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3 Helpful Tips For Cleaning A Deck

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Nothing’s quite as nice as a deck when summer rolls around. Yet nobody feels inspired to fire up the barbeque or reach for a lounge chair on a deck that’s covered with leaves, dirt, and debris. If you’ve got a deck in need of a wash, read on. This article will present three tips to make cleaning it a breeze. Use a leaf blower to remove loose debris. After removing all of the furniture from your deck, the next step is to thoroughly clear any loose debris.…

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Want To Get In Shape From The Comfort Of Your Own Home? Turn Your Garage Into A Gym

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The average cost of a gym membership is $55, which seems expensive given the fact that 67% of people with gym memberships never use them. If you want to guarantee that you’ll start working out without having to pay someone else to your their space, consider turning your garage into a gym. Here are a few ideas that can help you start up a new exercise routine from the comfort of your own home.…

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The Benefits Of Installing Spray Foam Insulation

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Spray foam insulation is a great type of insulation that can help reduce your energy bills and maintain the temperature inside of your house. Whether you are replacing already existing insulation, or installing insulation for the first time, knowing the advantages and considerations of spray foam insulation can help you make an educated decision. Advantages of Spray Foam Insulation Spray foam insulation is much easier to install, as it does not come in batts (which are long rolls or strips that traditional insulation is commonly installed in) but is instead sprayed to fill the gaps between your walls.…

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Have A Clogged Drain? A Few Simple Tricks To Get Things Flowing Again

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Clogged drains are a fact of life. Whether you have a toilet that keeps overflowing or a kitchen sink that won’t drain, knowing a few tips to get the water flowing again will save a lot of frustration. The important thing is to use these tips as soon as you notice a problem. Once the clog has a chance to grow and become truly lodged in the drain, you will need to call in plumbing professionals.…

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Make Your Own Supplemental Solar Heating Source

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With winter comes increased utility bills for the home. Have you ever considered adding a source of supplemental heating to help decrease the cost of running your furnace through the winter months? Here, you will learn how to make yourself a solar space heater that is powered by the sunlight that shines through your windows. Step 1: Choose the Location for the Solar Collector The best place to position the solar collector is in a window that faces south and is not obstructed by trees.…

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Why Are Chain Link Fences So Popular Among Homeowners?

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It is not uncommon to see homes surrounded by chain link fencing. This type of fence has been a favorite among homeowners all over the world for many years. Chain link fencing is suitable for surrounding a home with a small yard or even a large piece of property. Here are some of the most common reasons that chain link fencing has become so popular among homeowners. A Sense of Security…

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How Algae Spores Can Accumulate On A Roof & How To Keep Them Under Control

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Are you aware that algae spores can cause a lot of damage to your asphalt shingles if they are not removed in a timely manner? The spores can spread quickly when the moisture levels on the roof are sufficient enough. In this article, you will learn how algae spores can accumulate fast and what you can do to keep them under control to protect your asphalt shingles. How Can Algae Spores Accumulate on a Roof?…

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How Can You Reduce The Risk Of A Home Electrical Fire?

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As the fourth most common cause of house fires, electrical problems in your home can cost you money and risk the safety of you and your family. Are there any simple, foolproof ways to help minimize the odds that you’ll have an electrical fire in your home? Read on to learn some of the most common causes of electrical fires, and how you can design your home to reduce these risks.…

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3 People Who Benefit From Putting Laminate In Their Home

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Laminate flooring is a great option for many people. There are many advantages to installing laminate flooring in your home. You might be wondering if laminate flooring is the right choice for you. Here are some people who benefit from having laminate flooring in their home. 1. People Who Have High Traffic In Their Home Laminate is known for its durability.  Laminate is scratch resistant as well as incredibly resistant to stains and spills.…

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4 Common Autumn Landscaping Mistakes You Should Avoid

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For many families, autumn is a time when life seems to pick up pace. Mom and dad are busy with work, the kid are back in school, and the days get shorter. But, regardless of how busy you are, autumn landscaping isn’t something that you can avoid. Before you get started, check out these common mistakes and learn how to avoid them.   Not Raking Your Leaves Yes, the fall leaves are beautiful.…

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