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Moving And Building A Home And Area Common For Hurricanes? Tips To Keep Your Home Safe

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If you are moving and planning to build your own home, there are many things to consider. This is especially true if you are moving to an area that is common for hurricanes. To help you get started, below are three things you can do to your new home to help you and your family stay protected. Protect Windows Because a hurricane has strong, forceful winds, this will break traditional windows easily. Read More»

A Few Things You Need To Know Before Buying Kitchen Cabinets

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You may not realize how much time you and your family spend in the kitchen until you start to remodel it. Once you get started, you will probably realize how many more changes you want to make. One of the ways to make a huge difference in the look and feel of the room is by changing the cabinets. Before you head out and spend a lot of money on them, here are a few things you need to know. Read More»

Are You Looking To Replace Your Electrical Panel? Factors That Will Affect A Price Quote

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An electrical panel goes by many different names, including a distribution board, a panel board, a breaker panel, an electrical panel, a fuse box, or a breaker box. Regardless of what you call yours, if you are considering replacing it, you may be looking to obtain an estimate before you make the decision to replace it. If you have talked to friends or family who have had theirs replaced, or looked up the information online, you may have a ballpark idea as to what it costs to replace one. Read More»

Three Things You Should Know Before Your Septic Tank Is Pumped For The First Time

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If you have moved into a house that has a septic tank system and this is the first experience you have had with a septic tank, then you need to understand that periodically it will need to be pumped. You should inquire from the previous owner when the last time this was done and how often this particular tank will need to be pumped. When the time comes to have the cesspool tank pumped, there are a few things you should know. Read More»

3 Ways To Add Warmth And Character To Your New Minimalist Style Kitchen

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For several years now, the biggest trend in kitchen design has been the sleek, neutral minimalist style. Its popularity has endured because it’s such a modern, clean, and bright look that has a broad appeal to many people. However, if you find the minimalist look a little too stark and austere for your tastes, you may want to add some warmth, color, and texture to your new kitchen. Fortunately, it’s not difficult to do this without straying too far from the fundamental principles of minimalism. Read More»

Improve Your Home's Insulation For Improved Summer Comfort

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If your air conditioner runs constantly and your home still feels hot and stuffy, the insulation could be to blame. If your home is not insulated against the outside heat and humidity, your home is more difficult to keep cool. Here are some tips for improving your home’s insulation. Have An Energy Audit An energy audit is an added expense, but it shows you where your home is lacking in insulation. Read More»

Real Wooden Cabinet Refinishing

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One of the biggest advantages to investing in a real wood cabinet is the fact that you can change it quite easily. Ambitious homeowners can refinish the wood and breathe new life into their cabinet through an enjoyable DIY project. This article runs you through the best techniques for refinishing a wooden cabinet. It is meant to help you decide if it is a project you should take on yourself, or if you should hire a professional contractor. Read More»

3 Custom Metal Fabrication Solutions For Commercial Buildings

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Commercial buildings are often plain and industrial looking, but there are things like custom metal fabrication that can change that. The implementation of ornamental steel fabrication can start with the construction process, and continue with finish work like railings. Here are some of the different custom metal fabrication features that will give commercial buildings a modern look: 1. Exposed Structural Elements for Modern Design The structural elements in buildings are often hidden out of view, but commercial buildings give you a unique opportunity to leave them exposed. Read More»

Three Common Types Of Skylights

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Skylights are a common roofing installation that can provide natural light into interior rooms that would not otherwise have access to it. There are three different types of skylights on the market, each of which provides the same function but possesses a different set of features which confer a distinct set of advantages and drawbacks to each variant. Understanding the three most common types of skylights and the differences between them can help you choose the one that is the best fit for your roof. Read More»