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2018

Keeping Your Garage Door Working Smooth And Efficiently

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Garage doors that are not working properly can be very inconvenient. The doors can be heavy and hard to open if the door has not been maintained properly. Even a door with an automatic door opener needs proper maintenance to function properly. Here are some things you can do to keep the door working properly.  Lubricate the Tracks and Guide Wheels The tracks that support the door run vertically along the door frame then turn and carry the door overhead and out of the way.…

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Buying An Old House? Make Sure You Waterproof The Basement Before You Move In

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An older home can have character and may be built better than many homes today. There may still be things you need to do to the home, however. One of these things is basement waterproofing. To help you, below is information about what happens if a basement is not waterproofed, as well as different waterproofing methods available to you. Problems Not Waterproofing the Basement Will Cause If the home you purchased is built below ground level, you need to ensure the basement is waterproofed.…

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What You Should Know About Radon In Your Home

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As you go about your daily life in your home, one of the things you rarely think about is potential toxins or dangerous gasses in the air. However; in any home, no matter how new or well-maintained, there are always risks. One of those risks is a gas known as radon. While many people have heard of the term radon, few know a lot about it or what it can mean for their home and health.…

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Should You Buy A New Construction Home? 3 Questions To Ask

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Thinking about buying a new construction home in a brand new subdivision? That could be a wise choice. When you buy a home in a new community, you get the opportunity to grow with the community. You may be one of the earliest residents, so you get to meet and become friends with neighbors as they move in. You also may see a significant appreciation in the value of your home, especially if the surrounding area develops quickly.…

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3 Signs A Metal Roof Is Right For You

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As a homeowner, you hopefully understand the importance of your roof. Not only is it a necessary part of your home’s construction, but the roof is also the protection between you, your family, and the outdoor elements. Unfortunately, roofing shingles are not meant to last forever, so you may need to replace yours sometime while living in the home. Considering there are so many roofing material options available, choosing one can seem overwhelming.…

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Set Up An Inflatable Jacuzzi And Care For The Land Surrounding The Water Feature

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If you plan on installing an inflatable jacuzzi in your backyard to enjoy on hot, balmy evenings, deciding how you are going to execute the installation will be beneficial in the long run and will ensure that your new water feature is located in a favorable location. Use the planning tips listed below to assist with setting up the jacuzzi and caring for the land surrounding it. Inspect Your Property, Clear Brush, And Trim Trees…

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Modern Vinyl Siding Is a Great Material

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Vinyl siding is a product that people either love or hate. That is, many people love how practical and easy it is to own vinyl. They appreciate the fact that it makes their home more energy efficient and weatherproof. On the other hand, some people hate the way the vinyl looks. The only problem with this is the fact that most people don’t even know what modern vinyl looks like. Many people mistakenly think that vinyl only comes in plain panel form.…

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Keep Your Water Well In Good Condition With An Annual Service Call

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Once your water well has been drilled, built and connected to your plumbing, the hard work is done. However, you’ll still need to do yearly maintenance on the well to make sure your drinking water is safe, and the well is working properly. You’ll want to hire a well services provider for this. Here are some of the things he or she may check. Water Quality You should have your well water tested at least once a year when the well is inspected and serviced.…

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Renovating A Home? 3 Reasons To Go With Spray Foam Insulation

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A home renovation is a great time to reconsider the bare bones of the home. With the drywall stripped away, it’s possible to take a closer look at the home’s electrical system, its plumbing, and even its insulation. Homeowners often find themselves making major changes and updating these systems during the renovation. Often the home’s insulation is outdated, worn down, or simply not quite right for the space. A home renovation is a great opportunity to add new insulation that is more energy efficient and effective.…

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