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How To Keep Pesky Pests Out Of Your Prized Garden

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If you have a garden, you want to protect it as well as you can from pests in the area. The tips in this article will help you keep some of those pests away, so you can enjoy your garden the way it should be enjoyed. Set up a security camera You can put up all the barriers you want, but they aren’t going to protect your garden if they are targeting the wrong pests. Read More»

Roof Drains 101: What You Should Know

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Roof drains allow any water on the roof to drain out and away from your home’s surface in order to protect it. They might seem simple, but are actually a very important aspect to your roofing system. Here are some things to know about roofing drains and tips for choosing the right ones. How to Choose the Right Size One common mistake made when getting roof drains installed is not choosing the right size. Read More»

How And When To Use A Power Disc Sander

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When it comes to many home improvement project, the only thing stopping homeowners from doing the job on their own is the fact that they do not have the right tools (obtained from outlets such as Bourget Bros Building Materials). However, most home improvement stores rent just about any tool you could imagine or need. One of the most useful tools for many projects is a power disc sander. This article will explain a few projects that you can do if you rent a construction-grade disc sander and how to safely operate one. Read More»

Don't Get Stuck In The Heat: 3 Ways To Extend The Life Of Your Air Conditioner

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If you’re like most people, you want your air conditioner to last as long as possible. That means that you’re going to do everything you can to keep it in good condition. In addition to the routine maintenance it’s going to need each year, there are some other simple tricks you can use to help your air conditioner last longer. Here are a few things that you can do to keep your air conditioner in peak operating condition. Read More»

3 Tips For Preventing Theft On Your Home Construction Site

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Are you currently building a new home? Is it a big job, with a lot of workers, tools, and materials? If so, one of your biggest risks could be losing materials and tools to theft. Unfortunately, there are some people who look for construction sites as a quick way to make money. They may look for materials that can quickly resell, such as expensive granite and stone or scrap metal. They may look for tools that they can sell at a nearby pawn shop. Read More»