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  • Building A Home? 3 Things To Consider When Designing Your Custom Fireplace

    If you're going to be installing a custom fireplace in your new home, take the time to choose the right style. There are a lot of details that go into designing the perfect fireplace for your home. The information provided here will help you choose the right features for your new fireplace. 1. Fuel Source  When designing a custom fireplace, the first thing you need to do is determine the type of fuel you intend to use.
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  • New To The Industry? Everything You Need To Know About The OSHA 10-Hour Construction Course

    If you want to work in the construction industry, then you will need to obtain an OSHA 10 Card. This card serves as proof you have completed the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Course and will help you land a job in the industry. If you have never heard of the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Course, then listed below is all of the information you need to know. What is OSHA? The acronym OSHA stands for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
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  • About Home Electrical Problems

    Electrical problems in a house are one of the most common reasons for fires to spark up. Sometimes electrical problems are present for a long time before a homeowner notices that they are present. For instance, a flickering light might seem as though the bulb is in need of being changed, but can actually be related to wires being damaged. The best way to prevent your house from catching on fire due to electrical problems is to pay attention to the signs that they are present.
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  • Why You Should Install A Battery Backup Pump

    Sump pumps can be very effective at keeping your basement dry during flooding rains. But for the sump pump to do its job, you must make sure that it is connected to a power supply. During power outages, the battery backup ensures that your sump pump can last for awhile. How Sump Pump Batteries Work Power outages are the most common reason for a sump pump to fail, not an issue with the pump itself.
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  • Reasons You Need To Replace Your Attic's Insulation

    If you rarely go up into your attic, you may not really think about the condition of its insulation. However, if you have recently gone through either of the two below situations, they serve as reasons to consider what has happened to your attic's insulation and start thinking about having it replaced. Attic Was Recently Infested with Vermin If you recently had to hire a pest control service to clear vermin out of your attic, it is highly likely that the condition of your insulation has been compromised.
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  • 3 Questions To Ask Your Roofing Contractor

    If you have noticed that your roof is starting to look like it's falling apart or if you have noticed some leaks, then it may be time for you to have it redone by a roofing contractor. On average, a shingle roof lasts about 20 years. If it has been way longer than 20 years since your roof was done, then chances are that you need to have the whole thing replaced.
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  • 3 Benefits Of Vinyl Siding For Your Home

    Your home's siding doesn't just make your home look great. It also protects it from the elements, so if your home's exterior is looking a little worse for wear, you should consider replacing it soon. While there are many materials from which you can choose for your siding, vinyl is a great option, and more and more homeowners are choosing vinyl siding because of the great benefits. Check out these three reasons vinyl siding may be the right choice for your home.
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  • Need To Prune Some Trees In Your Yard? 3 Things To Keep In Mind

    If you have trees in your yard that need a little pruning, you want to make sure that you are doing the pruning correctly. It is important to correctly prune your trees so that you don't do any damage to them and you ensure that your trees continue to grow properly. Inspect the Tree First Before you start cutting branches, take some time to inspect the tree. Look at the tree, starting at the top and working your way downward.
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  • What To Know About Replacing The Hot Water Heater In Your Mobile Home

    If the hot water heater in your mobile home has finally worn out due to age, you may be surprised that you can't buy just any water heater when you need a replacement. You'll have some special considerations that don't really come into play when you buy a new hot water heater for a traditional home. Here are some things to know about buying and installing a hot water heater for a mobile home.
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  • Use Colored Gravel To Accent Flowerbeds Bordering A Sidewalk

    Accent the flowerbeds that border the sidewalk in front of your business by adding layers of colored gravel around them. Gravel pieces can be used to create a pattern or you can use specific colors of gravel to enhance specific plant varieties to provide the flowerbeds with an eye-catching appearance. Supplies weed puller rake measuring tape aluminum edging aluminum stakes power saw (with carbide blade) water hose nozzle gravel wheelbarrow shovel Remove Weeds And Install Edging
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