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Troubleshooting And Correcting Slow And Sluggish Drains

Drains are one of the little things that make life more convenient and are often taken for granted. Under normal circumstances, the drain whisks away dirt and grime with the wastewater and you never need to think about it again. But, when things go wrong and your drain doesn’t perform as expected, you can find […]

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Features To Look For In Energy Efficient Replacement Windows

Shopping for new windows is an important process. Your windows are one of the biggest ways you can improve your home’s efficiency, which will affect your budget for years to come. Look for these features to maximize the benefits of your investment. Extra Panes The greater the difference in temperature between the outside of your […]

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What Every Warehouse Manager Needs To Know Before Reconfiguring Their Pallet Racking Systems

If you manage a warehouse or a distribution center that stores combustible materials, such as aerosols or tires, you likely have well-designed fire and life safety systems for protection. However, if your facility is having a different pallet racking system installed, it’s important to understand that a change in your storage configuration can make your fire […]

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2 Things You Can Do To Prevent An Air Conditioner Fire

Your air conditioner is supposed to cool you off not make you hot. But if your air conditioner catches fire or starts a fire, you will most certainly end up far hotter than you were before you turned the AC on. Because it’s a cooling device, many people don’t associate their air conditioners with any […]

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Make The Most Of Your Bathroom Remodel With Upgraded Plumbing

Not every remodel involves tearing down the walls and working on the infrastructure. An inexpensive face lift may be all your bathroom needs. However, if you are considering a more extensive renovation, then upgrading your plumbing is probably in the cards. Make Use of Modern Materials Older homes use wrought iron pipes. These pipes break […]

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Expanding Your Woodworking Hobby Into A Full-Time Business? What Tools Will You Need?

If you’ve been a woodworking hobbyist for years, you may be ready to turn your talent and love into a full-time career. However, to earn a living at something that requires your hands-on attention during nearly all working hours, you’ll need to make your carving and construction process as streamlined and efficient as possible, while […]

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Dealing With Burst Pipes

There are many different ways that your home can succumb to water damage, one of which is by bursting pipes. You should know why pipes burst, the warning signs, and what to do in the aftermath. This will help you prevent water damage from burst pipes, as well as hopefully prevent a pipe from bursting […]

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Don’t Let These Remodeling Mistakes Ruin The Authenticity Of Your Victorian Home

If you own a Victorian-era home, then you probably want to do all you can to preserve the authenticity of its design and architecture. Unfortunately, a lot of owners of Victorian homes unknowingly make mistakes that take away from the authentic appeal of their homes. This hurts their homes’ resale value and impinges on their […]

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Soggy Backyard? How Can You Improve Drainage?

If you find that you’re reluctant to entertain guests in your backyard or even spend much time outside for a few weeks after a rain, you may be dealing with poor drainage. Wet lawns can attract mosquitoes, ticks, and a variety of other pests, and may even cause your tree roots to rot due to […]

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