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Wood Fences Are Still Great

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If you look around your neighborhood and notice some of the fences, you might be surprised to realize that most of them are made out of synthetic materials like vinyl and PVC. These products are well suited to fence construction because they are durable, water resistant, and very easy to maintain. But, whatever happened to classic wooden fences? The fact of the matter is, wood is still a great fencing material, even if it is not as popular as it used to be.

27 September 2017

How Your Attic Can Help Determine The Condition Of Your Roof

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You don't want to put off having your new roof installed any longer than you have to. A leaky roof can cause all kinds of expensive damage to your home. Asphalt roofs last for many years, but eventually they succumb to age and deterioration. If you're not sure if it's time to replace your roof and you're not comfortable with climbing up to take a look, then check inside your attic.

2 September 2017

Want More Light In The Kitchen? Consider A Few Remodeling Ideas

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When it comes to important features in the kitchen, you cannot forget about lighting. It makes a huge difference because you need sufficient lighting to handle almost everything that you do in the kitchen. It is possible that you are getting a decent amount of light in the kitchen, but it may not be enough. You may also be in a situation in which the light that you are able to get is not the right direction or brightness.

27 July 2017

Three Mistakes To Avoid When Designing Custom Cabinets

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Having custom wood cabinets fitted into your kitchen is a sure way to both beautify your kitchen and improve its functionality. When designing the cabinets, there are a few mistakes you want to avoid, since they can make things more difficult later on. #1: Not considering the finish thoroughly The right finish is a must for your custom wood cabinets, or you will be battling problems for years to come. For example, although dark wood cabinets can look striking, they will show every fingerprint.

4 July 2017

Residential, Commercial And Industrial Plumbing: Understanding The Major Differences

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Plumbing is not just plumbing. It is several different subtypes of plumbing, numerous kinds of pipes, related repairs and making water connections. To understand the major differences with all of the types of plumbing, you would either have to be a master plumber, or an overly curious autodidact (one who learns by reading and teaching oneself). The following information assumes you are the latter. Residential Plumbing You can easily assume that this refers to all plumbing things residential, that is, all plumbing in a home.

25 May 2017

4 Ways Installing A New Entry Door Can Better Your Home

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If you're looking to make improvements to your home, you may be thinking about installing a new entry door. This can be a fun and easy project that offers many benefits. There are also many great doors to choose from, no matter what your style preference is. Keep reading to learn the many ways installing a new entry door can better your home. It Can Switch Up the Look of Your Home

25 May 2017

Michigan Maybe: Will Choosing A Home In A Flood Plain Guarantee A Watery Mess?

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Just over 40 percent of Michigan cities, villages, and townships can be quickly inundated by water and have been designated flood prone. That means that they have flood plain maps associated with them. Many Michigan homeowners live in flood plains and frequently encounter flooded basements. So how can homeowners prevent damage to their home and belongings? First, understand what constitutes a flood plain. Flood plains are different than FEMA designated flood zones.

25 May 2017

3 Tips To Prevent Customers From Lingering In Your Retail Doorways

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Even though you might appreciate all of the customers who show an interest in your business, it can be a bit annoying to have customers standing in front of your automatic doors talking, looking or otherwise lingering. Not only can this cause energy waste because the door is being left open and is allowing the heat or cooled air from inside the building out, but it can also make it harder for other customers to get in and out.

25 May 2017

2 Reasons To Choose A Metal Roof For Your Home

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If you are in the process of building a home and deciding what kind of roof you would like, or if you are redoing your roof on your current home, then you will likely realize just how many great roofing options there are for you to choose from. One excellent choice when it comes to your residential roof is going to be a metal roof. This is a solid roof that is made entirely out of metal and differs quite a bit from other forms of roofing.

17 May 2017

Is Your Patio Floor Uneven? 2 Ways To Level It Out

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Many concrete slabs are installed over soil and over time the soil shifts, which can cause the concrete to become uneven. If your patio floor is having this problem, you should get it fixed. Not only does this not look nice but it could also cause someone to get injured. Below are two ways to level it out.  Use a Professional You can hire a concrete contractor to level the concrete slab for you.

25 April 2017