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Options For Adding Air Conditioning To Your Backyard Shed

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If you have a backyard shed that you plan to renovate for a workshop or office space, you want to make sure the space does not get overheated in the summer to protect your precious electronics and other equipment. A space that feels like an inferno during the height of summer is also hazardous to your health. You have a few options for equipping an outdoor shed with air conditioning. The following guide can help you decide what option is best for your needs. Duct System AC If you have a very large shed with more than one room and equipped...

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Dressing Your Doors? 3 Window Treatments For Your New French Doors

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Updating your home periodically is imperative for protecting your investment. From new windows or countertops to fresh landscaping and outdoor living spaces, these updates increase the appeal, function, and value of your house. To create a more modern and stylish space, many homeowners replace outdated sliding doors with French doors. Although the cost may range from an estimated $350 to $4,000, the project offers a large return on your investment. Choosing French doors is smart for lovers of natural light, but the added sunlight increases...

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Parking Lots Matter: How To Be Sure Your Parking Lots Are Appealing To Customers

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If you own a small business, the condition of your parking lot may not be at the top of your priority list. However, a parking lot is literally the gateway to your business, and a bad experience for clients and customers may leave them fuming before they even walk in the door. That’s why it’s important for business owners to ensure their parking lots are in top-notch condition and properly equipped. Below are a few things you can do to get your parking areas ready and kept in optimal condition: Start out right One of the worst...

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4 Rules For Trimming Your Pine Trees

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Pine trees can add a great amount of beauty to your yard, as long as you know how to care for them. You need to know when your pine trees need trimming and when trimming can cause damage to them. Here are four rules for trimming your trees. Do Not Trim Off The Top If your pine tree has grown to a large height and you decide it is too large for the space it is growing, do not cut off the entire top part of the tree. Topping your tree is not good for it whether you cut off two feet or eight feet from its top. Cutting the top of your tree...

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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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