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Landscaping The Small Yard: Reconciling Trees And Fencing

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Older homes in downtown areas have picturesque architecture and narrow backyards that must be finished carefully in order to maximize the space. If you have small backyard, you’ll need to choose the right trees and the right fencing in order to create the perfect backyard space. Fence For Privacy Unlike suburban homes that have spacious backyards, old-fashioned row homes or duplexes often have small backyard spaces that abut those of the neighbors. Therefore, your first thought in finishing off your backyard is to make the space as...

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5 Air Conditioner Replacement Considerations

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If your air conditioner makes more trouble than cool air these days, you may be on the fence about whether of not it needs to be repaired (yet again) or replaced altogether. While an all-new air conditioner installation is no small investment, it could pale next to the amount of money you have to keep pumping into an ailing one. Here are five things to ask yourself when evaluating this major home ownership decision. 1. “How Old Is My Air Conditioner?” Deciding whether or not to replace your air conditioning system could be as...

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3 Ways To Decorate The Exterior Parts Of Your New Windows

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As you’re preparing to get new vinyl windows installed in your home, you may want to start coming up with a plan of how you will decorate the exterior parts of these new replacement windows. Exterior window trim can help your home look nicer, and there are many options to choose from. This is something you should decide before replacing your windows because it might require some additional work during the window replacement project. Ledges When you look at the outside of your home before getting new windows, do you like what you see? If...

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5 Ways To Easily Manage An Outdoor Children’s Birthday Party

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Holding a birthday party for a child is a memorable event for the birthday kid and a whole lot of planning for adults. When hosting an outdoor party at your home, it can become very overwhelming to keep large groups of kids under control. Luckily the chaos can be controlled in an orderly fashion by implementing five different strategies. The following tips are easy to apply for any type of party and will make the planning and clean up as easy as possible. Recyclable Plates & Utensils Birthday parties can accumulate a lot of trash. This...

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3 Questions To Ask Your Commercial Construction Project Manager

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If you are a business owner ready to break ground on a brand new building, it can be scary to put all of your trust in your construction project manager. However, project managers, commonly referred to as PM’s, understand how to streamline the process and keep things moving. Here are three questions you should ask your commercial construction project manager, so that you can stay on the same page. 1: “What is the timeline like?” One of the key responsibilities of any project manager is overseeing the building timeline. In...

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Options For Adding Water Features To Your Backyard

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Your home’s backyard should be a place for you to relax and escape from the outside world. Adding water features to your yard can help to provide a tranquil atmosphere, beautify your surroundings and even increase your property value. If you decide that you want to add aquatic features to your property, you can choose from a variety of structures including fountains, bird baths and ponds. Fountains A great way to add a focal point and structure to your lawn is to build a fountain in a prominent area of the yard. The sound of water...

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Options For Resurfacing Your Inground Pool

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While an inground pool can last a lifetime, the floor and walls of the structure require resurfacing when they begin to show signs of deterioration. The presence of cracks, chipping, discoloration and peeling indicates that it is time to schedule major pool maintenance. You have several options when it comes to resurfacing your pool. Your selection of materials for the project will depend on your budget and aesthetic preferences. Plaster It is common for concrete pools to have a stark, white plaster surface. However, over time as the plaster...

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How Your Septic Technician Pumps Your Septic Tank

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Maintaining a plumbing system connected to a septic tank is no easy task. You not only have to worry about traditional plumbing problems, such as leaks, clogs, and mineral buildup, but also additional problems such as sludge buildup or septic backflow. For this reason, instead of draining your septic tank yourself, you’ve always hired a professional to take care of the job for you. Instead of wondering what exactly your septic tank technician does during a tank pumping, find out for yourself. Why Your Tank Needs To Be Pumped When it...

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8 Ways To Prevent A Fire In Your House

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If you are a homeowner, the very thought of a fire can send you into a panic. A fire does not just threaten your safety; it can also severely damage your home. The good news is that you can dramatically reduce your risk of a fire by just exercising good safety habits. Here are eight ways to prevent a fire in your house. Be Careful With Space Heaters A space heater can keep a room really toasty during the winter. However, if you do not use your space heater correctly, it can cause a fire in your home. According to Nationwide, heating equipment...

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3 Plumbing Issues To Address When Building A New Bathroom In Your House

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Adding an extra bathroom to your home during a remodeling project is a great idea, but there are several things to think about when it comes to the plumbing options for the addition. If you are thinking about handling this project yourself, you may want to think twice because there are certain things your new bathroom will need that you may not know how to install. Here are three important things you will need to put in your new bathroom. Exhaust Fan All bathrooms should have an exhaust fan, especially if they contain a bathtub or shower. An...

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