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Three Reasons To Go With Propane Tank Heaters

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If you live in a rural area, you might think that you have a choice only between a wood-burning stove and electric heat. it is important to remember that you also have the choice to use propane as a fuel source. If you do decide to go with propane, it can prove to be a good choice for many reasons. Comfort If you use a wood-burning stove in a large home, you will typically only heat one room.…

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Don't Chop It Down: 4 Steps To Save Storm-Damaged Trees

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If recent windstorms have left your trees battered and broken, you can still save them. While it might seem that a badly damaged tree should be removed, that isn’t always the case. In fact, with the proper care, your storm-damaged trees may recover and regain their original stature and beauty. You will need to act fast though. Storm-damaged trees are susceptible to disease and insect infestation until they’re receive the proper care.…

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Using Canned Spray Foam Insulation? Follow These Dos And Don'ts

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If you have little holes or cracks in your attic or walls, canned spray foam insulation is the perfect product for filling them in and preventing heat transfer through them. But there are definitely some rules to keep in mind as you use this product. Adhere to these dos and don’ts for the best – and safest – results. Do: Read the instructions before spraying the foam. Each manufacturer’s spray foam is a bit different.…

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3 Synthetic Siding Materials For A Home With A Virtually Maintenance-Free Exterior

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Many types of exterior finishes can be a lot of work to maintain, such as wood siding that needs to be sealed every few years. Masonry is one option for a more durable exterior, but it can also be a costly investment and require renovations for existing homes. If you want to replace old siding that is a chore to maintain, you may want to consider more durable synthetic siding products that are virtually maintenance free, such as composite lumber vinyl or metal siding.…

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Important Steps To Take (And Avoid) While You Are Waiting For The Plumber To Show Up

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When you have plunged an overflowing toilet to no avail, a pipe burst or a faucet broke off at the attachment, it quickly becomes pretty clear that you need the help of an experienced plumber. Even though it can seem as if there is an interminable wait until the plumber gets there, there are several steps to take that can off-set the damage and make it a little easier for your plumber to get to work as soon as he gets there.…

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Building A New Home? 2 Upgrades You Should Consider

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When building a new home, it is the perfect time to make sure you get everything right. Designing and building your home in a way that is perfect for you and your family will allow you to enjoy your home for many years to come. Follow the tips below to help you get started. Carport Even if you have chosen to add a garage whether attached or unattached to your home, you should consider installing a carport as well.…

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Need A Brand New Roof? 7 Reasons To Stick With Asphalt Shingles

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With so many different roofing materials out there, you may be thinking of switching from asphalt shingles to an alternative material like metal, cedar, or clay tile. Sometimes it’s better to stick to old standards instead of changing to something new. Here are 7 reasons why you should stick with asphalt shingles for a new roof. Asphalt Is Affordable A reason that asphalt is so popular is because it is affordable.…

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Helpful Information About Replacing Your Home Windows

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Have you grown frustrated with not being able to keep your home windows opened or closed without having to use a prop to do it? It might be time for you to hire a window specialist to inspect all your windows to find out if they can be repaired, or if it is necessary to replace them. Below, discover a few helpful things that can help you decide what should be done with your dysfunctional home windows.…

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Constant Headaches? Your HVAC Unit May Be The Culprit

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Headaches can be painful when they’re severe enough. So, when you are constantly getting a headache of some sort, you want to figure out why so that you can eliminate the source. But, what if the culprit is something that you need in order to survive the heat of the summer? Your air conditioning unit could be the source of your head pain. If you’re wondering how your heating and cooling system could possibly be linked to your headaches, here’s how:…

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How To Clean Up After A Flood

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Your home can flood from water from a frozen or busted water pipe, from rising rainwater/sewer water, or from the accidental bathtub overflow. Whatever the reason for your flood, you need to clean it up properly to prevent mold and mildew from growing in your home. Your home needs to be thoroughly cleaned up and as quickly as possible. See below for helpful tips on how to clean up after a flood.…

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