often be graded to create a flat area. A landscaper or general contractor may be able to flatten the uneven parts and ensure that your pool space has proper drainage.
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  • Got Junk? 3 Things Junk Companies Do That You May Not Know About


    If you have a lot of junk sitting around, it is much easier to contact a junk removal company to take it away for you than trying to do it yourself. You may not realize it, but many junk companies offer many other services to their customers. Below are three of these services. Items That Can Still Be Used You have probably heard the saying "one man's trash is another man's treasure.
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