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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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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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3 Signs Your Windows Need To Be Replaced

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Windows offer a pleasant view to the outside world, all the while keeping the outside world from intruding on your home. Yet, once your window starts to age, unfortunately that might not be the case. An old, damaged window can allow all manners of creepy crawlies as well as the harsh outside elements inside to ravage your home.  Yet, with a little know-how you can get start on getting those old windows replaced before they cause too many troubles in your home.…

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3 Tips For Keeping Your Roof Safe

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As winter approaches, getting your home in top condition is likely a concern that you have, as potential home damages can escalate from the wet and cold conditions. One of the biggest home defects you are likely to face during the winter is roof damages. Your roof is constantly dealing with the downpour of rain, the cold, and high wind speeds and these conditions could put your roof at risk of dealing with major damages.…

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3 Fixtures That Will Transform A Bathroom Into A Safe Space For Seniors

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Falls are one of the greatest injury risks for seniors, and the bathroom is a particularly hazardous room when it comes to fall risk. The tile that many bathrooms are covered with is slick even when dry, and it can be extra slippery when wet. Plus, getting on and off the toilet and in or out of the tub can be very difficult for people with mobility issues. If you want to make home a safer place for a senior in your life, remodeling the bathroom is a great place to start.…

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