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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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  • A Look At Knocking Down A Wall In Your House

    When you renovate your home, you may consider the possibility of knocking out a wall or two. Removing a wall can open up a kitchen or create a great room out of two smaller rooms. If the rooms in your home are small, then removing a wall gives you more space. However, interior demolition is not something to attempt by yourself unless you know what you're doing. Here are some things to know.
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  • How To Restore Asphalt

    Asphalt is a very durable and easy to own driveway solution. That being said, this doesn't mean it is a zero maintenance material. Over the years, you will need to spend it little time and money to repair damaged asphalt. This article explains the best method for patching and sealing small potholes in asphalt. The tools and techniques that are perfect for most small-scale residential repairs aren't the most cost-effective or timer efficient when it comes to large-scale repairs.
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  • Less Obvious Reasons Why You Should Invest In A Windshield Repair

    If you have a crack in your windshield, then you probably understand that the crack will only get worse over time. However, if it seems like the crack is too small to cause an issue, then you may wait a bit to have it fixed. While you probably can wait a while, there are a few less-than-obvious reasons why you might want to think about getting the repair taken care of sooner rather than later.
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  • Insure Your Building And Add Security Features Prior To Opening Your Business

    If you recently purchased a small commercial building and land that are located next to the ocean and plan on opening a deli next spring, it is important that you insure your property and add some security features to the building so that your investment is protected prior to opening your business. Use the steps below to help you prepare for opening day. Obtain Business, Property, And Flood Insurance Since you will be serving the public and will likely have several employees working for you, liability insurance will be needed so that you will be covered in case an accident occurs on your property that results in an injury or damage to another person's property.
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  • Flipping A House? How To Save Money On The Roof

    If you have purchased a home that you are going to be fixing up and selling for a profit, you could be wondering how much you are going to have to spend on the roof. After all, a lot of people like to make changes to flipped houses by painting, installing new flooring and making other cosmetic changes that are affordable but that make the home more appealing to potential buyers, but they could be concerned about the cost of major structural improvements.
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  • Basic Tips For Preserving Damaged Trees

    After a severe storm passes through, it's time to assess the damages both inside and outside of the home. However, when checking over trees for damages, you have to be extremely careful because hidden, unsteady, and loose branches can cause an accident. When you are going over the trees, you should be able to preserve the parts of the branches that still smell fresh and are light in color. If you notice that parts of the tree branches have started to darken, you should have them cut off to save the remainder of the tree.
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