Stop Mold in Its Tracks

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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What Type Of Cedar Shingles Should You Use On Your Home?

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Different woods will resist the effects of rot to different degrees. While you can find birch and pine shingles for a roof, they will not last as long as cedar shingles will. The advantage of birch or pine shingles is that they cost less than cedar. That being said, you will end up spending less money on maintenance and replacement costs when you use cedar shingles. While cedar shingles are a good choice, it is also important to make sure that you buy the right kind of cedar.  White vs. Red Cedar There are two main types of cedar that...

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What Is The Proper Edging Technique For Interior Painting?

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When you are planning to paint the inside of your home, there are a few things you need to do first to prepare. One of these things is edging. This is the process of cutting in to the border of the walls you are painting, in order to have a guide for painting the rest of the wall. If you are new to interior painting, these edging tips will help you get it done right. Wet and Spin Dry the Paintbrush Before you start edging the area you are going to paint, you need to prepare the paintbrush. Take the dry paintbrush and dunk it into a bucket of...

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Your Bathroom Remodel: Choosing The Right Shower Enclosure For You

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When you finally decide to remodel your bathroom, you have a myriad of decisions to make about all of the different design elements of your soon-to-be brand new bathroom. One of the major components you will need to decide on is how you are going to enclose your shower. Shower enclosures come in a great variety of shapes, sizes, and styles and there is something for everyone. All you need to do is get to know your options and choose a shower enclosure that best encompasses your style and needs. Then you will be able to start your bathroom...

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How To Prune Your Fruit Trees So They Produce Better Fruit

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If your fruit trees are producing an abundance of tiny fruit, or if they are on the other end of the spectrum and don’t appear to be producing much of anything, then their shape may be an issue. Find out how you can prune your trees so they produce better fruit, so you can enjoy your fruit-bearing trees that much more. Why your fruit trees are producing weak fruit The largest reason your trees are producing large amounts of small fruit is because your trees lack pruning. You need to structure your tree so it doesn’t have so many...

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