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Your Local Home And Garden Show Can Be A Great Place To Learn About Gutter Installation Options

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As spring nears, the number of home shows scheduled in your area is increasing. And if you're a homeowner looking for a residential product or service, like gutters and installation, you may be considering attending one or more of these shows to get an idea of what local companies offer.  Hundreds of these home and garden shows are held around the U.S. each year. Here's why attending a home show to learn more about your gutter options may be worth your while.

12 January 2016

Make A Unique Blanket With Fleece

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If you would like to make a unique blanket for your bed but you aren't thrilled about sewing, then there is a fun option you can choose. You can make a warm blanket for your bed in just a few supplies and in a few simple steps. This article will teach you how to make a blanket you simply tie together. Plus, you can even make matching pillow coverings using the same method.

14 December 2015

What To Do After Your Refrigerator Has A Leak In The Kitchen

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Water on the floor in the kitchen is typically a bad sign, often meaning that there is a leak somewhere that can damage the flooring, cabinetry, and appliances. If you have already checked under the sink to see if there is moisture dripping from the pipes and have narrowed down the source to the refrigerator, it is important that you address the leak right away with the following steps. Clean Up the Water Immediately

24 November 2015

Remove Acrylic Spray Paint from Windowpanes on Your Home

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If someone vandalized your home by applying acrylic spray paint to a few of its windowpanes, you may be sickened by the thought of it causing permanent damage to the glass. Fortunately, this problem can be corrected with the following steps. Once you have removed the paint, the windowpanes will look as good as they did prior to the defacement of your property. Materials tarp spray bottle water plastic putty knife lightly-abrasive sponge rubbing alcohol paint thinner plastic sheeting  masking tape mild detergent water hose glass cleaner squeegee lint-free cloth Soften the Paint and Remove Thickly-Coated Sections

28 October 2015

How To Track Down A Musty Odor And Remove Mold From Your Home

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If you notice a musty odor in your home, you probably have mold growing somewhere you can't see. Mold is a very common problem in homes, but it usually doesn't grow out of control unless there is a leak or flood. Mold loves damp wood and humid conditions. It can grow behind drywall and under sinks when you are unaware you even have a water leak. Here's what you can do when you notice the smell of mildew or mold in your home.

23 September 2015

The 101 On Fiber Cement Siding

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Home ownership can be challenging. From the initial process of searching and purchasing to the various tasks necessary to maintain your investment, it is easy to see the overwhelming nature of being a homeowner. Unfortunately, you may not be placing enough time and effort into your home's exterior siding. Considering it offers an estimated 92.8 percent return, replacing your siding is a smart investment. Of course, choosing the best option for your home can be a difficult decision.

20 August 2015

When To Hire A Structural Engineer To Look At Your Foundation

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When you think about having foundation work done on your home, you probably think about calling a foundation repair company to come out, take a look and make any necessary repairs. However, a structural engineer can be your best first call in many cases. Structural engineers know how to look at the foundation and other components of your home to determine how much of a risk your foundation is and how it can be repaired.

30 June 2015

Creating A Custom, Versatile Data Center With Fabrication

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Although the Information Technology (IT) industry was once a system of reliable server rack standards, a generation new devices and ways of thinking have shaken up the industry. There are many different network devices with unique shapes and sizes either vying to be the next major standard or simply building what works best for their product. If you're dealing with a lot of different device types and don't want to buy multiple unique server racks and enclosures for them all, consider a few ways that a team of sheet metal fabricators can help.

25 June 2015

How To Salvage Fabric Items After A Flood Occurs In Your Home

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After a burst plumbing pipe floods your entire basement, you may be so consumed with trying to clean up the mess that you might throw some of your wet belongings into the garage just to get them out of the way. Once the basement mess is cleaned up and you begin to look through these items, you might discover that some of the precious things you own are ruined. Before you throw them away, you may want to find a company that offers fabric restoration dry cleaning services to see if they can salvage these items for you.

24 June 2015

Answering Common House Painting Questions

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Painting your home is a task that must be done to ensure that it looks great and is protected from common forms of damage. However, new homeowners may not have any experience with this type of work, and as a result, they may be ill-prepared to handle this part of their home's maintenance needs. If this applies to you, then you may have wondered the following questions, and these answers should help you to make it this routine process go as smoothly as possible.

17 June 2015