Sherry Franklin

  • Summer Is The Season For Asphalt Paving

    If you have an asphalt driveway or asphalt on any other part of your property, you hopefully know that it is important to keep up with regular maintenance in order to maintain your asphalt's good condition. It's true that asphalt is quite durable, but it will still need regular care from a professional about once a year to maintain its good form. Make this summer the one where you start providing an annual re-paving for all asphalt on your property.
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  • 3 Ways To Repair Your Asphalt Surface

    If you have opted to have an asphalt driveway installed over a concrete driveway, then you are well aware of the benefits of having done so. Asphalt is significantly resilient; however, like any other structure, it will eventually start to experience damage. For instance, cracks and divots will begin to develop as a result of the weight of vehicles parking and driving on the surface as well as the continuous freeze-thaw cycles during the winter.
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  • Handling Waste Management For An Outdoor Festival

    Hosting an outdoor festival for your community provides a great source of entertainment and fun for the residents of your area. However, large gatherings of people do require a bit of waste management planning. You'll need to make sure that trash and recycling are handled efficiently throughout the course of the event to prevent potentially dangerous conditions throughout the festival. Here are a few waste management strategies to consider for your next outdoor event.
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  • Must-Haves When Designing A Gourmet Kitchen For Your New Custom Home

    When it comes to designing your new custom home, the kitchen is one of the rooms you need to spend the most time thinking about. Your new kitchen needs to look great but it also needs to make cooking and cleaning as easy as possible.  Whether you are a gourmet cook or just want your kitchen to look like one lives there, then the following things must be included in your design:
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  • 3 Things To Know Before Demolition

    When it comes to real estate, location is everything. Whether you are looking at a residential property or a commercial property, the right location likely comes at a premium. Sometimes, when you are searching for a property, you find one in the right location but the property itself has seen better days or doesn't fit your needs. While renovations may be able to help, sometimes it's best to tear it down and start over.
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  • 6 'Must Have' Upgrades For Your Custom Home That Are Totally Worth It

    When building custom homes, there are so many upgrades, options, and expensive choices that it can be a little overwhelming. Some upgrades are worth it, and some just aren't. The list below is a little cheat sheet to help you remember what to ask your builder for. 1. Plumb for Extra Bath: Some upgrades are expensive, while others actually save you money. Pre-plumbing your basement for an additional bathroom, even if you don't plan on (ever?
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  • Witches' Broom: How Does It Affect Your Peach Trees?

    If you own several peach trees, you may monitor and fertilize the soil to keep your trees healthy. You want your peach trees to bear as much as fruit as possible. But some unexpected things can affect your trees over time, including witches' broom. Learn more about witches' broom below and how you can keep it growing in your peach trees. What's Witches' Broom? Witches' broom occurs when small twigs grow and branches in the same direction and location.
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  • What Are Some Of The Best Modern-Looking Siding Options?

    Siding is one of the most important factors in a building's curb appeal. Therefore, homeowners are always trying to get siding options that can immediately appeal to anyone, whether it's their neighbors or buyers if the house ever ends up on the market. Although traditional siding options have their appeal, many homeowners are trying to step away from these designs in favor of siding options that look more modern. These can give their homes a more contemporary look, especially if the overall design of the house is also contemporary.
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  • Common Questions About Having A Basement Added To A Home

    The basement can be an extremely versatile room. However, there are homeowners that might not be informed about basements. This can lead to them having a series of basic questions that they need answered before being able to make decisions about their home's basement. Can A Basement Be Added To An Existing Home? It is often assumed that the only time a basement can be added to a home is at the time of construction.
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  • 3 Signs That It's Time To Replace Your Fireplace

    If your home is equipped with a fireplace, you don't necessarily need to keep this fixture for the entirety of your time in the home. Instead, there are many reasons that you might want to hire a contractor to remove it and replace it with a different fireplace. You can get in touch with an expert who can give you the dimensions and specifications of your current fireplace and steer you toward looking at suitable new fireplaces to replace it.
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