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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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5 Tips For Examining Your Home After A Flood

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Experiencing a flood is a devastating time. Your home and belongings are destroyed, but after the water recedes, you may be able to salvage your home and some of your belongings. After the water is gone, and you are approved to reenter the area, follow these five tips to help you recover your home. Check the Exterior Structure of Your Home Don’t enter your home until you’ve walked the perimeter and looked for any structural damage. Identify any cracks, holes or dents that signal the house may not be stable enough to enter. If you...

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7 Reasons To Give Your Breaker Panel An Upgrade

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Upgrading your electrical systems is an excellent way to protect you and your family from electrical fires as well as to see that the electrical needs of your household are met. Following are seven reasons to give your breaker panel an upgrade. Household Lighting Flickers Often If your household lighting flickers often, this could be an indication that your current breaker panel isn’t providing our home with the electricity necessary to meet it’s needs. However, flickering in isolated lamps or fixtures is generally the result of a...

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5 Ways To Turn Your Above Ground Hot Tub Into An Oasis

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Investing in a new above ground hot tub from Cal Spas is a great way to transform your backyard into a place for relaxation and entertainment. However, an above ground hot tub can stick out like a sore thumb without utilizing ways to incorporate the tub into your existing area. Here are 5 fun ways to turn your above ground hot tub into an oasis! 1. Surround It With Foliage and Stepping Stones A hot tub can look as good as it feels when you surround it with lush foliage and have large stepping stones leading up to the tub. Build up a large...

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Four Household Plumbing Emergencies That Can Be Resolved By A Nonprofessional

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While major plumbing emergencies often require the expertise of a professional plumbing contractor, some issues can be resolved by most homeowners. Clogged shower drains, mineral deposits on shower heads, tight shut off valves and unpleasant sink drain odors are a few issues that homeowners face. While emergency plumbing services are available to assist you, you might want to try a few do-it-yourself methods first. Here are four common household plumbing emergencies and how you can resolve them: 1. Clogged Shower Drain It can be inconvenient...

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7 Ways To Maximize Your Air Household Air Conditioner’s Performance

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You probably already know that having your household air conditioning unit serviced on a regular basis is an important part of keeping it functioning smoothly. With energy costs rising in all parts of the country, you’ll be glad to hear that there are other ways that you can maximize the efficiency of your air conditioner, keeping utility costs down while ensuring you and your family’s comfort. Following are seven ways that you can get the most out of your air conditioner while saving on utility costs. Limit Use of Exhaust Fans...

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Sigh, Another Pothole, Another Ding In The Windshield. Time To Repair Or Replace?

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Potholes are a pain. Not only do they wreck havoc with your tire alignment, bits and pieces of flying rock can damage your windshield when you drive over one. If you’re lucky, the ding is a small one. As long as you get to a windshield shop before it spreads, you should be able to get it repaired. But, wait too long and that windshield may need replaced. Windshields Explained Windshields are really a glass sandwich. A plastic laminate material sits between two pieces of glass. The laminate is what keeps the glass from shattering when...

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Eight Tips For Keeping Your Bathroom Cabinets More Organized

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Do you find yourself having to hunt through mountains of products in order to find what you need in your bathroom cabinets? Perhaps you’re embarrassed when guests use your bathroom because you’re afraid they’ll snoop and discover your messiness. Keeping your bathroom cabinets organized can be challenging, but whether you’re putting in new cabinets or working with the ones you have already, these tips can help you cut the clutter once and for all. Organization Tips for Designing New Cabinets Include some open shelving....

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