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Three Reasons Why Your Modern Home Design Needs Juliet Balconies

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Porches have long been a traditional factor in homes. From older homes with wrap-around porches to new homes with a front receiving porch and backyard for kids to play in, a porch is common for homes of most styles. If you are interested in building a modern home, and want to add more porch-like options, you should consider installing Juliet balconies in some of the rooms. Here are three reasons every modern home needs a Juliet balcony. Read More»

Avoiding Sewer Emergencies

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Transporting wastewater away from your home and property is one of the most important responsibilities that your plumbing system will have. Unfortunately, problems with disposing of wastewater can be extremely damaging and disruptive for your home. Yet, this is a threat that is often overlooked by homeowners when it comes to maintaining their property, which may leave them unprepared for this particular hazard. Have Slow Sewer Lines Pumped Immediately A slowing of the sewer line is one of the most common performance problems that a plumbing system can encounter. Read More»

How To Tell If You Should Purchase New Windows For Your Home

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As a homeowner, one of the things that you have to consider having replaced from time to time is that of the windows. When was the lat time you had to pay for new window installation? If it has been so long you can’t remember, or if you just moved into an older house that has original windows, it might be time to talk to a company about hiring them for a window installation project. Read More»

Why Disabled Veterans Should Launch Their Own Construction Business

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When your military career comes to an end, it’s time to start thinking about what your future is going to bring. You’ll need a new career to pursue. As you start considering your path, one thing you should think about is how you can transition your military career into something that will make your future more successful. One way to do this is by starting a veteran-owned construction business. Here are a few reasons why you should consider this. Read More»

DIY Tips For Painting Your Old Cabinets

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Do you have cabinets in your home that are looking a bit outdated? If you’re tempted to rip out those cabinets and replace them with new ones, consider some DIY remodeling tips that can help get some new life out of your existing cabinets that have been stained. Here are some tips that will help you do it on your own. Prep It’s important that you remove the doors and hardware before you get started. Read More»

Home Remodeling Contractor Tips For Not Blowing Your Renovation Budget

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When it comes time to renovate one or more rooms in your home, your budget should be your absolute top priority. Before you start dreaming of all of the high-end designer finishes and appliances you can install in your home, first, you need to take a realistic look at your bank account. Once you know how much money you have to work with, then work backward to make a very detailed budget for the remodeling project. Read More»

Crash Trucks: A Guide To The Cushions Of Construction

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Nobody thinks of construction zones as “cushion-y.” However, there is one such piece of equipment that is often referred to as a “cowboy cushion” or a “crash cushion.” While these are all the same names for the same device, it really is not a cushion in the sense of something soft, squishy, or fluffy, either. Yet, it will save your life if you are working in a construction zone and the crash truck (which is another name for this same piece of equipment) absorbs the impact of a car that hits it. Read More»

Why Pre-Built Trusses Make Sense For Building A Barn

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Building a brand new barn is often the only option to make space for keeping your horses, cattle, or other livestock on a raw piece of rural land. While stick-framing techniques involving rafters were once the only option, today’s barn owners can choose to order pre-made trusses instead. These trusses make barn building much easier in many ways, regardless of the style or size of building you need to add to your property. Read More»

The Benefits Of Steel Log Siding

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Those who own cabins or homes near lakes and rivers may love the rustic look of a log cabin exterior. Unfortunately, there are many downsides to using real logs on the exterior of your home. Fortunately, steel log siding is a viable alternative to log siding that looks realistic. If you are considering steel log siding, here are a few of the benefits that this type of siding has over traditional log siding. Read More»

Rental Property Renovation Tips For New Landlords

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So you’ve bought a rental property as an investment and want to find a great tenant who will pay the rent on time and keep the place looking nice. Well, the best way to attract good tenants is to make sure that the house or apartment is in great shape by making certain improvements. Here a few tips to keep in mind as you start this exciting project. Painting No other renovation project makes a property look as fresh and inviting as a new coat of paint. Read More»