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Two Questions You Might Need Answered About Asphalt Repair

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Damage to your driveway can be a common problem that you will need to learn to address over the time that you own your house. Sadly, this is a type of maintenance that many new homeowners will not have the experience needed to know how to address. This can lead to problems that can greatly compromise the structural integrity of the asphalt, but you may be able to minimize these risks through enhancing your understanding about common asphalt repair concerns.…

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3 Smart Hacks to Make Your Air Conditioner Run More Efficiently

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Your home’s air conditioner is one of those things you probably don’t think about that often, but it can quickly become the most important thing in your life when it stops working in the middle of the summer. If you want to avoid having to call an air-conditioner repair specialist, regular maintenance check-ups are key. In the meantime, here are three smart hacks you can use to ensure that your air conditioner runs as efficiently as possible, reducing wear and tear in the process.…

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Remodeling Your Home? Make Sure You Consider Recycling Your Trash

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If you are doing serious remodeling of your home, you are going to be producing a lot of extra garbage. Your normal dumpster rental is not going to be enough to take care of everything so you are going to need to request extra rental dumpsters for the duration of the project. While you are making the request, talk to the garbage collection company about sending some roll off dumpsters for recycling.…

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Tips To Help Increase The Energy Efficiency Of Your Air Conditioning System

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Depending on which part of the country you reside in, running your air conditioning (AC) unit may be absolutely essential during the warmer seasons of the year.  However, as much as you need to keep your AC system going due to the intense outdoor heat, you could be feeling the pinch in your wallet.  Your energy bills may be taking up a significant portion of your budget, and it can even become financially unfeasible to keep your AC on.…

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Four Things To Be Aware Of Regarding Mortar Matching

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One of the most important steps to properly executing masonry repairs is matching the mortar of the pre-existing structure. The following are four things that should be noted and factored into the mortar matching process to find the appropriate mortar: The three major types of mortar are known as Type N, Type S, and Type M mortar. The first consideration that should be taken into account is whether the original mortar was Type N, Type S, or Type M mortar.…

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Need To Divert Rainfall From Your Yard? 3 Ways That Paving Can Help

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Living in a climate that receives a lot of rainfall can come with some challenges since it can be difficult to keep the rainwater from wreaking havoc on your yard. If you want to keep your landscape looking great and avoid large areas of pooled up water, you’ll need to design the yard with this goal in mind. When making plans for diverting rainwater away from your home and plants that you want to protect, consider the difference that well done paving can have for your property.…

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3 Solutions To Improve Your Home With Add Rain Collection And Grey Water Recycling

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Homeowners are becoming more concerned about their utility costs and adding more green features to their homes. This can include energy improvements like new LED lighting or automation. It can also include solutions like rain collection and grey water reuse to reduce water consumption. If you want to add rain collection to your home, combining it with grey water recycling can give you more from these green plumbing improvements. Here are some of the solutions you may want to consider to improve your home with rain collection and grey water recycling:…

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Roof Starting To Show Wear? Here's How To Squeeze A Few More Years Out Of It

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Does your shingle roof seem to be nearing the end of its lifespan? Maybe you’ve noticed a lot of granules coming off the shingles, or perhaps some of the shingles have begun to chip off or blow off completely. Replacing a roof is not cheap, and in some cases, you may need to try and squeeze another year or two out of that worn roof before investing in a new one.…

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5 Ways To Warm Up A Cold Yard Design

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If your yard seems cold and uninviting, you may just need to soften it in order to transform it into a space you’ll love to spend time in. But how can you soften things up, especially when hardscape is involved? Here are 5 ways to do it on any budget. Replace Sterile Concrete. An aging, cracked concrete patio can be a stark and uninteresting part of your landscape design. Dump the traditional pale square or rectangle shape and opt for a more flowing, curved design that has a warmer and more natural feeling.…

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Why Add A Roof Coating Before Hurricane Season Begins?

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If you have not had your roof coated recently, and if you live in an area that is affected by hurricanes, it might be a good idea to talk to a roofing professional about having a coating applied to the top of your home. This can be an affordable project that can be quite worthwhile, so consider these reasons to have this done before any major storms strike your area.…

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