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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»

Caring For Your New Bathroom Countertops: Tips For Marble And Granite

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Installing new countertops in your bathroom is a great way to make this intimate space more luxurious and appealing. There are many ways you can keep your countertops looking just as beautiful as the day they were put in. Learn how to keep your granite or marble countertops in wonderful condition, so you can enjoy them for years. Marble A great thing about marble countertops in your bathroom is that you don’t have to worry about placing hot items, such as a curling iron or straightener, on your surfaces. Read More»

What You Can Do To Prevent Ant And Termite Damage

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It is amazing how such little things like a carpenter ant or termite can cause such an enormous problem with a home. Both of these pests can eat away at the wood in a home and can cause severe structural issues. Carpenter ants will eat away at the wood so that they can make nests. Termites will eat the wood because they get nutritional value from it. They can lay larvae that can infest the area and make the problem even worse. Read More»