• Remodeling To Make A Bathroom Senior-Friendly? 3 Features To Prioritize

    Making bathroom remodeling improvements has a lot to do with considering who will be using the bathroom the most often. If you're designing the bathroom remodel with a senior in mind, there are a number of specific features that can be great to include. Instead of designing the bathroom with just your current needs in mind, consider some of the following tips so that the bathroom is as suitable as possible for someone to use as they get older.
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  • Have Cracked Concrete? Know How You Can Repair It

    If your home has a concrete patio, driveway, or walkway, chances are that it will become cracked at some point. Cracks are quite a common problem with concrete, and thankfully, they can be repaired. Here are some tips for how to fix cracks in your home's concrete. Large-Crack Repair Tips It may seem odd, but you will need to widen a large crack in order to repair it. This is because it's important that all sides of a concrete crack are not jagged but instead are straight.
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  • What Factors To Consider When Renting Scaffolding

    If you are looking to paint a tall building, you may be looking at renting scaffolding. Scaffolding gives you a sturdy foundation on which you can stand to complete projects that are higher than a ladder would reach and/or which necessitate more stability than a ladder would give. However, there are different types of scaffolding. Knowing what factors to consider when you are looking to rent this construction item will help you find the type that is ideal for your project.
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  • Allergies And Your Air Conditioner: Things To Consider

    When the weather channel calls for a heat wave, you are thankful that you have air conditioning; however, within a few minutes of turning it on, your eyes are watery and itchy and you start sneezing uncontrollably. What gives? Well, it could be that your air conditioner is irritating your allergies. You're probably wondering how you could possibly be allergic to air conditioning. To clarify, it's not that you're allergic to your AC unit; it's that you're AC unit is kicking up the elements that you are allergic to.
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  • Five Signs A House Might Fail An Electrical Home Inspection

    When buying an old home, you should always engage a licensed electrician to perform an inspection before you commit. This can protect you and your family from potential electrical hazards as well as extensive repair projects. But before you schedule your electrician's visit, there are a few points you can easily check to see whether the home will disqualify immediately or whether it's worth a full inspection. These five signs are details you can easily note (often visually) while walking through the house.
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  • Beyond Aesthetic Appeal: Three More Factors To Consider When Choosing Your Roofs Color

    These days, you can have your roof in almost any color you like. Many people are excited at the prospect of choosing their roofs color, but you should be careful so that the excitement doesn't derail the process. Your main priority may be to get a color that you like and compliments your house's look, but there are other equally important considerations such as: Quality In your zeal to get the best color, do not forget that the paint still has to be of the highest quality possible.
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  • How To Troubleshoot An Electric Water Heater

    A failing water heater comes with a host of problems and inconveniences, from uncomfortably cold showers to dishwashers and washing machines that can no longer get the job done without a sufficient supply of hot water. Fortunately, many common electric hot water heater issues can be fixed without the help of a repairman, even for homeowners with few DIY skills. Before you call in the pros, check out these simple fixes to get your hot water heater up and running once more.
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  • What Roof Coating Materials Are Available?

    Roof coating is a liquid membrane that is applied over a home's structure in order to protect the roof from the sun's harsh UV rays and damage from the elements. It is not used on all roofs, but highly recommended. The coating allows the roof to stretch and return to its original size without showing damage. Here are the different types of roof coating materials available. Coating Materials With no Reinforcing Fabric
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  • 4 Tips For Creating A Healthy Organic Garden

    Do you want to start a garden in your yard? Do you want the garden to be organic? Chemical products like fertilizer and pesticide definitely make gardening an easier task. However, many gardeners are now avoiding those types of products and striving for gardens that are completely organic. An organic garden only uses elements that could be found in nature. It's based on the idea that healthier soil makes for a healthier garden and that the best way to keep soil healthy is to keep it natural.
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  • Tired Of Holding That Hose? 3 Eco-Friendly Garden-Watering Solutions

    After you first had your landscaping installed by a professional or planted a yard full of flowers yourself, you may not have minded watering your lawn and garden by hand in an attempt to conserve water. You may have even enjoyed it, as it gave you a chance to admire the beauty of your new yard as you watered. Even the most enthusiastic gardener grows tired of watering their landscaping by hand, but some worry that irrigation systems will use more water than necessary.
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