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Maximize Your Country Lake By Installing An Aluminum Dock

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If you’ve purchased a home on a lake, then you probably want to take advantage of the water. That means swimming, kayaking, and canoeing. Of course, you can do all of these actives without a dock, but this lake accessory makes it much easier and enjoyable. Below is an overview of what a dock is, the benefits it has for swimmers, and the reasons you want one if you plan on using a kayak or canoe.…

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6 Ways To Fill Your Pool Or Spa And Still Save Water

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Installing a pool or spa means using more water than before. But while you can’t avoid spending some extra money in your water bill, you can take steps to reduce the amount of water used. Here are 6 easy and cheap water saving tips for any hot tub or pool owner. Keep it Covered. Covering your spa or pool when it’s not in use has multiple advantages. It keeps the water cleaner, resulting in less work and less times you need to drain the tub to clean it.…

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Hate The Color Of Your Garden's Concrete Path? 4 Ways You Can Dye It

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Concrete is a good choice to use for a long pathway that leads to your flower garden, as it is durable and will last you a long time. Once you start laying it, however, you may find that you aren’t keen on the color of the concrete. Fortunately, you can change the color to something that is much more aesthetic. Below are four ways you can dye your pathway. Acid Stains…

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Three Options For Dealing With Water-Damaged Belongings

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Whether you’ve lived through a flood, experienced a dishwasher malfunction, or simply had a sewer backup, the water damage your personal belongings incurred may be significant. And if you’re not familiar with water damage cleanup, you may be wondering what steps you should be taking next to remediate the damage. You should base your decision on the type and extent of water damage, the amount of time it’s been since the damage occurred, and the character of the damaged belongings.…

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Did Something Wet Just Drop?

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You’re walking to the kitchen to get a drink of water in the middle of the night. There’s a storm, and the rain is heavy enough to knock on the windows like a lightly tapping stranger. As you may your way back, a cold, quick touch lands on your shoulder. Was that rain? It can’t be rain, you’re indoors. Was it just your imagination, or did something splash from your glass of water?…

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Preventing Window Condensation From Causing Appearance And Moisture Problems In Your Home

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Condensation problems around windows can cause pesky problems in Canadian buildings when the temperature outside drops during the winter. Condensation develops because of humidity and temperature differences between the outside and the inside of a building.  Not only can condensation create a grungy, unattractive appearance on both the exterior and interior of a home, but it can also lead to moisture damage such as staining and mold growth. If you’ve noticed that your windows accumulate excessive condensation during the colder months of the year, you can do the following to improve the situation:…

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Oily Curb Appeal? 3 Simple Solutions For Removing Oil Spots Off Your Driveway And Walkway

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Owning a home can be challenging, but with proper upkeep, your house can be a worthwhile investment. While mowing the lawn and repainting your front door enhances the look of your home, focusing on your driveway is also smart. Considering your driveway and walkway leading up the your front door are important elements in your home’s total curb appeal, ensuring they are clean and in good condition is essential. Using one of these simple solutions, you can remove oily, greasy spots from your concrete driveway and walkway and enhance your curb appeal and value.…

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Setting Up A Clean And Convenient Venue

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If you’re a party organizeror have a knack for planning get-togethers, you know that there’s one thing that everyone needs: a restroom. If you’re using homes or recreation centers as your venue, you’re risking a chance that the restroom or bathroom may be under some serious stress as different needs–and maybe different sobriety levels–head in to freshen up. If your restroom(s) aren’t up to par or you’d like a temporary solution to keep guests and yourself comfortable, take a look at a few toilet rental and septic service options.…

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Alternative Short-Term Uses For Cranes You May Want To Endorse As A Crane Rental Company

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Cranes are almost always tied to heavy lifting and construction. As the owner of a crane rental company, you may be looking for other ways to rent out your cranes and increase your profits. Here are a few alternative short-term uses for cranes that you may want you and your company to endorse. Removing Morbidly Obese and Bedridden People from Their Homes You have probably seen some reality TV shows or TV dramas that feature morbidly obese people in excess of several hundred kilograms.…

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2 Tips For Preventing Frost Heaving After Pouring Your Home's Concrete Walkway

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If you are pouring a new concrete walkway for your home, you want to make sure you take measures to prevent frost heaving, which happens when ice forms on the bottom of the concrete, expands and causes the walkway to push upward and crack. To prevent this eyesore and potential fall hazard, use the tips below to properly prepare the base of your walkway. Place A Thick Sheet Of Styrofoam Insulation Directly Inside The Trench…

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