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Options For Mold Testing And Remediation For Your Home

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One of the most serious concerns for homeowners is finding the presence of mold in the house. Unfortunately, mold growth isn’t always as easy to find as you might think, so you might need to work with a professional mold remediation team for both testing and removal. Since mold spores can disperse easily through the air, it’s important that you have the whole house tested for the presence of mold. Here are a few of the ways that you can test for mold presence.…

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Properly Caring For Vinyl Siding

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If you have recently covered your home in vinyl siding, you are most likely enjoying the new appearance of your home. To keep your vinyl siding looking as nice as it does now, you will need to do some routine maintenance regularly so it does not become grungy looking, faded, or covered in mold. Here are some steps you should take in cleaning your vinyl siding so it continues looking like new for years to come.…

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Improve Drainage On Your Property By Installing A Simple French Drain System

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If water is pooling alongside your house each time it rains, install a simple french drain system to alleviate the problem. As a result, water will be dispersed to another part of your yard and you won’t encounter muddy conditions when inclement weather is present. Use The Following Items garden stakes measuring tape large shovel tamping tool gravel perforated drain pipe scissors landscape fabric rake grass seed water hose Mark, Measure, And Dig…

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Two Offbeat Roofing Ideas For Your Log Cabin Home

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Many of today’s log cabin homes are either fitted with simple metal roofs or wooden shake shingles. However, these are not your only roofing choices. If you want to design a cabin home that really stands out from the crowd, consider implementing one of these more unique roofing ideas: Plant a “Green” Roof                                                                                                    Green roofs are not just roofs that are green in color. Rather, they are roofs upon which plants are planted.…

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How To Decorate An Elegant Master Bathroom

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Are you building a new home or redecorating your present master bathroom? Either way, here are some ideas that might inspire you to create something elegant and unique. The Walls - If you want something serene, consider pale shades of your favorite color. Blue, green, turquoise, yellow, mocha or off-white would all be great choices because they will go with any other decor you select. If you want something dramatic, consider jewel tones for your wall paint.…

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Poultices And Sanding: How Professional Marble Cleaning Is Done

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Marble, usually white marble, has a tendency to pick up a lot of dirt and stains. Once it is blackened with years of human tread, you may think it cannot be saved. However, you would be wrong in that assumption, as any professional marble cleaning will show. The following article highlights some of the more “aggressive” ways in which to clean this delicate soft stone and remove some of the more heinous stains.…

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Three Additional Features To Do With Metal Roofing On Replacement Projects

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If you want a durable, long lasting roof, metal is a great choice for your home. It is durable and can provide you with energy efficiency. There are some things to consider when installing your metal roofing, such as the type of underlayment, spacing and the color of your roof. These roofing supplies can add to the durability and energy efficiency of your metal roofing. Here are some of the additional features that you may want to consider using with the installation of your metal roofing:…

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Key Terms Every Homeowner Should Know About Their Septic Tank And System

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It may be hidden beneath the ground, but the septic system of your home provides an invaluable service to all inhabitants inside. Even though you may not have to deal with this home system unless something goes wrong, it is always helpful to understand some of the terminology associated with the septic system. Here are a few key terms you should keep in mind the next time you call on a professional for septic tank repair or pumping.…

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A Guide To Granite Vanities And Other Countertops In The Home

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If you want to upgrade your bathroom, one of the best things you can do is contact a contractor who can install granite vanities for you. This will allow you to upgrade your bathroom in a way that adds to your property value and improves the aesthetics of your room. People buy homes in a lot of cases because of the quality of kitchens and bathrooms, so you are increasing your resale value exponentially by doing this.…

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Avoid These 6 Metal Fabrication Mistakes

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If you notice that your metal fabrication costs are higher than expected, you should consider whether you are making common mistakes that are driving your costs up. Many measures that seem like time-savers and cost-savers will actually cost you money in the long term. 1. Don’t Always Use the Smallest Alloy You should not necessarily use the strongest alloy when choosing a metal to fabricate a product with. There are many cases when the flexibility of the structure is much more important than its strength.…

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