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Keeping Water OUT of Your Basement

A common problem in old or even new (or newer) homes is that of water leaking into the basement via foundation walls (and slabs). In this post we will look at practical steps of alleviating that issue from the beginning-

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A Guide To Using Decorative Window Film

Decorative window film can be an economical way to add both privacy and style to your home. Whether you apply it yourself or have a professional do it you’ll appreciate the beauty and functionality of the product. Many people choose

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Protecting Your Hardwood Floor

Hardwood floors are rather expensive so owners must exercise every effort to protect them. Since they come from exhaustible resources, trees, and take years to produce, they are more tedious to care for and maintain compared to concrete and other

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Algae Resistant Roof Shingles

Many homeowners are burdened with unwelcome house guests every year. It’s not the kind of guests that you’re thinking of, however, as this guest doesn’t enter the home. It invites itself to sit on your roof and causes unsightly discoloration.

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Advantages Of Faux Wood Shutters

There didn’t used to be as many choices in building materials as there are today. Something was either made of wood, metal or stone. Materials had to be harvested or mined and then fashioned into whatever shape needed to construct the finished

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Building Materials

Building materials consist of lumber, steel, concrete, etc. A large part of the cost of construction is due to the building materials used. That’s why it is important to find good building material distributors. Costs of building materials vary between

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Wood Flooring For Home Improvement

There are many reasons why hardwood flooring improves the value and appeal of your home. Installing a wood floor will add structural strength to your home or office. It is a natural renewable resource. Wood flooring is also somehow very

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7 Tips For A Better Kitchen

Eating will never go out of fashion. We will always need a place in the home where we can easily and safely prepare our food. We call that place the kitchen. Here are a few tips to help make your

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7 Materials For Creating The Perfect Kitchen Countertop

The kitchen countertop has to be able to take a lot of abuse including the heat of pots, cutting and knives and abrasive cleansers.  The ideal countertop should be able to stand up to heat and the sharp edge of

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3-Tab Roofing Shingles

A shingle that shows 3 tabs, or measures 3 feet, is fittingly known as 3-tab roofing shingles. They are normally guaranteed for 20 years and help the roof to have a smooth, defined look. Depending on the manufacturer, 3-tab shingles

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