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  • 3 Tips For Protecting And Repairing Your Home From Hail Damage

    31 March 2015

    In recent years, hail and wind damage accounted for some $4 billion worth of damage. This type of damage can wreak havoc on your vehicle and real estate property, which is why you need to make sure that you are able to follow some tips that will assist you further. There are a lot of tips in terms of repair and preventative care, so that you can keep your property intact.

  • 4 Signs Your Garage Door Needs To Be Replaced Or Repaired

    26 February 2015

    While your garage door is running smoothly, you probably don't put too much thought into it. However, when it becomes damaged or starts running poorly, it could pose a serious danger to your family. Check out these four signs that your garage door is damaged and needs to be replaced or repaired.   It Has Damage or Cosmetic Problems If your garage door has extensive cosmetic damage, such as scratching and rust, or if it has a lot of physical damage caused from wear and tear, storm damage or an accident, it's time to get it replaced.

  • Vanity And Cabinet Combos For Your Bathroom Remodel

    4 February 2015

    Your cabinetry and vanity play a large role in your overall bathroom design. While the two don't have to match necessarily, keeping them complementary is important for a cohesive design. Plan your bathroom remodel around an attractive vanity and cabinet combination. Furniture Style If you have a historical or cottage bathroom, cabinets and a vanity that at least look like stand-alone furniture work well. For instance, Better Homes and Gardens suggests having furniture-style feet and crown molding added to a built-in vanity and cabinet installation.

  • Asphalt Repair: How To Repair Minor Damage To Your Driveway

    27 January 2015

    It is quite common for asphalt driveways to develop small cracks and potholes over the years. If your driveway has developed this type of damage, you should know that the process of repairing this damage yourself can actually be quite easy and affordable. Following the steps below will allow you to accomplish this task. Materials You Will Need cold asphalt mix water bucket (must be large enough to accommodate your entire batch of asphalt mix) mixing paddle trowel leaf blower or stiff bristle broom hand tamper Step 1: Clean Damaged Area

  • Care Tips For Your Shingled Roof

    14 January 2015

    Depending on where you live, your shingled roof should last for anywhere from 15 to 30 years. With proper care and maintenance, you can have a reliable roof as long as possible. Here are great care tips so you can keep your roof in great repair and help prevent entire roof replacement. Inspect your shingles often Wood shingles should be checked for signs of age and weather damage, including:

  • Putting The Cool Back In Summer...Backyard Water Park Ideas

    9 January 2015

    Chances are you have spent many summers with your children either trying to come up with new ways to keep cool with homemade water slip and slides (made from heat sealed 3.5 millimeter plastic sheeting) and liter bottle showers or fielding repeated requests to visit a beach or water park. You may even have gone as far as making your very own PVC pipe water sprinkler for your backyard. However, none of these ideas have been long lasting and as the children grew, they have started to outpace the fun that can be had with even your most ingenious sponge bombs (made from kitchen sponges).

  • Additional Factors To Consider Before Repairing Your Home's Foundation

    6 January 2015

    When your foundation needs repair work, you have to consider a few factors before you complete any of the work. Understanding these factors is the best way to prevent further damage to your home. Once you have this additional information, it will be easier to determine which services you need to repair your home's foundation. Foundation Vents When your home has a crawlspace, you will have additional items to think about before you repair your foundation.

  • Five Home Crises That You Should Contact A Professional About Promptly

    22 December 2014

    When some home situations and crises hit, homeowners may take time to assess their situation and to find cost-effective resolutions to the dilemma. There are some circumstances, however, that warrant immediate intervention from a professional that can curb further inconvenience, prevent property damage, and avoid potential injury. Five issues that merit a professional immediately include: Air conditioning repair When you air conditioner goes on the fritz, don't take a chance by trying to fix it yourself.