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  • Ways to Convince Pests to Leave Your Yard Alone

    If you live in an area where pests such as raccoons, skunks, bears, and deer are rampant, you want to do everything in your power to keep those pests from hanging out in your yard. Otherwise, they can get in your trash cans, destroy your garden, bring ticks in your yard, spread diseases, and even pose a safety risk to your pets and family. There are some simple steps you can take to make your yard less attractive to these pests.
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  • 3 Signs That It's Your Well And Not Your Plumbing That Is Causing Poor Water Pressure

    If you have well water and are dealing with poor water pressure, you could be wondering if it's your well or your plumbing that is causing the problem. Although both problems could cause water pressure issues, there are a few ways that you can determine the difference. These are a few signs that your water pressure issues are being caused by your well and not your plumbing. If these things apply to you, then it's time to call a well pump service professional (such as one from Seismic Drilling) to come out and take a look at your well.
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  • How To Clean Your Roof Of Algae Stains

    Algae stains are ugly. They create dark streaks that go across your roof and cause it to not blend with the rest of the house. This is very frustrating for homeowners because it can lower a house's overall worth. As a result, many homeowners are taking the war against algae into their own hands by cleaning the algae themselves or hiring a roof repair contractor to do it for them. If your roof needs any other repairs, contact a roofer like Golden Spike Roofing Inc.
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  • Four Ways To Protect Your Home Against Storm Damage

    Whether you live in Tornado Alley, along a hurricane coast, or just have frequent wind or hail storms to contend with, taking steps to make your home more secure against storm damage is a smart idea. The following four security ideas provide the utmost in safety. #1: Get Ready for Impact The windows on your home are the biggest concern during any storm. Wind, hail, or blowing debris can shatter the glass or break a wooden door.
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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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