Air Filtration

Air filtration is an important aspect of homes. Many new homes are built in such a way as to be as air tight as possible. While this sounds like a good thing because it cuts down on outside air coming into the house, it can also lead to some potential problems. Certainly, you want your

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Benefits of Dormers

If you ask a hundred people on the street what dormers are, probably only about half would have any idea. And fewer than that would be able to tell you the benefits of dormers. Dormers are relatively simple to construct and often look like miniature houses attached to the roof of a home. There are

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Fall Roof Replacement

Replacing your roof can be a major undertaking. Following are several reasons why fall roof replacement is best. One reason for fall roof replacement is cooler weather. If you’ve ever been on your roof on a blazing hot summer day, you know how uncomfortable it can become after a short time. The lower temperatures during

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Things to Look for When Buying a Home

Summer is a time when many people are looking to buy a home. Having an idea of things to look for when buying a home will help you in the process. Here are a few of those things. One of the things to look for when buying a home is whether the roof is sufficient.

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Summer Home Repair Tips

In the summer, more and more people are taking on do-it-yourself tasks. To help you with these tasks, here are some summer home repair tips. Number one of the summer home repair tips has to do with first aid. You need to always have a first aid kit handy. Just about everyone thinks they’ll stay

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The Impact of Siding on Your Home

For the past several years, bricks have been the choice of outer covering for homes. And they have proven to be a good choice for many people. But now siding seems to be making a comeback. Many improvements in this product have increased the impact of siding as an outer covering for your home. Financial

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The Benefits of Porches

For quite some time, modern homes have been built without porches. Things may be taking a turn the other way now that people are learning the benefits of porches. Here are a few benefits of porches for your home. Added curb appeal. Curb appeal is important in making a statement with your home or in

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Attached or Detached Garage?

Homeowners who have no place to park their cars can be faced with the question: Attached or detached garage? Building a garage, either attached or detached, requires some questions to be answered in order to determine which one best fits your needs. When cars were first starting to become available, the only place for owners

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A Home Addition: A Good Investment

Do you need more room in your home? If so, consider a home addition. They’re a good investment. If you decide to add to your home, you have choices. You can build on, build up, or dig down. But whichever one you choose for your home addition, there are some things to consider. Is there

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Benefits of a Remodeled Basement

When most people think about a basement, they see in their minds a dark, dank, smelly place where you keep things you may need some day. But most people don’t think about the benefits of a remodeled basement. Certainly, added storage is a plus for a remodeled basement, but that’s only one of many. And

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Remodeled Bathrooms Have Bountiful Returns

When you get back home after a hard day at your workplace, wouldn’t it be great to indulge yourself in a hot bath, soaking away the cares from work, relaxing those muscles that have been straining all day making a living? Doing nothing for a short while except enjoying the warmth of the water, letting

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Living Kitchens

More and more families are spending much of their time at home in what are coming to be called “living kitchens.” These spaces combine living rooms and kitchens to provide a new kind of family room. In the past century and before, kitchens were built far from the rest of the home. Early in our

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Full House Remodel

After trying to figure out several ways to finish the porch ceiling where it meets at the corner, we figured this would be the best solution to keep at the same plane. The existing porch is different widths on every side which makes the meeting point for the ceiling not a 45 degree cut. All-in-all, it

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