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  • Soil Settlement Beneath A Concrete Pool Deck

    Anyone who installs a backyard swimming pool needs to be prepared for the upkeep. It's a lot of work, but the payoff is worth it. It can be disconcerting when your concrete pool decking mysteriously begins to shift and tilt, especially when you've put in so much effort to maintain your pool. What could be causing this displacement, and is it anything to do with your pool? Concrete Slabs The displacement of your pool deck's concrete slabs is not only an aesthetic concern.
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  • 3 Things To Ask A Roofer After They Check Your Roof

    If you are worried about your roof, then you should have a roofer come out to your house and check it out. When you hire a contractor to check out your roof, there are some questions that you should ask them after they have checked everything out. You want to wait until they are finished looking at everything because that will give the roofers a chance to evaluate what they have seen and to form some opinions on your roof.
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  • Why You May Want To Consider An Earth-Sheltered Home

    Are you thinking of building a new home but are not impressed with what you've seen on the market so far? Are you looking to do something unique or different when it comes to buying your next piece of real estate? Today, one concept that is growing in popularity is the idea of an earth-sheltered home. An earth-sheltered home uses land, literally the soil itself, as part of the structure and support of the house.
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  • Overview Of Fire Suppression Systems For Commercial Property Owners

    Certain types of businesses are not suitable for fire sprinkler systems. In some cases, the owner of the business or building might prefer not to have a fire sprinkler system installed. However, this does not mean that these two situations exempt property owners from installing a fire suppression system. A fire sprinkler system is a type of fire suppression system that uses water as a means of extinguishing fires. Water is not the preferred option or best option when there are circumstances involving expensive equipment or circumstances where water could make a fire worse.
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  • What You Should Know About Working With Eco-Friendly Home Builders

    The time is approaching where the majority of new homes will be built with eco-friendly features and assets. If you are preparing to build your own house, working with eco-friendly home builders will be helpful. You should learn more about eco-friendly homes, how to find the right builders, and what you need to know about this process. The guide below will help you find the right professionals and plan every part of your new home step by step.
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  • 7 Unexpected Uses for a Metal Building

    Metal buildings for sale are great for storage. You can store just about anything, from a houseful of furniture to a classic car collection. Metal buildings can be used for so much more, however. You just need to think outside of the box.  Man Cave First and foremost, any building that allows you to get away from the wife and kids constitutes a man cave. You can leave the interior unfinished or throw up some manly décor, like a deer head, a pool table, or a keg fridge.
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  • 4 Elements In Plumbing Construction

    The same plumber you would call to clear a clog from your drain might not be the person to call when you need a new plumbing system installed. Plumbing construction requires a lot of knowledge and attention to detail. Plumbing professionals who specialize in new construction are capable of creating a plumbing system from scratch. These new plumbing systems feature four essential elements that a plumbing construction expert must be able to navigate with ease.
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  • Why You Have To Wear Socks After You've Refinished Your Hardwood Floors

    One of the instructions you'll get after hardwood floor refinishing is to stay off the floors for the first 24 hours after the work is done, and then to wear socks – no shoes, no bare feet, no slippers – for some time after that. The sock-only rule applies anywhere from 24 hours to a couple of weeks after the refinishing work is over, depending on the work done and the caution level of the people who worked on the floors.
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  • Preparing Your Project For Ready Mix Concrete Delivery To Reduce Losses

    If you have ever had to pay for a concrete delivery that has gone bad, you know that these can be expensive errors for your projects. Therefore, you want to be prepared when you schedule a ready mix concrete delivery for your next project. The following preparations will ensure your project is ready for concrete delivery: Ensure Access to the Site The most important task to prepare your project for concrete delivery is access.
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  • Empty Nester Flying South For The Winter? Winterize Your Home's Plumbing!

    After all the years of raising a family, you're finally empty nesters. This time of your life is perfect for extensive traveling or temporarily moving to warmer locales during the cold, wintry months. If you will take advantage of having an empty nest by traveling to a warmer climate during the winter, it's important to make sure your home's plumbing is prepared by winterizing it. Why is winterizing plumbing so important?
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