2015

  • How To Paint Ceilings With Ease


    Painting interior walls is usually one of the easiest home improvement jobs you can do. If you have a home with textured drywall, it is a project that you can do even if you have little training. That is not to say that the job does not require a fair bit of patience, physical effort and time. One of the hardest parts of painting interiors is doing the ceilings. Painting the ceilings, can be stressful on your body, especially your neck and arms.
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  • Holiday Decorating Ideas For Your Overhead Garage Door


    Garage doors are like big, blank canvasses that can be decorated in any way you want at the holidays. Garland, ribbon, wreaths and lights are excellent decorations that will make your garage door more festive at this joyful time of year. When decorating, it's important to follow certain precautions that will ensure your garage door is not damaged during the process. These tips will help you decorate your garage door safely, without causing mechanical problems.
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  • The Most Likely Suspects: Finding That Leak In Your Roof


    It can drive you crazy when you know that water is leaking through your roof somehow, but you have no idea how. You might notice damp carpet spreading out from no easily identifiable point, for example. Here are some of the more probable suspects that are letting you down and allowing water into your sacred abode, including how to check each one in turn. Chimney Anything that goes through your roof is a likely candidate for hosting a leak, and if your house has a chimney, this is one of the first places you should check if you're stumped.
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  • 2 Tips For Glass Storefront Doors


    A glass door creates a welcoming entry for customers, but it is higher maintenance than other door options. To ensure that the door performs well while also providing sufficient security is a must for any small business owner. The following tips can help you maintain the storefront door and protect it from harm.  Tip #1: Strength Matters Glass doors are typically made of a shatterproof glass, but this doesn't mean that they can't be shattered.
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  • How To Install An Outdoor Electrical Outlet


    Having an outdoor electrical outlet can be convenient for a lot of reasons. It can allow you to run your electric powered lawn mower, weed whacker or leaf blower. It can allow you to plug in your vacuum cleaner to clean out your car with. If you find yourself running an extension cord out of your house to do these tasks, you need to install an outdoor electrical outlet. If you have an intermediate knowledge of electrical principles and installation as well as access to specialized tools, you can install an outdoor electrical outlet on your own by following the directions below.
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  • 5 Ways To Design Fire Safety Into Your Remodeled Kitchen


    If you're planning to remodel the kitchen, safety may not be on your wish list—but it should be. Over 150,000 cooking related fires happen in the US every year. In fact, the kitchen is the source of 40 percent of home fires. The majority of kitchen fires begin on the range. Unattended cooking, neglected food, spilled oil, and dishtowels left too close to the stove are all possible sources of ignition.
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  • Important Factors When Choosing Vinyl Siding Colors


    Your home is by far one of the biggest investments you may ever make. When it comes to the curb appeal, there are a lot of ways you can change it up. The easiest way to change up the appearance of your home is by changing the exterior. Vinyl siding is a great option for those who are looking for an easy to maintain exterior. It offers many benefits that homeowners can enjoy.
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  • How To Prepare For A Fleet Manager Interview


    If you are a fleet manager, you are going to be in charge of not only a great deal of people, but also a great deal of vehicle and machinery. This is a huge responsibility for any company to place on the shoulders of one person. As a result, they want to make sure that they find the right person who is going to be able to handle the responsibilities of the job, not lose their cool, and be successful.
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  • Impact Doors: Aspects To Consider Before Buying New Ones For Your Home


    Before you install new impact doors on the outside of your home, it is best to consider a few aspects. These factors will help you choose durable and stylish doors to grace the outside of your home. Impact Resistant The most important aspect about impact doors is how they deal with physical force. For example, when you want a door that has large glass panels, an impact product is going to be a very good option.
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  • Steps To Repairing Your Neglected Asphalt Parking Lot


    If you're moving your business into an older building that has been vacant for a while, the parking lot may be neglected. As long as the lot is not so old that's it's past its useful life, you can probably have it repaired rather than having to replace it. Here are some of the steps involved in parking lot repair. Fill Cracks And Potholes The first step is to fix obvious problems with the parking lot.
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