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2015

Signs That You May Need A New Septic Tank

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Many people fear the day when their septic system will suddenly stop working. However, if you pay close enough attention, you should be able to notice a few signs that it is on the brink of failure. This way, you can prepare for the expense of a new tank before you are in desperate need. To help you with this, you might want to take a few minutes to review the following signs.…

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Finding Reliable Tenants Through Rental Property Management

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If you own a rental property or would like to enter the market, one of your biggest challenges will be finding tenants who are responsible, reliable and able to pay their rent on time every month. A high tenant turnover rate leads to your rental gathering dust rather than generating revenue, and the headache of advertising, screening potential tenants and writing up contracts can turn into a huge time investment with no guarantee of success.…

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Cleaning and Maintaining Your Home's New Retractable Fabric Awnings

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Now that the new retractable fabric awnings are installed on your home, you need to take steps to ensure that they are kept clean and regularly maintained. Monthly Dirt and Cobweb Removal Each month you should gently brush your home’s awnings with a natural bristle broom. First brush the top of the awning to remove any accumulated dirt or leaves from its surface. Secondly, brush the underside of the awning and its hardware to remove any cobwebs that spiders have left since the last cleaning.…

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Converting Your Attic To Livable Space

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Many home owners find that the property that suited them well at the time of purchase can become too small over time. If you need additional space in your home, but you don’t want to go through the hassle of selling your current home to purchase a larger one, then working with a licensed contractor to convert your attic into livable space could be a great solution. Here are three things you should take into consideration before you embark on an attic conversion in the future.…

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Child Karate Kick A Hole In Your Drywall? How To Repair It

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If you have a child taking karate classes, they may think your bathroom is a good place to practice their kicks. If they did this and left a hole in the drywall, you have a repair on your hands. If the hole is small, you may be able to fix the drywall all on your own using a drywall patch.   Smooth Out the Area Before you get started, remove any frayed edges around the hole using a utility knife.…

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Three Questions to Ask before You Hire a Roofing Contractor

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Whether you need some repair work done on your home’s existing roof or you’ve decided to change the look of your home by installing a new roof entirely, hiring the right roofing contractor can ensure that you’re happy with the job. It’s common sense to be eager to ask a series of basic questions about the cost, the contractor’s experience, and how quickly he or she can perform the job. However, asking a handful of other questions is also important to help you pick the right person to complete the job.…

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Four Energy Efficient Solutions To Integrate Into Your Remodeling Home Design

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If you want your home to be more sustainable, renewable energy resources are an important part of the design of your home. When building remodeling your home, you can include many of these things in the design. You may want to integrate solar and wind energy, as well as technology for conserving water and heating and cooling your home efficiently. Here are some of the energy efficient solutions that can be incorporated into the design of your new home:…

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Three Choices To Help You Decide On A New Metal Roof For Your Home

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If you are ready to have your old roof replaced, metal roofing is a great choice. There are products available for every budget, and metal is a material that will last for decades. If you want to have a simple metal roof, panels can be a great solution. You can also get shingles and standing seam styles professionally installed to give your home an attractive and durable roofing solution. If you are ready for a new roof, here are some of the choices you have to use metal on your home:…

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