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  • Stud Welding Systems 101 | An Inexperienced User's Guide

    Stud welders are used in many different construction and manufacturing processes, but a stud welding gun is also a useful tool to have in your own garage. The stud welder makes the process of welding simple, even without a whole lot of experience. If you think that you would like to have a stud welding system of your own, it is likely that you have a lot of questions. Here are a few of the most common questions about stud welders and the answers you should know to get you started.
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  • Eco-Friendly Ways To Prevent Furnace Heating Inefficiency

    One of the ways that energy is wasted when trying to heat a building has to do with inefficiency inherent in the system. Part of this is leaks in the insulation that keeps heat from a furnace inside, and part of it is in the operation of the furnace itself. Here are some eco-friendly ways to prevent and repair inefficient areas of your heating system that might be causing you to waste energy.
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  • 4 Things Landlords Need To Know About Killing Bed Bugs With Heat

    Bed bugs are a big problem in apartments, not just for tenants, but for the landlords who need to pay for pest control treatments. If only one of your tenants has reported seeing bed bugs in their apartment, you may be tempted to only treat their unit, but this is a mistake. If one of your tenants has bed bugs, others could too, and the whole building needs to be treated.
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  • Glass Completely Full: How Using Glass Can Make Your Bathroom And Shower Appear Larger

    Sometimes your budget can leave you with a bathroom/shower that's smaller than you had hoped for. Sometimes it's a matter of practicality. However, when it comes to small bathrooms and showers, there's a lot you can do to make it appear larger, and it starts with glass. Why Glass? Glass is relatively cheap to manufacture and produce now. It's also a well-rounded material. This allows for a wide ranging array of colors, designs, and sizes that you can use in tiling and designing your bathroom without gashing a hole in your bank account and watching the money drip out.
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  • 3 Reasons Why Your Water Heater Needs Servicing

    Every homeowner is responsible for the maintenance of the appliances in their home, and the water heater is no exception. With it being essential for your daily shower and cleaning dishes, you definitely do not want to go a day with the heater being broken. Look for these 3 signs that the water heater will need to be serviced to prevent a problem from happening: The Water Never Gets Hot Enough
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  • Help Keep Your City's Streets And Waterways Clean By Parking Legally

    If you live in a city that cleans its roads with street sweepers, heeding parking regulations doesn't just help you avoid a parking ticket. Following your town's rules about street parking will let sweepers come through and clean the streets, which, in turn, will also keep nearby waterways clean and healthy. Following local parking regulations might be inconvenient, but doing so will help the environment. Street Sweepers Clean More than Streets
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  • Window Replacement Helps With Security And Energy Conservation

    Are you thinking of ways to insulate your home this summer? Are you also worried about the security of your home? If so, then perhaps it's time for you to think about window replacement for your home.  There are a few good reasons why now is a great time for buying new windows:  Modern Window Glass Offers Stronger Security Thieves are always looking for ways to break into residential homes, but home invasions seem to spike during the summer months.
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  • 4 Tips To Save Money When Having Your Driveway Paved

    Paving your driveway can be a smart plan for several reasons. It's a good way to boost your property value, for example, and it can make your outdoor landscaping really stand out. Plus, it can provide a safe, clean place for your kids to play, for you to park your vehicle and more. However, paving your driveway isn't known for being a cheap project, and you could be worried about cost.
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  • Simple Ways To Keep Your New Kitchen Cabinets Organized

    After having new cabinets installed in your kitchen, keep them neat and organized with some simple tips. As a result, you will easily be able to find the items that you want to use each day and can keep on top of what items you need to buy. Labeled Containers Use containers with lids to place small items that do not stack well inside of the cabinets. Make labels for each one by printing the names of the items being stored on self-adhesive paper.
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  • How To Install A New Doorbell

    Installing a doorbell is fairly easy to do on your own as long as you have basic electrical skills. You must keep your safety in mind and get the right supplies first. Keep in mind that if you did not purchase a doorbell kit that came with a transformer, you need to make sure you get the right transformer depending on the voltage needed. The Tools and Supplies You Need
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