Category: Home Improvement

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Home Improvement

Which Foundation Repair Is Right For You?

Foundation issues can be one of a homeowner’s worst nightmares. Because your house sits on its foundation, any sinking, cracking or shifting can create a devastating domino effect through the entire structure. Walls can separate, windows can move out of alignment and doors can become stuck. If any telltale signs of damage have appeared in

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Home Improvement

What Causes Cockroaches in a Clean House

It’s Saturday and you have dedicated your entire morning to cleaning the entire house. You’ve fully dusted every room, decluttered every corner, and vacuumed the floor in your house. You went the extra mile by installing screens on your window and self-shutting doors. Finally, it’s squeaky clean up to the last inch. Now, you sit

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Attics

Everything You Need To Know About Wall Mounted Ladders

Many people in different kinds of trades are required to use some type of climbing device on a regular basis. For homeowners, it can be as simple as using a ladder as a step stool to reach high areas, change a light bulb, as well as smoke detector batteries. For those who like doing DIY

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Flooring

How to Install Electric Radiant Heating Under Laminate Flooring

Heated floors are usually associated with tile, particularly in a bathroom. But electric floor heating can work with almost any type of flooring and has benefits that extend beyond traditionally tiled rooms like the bathroom or the kitchen. Laminate flooring in particular has become a popular choice for homeowners who wish to install a heated

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Countertops

The Benefits of Prefab Quartz Countertops

When selecting stone countertops, you have likely come across both prefabricated (prefab) and slab options. Both are made of stone, but with lower cost, higher durability, and a wide range of options, prefab countertops, especially quartz countertops, have become one of the most popular choices for home remodeling. What is a Prefab Quartz Countertop? Prefab

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roof rats
Home Improvement

How to Get Rid of Roof Rats

Nobody wants a roof rat infestation in their home. From damaged goods to just the thought of these pests running around your home, many people shudder from the thought of rats. If you suspect a rat infestation in your home or know you have rats, it’s important to handle the situation and get rid of

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Fire-Rated Attic Access Doors
Attics

Everything About Fire-Rated Attic Access Doors

While it would be really nice if all materials we build with are fireproof, there still remains the fact that we can’t have an entirely fireproof house or commercial building. However, there are still some materials that builders and contractors can work with that are fire-resistant– from access doors and panels to insulation, and even

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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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Exterior Sheathing
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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Decking

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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