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How To Hurricane Proof Your Pre-Engineered Steel Building

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If you are looking to construct a building that will save you money during construction, be faster to build, be fire safe, and be virtually maintenance free, you will want to look no further than a pre-engineered steel building. A pre-engineered building is built to your specifications,. Along with all of the existing safety features, you can add additional specifications to make your building even safer. When you make the right choices, your building may even be able to withstand hurricane level winds. Why Hurricane Proof Your...

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How To Repair A Depression In Your Asphalt Driveway

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An asphalt driveway is a low-cost and attractive alternative to poured concrete. However, asphalt can subside over time, especially if the underlying base is weak, and depressions form in the driveway as a result. If you have an asphalt driveway with a low spot, then repairing it is important; over time, the stresses placed on an uneven driveway by your car can literally tear it apart. Fortunately, repair is simple and can be accomplished by almost any homeowner. Below is how you can patch a low spot in your asphalt driveway: Tools and...

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2 Reasons To Choose An Asphalt Driveway Instead Of A Cement One

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When you are in the middle of building a home, you might be inundated with choices involving counter materials, lighting fixtures, and outdoor landscaping. When it comes to some of the more mundane decisions, such as your choice of driveway material, you might make the mistake of choosing whatever most of your neighbors have. Unfortunately, installing the wrong road surface might cause trouble later. Here are two reasons to choose an asphalt driveway instead of a cement one, and why you won’t regret your decision: 1: Asphalt Is Less...

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5 Advantages Of Wood Burning Stoves

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Wood burning stoves have largely been replaced by gas, oil, and electric furnaces as the primary method of heating modern homes. However, wood stoves have several advantages over more modern heating methods that still makes them a viable option to consider. Here are five of the biggest benefits of wood burning stoves. Lower Environmental Impact While it is true that both wood and fossil fuels release carbon when they are burned, the impact on the environment is significantly lower when you are using a renewable fuel such as wood. Wood is...

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You Flushed What? Tips To Remove Flushed Toys From Your Toilet

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As a homeowner, you are most likely familiar with the various problems that can occur in your house. From a leaky roof or dripping faucet to squeaking door or electrical issue, it is easy to see the overwhelming nature of home ownership. Unfortunately, you may not be placing enough importance on protecting your toilets, considering your child will probably flush toys for fun. While some toilet models are able to swallow golf bowls without difficulty, flushing a toy car, ball, or doll down your standard model can become a problem. Using...

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How A Plastic Composite Roof Makes Your House Safer And More Comfortable At The Same Time

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When confronted with all your options for eco-friendly roofing, the sheer volume of information is enough to make your head spin. Many homeowners end up overlooking the humble plastic composite shingles that recently entered the residential roofing market. Before you choose a material and call the roof installers, check out the safety and comfort benefits of recycled plastic on the roof. Fire Resistance If you’re in an area that has wildfires even rarely, it’s likely worth the expense to choose a plastic composite roof. Many...

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Look Outside Before Opening The Door: An Overview Of Peephole Door Scopes

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Don’t fall for the oldest trick in the book: opening the door without taking a look outside to see who rung the bell or knocked. Many intruders are able to hide out of sight in order to ambush you if you still have traditional peepholes due to their restricted viewing angles. That’s precisely what happened to a Houston family in 2013. Modern peephole door scopes, also known as peephole door viewers, are taking the market by a storm, and many homeowners are requesting locksmiths to install these new additions....

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4 Tips For Making The Cleanest, Straightest Cuts On Plywood Using Your Circular Saw

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If you are building a structure using plywood, cutting a clean, straight edge is important for a good fit. Use the following four tips for preparing the plywood for the best cuts possible using a circular saw. Place The Plywood Face Down Pieces of plywood have a good, veneered side that is smooth, making it suitable for facing outward on your structure. Although this side is more attractive, the veneer splinters easily when you try to cut it straight on. To keep the edges from splintering or chipping off, position the plywood so that the good...

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Are You Ready For A Water Feature In Your Yard?

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A water feature may be the perfect accent piece for any garden. They add an element of tranquility and sophistication to the area that nothing else can match. However, owning your own pond, regardless of the size, is a serious investment you need to consider carefully. This article will tell you some of the things you’ll want to keep in mind.  Take the Time For Proper Panning You should start by thinking of your pond as a living thing, instead of just a pool of water. Even the tiniest pool of water is an entire ecosystem all on its...

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Replacement Window Frames For Your Home: Which Material Should You Choose?

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If you’re looking to replace your residential window frames, you have several materials to choose from. While you will most likely want your window frames to be aesthetically appealing and complement your home decor, other aspects may influence your final decision. Deciding factors may include cost, ease of installation, maintenance and energy efficiency. Before you make your decision from options such as wood, fiberglass, vinyl, composite or aluminum, it’s a good idea to consider the pros and cons of each. Wood Frames: A Timeless...

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