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Garbage Disposal Repair and Cleaning Tips

March 28, 2013

Do you have a garbage disposal that is starting to smell? Does your garbage disposal have problems grinding up food? An older garbage disposal will need to be replaced. There are some simple things you can do each week or month to extend the lifespan of your garbage disposal.

Do Not Over-Use a Garbage Disposal

In many cases, a garbage disposal will stop working because …

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How To Prepare Your Home For Sale

March 19, 2013

Deciding to sell your home can be both and exciting as well as stressful time as you prepare your home for the listing. When you've decided that you're ready to put your home on the market here are some important things you should consider:

  • Before listing your home take the time to de-clutter every room in your home. By removing personal items as well as
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Essential Tips To Maintain Your Home’s Heating System

November 21, 2012

It is not uncommon for homeowners to dread their energy bills during the cold months of winter, especially those who live in extreme temperatures. However, if you know and practice some energy efficient steps, you can help lower the overall costs associated with your heating unit and improve your home's overall heating system. While some areas of improvement are able to be done yourself, others …

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3 Tips On Dealing With Mold

November 5, 2012

Mold is any homeowner's nightmare, yet occurrences of mold infestation, happens so frequently. So many homeowners have had to deal with the horror of noticing the ugly bluish black streaks characteristic of mold on their walls and the hassle that comes with cleaning it. The following are some simple tips you can follow to make sure it does not happen again.

1. Know how to …

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Four DIY Bathroom Remodel Tips

October 18, 2012

The safety of seniors in the bathroom can be of extreme concern, especially to the senior's children who may live many miles away. There are alarming statistics from around the globe. The Queensland, Australia, Injury Surveillance Unit found that 79 percent of injuries to seniors in the bathroom involved a fall or slip. Of those seniors who fell or slipped in the bathroom, over a …

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Concrete Interior Design Tips

September 27, 2012

In certain parts of the country, concrete homes are very popular.  Homes made of concrete are more soundproof, more resistant to bad weather conditions and to pests, have lower energy bills, and require less maintenance.  While it has these advantages, not every homeowner is willing to invest in a concrete home or may not be able to purchase one.  Fortunately, one can still incorporate Dallas

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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes this Winter

September 20, 2012

Prevent Frozen Lines:

If you are wondering how to prevent your pipes from freezing over in the winter-time, you are not alone in the battle.  Repairs for rain gutters, frozen sprinkler lines, busted pipes, and all sorts of expensive disasters happen though the freezing snow.  Find ways to counteract this, prevent the breaks, and save that money come spring time.  You have better things to …

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House Painting Tips And Tricks

August 22, 2012

In the back of every do-it-yourselfer’s head is the age old phrase, ‘If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.’ This can be a great motto to help get your home projects like house painting done. Sometimes you need to employ the help of experts, but often you can get by with just a few helpful hints from the professionals.

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How To Burglar Proof Your House

August 22, 2012

I have lived in a quiet neighborhood for the past 5 years. The neighbors are friendly, the surroundings serene. You would never think that this would be the place for home invasions. This neighborhood has had a low crime rate until recently.

I decided that before I was the victim, I was going to make my home break in proof from the neighborhood bandit.

Outside

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5 Fall Home Maintenance Projects You Can’t Ignore

August 22, 2012

Fall is right around the corner and it's time to start doing things around the house to get your home ready for the colder weather. Whether you start with the pipes or chimney is up to you. However, these are tasks that you can't overlook. Here are just five fall home maintenance projects you can't ignore.

Clean the Chimney

If you have a fireplace, there's …

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Bathroom Remodeling Tips – A DIY Guide

August 22, 2012

A Word of Advice..

Finishing the Project You Started:

Many people have decided a DIY remodel is a cheaper alternative when remodeling their bathrooms.   But, a word of advice from a girl who tried to re-tile herself, just call a certified expert.

The cost of purchasing the wrong parts or not getting enough materials can add up.  Trips to the store over and over can …

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