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What Is The Difference Between A Park Model And A Traditional RV?

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You may have been considering buying a trailer or recreational vehicle for summer use at camp or for traveling around the country. You may have heard of a park model RV and wondered if maybe that was a better choice as they seem to have more of the comforts of home than traditional RVs tend to. What is the difference between a park model RV and a traditional RV? There are a few to think about. Read More»

Your Spring Lawn Care To-Do List

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Too many people take their grass for granted. They simply expect it to bounce back each spring, green and lush as ever. However, healthy grass doesn’t come without a bit of work. With some basic maintenance each year, you can avoid problems with grass that starts to look matted, tired, or faded as the years pass. Here are some simple spring tasks that can help your grass get a head start into this year’s growing season. Read More»

3 Reasons to Choose Composite Decking Over Wood Decking

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Are you wanting to build a deck or a patio in your backyard this summer? Have you been looking over deck plans to find one that will suit your needs or that can be adapted to fit your home? Having a deck can be a great extension of your house, acting almost like an extra room. However, there is more to building a deck than simply finding plans that you like. Read More»

Tips For Caring For Your Metal Roof

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If you own a metal roof, you may be unaware of the various steps you can take to help improve the performance that you get from your roof. In addition to helping improve the comfort of your home’s interior and its exterior appearance, proper roof maintenance can help to keep the repair and ownership costs of your roof to an absolute minimum. Keep The Metal Clean One of the most basic but essential forms of care that you can provide to your roof will be to keep it clean. Read More»

Suggestions For A Beginner Homeowner

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Having the privilege of owning a house is a great accomplishment in life. If you are about to become a homeowner, be sure to consider the responsibilities that will also come with the luxury. Don’t buy a house and neglect to take care of the important things on the interior and exterior. Your investment can end up wasted if things fall into a bad condition, but value can actually be added to the house if you keep things in order. Read More»

Facing Mold After A Hurricane? What Should You Do?

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If you’ve recently returned from a hurricane evacuation to discover that your home is still filled with the unmistakable smell of floodwater, you may be wondering how to go forward. With many local and even national insurance companies overwhelmed with the number of post-Harvey and Irma claims, getting an answer back from an adjuster may take weeks–and when it comes to mold remediation, you don’t have a moment to spare. Read on to learn more about the mold remediation process and what you’ll need to do to get started. Read More»

Things To Know About Residential Vinyl Lettering

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Vinyl lettering can be a convenient way of ensuring that the address for your home is clearly visible. Without this lettering, you may find that it is difficult to ensure that your packages or other deliveries reach you. When using vinyl lettering, you should be prepared to follow several guidelines to avoid these letters coming loose: Thoroughly Clean The Surface Before Applying The Vinyl Lettering One of the most important things that you can do when applying these letters is to verify that the surface is as clean as possible. Read More»

Making Home Windows More Energy Efficient

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Are the windows the main area in which are seeps in and out of your house? If the problem has led to you paying more for energy costs than you would like to, it might be wise to take steps towards resolving the problem. There are various things that can be done to obtain more energy efficiency from your home windows. For instance, you might want to consider replacing them if it is necessary. Read More»

How To Clean And Maintain Stone Countertops Naturally

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Not only do natural stone countertops look attractive in your kitchen, they’re durable and easy to maintain as well. Countertops are made with a wide variety of stones, such as granite, travertine, limestone, marble, slate and quartz, which each have their own unique look. When  choosing the perfect type of stone countertop for your home, consider your kitchen’s overall design style. If it has a sleek, modern look, you can choose a black, white and grey marble stone. Read More»

How To Prepare And Install Faux Stone Or Rock On Your Home's Exterior

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Installing stone on the exterior of your home is a good way to improve and update your home’s appearance. Using a lightweight or faux stone can give your home the look of real stone, but faux stone is easier to install. Here are some tips to help you prepare and install a stone decorative exterior on your home. Determine Your Stone’s Pattern When you have selected the type of faux stone or rock that you will install on your home’s exterior, you should decide the stone pattern and layout before you begin to install it. Read More»