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A Beautiful Summer Option For Your Home

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With temperatures varying in the 70s during the month of July, Canada is a prime place to live. In order to get the most out of the warm summer months, most people enjoy the pool or go beachside. This year, it’s time to try something not only you can enjoy, but that the kids and the grandkids can enjoy as well. Spray pad construction is a fun, cost effective way to enjoy the summer at home.…

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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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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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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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Are You Using the Right Kind of Nails for Your Roofing Repairs?

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Many people mistakenly assume that roofing nails come in one variety–and one variety only. This simply isn’t true. In fact, the type of roofing nails you choose can end up having a large impact on the lifespan of your roof. If you have plans to repair your roof, read on. This article will explain two key factors to be aware of when purchasing roofing nails. Shank Type All nails consist of two main parts: the shank and the head.…

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No More Hand-Washing: Install A Three-Way Valve To Add A Dishwasher To Your Kitchen

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Adding a dishwasher to your kitchen may seem like an elaborate undertaking. After all, if your kitchen wasn’t originally equipped with one, it means adding the pipes to support it. If you’re considering doing the work on your own, you’ll have to start by making sure your pipes are prepared. The first thing you’ll need to do is replace the standard two-way valve under your sink with a three-way valve to accommodate the extra water outlet.…

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