2018

  • Adding A Patio To Your Home

    A patio can greatly increase the enjoyment that you get from spending time outside. However, many homeowners will have to go through the process of adding a patio if they are wanting to enjoy this amenity. Choose A Shaded Location For The Patio When you are evaluating the potential areas where the to put the patio, it can be beneficial to choose the area that has the most shade. If the patio is located in an area that receives intense sunlight at all times, you will face the choice of either getting potentially damaging amounts of sun exposure or needing to add an awning or another type of cover to provide shade.
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  • Wood Maintenance Strategies That Won't Ruin Your Countertop

    A wood countertop gives your home a natural look and wood can also be a great surface on which to chop vegetables and engage in other kitchen activities. Your new kitchen counters might look absolutely gorgeous, but if you want them to continue to look that way, you will need to properly maintain them.  Clean Up Spills Immediately Whenever there is a spill on your wood countertop, you should wash it immediately.
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  • 3 Reasons To Hire A Landscape Designer When Enhancing Your Property

    A massive part of your home's curb appeal is the landscaping. Unfortunately, you probably don't have the skills or knowledge to enhance your home's landscaping the right way. That's where a landscape designer comes in handy, who can offer the following benefits.  1. Generate Unique Ideas   The first part of landscape design starts with idea creation. A landscape designer excels at this thanks to the many projects they've completed in the past.
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  • How To Repair The Seams On Your Copper Gutters

    Copper gutters are a unique, beautiful way to finish a home. Unfortunately, the repairs that come with copper gutters are a little more complicated than traditional gutters. Here, you'll learn how to make basic repairs to the gutter seams on your copper gutters. Supply List Ladder Soldering iron and solder Flux Extension cord Clean rag and warm water Sandpaper Step 1: Position your ladder safely making sure that the feet are level and secure.
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  • How Roofing Contractors Can Add Value To Your Home

    The roof is one of the first places a potential home buyer will look. Its prominence makes it a feature that is hard to ignore. When it's almost time to put a house on the market, homeowners usually think about issues like repainting the walls and various other improvements. The roof quite often goes unnoticed. However, working on the roof might be one of the most important steps in ensuring your house gets a better price on the market and also avoids unnecessary problems with building inspectors.
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  • Ceramic Tiles Vs. Wood Shingles

    If you want to invest in your home, the roof is a great place to begin. That is, you might need roof repair because of structural issues, leaking, or you just might want to give your home a facelift. There are a number of stylish roofing products on the market and they all come with different price tags, maintenance needs, lifespans, and installation costs. This article compares wood shingles and ceramic tiles. These are two of the most popular products that are commonly installed on residential properties.
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  • Updating Your Laundry Room: Four Ideas To Consider

    Your laundry room may not be the first thing everyone sees when they visit your home, but it does serve an essential function in your household. If you simply have your washer and dryer tucked into the corner of a basement room, consider the following ideas to give it a stunning yet functional makeover. Kitchen-Style Cabinets And Counters Storage space and room to fold your clothes can come in handy when you are doing laundry for the whole family.
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