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How To Make Your Enclosed Porch Look Sensational

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Make Your Enclosed Porch Look Sensational

Perhaps you have decided that enclosing your porch would make it more usable. That’s actually a great idea, as you’ll be able to use it during the cold months instead of only during warm weather days. Here are some ideas to consider that will make your enclosed room look lovely and unique. The Option Of Combining Two Rooms – If your porch is right next to one of your existing rooms, consider knocking out the adjoining wall and creating one large space. Another idea is to just crate a door way between the two areas and...

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Learn How To Make A Kitty Condo For Homeless Cats Using Items Found At A Hardware Store

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Seeing homeless kittens outside without a place to cold during the cold winter months can be heart-wrenching. If there are cats in your neighborhood that need a warm place to sleep, but you simply do not have a place for them in your business, consider creating a warm environment for them. The following guide walks you through a great way to make a quick and easy home for homeless kittens in your neighborhood. Gather the Materials The first thing you will need to do is get two large storage containers and some insulation from a hardware...

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Customizing Your Fence for Privacy and Allowing You to Keep Your View

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When the backside of your home faces the woods or a lake, it can be difficult to find a fencing design that does not take away your view. Luckily, with some planning and work, you can create a fencing design that gives you privacy and you do not lose the view you want to keep. Solid Side and Front Panels The first part of creating your new fence is to choose solid panels for the side and front panels. These panels block the view of your neighbors from looking into your yard. Using the same panels on the front portion of your fence helps keep...

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Restoring The Elegance Of Marble In Your Kitchen Countertop

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Unless you’ve been fastidious about caring for your marble countertop in the kitchen, it likely has a few stains and perhaps a dingy look. In an afternoon, you can bring back the luxurious glow to the marble. Roll up your sleeves, get a bucket and some rags, and restore the elegance of that marble countertop that once enchanted you into buying it. The Challenge of Marble Marble is a very porous stone, so materials left on it can seep into the pores and under any surface finish. Acidic foods such as wine and tomato sauce can leave a...

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Four Ways You Can Make Your Conventional Central AC Energy Efficient

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you want to have energy efficient AC, you may hear about many alternatives to central HVAC. This can include things like radiant heating and cooling, ductless systems and other solutions. These are also good solutions, but if you already have a central HVAC system, you may just want to make energy improvements to your home and keep your existing system. This can include things like adding an auxiliary cooling system, improving home ventilatio,n and reinsulating ducts. These are some of the things that can help to make your existing HVAC...

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Three Easy Ways To Prolong The Lifespan Of Aging Air Conditioning Systems

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you live in an older home equipped with central air conditioning, it might be wise to check your records to determine how old the system is. If your records do not contain this information, you can use this coded chart to attempt to determine the approximate age of most major brands; although, the actual installation date could vary. Since air conditioner components that are older than 10-15 years are thought to be nearing the end of their expected lifespan, homeowners who have units in this age range are often concerned about potential...

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The Importance Of Flushing A Water Heater

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A water heater can be one of the most-used appliances in your home, as it gets used every single day all year round. That is why you want to make sure it is running efficiently while also extending its life as long as possible. You do not want to neglect simple maintenance that can lead to needing to replace a water heater sooner rather than later, which is why you must understand what flushing a water heater does. It’s easy to do, and will help your hot water heater last a long time. Why It Is Important When water comes into your home,...

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How Can I Attract Customers To My Business?

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

For small business owners, the competition is fierce when it comes to winning the hearts and attention of customers. Big-box chain companies are growing every single day and making it harder for smaller business owners, so you have to claw, scratch and scrap for every bit of attention that you get. If you want to increase the attention and traffic that you receive to your business, you will have to work for it. Thankfully, there are some very practical and conscientious steps that every business owner can take in order to make their business...

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Replace Your Roof’s Flashing In 5 Simple Steps

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Flashing is required around any metal pipe that sticks through your roof. It acts like a collar that will prevent leaks from forming between the shingles of the pipe itself. Unfortunately, the flashing is prone to leaking over time, and it will need replacement when it does. Replacing the flashing is a job that you can do on your own in 6 simple steps. 1. Removing Surrounding Shingles Use a pry bar to loosen all of the shingles that surround the pipe. It will be necessary to break any sealant strips on the shingles, and nails that secure the...

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Gate Openers: 4 Safety Tips To Remember

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Gate openers are extremely convenient since you can have the gate to your driveway opened with the push of a button without having to get out of the car to open it and then back in to drive through it. However, with gate openers, there of course comes some dangers that you need to be aware of, especially if you have children or pets. Here are four safety tips to keep in mind: Don’t Let Children Reach Through: When your child is in the front yard, you should always be there to keep an eye out. This is because you do not want your child...

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