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  • Thinking About Getting A Fireplace? Three Types You Can Choose From

    If you are thinking about getting a fireplace for your home, you can use it in the winter to heat the room the fireplace is in and enjoy sitting in front of a cozy fire. You will find, however, that there are many types of fireplaces to choose from. Below are three of these types so you can decide what would work best in your home. Open Hearth Open hearth fireplaces are made of brick or stone.
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  • Why You Should Replace Your Home's Windows During The Fall

    If you are thinking about buying new windows for your home, you could be wondering about the best time of year to get the job done. Of course, it's true that window replacements can often be done at any time of the year. However, for many homeowners, having new windows installed during the fall months is actually the best solution. These are a few reasons why. Avoid Delays in Getting Your Windows Put In
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  • 3 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Embarking On A Kitchen Renovation Project

    If you've grown tired of your dated and/or non-functional kitchen, then it may be time for a kitchen renovation project. After all, the kitchen is the heart of the home, and having a beautiful kitchen that you can feel great about cooking and entertaining in is something every homeowner deserves. Before you embark on a huge kitchen renovation or remodeling project, however, there are a few important questions to ask yourself or to sit down and discuss with your partner.
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  • What Homeowners Should Know About Sealcoating Their Driveway

    Having a paved driveway can be an excellent way of improving the ease of access to your property. However, you may not fully appreciate the type of care that the driveway will require. Improper care can lead to the driveway suffering premature damage. While sealcoatings can help to preserve and protect your driveway, you may not have all of the information about this type of coating. What Happens If Your Driveway Lacks A Sealcoating?
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  • Private Well Owner? What To Try When Your Well Pump Stops Working

    Estimates from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suggest that more than 15 million homes in the United States are currently served by private water wells. While somewhat expensive to drill and initially outfit with the water pump, pressure tank and electrical controls necessary to bring the water into the home, private water wells usually require little in the way of additional maintenance through decades of use. But if and when they do stop functioning correctly, homeowners can use these tips to help diagnose the problem.
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  • How To Prep Your Air Conditioner After Winter

    Since it is winter, your home's air conditioner is probably the last thing on your mind. However, spring will soon be here, which means you'll need to start preparing your air conditioner for hot days. Since many HVAC specialists get booked in the spring and fall—before the hottest and coldest months—it's important to put AC prep on your to-do list. Change Your Filters If your AC filters haven't been changed since the AC was last used, they are probably very dirty.
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  • 3 Different Options For New Counter Tops In Your New Kitchen

    When you are building a new home, you want your kitchen to have durable surfaces that last. Solid surface countertops are a great investment that will last, and give your home value. There are also different options for solid surfaces, such as real stone, concrete and synthetic materials. Here are some of the different options that you may want to consider for adding solid surfaces to your new kitchen: 1. Solid Surface Synthetic Materials for Colors and Interior Design
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  • A Guide To Your Commercial Building Project

    When you're looking to get the best from your commercial construction project, it pays to bring together a team of pros that are great at what they do. When you build this team and get all hands on deck, you'll be better able to get a wonderful end result out of your construction. With this in mind, start by using the tips below in order to capitalize on your construction and make sure the project is handled thoroughly from start to finish:
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  • These Are Your Choices In Wall Insulation When You Want To Improve Energy Efficiency In Your Home

    Adding insulation to the exterior walls of your home could help lower your power bills and increase the comfort level inside your home. There are different options of wall insulation. The primary deciding factor that narrows your choices is whether you want to open up the walls to apply it. If you're going to put up new drywall or exterior siding, then you have more choices than if you need to add the insulation without ripping open the walls.
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  • Things You Should Know About Basement Waterproofing

    The basement of your home can be one of the areas of your house that will be at the highest risk of suffering serious water damage. Waterproofing a basement will be essential for allowing you to avoid this type of damage from causing major problems for your house. Understand The Various Causes Of Basement Water Damage There can be many different sources of water damage that can impact a basement. However, homeowners will typically only be aware of the threat from plumbing problems contributing to this damage.
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