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  • The 6 Steps to the Granite Countertop Installation Process

    If you want to upgrade your kitchen so that you have granite countertop, it is best to make sure that you understand the installation process. This will give you a better idea of how long the installation process will take and how much it will cost you. #1 Choose Color and Pattern The first thing that are going to need to do is choose the color and pattern of granite that you want installed in your home.
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  • How To Recover And Repair Your Basement From Water Damage

    Water damage in your residence can be very destructive. If you have a flood in your area that runs into your basement, it is most important to remove the water as soon as possible and completely dry and repair all surfaces. You can find many building and/or remodeling contractors that specialize in recovering and repairing your home from water damage. Once you find a contractor that you wish to hire, it is important to work closely with him or her so that you are knowledgeable of all the processes that they will use to repair your water damage.
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  • Two Options To Consider When Purchasing Window Awnings

    Residential window awnings serve a larger purpose than just adding beauty to your home's facade. They help lower the temperature inside your home, while also preventing sun fading to carpet and upholstery. In fact, with awnings you may not even need to wash the windows as often since they are protected from dust and moisture. When it comes to awnings you have several choices to make. The following guide can help you sort through the various options.
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  • 3 Tips For Painting Vinyl Siding

    When it comes to updating the appearance of your home's exterior, refreshing your siding can be beneficial. If you are hoping to complete your exterior remodel with minimal financial investment, then replacing your existing vinyl siding may not be an option. Adding a coat of a paint to your siding can be an affordable way to change the look of your home. Here are three tips to keep in mind as you paint your vinyl siding to ensure the finished product is functional.
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  • Installing A New Shower? Don't Make These Mistakes!

    Installing a new shower can give your whole bathroom new appeal. It's lovely to step into a brand new, crystal clean shower. But if you want to make sure that shower keeps serving you well for years to come, you must avoid these common mistakes homeowners make when installing a new shower. Not angling the floor towards the drain. If you're installing a one-piece shower insert, you can likely disregard this advice since most are already designed with this concern in mind.
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  • 3 Strategies For Restoring Mold Damaged Wood

    It's never a good thing when a home floods—especially when precious wooden objects become subject to mold infestations. Fortunately, with the right knowledge it may be possible to restore wooden furniture to its original glory. If you would like to improve your mold remediation skills, read on. This article will provide three strategies for restoring mold damaged wood.   A Quick Word About Safety Before you get your restoration started, it is important to realize that mold represents a potentially serious health risk.
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  • Slip And Falls And Tile: How To Keep People From Falling On Your Businesses Tile Floor

    The National Safety Council states that around 25,000 people are involved in slip and fall accidents every day, costing businesses $3.5 million dollars every hour. As a business owner, you will want to do everything you can to help prevent this from occurring. Here are a few different ways you can help prevent slip and fall accidents if your business has tile flooring. Select a Tile That Isn't Slippery One of the first ways to help prevent a slip and fall in your accident is to select tile flooring that is not slippery.
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  • How To Faux Wood Grain Paint Walls

    If you want a different look for your walls, consider faux wood grain painting. Faux wood grain painting gives the look of real wood without the expense. Faux wood grain painting sounds intimidating, but it is an easy remodeling project for a beginning DIY enthusiast to do. Here are some tips to faux wood grain paint walls. Prepare to Work For this project, you need : work gloves face mask screwdriver plastic sheeting painters tape drop cloths box fan clear acrylic glaze rags 6-inch and 12-inch paint tray 6-inch and 12-inch paint roller 5-inch wood grain rocker ( tool with a curved textured pad) two shades of brown latex paint extension pole angled paint brush Cover doors with plastic sheeting to keep paint fumes from spreading, and lay drop cloths on floors and furniture.
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  • Four Items To Always Have In Your Sunroom

    If you're a homeowner who is adding a sunroom onto the side of the house, no doubt you're having a great time considering layouts, furnishings, and other decorations for the room. Sunrooms can be relaxing spaces that let you look out on your garden without the dust-, dirt-, and leaf-based distractions that porches can bring. Sunrooms are also often easier to clean and easier to control climate-wise. However, when you plan the sunroom, be sure you add these four items.
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  • Three Things To Get Rid Of During Your Next Kitchen Remodel

    Are you starting to plan a remodeling project for your home's kitchen? If so, you're likely looking at things you want to add and where you want to put them. However, you should also take care to remove items or situations that don't work well for you. That sounds obvious, but sometimes people put up with more than they have to because they think changing the situation will be too hard or too expensive.
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