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  • Renovating? 3 Reasons To Choose Junk Removal Services Over A Traditional Dumpster

    Although it might be easy to underestimate the construction debris generated from a home renovation, trash can pile up fast when you are pulling down drywall or replacing counters. To remedy the problem, some homeowners choose to rent a dumpster and park it outside for a few weeks. However, there might be an easier way to take care of all of that extra garbage. Here are three reasons to choose junk removal services over a traditional dumpster, and why you won't regret your decision:
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  • Vinyl Or Fiberglass: Tips For Caring For Two Popular Types Of In-Ground Pools

    According to theInternational Aquatic Foundation, in 2004 over four million families enjoyed the luxury, relaxation and fun that comes with owning an in-ground pool. However, not all in-ground pools are created equally, and each has its own unique care and maintenance needs. Here are two popular types of in-ground pools – vinyl and fiberglass – and the basic upkeep each requires: Caring for a Vinyl Pool A popular and cost-effective option, vinyl pool liners are relatively easy to care for, and if this care is done properly, the liner can last for several years.
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  • Insist On Hot-Galvanized Wrought Iron And Enjoy A Fence That Won't Rust

    Wrought iron work fences are beautiful and strong, but they have one significant disadvantage when compare to aluminum fencing: most wrought iron rusts if it's not routinely maintained. A hot-galvanized wrought iron fence, however, will last for decades without rusting. If you're installing a wrought iron fence around your home, talk to your contractor about hot-galvanized wrought iron. It may cost a little more than a zinc-plated wrought iron fence, but hot galvanization will make your wrought iron fence just as impervious to rust as aluminum is.
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  • Is Metal Roofing A Good Choice For You?

    If you are considering replacing or reshingling your roof, you've probably wondered if metal roofing is a good option for you. You may have even heard that it is good for some regions, but not for others. The truth is: metal roofing provides benefits for both cool and warm climates. Consider these facts about metal roofing before you make your final decision. Initial Expense vs Long-term Expense While the initial expense for metal roofing tends to be higher than other options, the cost depends on the type of metal you choose.
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  • 3-Step Guide For Unclogging Your Main Sewer Line Without Using Harsh Chemicals

    If you have noticed your sinks are backing up and your toilet is gurgling whenever water is drained, your main sewer line is probably starting to clog up. While there are chemical clog removers, they have harsh chemicals that eat away at pipes and harm the water supply. Instead, use the following three-step guide for naturally clearing the line without using chemicals. Step 1:  Use A Snake Through The Main Sewer Cleanout Pipe
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  • Cleaning Your Wood Burning Stove

    Wood burning stoves are a great way to add a bit of extra heat to your home during cold winter months, as well as a lovely aesthetic addition to any home. Even though modern wood stoves come with a variety of safety features, one way to ensure that your wood stove becomes a danger is neglecting the important task of cleaning it regularly. Despite all the safety features, wood stoves will inevitably produce ash, soot, and smoke which will build up residue that is potentially dangerous.
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  • How To Create A Shabby Chic Bathroom Without Spending A Fortune

    The shabby chic look is hotter than ever. Instead of spending a fortune on décor, you can create your own bathroom accessories. If you want to learn how to get the shabby chic look all by yourself, here are some great ideas to create your own dream bathroom. Distressed Look The distressed look is important for the shabby chic look. Distressed furniture brings out the charm and ties the whole look together.
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  • Three Unusual Garden Fences You Can Build

    Garden fences keep critters out and add a rustic touch to your garden at the same time, but you don't need to purchase expensive fencing for the garden. You can use a variety of leftover building supplies to create an attractive fence for raised beds or small garden areas. Check out these three quick fence projects you can make in a few hours and enjoy all summer. Garden Hose Fence
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  • What You Need To Know About Commercial Air Conditioning And Your Server Room

    Your company's server room is the heart and soul of your communications and your network. If you want to protect your equipment from imminent failure due to heat overload, you'll need to implement a server room air conditioning system. Keeping it separate from your building's air conditioning allows you to maintain a consistent temperature in the server room without affecting the rest of your workspace. There are several methods for cooling your server room, so here are a few options to discuss with your commercial HVAC technician.
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  • 5 Ways To Upgrade Your Garage Door Opener On A Budget

    You're quick to replace the door on your garage when it starts to show its age, but how often do you remember to update the opener responsible for all that heavy lifting. Homeowners with minimal repair skills can install a variety of upgrades on their own. Even if you need a professional's help to improve your garage door lifter, the upfront cost is well worth the extra years of smooth performance.
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