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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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  • 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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  • Helpful Tips When Applying Sealant To Basement Walls For Waterproofing Measures

    Homeowners today are lucky in that they have a lot of options for keeping water out of the basement. Some are more expensive than others and they also vary in effectiveness. If you've elected to seal the basement walls as your waterproofing measure, remember these keys to optimal results. Assess the Structural Integrity of Walls Before you go to put a sealant on the walls in the basement, you first want to look at the condition of the walls.
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  • The Boat Dock Supplies Guide To Prepare Your Lakehouse For Summer Boating

    As the summer weather gets closer, you are going to need to prepare your lakefront property. The dock is an area that needs maintenance and preparations to get ready for boating this summer. You want to inspect the deck to make sure repairs are done and get other supplies to prepare to have your boat docked. The following boat supplies guide will help you prepare your lakehouse for boating this summer.
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  • Six Factors That Make Your Gutters Require Cleaning More Frequently

    Having your gutters cleaned when necessary is essential for numerous reasons. Gutter cleaning keeps your home tidy and prevents problems around the home such as roof leaks. How often you need to have your gutters cleaned depends on many things. The following are six factors that make your gutters require cleaning more frequently. If you correct any of the following issues, your gutters could stay cleaner longer.  Not trimming vegetation back
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  • Ways to Refinish Your Home Exterior With a Custom Siding Design

    If your home's exterior is worn out, it may be time to refinish it with new siding. Now, you probably want some ideas to refinish the exterior of your home with different custom siding designs. These can be contemporary or more traditional finishes that enhance the appearance of the exterior of your home. The following siding design ideas are some of the options you may want to consider to refinish the exterior of your home:
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