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  • Exterior Waterproofing Tips To Help Protect Your Home

    If you have a leak in your crawl space or in your basement, you will most likely look to the interior of your home for the problem, but the exterior of your home is where you should be paying most of your attention. This is especially true if those leaks are more likely seepage from exterior elements. There are a number of things you can do to help protect your home and waterproof the exterior of your home.
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  • How Your Roofing Insulation Can Save You Money On Energy Costs

    One way to save money on energy costs is with proper roofing insulation. Some may assume they need modern roofing technology or expensive upgrades to see results. While there are many energy-efficient roofing techniques available these days, insulation can help you a great deal without you needing to do too much extra if you don't want to. What Are the Benefits of Proper Roof Insulation? Having the proper insulation beneath the entirety of the roof can do wonders for your energy efficiency.
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  • 3 Reasons To Build Your Home From A Pole Barn

    When you think about constructing a barn on your property, you might think about doing it so that you can use it for a storage building, a shelter for livestock, or a building for keeping vehicles and equipment sheltered from the elements. However, you can actually use a pole barn as the makings of a new home for you and your family. Here are three reasons why you should consider building your home from a pole barn:
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  • Are You Designing A Ranch-Style House?

    Have you decided that you want a one-story house? Perhaps you now live in a two-story house and you realized that the time is coming when it will be hard to manage stairs, or maybe you have decided that you want a one-story house just because it appeals to you. No matter the reason that you're going with a one-story home, have you chosen to have a ranch-style home built?  If that's the case, here are some ideas that might help you.
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  • Tips For Preparing Yourself For Your Log Cabin Construction

    Making the decision to invest in a custom-built log home is a big one. If you have finally made that decision, you are probably wondering about the timeframe that you're looking at before your home is ready for you to move in. Understanding the fundamentals of the process can help you to accurately set your expectations and prepare yourself for the process that's ahead. Here's a look at what you need to know.
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  • Dock Types To Consider For Your Lake Property

    If you have a cabin or home on a lake, then you may want a dock to enjoy the water as much as possible. Because docks are specialty constructions, you should speak with a dock construction company about building the dock for you. Before speaking with such a business, you will need to decide on the type of dock that you desire. Keep reading to learn about a few of your options.
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  • Things To Look For In Spotting Attic Insulation Issues

    When it comes to general heating and cooling, few things affect the efficiency in your home quite like the insulation. If you haven't checked out your attic insulation in a while and you are having trouble keeping your home comfortable, you may want to think about taking the time to examine your attic insulation. There are several common problems that you'll need to be attentive to, and knowing what to look for could potentially save you hundreds in unnecessary heating and cooling costs.
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  • Winter Is Almost Over: How To Get Your Chain Link Fence Ready For Spring

    If you've had a particularly harsh winter, your chain link fence may be paying the price. Winter weather can wreak havoc on your chain link fence, especially if you didn't take steps to winterize it this past fall. As soon as the weather warms up, you'll need to get outside and care for your fence. Here are four steps you'll need to take once spring arrives. Clear Away the Vegetation
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  • Tips For Adding An Addition For A Nursery To Your Home

    If you have a new baby coming and don't have enough room in your home right now for a nursery, adding a home addition might be the right solution. Of course, adding a home addition to your home is a big project that shouldn't be taken lightly. These are some of the tips that can help you with building a home addition that will be perfect for your new family member.
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  • Learn Why Your Outlet Is Hot

    Is an outlet in your home hot to touch? If you experience this problem, make sure you don't ignore it. A hot outlet is one that is sending a signal that there is some trouble brewing. Your ability to quickly discover the source of the problem can be the difference between your family's safety and putting them at risk. Discover some reasons why your outlet may be hot. Damaged Wiring
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