Understanding The Construction Process

Use Tumbled Natural Stones To Improve Drainage In A Flowerbed

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If drainage is poor in a flowerbed that is on your property, add a variety of tumbled natural stones to the soil to assist with the problem. Natural stones will allow rainwater to gradually seep into the ground, eliminating puddling. The stones will also prevent weed growth around plants and give the flowerbed a unique appearance. The following steps will teach you how to add the stones and create a decorative border around the flowerbed. Read More»

How A Sealcoat Protects Your Driveway From Chemical Spills

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Potholes can form in an asphalt driveway in a few different ways. One huge concern, however, is chemical spills. If you have a motorcycle that leaks oil, or you sometimes spill gas on your driveway when refilling your lawnmower, the chemicals thus spilled represent the beginning of the end for your driveway. To ensure that your driveway endures for years to come, you need to consider covering your driveway with a sealcoat. Read More»

Cleaning The Grid Windows On Your French Doors

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The window grids in French doors add a bit of charm to the appearance of your home, but those grids can make the windows much more difficult to clean. Below, you will learn the steps in cleaning windows with grids as easily as humanly possible.  To get this job done quickly you will need a few supplies: Foaming glass cleaner Lint-free cloths Clean coffee filters Gentle household cleaner Permanent Grid French Door Windows Read More»

3 Ways To Prevent And Correct Clogs In A Frequently Blocked Toilet

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Do you have a toilet in your home that becomes frequently blocked? If you are sure that no one is flushing things that aren’t meant to go down there, like tampons, paper towels, or small toys, you have to look for less obvious causes. Sometimes toilets can clog due to low water pressure, plumbing clogs, or simply the design of the toilet itself. If you have frequent toilet clogs, there are a few ways you can correct existing problems and prevent clogs from happening in the future. Read More»

Beginner Painter's Guide: How To Sponge Paint A Wall

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You can turn a wall into a piece of art by using a sea sponge to paint it. The sea sponge will give the wall a rich textured look that you just can’t achieve with a paint brush or roller. If you want to paint a room to give it a different feel than the traditional brush and roller methods, here is how you can sponge paint it. You Will Need: Read More»