Category: Home Improvement

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Home Improvement

How Long Does Septic Tank Last?

The life span of concrete tanks will depend on the manufacturer and the year they were built. Different states have varied rules on tank production. Septic tanks are a type of onsite sewage facility. They are frequently used in rural areas that are not connected to a sewerage system. After 23 years in the septic

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Home Improvement

Can You Paint Vinyl Siding?

The great news is that most vinyl sidings are some of the best materials to repaint. There are just a few steps to follow to ensure the paint job gets done the right way. Pre-finished vinyl sidings have been promoted as “Never Having To Be Painted.” Although manufactured with strong coatings that are abrasive resistant,

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Countertops

7 Quartz Vein Countertop Design Ideas

Countertops that are crafted from materials featuring natural veining have always been popular. However, in recent years, the preference was towards solid or light-flecked colors. In 2019, highly-veined and more decorative countertop trends are resurging. When selecting countertops, homeowners and designers are drawn to those veined patterns that stand out and grab attention, The ideal

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Home Improvement

What Is Dutch Lap Vinyl Siding?

Siding protects the exterior of your home while giving it a finished appearance and instant curb appeal. Many sidings, however, both require a lot of maintenance and eventually replacement in order to keep protecting your home the way it was meant to. Vinyl siding is one alternative to the more high-maintenance siding types. It doesn’t

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Framing

Austin Texas Homes and Buildings Utilize Insulated Concrete Blocks

Contemporary healthcare buildings constructed with ICF Wall System’s insulated concrete blocks (ICBs) provide patients and medical staff a healthy, comfortable, safe and quiet indoor environment. ICF Blocks are also energy-efficient, quick to install, low-maintenance and durable – all features that save healthcare building owners money.  ICF Wall System Meets the Requirements of a Modern Healthcare

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Home Improvement

17 Exterior Window Trim Ideas To Spruce Up Your Home

There’s no question that homeowners place a lot of thought into their window choices. After all, windows play a big role in the way a home looks and feels – both inside and out. Spacing, layout, size, and shape are factors that are typically considered when designing the windows on a home. But just as

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Exterior

Frieze Board: A Complete Guide For Homeowners

When it comes to perfecting the exterior of your home, the beauty is often found in the details. Frieze board trim can often go overlooked during the design process, but it’s a fine and critical detail that actually makes a big difference in the overall appearance and performance of a home’s exterior. There are many

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Home Improvement

CDX Plywood: Everything You Need to Know

Picking the right type of wood for home building projects is absolutely essential, as the type of wood can impact performance, durability, and long-term maintenance to be expected. Different types of wood can offer different pros and cons, and while CDX plywood may be the best pick for one DIY project, it may not hold

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Framing

ICF Concrete Block Garages: The Benefits of Building Your Garage with ICF

A detached concrete garage built with the insulated concrete block forms is wind and fire resistant. They also create energy-efficient and moisture-resistant detached garages. Moreover, the concrete block garages provide the design flexibility that can accommodate any garage plan, and because it is fast and simple to install, it saves time and money during the

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