Beyond White Picket Fences

How To Clean And Maintain Canvas Awnings

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Not only can canvas awnings make your home more attractive, they protect your windows from the sun, rain and other natural elements. Similarly, they protect furniture pieces and other items that rest near windows from sun damage and fading. They also shield your window glass from rainwater spots and destructive hail. And by keeping the hot sun out of your home, awnings can help reduce your electric bills during the summer months.…

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How To Remove Asbestos Siding For Disposal

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If you live in a home built prior to 1970, it likely has asbestos siding. In the 1970s, the EPA banned some asbestos spray applications, but many forms of asbestos are still allowed in construction.  Asbestos siding resembles roof shingles, and it could have a wood grain texture. It is suggested to have the siding professionally removed, but you can remove asbestos siding yourself by following these tips. Prepare to Work…

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Your Asphalt Shingle Roof: Factors That Shorten The Longevity Of Your Roof And When To Choose Repair Over Replacement

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When your home is protected by an asphalt shingles roof, you may not think much about your roof until you have a leak in your home. An asphalt roof will last approximately 15-20 years. To help extend the life of your roof, regular inspections can help identify small problems so that you can get them repaired before they cause bigger issues with your home. If you live in a climate that has harsh winters, or your roof is in hot sun for long periods of time, the shingles on your roof may deteriorate faster.…

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