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Fiber Cement Is The Construction Material Of The Future

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When building a new home, there are about a million decisions to make. These decisions often become more difficult when you consider how the materials and technologies are always evolving. Many builders don’t want to adapt and stick to the tried and true methods and techniques because that is what they know best. But you should never disregard some of the modern products because they can often result in stronger structures, cheaper construction, easier labor, and much more.…

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How to Avoid Some of the Most Common Causes of Foundation Repairs

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Foundation repairs cause just as much of a sinking feeling in your gut as your house sinking into the ground. While you cannot prevent some of the causes of foundation damage in older homes, you can construct a new home using several preventive measures. The following explains some of the most common causes of foundation damage, how to prevent these causes, and what to do after your foundation already has noticeable damage.…

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Things to Consider When You're Adding Cabinets to Your Kitchen Remodel

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If you have been considering remodeling your kitchen for some time but aren’t sure where to start, one of the decisions you need to make is what kind of cabinets to install. Sure, you can order some pre-fabricated cabinets that you can install easily, or you can truly make it your own by seeking custom cabinets. Either way, there are some things that you should consider carefully as you are making your selections.…

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Three Ways To Remodel A Room To Increase Visual Space

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Remodeling is a process of home improvement where you can add additional space to your home. However, there are times when it simply is not practical to physically expand the space that you already have, be it for financial, regulatory, or even just physical constraints. Fortunately, you can still visually expand the space that you have, creating the image of a larger room than actually exists without altering the room’s physical dimensions.…

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3 Tips for Installing a Fence in a Hurricane-Prone Area

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If you live in an area where tropical storms and hurricanes are sometimes known to strike, you might keep this information in mind when making improvements and changes to your home. For example, if you are thinking about putting in a fence, you may be concerned about it potentially being damaged in a hurricane. These are a few tips to keep in mind when installing your fence so that you don’t have to worry as much about this.…

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3 Must-Dos Before Renovating Your Home

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Renovating a home is a wonderful way to make a house look nicer and increase in value, but home renovations can also be huge projects. If your home needs some repairs, updates, or additions, and you would like to renovate it, here are three things you must do before you decide to complete these projects. Create a plan for the renovations The first thing you should do is carefully consider what types of tasks you would like to do during this project.…

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3 Summer DIY Projects To Make Your Air Conditioner More Efficient

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As summer arrives and the days get hotter, you are going to be using your air conditioner more. If it is older, it may not be the most efficient cooling system. Having an HVAC technician perform air conditioning maintenance is a good way to improve efficiency, but there may also be some improvements that you want to do on your own. Simple improvements like building an enclosure to protect the unit will help improve energy efficiency.…

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4 Tips To Prevent Wear And Damage To Chain Link Fencing

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If you have chain link fencing around you home, you want it to last. Even though chain link fences are durable, they still need to be maintained. Some of the things that you need to do are simple chores, like keeping them free of clutter and clearing vegetation. Here are some tips that will help prevent wear and damage to your chain link fencing: 1. Keeping Fencing Clear and Free of Debris…

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Three Ways To Reduce Basement Moisture Damage

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Due to its location below ground, your basement is at an increased risk of suffering from moisture and water damage during the rainy season. These types of damage can be expensive to fix, and can cause other problems like mold growth and structural issues which can be even more complicated to fix. In order to proactively prevent any of these issues from occurring, there are a couple of steps that you should take to help protect your basement from any sort of water exposure.…

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Three Tips For Integrating Soccer Into Your Summer Camp

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If you run a summer camp, it is always nice to introduce new activities each year. This keeps the camp interesting for those children who come back year after year. It also helps attract new campers who are interested specifically in the new activities you add.  Soccer is a sport that has become widely popular among youth over the last several decades. There are over 3 million members in the U.…

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