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Power Washing Your Vinyl Siding: Important Dos And Don’ts

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Power washing your home can be an excellent way to maintain its curb appeal and reduce your risk of a pest infestation. However, if you have vinyl siding on your home’s exterior, then there are some special precautions you’ll need to take so as to thoroughly power wash your home without causing any damage to the siding itself. After all, unlike brick and stone, siding is not quite as durable and poses more of a challenge when power washing. DO Work From Top to Bottom When power washing your home, always start at the top and work...

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Emerging Eco-Friendly Methods For Cooling A Building Without Sacrificing Power

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People who are focused on cooling their buildings in an eco-friendly way often have to settle for much slower cool times since the new methods often aren’t as powerful as traditional methods. Fortunately, there are a few emerging methods that let you have plenty of both eco-friendliness and power. Weak Power Issues with Many Eco-friendly Cooling Systems An example of an eco-friendly cooling system is something like a ceiling fan. But this system cools down a room rather slowly, and it’s often only able to cool a room by a few...

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A Homeowner’s Guide to Troubleshooting Frequent Sewer Pump Problems

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The sewage system that you have in your home contains many different components that make it a functional element to have around. However, there are few components of the sewage system that are more important than the sewer pump itself. If something goes wrong with the pump, you can pretty much guarantee that the rest of the system is null and void. The sewage coming from your home may flush, but it will not get pumped to the tank, which can create a major nuisance for any homeowner. Here are a few of the most common problems that sewage...

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4 Tips For Choosing The Best Flooring To Use For An Outdoor Dog Run

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Getting a dog run installed in your backyard is a fantastic way of having a secure space for your dog to spend time outdoors, but some carefully planning is necessary in order for the run to be an aesthetically pleasing addition to your yard. If you’re concerned with how to have a dog run that looks great in your yard and is still very functional for your dog, consider some of the following five ideas for choosing the best paving possible. Opt for Poured Concrete to Save Money The most economical choice for flooring to use in a dog run...

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Two Tips To Safely Clean Your Car’s Exterior

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Taking care of your car’s exterior is an important task for anyone that is wanting to maintain both the value and appearance of their vehicle. Unfortunately, this is a part of car ownership that many people do not fully understand. This lack of knowledge and experience can cause people to make mistakes that can make it more difficult or damage the paint. Luckily, if this is a task that you are unfamiliar with, there are a couple of tips you can follow to keep your car looking its best.  Opt For Sealants Over Wax Most people...

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The Type Of Concrete Foundations That Can Be Used To Build Your Home

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Are you wondering what type of concrete foundation types to choose in order for your home to be built? If you are finding it hard to decide, then make sure to learn more information about the different concrete foundation types that are out there. By doing so you can make a decision that’s informed so that you won’t regret it down the line. With that thought in mind, here are the common types of foundations that you can choose from: Frost Protected This method uses two polystyreneinsulation sheets – one is located on the outside...

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How To Use New Green Windows To Create An Eco-Friendly Zero-Energy Home

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A “zero energy” home is one where the net energy it takes to keep the household running is zero. This means that you don’t need to draw any energy from outside of the home, and all of the energy is generated from inside the home. If you’re looking for ways you can use new window technology to help you achieve a zero energy household status, here are a few options: Solar Windows Solar panels aren’t just for the top of your roof, although they should go there too since you’re going to need all the help you...

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Why A PVC Fence Might Be Right For Your Property

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Vinyl fencing, sometimes referred to as PVC fencing because it is manufactured using polyvinyl chloride (PVC), is an great choice for a property owner that is looking to put up some fencing on his or her property but does not want the high cost and maintenance that is associated with using other materials like wood. Here are 3 reasons why a new PVC fence might be right for your home or land. PVC Fencing Remains the Same Color One of the biggest problems with installing wood fencing is that the paint or stainer that you used on the wood will...

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Four Tips To Help You Deal With Those Unexpected Problems When Remodeling Your Home

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If you are planning to remodel your home, there are a lot of things that you may plan for. There are also some things that you cannot plan for, such as the presence of hazardous materials, structural damage or drainage and water problems.  These problems are not always noticeable until you start remodeling, but knowing how to deal with them can help your project to go more smoothly. Here are for tips to help you with dealing with those unexpected problems when remodeling your home: 1. Testing And Removal Of Hazardous Materials In Your...

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3 Spring Cleaning Hacks You Can’t Live Without

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In most parts of the United States, spring is right around the corner. For many people that means spring cleaning! Whether you dread this time of year or embrace it, cleaning hacks can help streamline the process. Below are 3 spring cleaning hacks you can’t live without this year. Incorporate them into your cleaning routine and your home will be sparkling clean in half the time it normally takes you. Cleaning Your Oven Glass Spring cleaning is all about getting into those nooks and crannies that otherwise get overlooked over the...

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