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  • Three Sources Of Basement Water Damage And How To Stop Them

    Water damage can cause significant damage to your home, as water can structurally damage most materials that it is exposed to, while also promoting the growth of mold – which can cause serious health implications after the fact if not properly dealt with immediately. Your basement is the part of your house that is most at risk of suffering from water damage, since all water drains downhill and your basement is literally located below ground.
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  • 3 Important Insulation Tips For Tiny Home Builders

    The decision to make your home in a very small space can be a freeing experience that will save you money on living expenses, as well as saving time on home maintenance, repairs, and cleaning. During the building process, however, those who are building a tiny home or converting a storage shed into a small home will need to be aware of specific challenges they may face due to the compact size.
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  • 4 Tips To Help Add Patio Covers And Improvements Backyard Improvements For Outdoor Living Spaces

    Patio space is an area of your home where you may gather for cookouts or entertain guests during the summer months. If you have a small, plain patio, you may want to consider improvements to make this area outdoor living space with features and design that blend it in with the interior design and living space inside your home. Here are some tips to add patio covers and improvements for complete outdoor living space.
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  • 4 Easy Ways For Busy People To Keep Their Gardens Weed-Free

    It can be a challenge to keep your garden looking great. Weeds sprout up overnight, and sometimes it can feel like a full-time job getting rid of them. Luckily, you can have a beautiful garden without spending inordinate amounts of time weeding. Here are four tips to help you keep your garden weed-free. 1. Use mulch  Mulch is organic matter used to cover bare patches of soil. It suppresses weed growth by blocking the seed's access to sunlight.
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  • Steps You Can Take To Breathe New Life Into Your Interior Design

    At some point, you may find yourself looking around your house or apartment thinking that you need to change things up. You may have grown tired of the interior design scheme you have chosen or might even find that you had no discernible design plan to think of. There are many ways that you can go about breathing new life into your home's interior design scheme. Get to know some of the ways that you can do just that.
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  • Two Types Of Drinking Water Systems Compared

    It is difficult to drink water when there are so many other refreshing beverages that taste better, right? Maybe it would be easier to drink enough water each day if your water tasted better. Now, a lot of people would argue that water has no taste because it is just water, but discerning palates can taste water. If you can taste water, you probably taste  minerals, chlorine (in treated city water only), sulfur (in well water only), and probably a few other metallic tastes.
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  • Family Fire Safety – Is Your Family Ready?

    Your entire family has an important role to play when it comes to fire safety within the home. Does everyone in your family know what their role is? Here, you'll find a few tips that can help keep your family safe from fire in the home. What Kids Need to Know Have you discussed fire safety with your kids? If not, now's the time to have the talk. What do your kids need to know?
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  • The Hardscaping Solutions To Complete Your English Cottage Garden Look

    Are you longing for an old-fashioned, English cottage garden ambiance in your outdoor living space but can't quite seem to make it happen? You've probably bought all the right types of shrubs, trees, and flowers, but something just isn't right. If this scenario describes your predicament, your outdoor living space is probably lacking the right type of hardscaping. Following are just three of the many hardscaping possibilities that will help pull your English cottage garden look together.
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  • Should You Sealcoat Your Copper Sink?

    Copper sinks provide a lovely combination of rustic coloration and shine, but cleaning them so that they look consistent can be inconvenient for many homeowners. One option is to sealcoat the sink because what's really creating the changes is contact with other substances. But sealcoating may not work for everyone, even though it works well for many. If you are curious about sealcoating, consider what the future care of the sink would really be like.
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  • Installing A New Patio? 3 Types Of Lighting Options You Have

    If you are installing a new patio, you will likely spend time on it in the evening as well as during the day. If so, you will need to have lights on the patio. When it comes to lighting you have many options, three of which are listed below. You can then get your new patio all lit up. Lamp Posts and Lanterns You can use lanterns to add light to your patio.
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