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  • Two Signs That You May Need To Re-Insulate Your House

    Because insulation is hidden behind walls, it's easy to forget just how important it is.  Insulation provides a protective barrier for your home, helping to keep outside elements away.  However, unless you had your house built and were there while it was being constructed, you may not know whether or not you may need more insulation.  Use this information to learn more about two signs that it may be time to re-insulate your house.
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  • The Need-To-Know About Installing A Gate Lock

    Having a side gate that allows access to the backyard of your home can be very convenient, but it can also be a weak point in your home's security. Even if your house itself is relatively well-secured, a side gate can be an invitation for people to walk right into your backyard if all you have on the gate is a latch that anyone can open. Installing a gate lock is a good idea, especially if you are in an area where people like to sneak into other people's gardens to take food, sneak into a pool area to use the swimming pool, and so on.
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  • Three Issues to Advise Clients on Prior to Painting Their Salon

    Helping to decorate a salon can be a rewarding experience. Often, salons allow commercial painters such as AAA Action Painting to express their more artistic side, as salon decor is much less strict than that of office buildings. Many salon owners will have theme colors and possible designs that they would like painted on the inside and outside of their building. When you are going over plans for painting a salon, here are three issues that you want to advise your clients on to make sure they are happy with the way that the project turns out.
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  • How To Remove Toys, Washcloths, And Other Strange Items From A Toilet

    It is a problem that happens in many homes with young children – the temptation to put something in the toilet that doesn't belong proves too strong. Whether it's a toy, a washcloth, or a random item from the medicine cabinet, the result is usually a clog or overflowing toilet. The following guide can help you tackle this problem. Shut off the water If the toilet is overflowing, your first task is to stop the flow.
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  • 2 Ways To Keep Water Out Of Your Foundation

    If your new house has a basement, you want to make sure that you know how to keep water away from your basement and foundation. If water gets into your basement or foundation, it can cause a lot of damage to your house. There are several easy things that you can do to make sure that water stays out of your basement.  Move Your Downspout One easy thing to do is to move your downspout for your gutters.
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  • 4 Tips For Getting The Most From Your Hydrographic Survey

    Conducting a hydrographic survey is the most accurate way to analyze and map the floor of a body of water. The conditions of a water floor can be turbulent. It is important that the survey be done correctly the first time to avoid any mistakes that will require additional work to accurately map the water floor. The following should be kept in mind when conducting a hydrographic survey: Check Equipment
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  • FAQ About Submersible Sump Pumps

    Did your basement recently get flooded from heavy rainfall and you are trying to prevent it from happening again? It is in your best interest to make an investment in getting a submersible sump pump installed in the basement. There are actually several ways that sump pumps can protect your house from water damage. In this article, you will learn some helpful information about submersible sump pumps so you can decide if getting one is a good idea.
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  • Tips For Wood Siding Care

    If you've been looking for a siding option that will last for many years and give your home a rich, warm look, you might want to think about wood siding. For homeowners who have never had wood siding, the idea can be daunting. However, when you know how to protect and care for it, you'll see that wood isn't any more complicated than other kinds of siding, and it is certainly attractive and unique.
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  • Keeping A Carpet Mud-Free During Rainy Weather

    If you have carpeting in your home, you most likely want to keep it in the best of shape so it lasts for many years. During inclement weather, carpeting is more prone to becoming dirty due to the tracking in of mud. Here are a few ideas you can use to help keep your carpeting from falling victim to damp, dirty shoes so it continues looking new for as long as possible.
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  • 3 Ideas To Help You Plan And Build Bio-Filtration For Septic Systems

    If you are looking for more environmentally-friendly solutions for your home, dealing with septic waste is important. Rather than letting it filter through the ground, you may want to improve filtration, which can be done with bio-filtration solutions. These are natural affluent filtration designs that include chambered designs with peat moss filtration or a wetland design, as well as planted drain fields. Here are some ideas to help you with the design and planning of these different types of bio-filtration systems:
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