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4 Attractive, Shade-Loving Trees For Your Yard

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Almost every yard has shady areas. Whether created by walls or an overhead structure, these areas are too cool and dark for many tree varieties. This means if you plant sun-loving trees in these areas they may not grow well or not bloom, depending on the type of tree. You don’t have to leave these shaded areas bare and boring. There are a variety of trees that thrive in shade and also add color to your landscape. Read More»

Rearranging Electrical Designs For Computer Households

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As computers become a more integral part of living and intrepid workers convert their homes into home offices, the shortcoming of electrical layouts can stick out like a sore thumb. When you don’t have enough electrical plugs, cables to connect with or consistent ways to use the Internet, it may be time to rebuild your electrical system to better suit your needs. Consider a few modification ideas that can enhance your home or small office to be more convenient for computer-based progress. Read More»

How To Troubleshoot Your Gas Water Heater

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Gas water heaters are often less expensive to purchase and install than other types, and the maintenance is sometimes easier than with an electric or solar water heater. There are going to be times when you need maintenance or repairs, but first you need to troubleshoot the problems you are experiencing. Here are some common issues with a gas water heater installation and what might be the issue. There is Insufficient Hot Water Read More»

3 Ways To Minimize Mold In Your Remodeled Bathroom

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Bathroom remodeling can give you the room of your dreams – or it can turn into a mold-filled nightmare if proper precautions aren’t used. There are a few easy tips to know and discuss with your contractor during the remodel process. Ignoring these tips could create an expensive mess in the future. Mold-Resistant Drywall  If you’re undergoing a major bathroom remodel, it’s likely that some of the walls were opened up to give your contractor access to the plumbing. Read More»

Options For Your Home's Water Line Repair

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If your home’s main sewer line has failed, then you have two options for fixing the problem. The first option is a traditional trenched repair, and the second is a trenchless fix. Each of these options has their own advantages. Here is some information on each repair procedure in order to help you make this very important plumbing decision: Option 1: Trenched Sewer Line Repair Traditionally, main sewer lines were repaired by removing the broken pipe and replacing it with a new pipe. Read More»