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Improve Your Truck's Longevity And Value With The Right Liner

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Trucks can be a great investment when you find yourself hauling items back and forth. The bed space can be a good way to transport work equipment, chemicals, furniture, and more. But as you load the bed of your truck with random items, the bed can undergo some damage. In order to protect your investment, a bed liner can help keep the bed from getting gouged, dented, or scuffed. Additionally, by adding a liner to the bed of the truck, you can enhance the resale value of the vehicle.…

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Understanding Your Propane Home Heating System: Information For You

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When you purchase a new home, you will need to adjust to the many differences between your new home and your previous home. One of the key differences can be in your type of heating system, particularly if your heating system in the new house is a propane gas heating system. If you are accustomed to an electric or natural gas heater, you may find yourself unsure of how to deal with or maintain your propane system.…

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Why Custom Hardwood Floors Are Great For Office Spaces

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When it comes to shopping for hardwood floors for your office space, there are many different products to choose from. Usually, the most expensive floors are made out of solid hardwood like cherry, maple and mahogany. These floors have to be installed by hardwood flooring specialists. These are very different from modular floors that are made out of composite woods and can be installed for much cheaper. This article explains why custom hardwood floors, though more expensive, might be the perfect solution for your office.…

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Three Tips For Slowing Down A Partially Clogged Drain In Your Shower Before It Blocks Up Completely

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Especially if you’re in the habit of collecting a lot of mud and dirt on your body before you take a shower, a clogged shower drain will be one of the most frequent and annoying household plumbing events you’ll have to deal with. Fortunately, if you take a few precautions designed to decrease the rate at which your shower drain clogs, you won’t have to spend nearly as much time addressing the drain with more drastic means like vinegar.…

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Getting Ready For A Construction Project? 6 Ways Ground Penetrating Radar Can Help

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You’re about to embark on a construction project. Before you start digging, you should know what is buried below the surface. Things like underground utility lines may be present. If you damage them during construction, you may be responsible for the repairs. You also risk serious injury to you – and those around you – if you strike them while you’re digging. That’s where ground penetrating radar (GPR) comes in handy.…

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8 Tips To Maintain Your Septic System

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Your home’s septic system cannot be installed and forgotten. It is up to you and your family to be vigilant about the care of the system to keep it in good working order. Here are 8 tips you and your family can use to maintain your septic system. Keep oils of the system. Oils, such as bacon grease, that are poured down your drains can build up and cause clogs in your system.…

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Four Solutions To Help Integrate Solar Energy Into Your Water Heater

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If you are looking for ways to reduce energy consumption in your home, solar energy can be a great solution. It can be used in many different ways, such as to power outdoor lighting or to provide your home with hot water. It can also be used for complete energy systems to provide your home with electricity. If you are looking for more affordable solutions, here are some ways that solar energy can be used with your water heater:…

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Insulating Your Manufactured Home: Why and How

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When you purchase a manufactured home, you usually think that it is properly insulated for your needs. But especially in older manufactured homes, there are additional energy-saving measures that can help save you money in heating and cooling costs every year.  Why Use Blow-in Insulation in Your Attic? Typically, manufactured homes don’t have a lot of space in the attic. That makes them easier to build and to transport from the factory.…

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How To Replace Filing Cabinet Locks

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Even in an electronic age, filing cabinets are still used to store important documents. When the locks get damaged or you lose a key, you do not have to throw the whole cabinet away. It is also a good idea to replace filing cabinet locks every so often for security reasons. Here are some tips on replacing filing cabinet locks. Tools you need for this project include a screw driver, needle-nose pliers, drill, wrench, goggles, and replacement lock.…

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How To Seal Granite Tiles

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There are many tiles that require virtually no maintenance. Ceramic tiles, for instance, never need to be sealed because they are waterproof. They are made with a thin glaze that protects the tile from scratches and water damage. However, many people do not like the shiny look of ceramic tiles. If you prefer the more muted, Earthy look of natural stones, you should consider investing in granite tiles. This article will explain how to seal the grout and tile, so you granite tile floors can look great and last a long time.…

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