Need New Windows? Consider Vinyl

Posted on: 12 April 2016
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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How To Repair Asphalt Cracks

Posted on: 29 March 2016
Cracks in your asphalt are to be expected. They most commonly occur when the soil beneath the slab is shifting do to a growing tree root. They can also pop up if there is constantly too much weight in a weak spot of the asphalt. Luckily, making simple patches to asphalt is easy, if you use the right products. This article explains the best tools and methods to use if you are trying to fill a small asphalt crack.
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Toilet 101: Replacing A Worn Or Broken Handle

Posted on: 2 March 2016
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

Posted on: 9 February 2016
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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