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  • How To Handle System And Appliance Repairs With Your Newly-Purchased Home


    When buying a home, you expect the home's systems and appliances to work well without serious problems, which is why you hire a home inspection to try to foresee any problems. Unfortunately, sometimes problems occur with your home and its systems, components, and appliances, requiring you to call for a repair or a replacement in some situations. Here are some tips to help you know what to expect and how to handle any problems with your new home purchase, whether it is a newly-built home or an existing home.
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  • Tips for Designing Your New Landscaping


    Creating a beautiful yard will likely require a considerable amount of landscaping work on your part. Before undertaking the project of redoing your yard, it is important to properly prepare for it by reviewing important considerations and tips. Incorporate Seasonal Highlights Most homeowners will want their yards to look great regardless of the current season. One way to achieve this without needing to redo the entire landscaping every few months is to use some plants as seasonal highlights.
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  • Installation Tips To Help You Waterproof And Protect Your Home's Basement Interior Space


    Water leaks or excess moisture are never a good sign in your home, especially in your basement. Water leaks usually mean a plumbing leak or an exterior moisture intrusion. When the outside soil moisture level causes an increase of dampness or leaks in your basement, you will need to remedy the problem as soon as possible. Here are some ideas you can implement in your home to keep its basement dry and free of moisture coming into the foundation.
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  • It's That Time Again: How To Prepare For Hurricane Season


    With hurricane season in full swing, now's the time to make sure you're prepared for the next one that rolls through. After all, you never know when a serious F4 or F5 hurricane is going to come through. The last thing you want is to be caught off-guard. If you're not sure what you should take to get your home, and yourself, prepared for the next hurricane, here are some steps to help get you started.
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  • 3 Items To Avoid Putting Down The Garbage Disposal


    Your garbage disposal is one of the most important plumbing installations in your kitchen, as it allows you to eliminate organic waste without causing drain clogs that can disrupt your everyday schedule. However, while garbage disposals are extremely durable and are designed to handle a wide range of different materials, there are a handful of items that you should avoid putting down the disposal to prevent damaging the disposal itself or causing clogs or plumbing issues.
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  • 3 Reasons To Add A Ceiling Fan In Your Kitchen


    A ceiling fan might not be the top fixture that you think about when you're considering kitchen remodeling, but this is something that your remodeling contractor can install with relative ease. Because of its overhead lights, the kitchen already has electricity running through the ceiling; this means that your contractor can mount the fan where you want it, connect its wires, and you'll soon enjoy the look and cool breeze that it provides.
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  • Three Reasons To Keep Mature Trees On Your Property


    When you buy a property with the intention of having a custom home built on it, your first inclination might be to cut down the trees. Doing so can have some advantages — namely, you'll have greater flexibility when it comes to deciding exactly where to place the house. However, before you bring up this idea to your custom home builder, you should give some thought to keeping the trees. While there are cases in which some of the property's trees will have to go, keeping those that are most mature, when possible, can be a decision that you'll be happy you made in the months and years ahead.
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  • Father Winter Puts A Beating On Your Roof – Put A Stop To It Before The Damage Comes Inside


    Father Winter really gives your roof a pounding every year. It's possible that the roof has sprung some leaks that might have been preventable. So, what causes roofing leaks during the winter, and what can you do to fix the issue? Here, you will learn just that. What causes winter roofing leaks? There are four issues that cause problems with roofing. These issues could individually cause problems or the problems could be caused by a combination of any of the four.
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  • It's All About The Counters: 4 Reasons Why You Should Choose Quartz For Your New Counter Tops


    If you're wracking your brain trying to decide on a material for your new counters, there are several reasons why you should put quartz at the top of your list. Quartz is an excellent material for bathrooms and kitchens, which means you'll be able to choose the same material for use throughout your home. Not only that, but quartz is virtually indestructible, which makes it the perfect choice for your kitchen, especially if you do a lot of cooking and baking.
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  • Preventative Maintenance Tips For Your Sewer Line


    Your sewer line is responsible for taking all of the wastewater from your home to the sewer system. If your sewer line is clogged in any way, it could cause a backup into your home and quite a bit of damage, which can be costly. Preventative maintenance can go a long way in preventing a disastrous backup in your home. See below for some maintenance tips. Keep Them Clean Keep your sewer lines clean by only putting toilet paper down your toilet and using drain stops to prevent food particles and other things from going down your sink/shower/tub drains.
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