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What Sets A Commercial Garage Door Apart From Residential Garage Doors?

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Garage doors aren’t just for houses. If you own a business with an attached warehouse or loading dock, you’ll need garage doors that let goods in while keeping other unwanted items out. But choosing a garage door clearly meant for residential use is out of the question. Those doors simply aren’t built to handle the daily rigors of an ordinary business day. Commercial garage doors, on the other hand, set themselves apart from their residential counterparts in a variety of ways.…

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Weather Damage, Summertime, Roofing Repairs, And You: A Few Things You Need To Know

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Residential roofing companies have been very busy so far this summer. There are have been dozens of tornadoes reported, wind storms that could almost have been labeled tornadoes, and plenty of hail. After the cleanup of all of these weather disasters, homeowners are clamoring to find help to fix and replace their roofs. This is on top of the already pre-planned roofing projects that roofing contractors had scheduled. If you are one of the hundreds of people who now have roofing damage as a result of this or that weather condition, here are a few things you should know about residential roofing repairs in the summertime.…

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What To Do If You Drop Something Important Down Your Drain

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If you happen to drop something down a drainpipe in your home that is very valuable to you, you might instantly feel devasted, as if the item is gone forever. Before you panic too much, you should realize that the item might not be completely gone just yet. There are steps that you can complete that may help you recover the item you lost in your drain. Here are several tips to help you with this.…

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3 Reasons To Have Your Siding Installed During The Fall

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If your home is need of a siding upgrade, then you need to figure out the best time of year to schedule a siding installation. Spring and summer tend to the busiest months for siding contractors, but these aren’t the optimal seasons for siding to be installed. Instead, the best time of year to schedule siding installation or replacement is actually fall. Here are three reasons why fall is the best time of year for your siding replacement.…

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Desigining The Perfect Outdoor Space For Entertaining

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A backyard can be an amazing space for entertaining friends and family. But it will only be a good place to host a party or intimate dinner if you have the right setting. You really won’t make a great impression if you have a flimsy outdoor table and some plastic chairs sitting on an uneven patch of lawn. Your guests won’t be comfortable and you definitely not impress them with the set up.…

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3 Rules to Follow When Remodeling a Newly Bought Vintage Home

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You have invested in your dream home, which just happens to be a vintage masterpiece that needs some work and remodeling. Before you start calling in contractors to get your remodeling goals accomplished, there are a few simple rules to keep in mind.  1. Wait and watch a while.  A lot of new vintage homeowners will immediately jump in and start making changes to their older house. You may be anxious to get the remodeling underway, but it is best to let the house “…

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4 Steel Fabrication Solutions To Create Exposed Structural Details In Architectural Designs

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Metal or steel fabrication is used in various industries, including construction and new building designs. Often, features like steel skeletons are hidden in the finishes of buildings but exposing some of these features can give your architectural designs unique characteristics. Here are some of the ways steel fabrication can be used to create structural details in your architectural designs: 1. Custom Metal Stairs With Unique Designs And Shapes For Designs…

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How to Prevent Mold Growth in the Bathroom

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Bathrooms experience a great deal of humidity and moisture, which can naturally contribute to mold and mildew growth over time. Beyond being an aesthetic concern, as black and green growths over the surfaces in your bathroom are far from attractive, mold growth is also a serious health concern, as the presence of mold spores in the air can lead to or aggravate respiratory conditions. Ventilation and Circulation One of the best ways to prevent mold growth in your bathroom is to ensure a constant and adequate amount of air circulation in the room.…

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Replacing A Defective Well Pump In Your Well

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Getting water from the well and into your home is easier now than it used to be. You no longer have to go out and dip the water up with a bucket tied to a rope. Modern well pumps are often installed in the well, but there are external ones as well that are near the wellhead or inside the house. If either pump fails, you have to have the right tools and the knowledge to replace them.…

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Three Reasons To Use A One-Piece Shampoo And Soap Niche

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If you’re having your bathroom shower renovated, a shampoo and soap niche may be a detail that you want your contractor to install for you. This built-in shelf will hold your shower supplies, which is usually favorable to other ways of storing them. There are a couple of options when you’re thinking about this niche. One is to have the contractor install a one-piece niche, which is often made of plastic, and the other is to have him or her build one out of the tiles being used in the construction of the shower.…

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