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Jan 15

Color Combinations to Consider when Painting Your Home

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One of the more common steps that homeowners will take when preparing to list their home for sale involves repainting the walls. Walls can easily give the home a worn, drab look when they have visible signs of dirty, smudgy fingerprints and other unsightly blemishes.

While repainting the walls can have a whitewashing effect that …

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Dec 14

Safety: 5 Ways to Prepare for a House Fire and What to Do if One Breaks Out

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House fires can break out for a wide range of reasons, and these include everything from grease fires while cooking in the kitchen to lightning striking the home. They can cause a significant amount of property damage as well as personal injury or even loss of life, so preventing them and knowing how …

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Nov 15

Renting vs. Owning Construction Equipment

Renting vs Owning Construction Equipment

Building, maintaining and enhancing an inventory of work related equipment is costly, risky and often times frustrating. Few can tell you this better than those owning and operating construction companies. The quality and diversity of your inventory determines not only the type of work you can do but also the …

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Oct 27

3 Autumn-inspired Decor Ideas That Will Spice Up Your Home

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With the season of jack-o’-lantern’s and crunchy leaves under foot, there can’t help but be plenty of ways to integrate the loveliness of autumn into your home decorations. Whether you’re looking for a simple touch or a statement that will completely define a room, here are a few ideas for highlighting the best the fall …

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Oct 19

DIY Tips on How to Save Water and Go Green At Home

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With the impact we have on our environment becoming a matter of greater concern, it’s becoming more important for the average citizen to know they’re doing their part. While there are many simple tricks for saving water that will make you feel better about your environmental footprint, here are a few easy upgrades that …

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Oct 09

Simple Tips On How To Effectively Maintain Your Home

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After buying property, it is always prudent to make sure you can effectively maintain the property to get the best value out of it. Many people simply assume that the care of a home starts and ends at general cleaning and changing a few light bulbs. This is not true and every home owner should …

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Sep 11

Tips On Cleaning That Flooded Basement

If your home has a basement, you may have to clean a flooded basement at least once. Shut down the electrical power, gas, and water to the basement before entering the area. Check for broken pipes or fittings after the water goes down. Call an experienced plumber who knows what do if you are not …

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Aug 31

The Three R’s To Fixing Up A Historic Home

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If you enjoy both history and fixing things, then you may have trouble driving by historic homes for sale without feeling the urge to buy and fix one up.

Before you do, however, you should know the three R’s of fixing historic homes — Restoration, Renovation, and Repair.

Restoration “Restoration” is the process of returning …

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Aug 22

Rental Equipment to Get The Job Done

Rental Plumbing Equipment

We’ve talked in the past about the benefits of renting vs owning construction equipment, everything from saving money to being able to keep up to date with the equipment; The same general benefits apply to renting plumbing equipment. A vast majority of the population do not own the equipment needed to solve …

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Aug 15

Gutter Cleaning & Maintenance Tips For Your Home

The gutter system is very important as in its absence, water starts running off your roof in curtains and gutters collect debris like twigs, dirt and leaves. Water gets blocked if there is too much of accumulated debris in the gutter system and this water eventually moves into the cracks and crevices in your foundation …

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