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  • Four Ways to Prolong the Life of Your Septic System

    Your septic system is your own personal waste-management system located underground. It is comprised of a septic tank and a drain field. Typically, the septic tank is made out of either fiberglass or concrete. There is a pipe that goes into the tank and a pipe that goes out of the tank. All wastewater in your home flows through the tank. The solids separate from the water and remain in the tank until they decompose.
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  • 4 Expenses to Think About When Purchasing a New Build Home

    Purchasing a new build home comes with a lot of benefits—everything is brand new, there is often a home warranty, and you usually have the option of choosing things like countertops, flooring, and fixtures. But when you purchase a new build home, it is important to keep some money in savings so you can pay for things that are needed after closing. Some common expenses associated with a new build home include the following.
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  • 4 Tips For Keeping Your New Kitchen Cabinets In Excellent Condition

    When it comes to kitchen remodeling, purchasing new kitchen cabinets can be quite costly. When you make a big investment in a beautiful new kitchen, you are sure to want to keep your cabinets looking as good as new for as long as possible. If you're having new kitchen cabinets installed in the near future or just got new cabinets, use the following tips to keep them in excellent condition:
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  • Tips For Preparing Your Yard For A Garden

    You have a perfectly lovely yard. Perhaps you're thinking of adding a pretty flower garden or useful herb garden to jazz the space up. Gardening in the yard isn't the same as container gardening – it's not just a matter of potting your seedlings. Prepare your yard adequately so your new garden will thrive.   Plan the Garden Design You'll have to do several steps over if you start without a plan.
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  • 3 Natural Solutions To Get Rid Of Ants When They Begin To Attack Your Trees

    Ants are an insect that can get in your home and nest in many areas of your garden. When they begin to nest in trees, they can eventually kill them. This is why you may want to consider some natural solutions that can stop them in their tracks. If your garden has what looks to be the beginning of an ant infestation, consider some of these natural remedies to control the problem before it is too late:
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  • Remove Soot And Stains From A Precast Stone Mantelpiece's Surface

    If the precast stone mantelpiece surrounding your fireplace has soot and stains on its surface, restore its beauty with the following steps, Once the project has been completed, add a coat of sealer to the stone surface to protect it from dirty residue or damage. Materials vinyl tarps vacuum cleaner with a hose attachment detergent bucket soft-bristled scrub brush spray bottle rubber gloves hydrochloric acid lint-free cleaning cloths painter's tape sealer (designed for stone products) paint tray paintbrush Remove Loose Residue And Surface Stains
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  • Three Reasons Why You Should NOT Go Without A Gutter System On Your Home

    Gutter systems on your home and outlying buildings (e.g., garage, gazebo, storage shed, etc.) play a very important part in preserving your property. If a storm or other disaster removes part or all of a gutter system, you need to get that repaired or replaced right away. Just to let you know how serious this is, here are three reasons why you should not go without a gutter system on your home.
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  • 3 Signs Of A Mouse Infestation

    Mice can be quite the pesky pest. Among the rodents that can invade your home, mice tend to be among the most common, and also among the most annoying. Throughout the course of this brief article, you'll learn of a few definite signs that mice have decided to make your house their home. Odor Mice themselves do not tend to produce awful smells, but their waste can lead to some rather acrid odors in your home.
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  • How To Restore Marble Kitchen Countertops

    Marble adds luster to you kitchen, but it is a highly porous stone, which makes it susceptible to damage. If your marble countertop gets scratched or stained, you don't have to replace the whole countertop. It is possible to refinish, and make the surface look new. Here are some tips to refinish a marble countertop. Prepare to Work For this project, you need: safety goggles safety gloves cleaning cloths wide container masking tape or painter's tape marble stone cleaner electric sander sanding discs in 220,400, 600, and 800 grits chamois ( leather drying cloth) foam paint brush marble polish marble sealer It is important to clean the surface so the repair material sticks better, it gives you a better view of the damage.
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  • Replacing Your Home's Bay Window

    Bay windows provide large, beautiful views and are a great addition to any home. Because these types of windows protrude outward towards the exterior of the home, they are more prone to wear and tear from the weather and could need to be replaced more often than the rest of the windows in your house. Here are some steps to help you install a replacement bay window. Remove Caulking And Trim
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