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  • Four Fast-Growing Trees To Plant Along Your Property Line

    Planting trees along your property line is a great way to separate your property from that of your neighbors. However, it's important to choose the right tree variety. The best trees to plant along property lines grow quickly and have compact, dense branches. Here's a look at a few excellent varieties to consider. Leyland Cypress A hardy coniferous tree variety, the leyland cypress can reach a height of up to 49 feet in just 16 years.
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  • Tips For Making The Outside Of Your Home Handicap-Accessible

    Making a home handicap-accessible requires more than a few changes indoors. The outside of the home is just as important for both safety and quality of life. Don't overlook the following when you are upgrading your home. Check Your Driveway If your vehicle is equipped for an assistance device, such as a power chair or wheel chair, your current driveway configuration may not work well. Modified vehicles, such as vans with attached lifts, may require a wider driveway or a neighboring "
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  • 5 Important Fixes For Older Homes

    Your home is probably the most substantial purchase you'll make in your lifetime. Buying an older home can save you money in the short term, but if it falls victim to structural issues, it could gradually bleed you financially dry. If your home is decades old, you can still enjoy it for years to come by keeping up with these key areas: 1. Leaks, Rot and Mold These three things often appear together, as leaks can cause wood rot as well as the growth of mold in your home.
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  • How To Ensure That Your Ductwork Is In Tip-Top Shape

    it's important for your ductwork to be in good shape; otherwise, it can be difficult for your heating and air conditioning to properly heat and cool your home, causing your system to use a lot more electricity and the quality of your indoor air to suffer. Luckily, following these two steps can help you ensure that your ductwork is in tip-top shape. Make Sure It's Not Bent or Broken Over time, your ductwork can become bent, broken, and otherwise damaged if you aren't careful.
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  • Your Septic System: Signs Your Kitchen Sink Is Telling You Something

    When you think about your septic system, you probably think about bathroom-related matters. However, the waste water from every room of your home goes into your septic system, so it's important to pay attention to other areas of the house as well. For example, there may be some tell-tale signs that your septic system is in need of pumping or repair, and your kitchen sink could be showing these signs quite visibly.
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  • 3 Important Questions To Ask A Pontential Roofing Contractor

    Having a new roof put on your house is a serious undertaking. For that reason, it is important to ensure that the contractor you are hiring to complete the job is the best possible candidate. Yet many people struggle with what to ask during the interview process. If your roof is in need of work, read on. This article will present three important questions to ask a potential roofing contractor. 
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  • How Spray Foam Insulation Can Improve Your Relationship With Your Teens

    The winter months mean long amounts of time spent indoors with your family, including your kids. Summertime months mean the kids are home more often. Teens are noisy by nature even when they are in the relative quiet of their home. No matter what time of year you spend extended periods closed up indoors with teenagers, they can get on your last nerve. Is there anything that can block out all the noise they enjoy and you don't like?
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  • Two Tips For Building A Home With A Paved Driveway

    If you are in the process of building your new dream home, it is likely that you will need to build a paved driveway. Yet paving projects are major endeavors, and if they are not done correctly or maintained properly, they can experience major structural problems. For those that have never done a paving project, there are a couple of tips you can follow that will help ensure your projects avoid some common issues.
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  • Home Remodeling Safety For Families With Kids

    Remodeling can be exciting for homeowners who like to see improvements made to their property, but it can also be a scary time for parents with young children. These tips will help you keep your kids safe while home renovations are taking place. Choose Contractors Wisely If you're hiring contractors to perform your renovations, hire a certified team of experienced professionals. It may be tempting to skimp on labor costs by hiring less qualified workers, but hiring a team of experienced professionals with a record of safety makes a big difference.
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  • Installing A New Well? Here's How To Ensure That The Water Is Safe

    If you are thinking about having a well installed on your property, you are probably looking forward to the benefits of having your own supply of water and not having to pay a monthly utility bill. One thing that you might be concerned about, however, is whether or not your drinking water will be safe for you and your family. Luckily, following these tips can help you ensure that the water that comes from your new water well is completely safe for your household.
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