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Home Improvement

5 Considerations When Buying Pergola Kits

Outdoor living spaces have been growing in popularity for the last several years, with more homeowners looking to invest in their properties for relaxation and entertainment, rather than going elsewhere. This has meant a big boost in things like outdoor kitchens and living rooms, and the types of structures that help define them, like pergolas.

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Home Exterior

Exterior Wall Sheathing Options: The Ultimate Guide

Whether you’re building walls on a new home or you’re residing an older one, exterior sheathing has an important role to play. Exterior sheathing is a board or panel that may be made of several different materials. It’s installed over the exterior walls of the home, and can have several purposes from lending structural support

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9 DIY Pergola Building Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

Pergolas are one of the hottest trends in outdoor living. These open-air structures define areas, while offering partial shade for seating, outdoor kitchens, and patios. Pergolas can be custom made or built from kits, but these are often more expensive than most people would like. Building a DIY pergola, however, can be done for a

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Home Improvement

Composite vs Wood Deck – Which One Is Better?

A Comparison Of Composite Decking Vs Wood Decking Are you intending on getting a new deck installed? If so, you are likely going to be interested in a detailed comparison of composite decking vs wood decking. There are plenty of things to consider when you are looking at the two. Below, we will be going

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Home Improvement

Heated Floors – What Every Homeowner Should Know

Imagine stepping onto a warm, heated floor on a cold morning – that’s what electric heated floors aim to provide you with. Electronic radiant floor heating use a 15 or 20 amp electrical circuit, wired directly to their own thermostat. They’re made up of a series of wires, often embedded in mats, that are installed

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Manufacturer Spotlight

WarmlyYours – Company Spotlight

Providing warmth and comfort to homes and the people that live in them is what Warmly Yours does best. The creator of electric in-floor heating systems, WarmlyYours believes that being “radiant” isn’t just reserved for heating systems; it’s a way of life that extends to everything that they do. This prestigious and award-winning company works

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Home Improvement

5 Common Vinyl Siding Problems and How to Fix Them

Vinyl siding does more for your house than just beautifying it. Vinyl siding makes your home watertight, and they are popular and quite easy to install. Vinyl is easy to maintain, and the thought of never having to paint your home can be quite enticing. After all, vinyl siding does not chip or peel, and

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Home Improvement

How Much Does Radiant Floor Heating Cost?

Electronic floor heating systems can range in cost from $5 – $15 a square foot for the materials. Installed, they tend to cost around $20 a square foot. On the other end, Hydronic radiant heat systems can also have a range of costs depending on the system, how you’ll heat the water, and whether it’s

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Home Improvement

Everything You Need To Know About Attic Access Doors

Nowadays, nearly every building has an attic, and of course, attic access doors and panels. However, there are still some who don’t have attics– whether residential or commercial, thus overlooking the aspect of heat loss and air drafts that attics can provide. Moreover, when it comes to attic hatches, they can impact the overall proper

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Guest Post

The Differences Between Homestyle & 203(k) Renovation Loans

This is a guest post from The Wood Group of Fairway, a trusted Texas mortgage lender. In this article, we’re outlining the differences between homestyle and FHA 203(k) renovation loans – what you can use them for, loan limits, qualification requirements, and more. When you really want to buy a certain house but can’t swing

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