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Stud Welder Rental 101: A Closer Examination Of Costs Involved

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Maybe you have an automotive project that requires a stud welder, or perhaps you are working on some metal sheeting applications on your property. In either case, renting a stud welder if you do not own one is a logical choice. Stud welders are handy to have around, but if you are like most DIYers, you will not use the equipment frequently enough to use invest in a whole outfit to put in your garage.…

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Tired Of Fixing Your Shingle Roof? Here's How You Can Reduce The Need For Future Repairs

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As time goes on, you can expect your shingle roof to wear down and need repairs in order to continue to protecting your home. But when those repairs start to become inconvenient, it’s time to consider taking a few steps that will reduce your need for repairs in the coming years. Try one or more of the following techniques: Have Your Trees Trimmed An easy way to minimize wear and tear on your shingle roof is to have your trees trimmed on a regular basis.…

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Prepare To Have Your New Concrete Patio Installed

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If you do a lot of grilling outside and you’re tired of not having a stable surface for your grill and table, then it’s time to put in a patio so you can so you have a more comfortable outdoor lifestyle. Concrete is an affordable option for a patio and the construction goes fairly fast. Here are some tips for preparing for your new patio. Determine The Size And Location…

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Why You Should Hire A Remodeling Contractor For Your Home Remodel

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If you are thinking about remodeling your home, you might have found yourself looking at tutorials online or watching DIY shows on TV with the idea of doing the remodeling yourself in mind. However, even though this might seem like a good idea, you may want to think about working with a good remodeling contractor instead. These are a few reasons why this can be better than DIY projects. Do More With Your Remodel…

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How To Repair Your Old Patio So The Concrete Looks New Again

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If you enjoy spending time on your patio relaxing and entertaining friends, but you’re embarrassed about the condition of the concrete, then you should call a contractor to talk about repairs. While you can put down an outdoor rug, the measure is only temporary, and if the concrete is heaved or cracked, it could still be a tripping hazard. Here are some ways a contractor can repair your concrete patio to get it back in good shape.…

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Noises In Your Attic? You Could Have A Damaged Roof

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If you hear strange noises in your attic, you may have a rat problem. But if you can’t find signs of rat activity inside your home, check your roof. Rodents can create openings or holes in damaged roofing material. If you repair your roof, you can help keep rats out of your attic. Here’s how and why rats take advantage of a damaged roof and the solutions you need for both issues.…

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How To Tell If Your Tiny House Needs A New Roof

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Chances are if you are involved in the tiny house movement, your home is fairly new. This does not mean, however, that you should ignore your pretty new roof. Quite the contrary, as a proud new homeowner, it is your job to check on the health of your roof, preferably monthly. Relax. It only takes a few minutes of your time.  1. Look Up: One of the easiest ways to check on your asphalt shingles is to look up at the leading edge, along your roofline.…

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4 Tips For Flood-Proofing Your Basement

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A flooded basement results in costly repairs, and in some cases ongoing water damage and mold. If you live in an area prone to storms and flooding, it’s wise to be proactive in making your basement as waterproof as possible. Here are a few practical and effective ways to flood-proof your basement: Hire an Exterior Waterproofing Company  Exterior waterproofing is an innovative way to keep water from leaking into your basement.…

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4 Ways To Boost Your Business' Commitment To The Environment

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If you’re looking for simple but meaningful ways to help your business “go green,” you don’t have to be discouraged. It doesn’t take big steps like installing solar panels or installing a geothermal heating system when you’re just starting. Instead, take these steps to boost your company’s commitment to preserving the environment. 1. Increase recycling efforts. Many offices already have collections for paper recycling or plastic bottles, but they don’t go beyond that.…

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Your New HVAC Unit: Protecting It

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With a brand new HVAC unit, you may be happy to bid farewell to bulky units in your windows and enjoy the fact that you have one unit for both the cooling and heating inside the house. Because it’s a new unit and system, you might not give one thought to it until there’s something not working well. Rather than wait for trouble, you can maintain the new HVAC unit in the same way you maintain other parts of your home.…

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