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Painting Your Home's Aluminum Siding? Follow These Four Tips

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When aluminum siding starts to look dull and worn down, painting it can be a great way to make it look brand new once again. It’s a great alternative to spending thousands of dollars on new siding, and you can do the job on your own. If you want to ensure the job is done right the first time, be sure to follow these four tips for painting your home’s aluminum siding.…

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First Impressions Count: Add Curb Appeal On Any Budget With Just Windows And Doors

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When selling a home, one of the most important aspects to pay attention to is what’s known as curb appeal. Curb appeal refers to how appealing the home is as the new potential buyers are approaching it from - you guessed it - the front curb. This is the first impression your house will give to new owners and it can be a make-or-break moment.  So, how do you improve curb appeal?…

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Clean Your Home's Windows More Quickly And Effectively

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If you haven’t cleaned your single-story home’s windows in a long while for fear of causing streaks and having the job take all afternoon, then you will be happy to learn that this chore doesn’t have to be miserable nor take a long time. To quickly and effectively clean your home’s windows like a home cleaning professional, you need the following supplies: a bucket water white vinegar…

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Reasons To Consider Installing Vinyl Plank Flooring

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Hardwood is a classic flooring option that adds value to your home. However, it’s so expensive, it may not fit your budget. One option you can consider instead is a vinyl plank floor. It’s a great choice when you love the look of wood, but can’t afford to buy it. Vinyl planks look just like wood planks, and they even have some advantages over wood. Here’s why you should consider this type of floor.…

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3 Fire Safety Tips For Your Apartment Building's Laundry Room

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Having a laundry room on-site for your apartment tenants to use can be a great perk that can encourage people to move in. Plus, if your machines are coin-operated, it can be a nice way for you to make a little bit of additional money as well. However, one thing that you could be concerned about is the potential for fires to erupt in your apartment’s laundry room. Although it’s not fully possible to prevent fires, there are some safety tips that you can implement to help keep your tenants – as well as your property and your expensive laundry equipment – safe.…

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Add Living Space With An Attic Conversion

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If you are looking for a way to add more living space to your home, an attic remodel is often a good option. In many cases, an unfinished attic can be converted to an extra bedroom or home office to create more living space without adding on another room. Here is a look at some of the key considerations to think about when you are contemplating this type of home renovation.…

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3 Great Ways To Transform The Outside Of Your Home

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If you don’t love the exterior of your home, you likely don’t spend a lot of time outdoors. Having a great outdoor space around your home can make it more enjoyable for you, your family, and your friends. The good news is that you can make improvements that will greatly change the outside of your home so that you want to spend time outside. Take a look at the following information to learn some great ways that you can transform the outside of your home.…

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Different Options For Taking Care Of The Trees On Your Property

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When you have trees that need some attention, you have to determine what type of work they require. Some trees require a small amount of work, while others are unsuitable for staying in your yard. By knowing all of your options, you will pick the right service for dealing with the trees on your property. Prune and Inspect the Trees Even if the trees on your property seem healthy, you still need to prune and inspect them/.…

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Expansive Soil And Your Foundation: Answers To Two Common Questions

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Believe it or not, one of the most common causes of foundation cracks is the soil around a home. Even if your foundation appears okay, if you have so-called expansive soil, you may be at risk of serious–and costly–foundation cracks. If you would like to learn more about this threat, read on. This article will answer two of the most common questions about expansive soil. What exactly is expansive soil?…

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Installing A Floor Drain In Your Basement: What You Need To Know

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If your home is experiencing a lot of excess water in the basement every time it rains, you may want to do more than just run a couple of dehumidifiers all the time. Properly constructed and well-placed floor drains can eliminate excess water, but if your basement does not have any, it may be time to install one or two. Here is what you need to know about constructing and installing floor drains in your basement.…

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