When Should You Try A Custom Home Builder?

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Not liking anything you see on the real estate market? Sometimes, a custom home builder is the best route. Use the following criteria to determine whether a custom home is for you: You Don't Mind the Suburbs In many metro areas, vacant land is nearly impossible to find. So the first thing to consider is whether you are interested in living in the suburbs or in a less populated area. There's always the chance that you'll get lucky and find a coveted piece of land for sale, but most custom homes will be in more remote areas.

4 October 2017

Encapsulating Your Crawl Space

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It is important to be aware of the air quality in your home. The air that you breathe on a daily basis inside your own home can have a tremendous effect on your overall health. There are some very common ways that people are aware of keeping air quality up. Some of the most important ways to improve the quality of air in your home are cleaning your air ducts and dusting regularly.

4 August 2017

Remove Algae Stains From Vinyl Siding On Your Home And Reduce The Amount Of Staining That Occurs In The Future

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Vinyl siding that is exposed to moisture on a routine basis is prone to algae stains. If the siding on your house is covered with green streaks, chances are the stains are due to algae. Restore the appearance of your home's exterior by eliminating the algae stains with the steps listed below. Afterward, take precautions to reduce the amount of staining that you encounter in the future. Materials You Will Need

20 July 2017

The Best Ways To Dispose Of Your Old Hot Water Heater

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Tankless water heaters are much more efficient than other types of water heaters. If you are planning on disposing of an old water heater in order to install a new tankless water heater, you will need to determine what you will do with the older water heater.  Donate It If your old hot water heater is still working, the best thing to do with it is to donate it to a charity.

24 February 2017

3 Reasons to Have Your Trees Professionally Pruned

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When you think about pruning your trees, you might think about going outside and doing it yourself. If you are not very experienced with trees, however, it can pay to hire a professional to help you with this instead. These are a few reasons why it is worth it to have your trees professionally pruned. 1. Protect Your Home  A lot of people don't realize just how much of an impact their trees can have on their homes.

9 January 2017

How To Change Your Windows' Weatherstripping

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The windows in your home are probably be going to become leaky and less efficient over the years. This is particularly true with slideable wooden windows. However, you can do a little maintenance on your own to restore the airtight seal on your wooden windows. Most importantly, replacing your weatherstripping can help increase the efficiency of your windows. This article explains how to remove old weatherstripping from wooden windows and replace it with a new felt product.

10 December 2016

A Guide To Updating Your Garage Doors

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Changing your garage doors is a very smart investment. The garage is a huge style component of most houses. In fact, it is often the first thing you see because it sticks out further than the rest of the house. There are a lot of things to consider if you are planning on changing your garage doors. It is important that you decide if you're going to have professionals install your new doors or if you are going to do the work yourself.

10 December 2016