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3 Easy Fixes To Preserve Your French Doors

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The installation of French doors can complement your home’s exterior. However, on occasion, the doors might experience problems. Fortunately, most of those problems are easily resolvable with minor adjustments. Here are some of the most common issues you could face and what you can do to fix them. Warped Doors Swelling and warping can occur with any wood product, and your doors are no different. This is a common occurrence when the doors are exposed to a lot of moisture, such as from rain and snow. Although you cannot control the...

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Four Roofing Materials To Use For Replacement Of Conventional Asphalt Shingles

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If you have a home with asphalt shingles, they will eventually reach the end of their life and need to be replaced. The conventional solution is to replace them with asphalt shingles, but today there are many other affordable options. Some of the options include materials such as synthetic shakes, metal roofing shingles and PVC roofing tiles. If you want to replace your roof with an alternative to asphalt shingles, here are materials you can use for your new roof: 1. Synthetic Roofing Materials For A More Conventional Roof There are many...

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Four Alternatives To Conventional Furnaces With Biomass For Heating Your Home

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If you want to save money heating your home, there are several options with biomass heating. You can have an outdoor furnace, wood burning system, or a small indoor unit. All of these systems use organic fuels to heat water or liquid to provide your home with heating. These systems vary by their size, materials they can use as fuel and the maintenance and care that they need. Here are four of the different choices you have when looking for biomass heating for your home: 1. Outdoor Wood Burning Units For Large Properties If you have a farm or...

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3 Ways To Purify The Water In Your Home

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If your water tastes more like chlorine and less like crisp, clear liquid, you may be thinking of ways you can make your tap water taste more pure. Here are 3 ways you can do just that- from do-it-yourself remedies to treatment systems that can give you the fresh water you are craving. Do-it-yourself Pure Water If you are a person who likes to do things on their own, then you can purify your water naturally. A method you can try is boiling your water on the stove before placing it in gallon jugs for consumption. You want your water to come to...

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7 Ideas For A Walk-In Shower

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A walk-in shower can be a space-saver. Enclosed in glass, a walk-in shower also serves as a luxurious option even while it increases the visual space in your bathroom. No matter the size of your bathroom, a walk-in shower is a valuable addition. Spa Upgrades A luxurious benefit of a walk-in shower is it affords you the opportunity to transform the space into a mini-spa. A common upgrade is the rainfall showerhead, which collects warm water in its oversized receptacle and releases it in a soothing rain. Another option is having a selection of...

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Prevent Flooding In Your Yard By Installing A French Drain System

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If you are tired of walking in mud puddles in your yard every time that it rains, a simple french drain system that you design yourself can solve the problem. Rainwater will travel through a pipe and will be deposited in an area that is away from your home.  Use The Following Items plastic, perforated drainpipe fittings measuring tape landscape fabric scissors gravel garden gloves hoe large shovel garden stakes hand rake grass seed Measure And Mark Your Property  Find a suitable area in your yard that is low lying and that drains...

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Remodeling Your Kitchen On A Budget

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Kitchen remodeling projects are notoriously expensive, but you can save a few thousands bucks if you want to get creative or don’t mind doing a little extra legwork. You may be tempted to look for stuff that’s top of the line, but you can find less expensive materials to start, then even look at ways you can refresh what you currently own rather than replacing it all. Repair And Refresh, Don’t Replace Replacing literally everything in your kitchen is extremely pricey, but if you have some good parts there that would work...

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Fix Those Drafty Windows Before Winter Arrives

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A drafty window in the winter can be a real pain. Not only can it give you and your family a chill, it can also increase your heating costs as your heater works overtime to make up for all of the heat that is leaking out of your home. If you know you have an insulation problem, it might be best to get a professional to come out for either a repair or a new window installation. If you want to try and fix the issue yourself, here are some tips that can help. Rubber Strips or Insulation Film Can Be a Cheap Fix If you don’t have the funds...

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Two Tips To Clear Bathtub Clogs

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A clogged bathtub can be a major inconvenience, and while there are numerous chemical-based clog removers, these substances may not be suitable in homes with older plumbing systems. These harsh chemicals can corrode old pipes, which can lead to major water damage. Luckily, there are a couple of ways that you can remove these clogs without having to use these damaging chemicals.  Hot Water Many people do not realize that hot water can often loosen clogs from your pipes. This works because the heat from the water will often dissolve any...

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5 Steps To A Finished Basement

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If you’ve always wanted a basement rec room, man cave, home gym or play area for the kids, perhaps it’s finally time to make it happen. Yes, it can seem daunting at first to get started, but once you do, you might be surprised at just how quickly it can all come together. Here are five key steps for transforming a raw basement space into one of the most popular rooms in your home: 1. Clear it Out Basements tend to become storage areas for all those items we don’t know what to do with, so you’ll likely have to start by...

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