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Does Your Attic Need More Ventilation? 3 Signs

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The attic in your home serves more of a purpose than simply a place to store your belongings. It’s a space to not only help support the roof on your home, but to also keep your home insulated. Attics usually have insulation inside of them that prevents your warm or cool air from escaping. Along with that insulation, your attic needs to be ventilated properly, as air can become trapped inside, which can damage the roof sheathing and shingles above, in addition to damaging your interior as well. Read More»

Getting Your Heating System Ready For Winter

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The last thing any homeowner wants to deal with during a cold spell is a malfunctioning heating system. Not only can this problem leave your family shivering during cold winter nights, it can also be dangerous in some circumstances. Here is a look at some maintenance tasks that can help keep your heating system running smoothly all winter long. Calibrate Thermostat Test your thermostat to make certain it is calibrated properly. Read More»

Things To Know About Adding A Carport To Your Property

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There are many homeowners that want a safe place to store their car, but they may lack a full garage. These individuals can be well-served by opting to have a carport added to their property. When adding a carport, there are some basic pieces of information that you should know about this upgrade. How Is A Carport Secured To The Ground? In order to prevent a carport from being blown away or otherwise accidentally moved, it will need to be thoroughly secured to the ground. Read More»

How To Figure Out When To Repair Or Replace Concrete

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One of the biggest challenges in any home improvement project is deciding whether it might be more effective in terms of time and money to repair or replace something, and this is especially the case when dealing with concrete. A lot of issues come into play, including demolition, underlying structures, the current use of an area and total surface size. Before you get into a concrete repair effort, you should examine the costs and benefits of the process. Read More»

Four Tips To Those Brand New To Welding

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Welding is often seen as a specialized skill. Indeed, there are professional welders who have spent years mastering the craft and who are capable of welding the most intricate pieces. However, basic welding is not so difficult to learn that you can’t pick it up over the course of a few weekends. You won’t be a master welder, but you will be functional. Here are four tips to help you as you begin to weld. Read More»

Think About Using A Heat Pump

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When you are trying to find a new heater for your house, there are all kinds of options out there for you to try. One of the options is to get a heat pump. But, what exactly is a heat pump? What A Heat Pump Is A heat pump consists of two parts. One part is on the outside of your house, and the other is on the inside. The two parts are connected by a compressor. Read More»

Three Home Maintenance Tips When Preparing For Spring

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For many people throughout the country, winter is a very long season. This is especially true if you live in an area with frigid temperatures and lots of snow. The good news is that spring always comes, but before it gets here, you’ll want to do some things around your home to get ready. Here are three home maintenance tips when preparing for spring. Inspect Your Roof Wind and moisture can both wreak havoc on your roof. Read More»

Three Issues That May Need To Be Addressed With A Used Mower Before You Use It

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When you purchase a used riding mower from someone, there are some maintenance issues that may need to be addressed. It is best to have the mower looked over by a repair company, before you try to use it, to make sure that it is in good working condition. The following guide walks you through a few things that they need to be addressed, before the mower will be as useful as it can be. Read More»