DIY & Rennovation

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    5 Tips to Upgrade Your Patio or Deck

    Does your patio or deck desperately need an update? You can transform your patio or deck into a living space you will want to use every day. Here are some ideas to update your outdoor patio or deck to create a beautiful space you can enjoy for years. Consider Cleaning and Painting Pressure washing your deck or patio can be one of the quickest ways to update your deck or patio. Whether you hire a company or do it yourself, pressure washing can make an old deck or patio seem like new. Consider painting

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    Asbestos may pose hidden dangers in the home

    Many homeowners who built their homes in the 1970s used asbestos products after the products were regulated for use. The product has been the cause of health complications to millions of people who have been exposed to micro-scoping fibers, which slowly damaged and complicated their health after a long period of inhaling. According to the Mesothelioma Cancer Network, the threat of asbestos exposure does occur to homeowners when they are doing some upgrade or remodeling to remove the asbestos products in areas where they were used. The asbestos products, which contain other dangerous compounds, at the point when

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    Major Home Repairs You Can Not Put Off

    As a homeowner, you constantly make practical decisions, from what appliances to choose to when you need to clean the windows. Home maintenance, as much as any other decision-process, constantly evolves. However, among your checklist of repairs, some are so critical that you need to attend to them in a timely manner. Here are some of the maintenance tasks that should be mandatory, not optional, items on your homeowner to-do sheet. Foundation Cracks Homes in some regions of the country are subject to extreme weather conditions; cycles of heating and cooling can cause subsidence, where

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    4 Reasons Why You Should Inspect Your Shingled Roof Annually

    The typical homeowner only examines the roof of their home after a storm has come through the area. A wiser choice is to get in the habit of inspecting your roof annually for any signs of trouble before an unexpected leak leaves you with a large repair bill. Damage that is caught early or prevented in the first place will save you money. Discuss your findings with a roofing Littleton CO professional to determine if a simple repair job is required on the problem spots or if the entire roof needs replacing. Here are the troubling signs to look for as you check over

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    4 Tips For Hiring Reliable Contractors

    There are many reasons why an individual homeowner or a business would need to work with a contractor on a project, from installing a new roof to revamping the electrical system. No matter what the reason is, anyone who works with a contractor should follow the same basic guidelines when trying to hire a reliable company. Research should be conducted, bids obtained, references checked and contracts read carefully before signing. 1. Conduct Research It is the job of the contractor to fully understand what they are doing and complete projects in a professional and

  • DIY & Rennovation, Exteriors

    Can Snow Removal Be Fun?

    It’s the ninth snowstorm of the winter and you are starting to get tired of it. Isn’t it over yet? Your snowblower hardly has time to melt off in the garage before you are out using it again. Here are some things you can do to spice things up a bit and lighten the monotony of snow removal. Make It a Race If you have teenagers, shovel a line down the middle of the driveway and offer a prize to the one who gets his or her side cleared more quickly. Your children may

  • DIY & Rennovation, Interiors

    Making Your Home Safe for Baby

    Preparing for the arrival of a baby can be an exciting time in your life; however, the long list of to-dos you suddenly have to move to the ‘to-done’ side of the equation can prove to be equally as daunting as it is exciting. At the top of that list should be the tasks that need to be completed in order to ensure the safety of your child. Completing the tasks before baby arrives will help ensure they aren’t overlooked once the baby grows and is more mobile, when the safety steps are paramount.  Cover the Corners

  • DIY & Rennovation, Interiors

    Are Custom Cabinets Worth it?

    If you’re considering finishing your kitchen, bathroom, or other living space with cabinets, custom cabinetry may be the way to go. While often more expensive, custom cabinets provide you more selections, styles, and flexibility. Here are a few things to know beforehand that will help you determine if they will work for you.  More Lumber to Choose From Your cabinets will last longer if they are made from wood. If you use a customer cabinet builder, you’ll have more lumber selections. If they don’t carry the wood you want, they can order it or