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Craftsman Window Replacement: Double Hung, Fixed Pane, Or Single Hung Windows?

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When it comes time to replace the windows in your old craftsman house, you want to stay as true to the original character as possible. Therefore, you’ll likely try to find windows that mimic the style of the character windows you are trying to replace. As you shop, you might wonder why some windows with the slide-up design are more expensive than others. One of the big determiners of cost is whether the window is double or single hung.…

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4 Types Of Magnetic Kitchen Accessories To Help You Stay Organized

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In the kitchen, one of the main areas where you’ll find magnets is the refrigerator. This is a great way to organize papers, food menus, and important notes, but it is not the only place where you can use magnets in the kitchen. Adding more magnetic areas in your kitchen makes it easy to stay organized and provides a quick way to retrieve items for your home. If you’re looking for an efficient way to organize kitchen items, then consider the following four magnetic accessories.…

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2 Reasons To Consider Portable Toilets For Your Remote Work Site

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One of the hardest parts about having your company performing services in remote areas is that it can be very difficult to get basic necessities and services, which is particularly true for basic plumbing such as toilets. Listed below are two reasons to consider utilizing portable toilets for your remote work site. Easily Moved One reason to consider portable toilets is if your work site is only temporary. This is a common issue with mining, oil, or logging camps that frequently move around to new work sites in order to maximize yield and profitability.…

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Gas Furnace Not Coming On? Check The Emergency Power Switch

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If your home feels a bit on the chilly side, you may think that your gas furnace is on its way to breaking down. Although a broken blower fan or another big issue can prevent your furnace from operating correctly, it may not always be the case. Sometimes, simple problems can keep a furnace from putting out warm air, including an emergency power switch placed in the “off” position instead of the “on” position.…

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Spring Into Action: Protect Your Roof Against Spring Storms

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April showers bring a lot more than May flowers – they also usher in a season notable for damaging storms. High winds, hail and especially thunderstorms can suddenly interrupt a sunny, temperate season. These unanticipated assaults can overwhelm a roof already weakened or compromised by structural damage and inadequate drainage. Here are some things you can do to spring into action by “spring-proofing” your roof. Replace Bad Shingles Asphalt shingles have many attractive points, including their agreeable range of style, color and price options.…

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Five Ways to Protect Your Barn from Barn Fires

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If you have a barn for livestock or even for farm equipment, it’s important to take every precaution to protect the barn from damage. One of the most common ways barns are destroyed is through fire. Electrical fires are one of the most common causes of barn fires, and, sadly, most of them could be prevented through careful planning and thorough maintenance. You can personally avoid most electrical fires if you do the following:…

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3 Tips To Remember When Buying A Plot For Your New Property

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 Building your own home can be an exciting time, but if you’re new to home construction, it’s important to plan things in advance to ensure you don’t run into common roadblocks. One of the biggest mistakes people make is to overlook the process of buying land for their construction, so here are three tips to remember: Keep an Open Mind One of the main reasons people struggle during the early stages of building a home is because they are not willing to compromise on their idea of the “…

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Fancying A Fence? 3 Unique Fencing Materials To Consider For Your Backyard

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From patios and decks to swimming pools and outdoor kitchens, outdoor living is an important part of your home’s value, appeal, and function. In addition to these outdoor improvements, a fence around your backyard is also beneficial. Of course, deciding to install a fence is not your only decision. Considering there are numerous fencing materials on the market, you may find yourself overwhelmed. Wood, vinyl, and chain link are all great options to consider, but you may prefer something a bit more unique.…

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Important Lake Dock Maintenance Tips

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If you want the most stable dock secured on your lake, then it is wise to hire a marine construction specialist to construct the dock for you. This is important to ensure the stability and security of the driven posts in the lake bottom. While proper construction is key in forming the best dock, you will also need to complete regular maintenance tasks. Keep reading to learn about a few tips to complete the tasks properly.…

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5 Reasons Your Tankless Water Heater Is Losing Water Pressure

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Tankless water heaters can suffer from low pressure output when an undersized model is installed in a home, but sometimes a pressure drop only occurs after the heater has been successfully used for years. Don’t ditch your heater just because its performance is changing. Find out what’s wrong by troubleshooting for these five common causes of tankless water heater pressure loss. Clogged Inlet Screen Some installers add an extra part that fits between the inlet hose for cold water and the heater.…

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