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Proper Placement Of Interior Light Fixtures: 4 Tips

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Finding the perfect lighting for your home may come easily to you, but what about proper placement of these light fixtures. Proper placement such as how high and where in the room your light fixture should be placed is very important, not just for looks, but for safety concerns as well. See below for tips on the proper placement of your lighting in different rooms and areas of your home.…

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Three Ways To Make The Most Of Your Lawn Sprinkler

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When you live in a hot, dry climate, it’s important to make sure that your lawn gets the moisture that it needs. A lawn sprinkler system allows you to spray water throughout your yard within just a few minutes. Use the following guide to learn how to use your sprinkler system as efficiently as you possibly can: Don’t Accidentally Over Saturate Your Lawn One of the biggest problems that arise from having a lawn sprinkler system is a homeowner forgetting that they have turned the system on.…

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Repair And Repaint Your Seamless Gutters So That They Complement Your Home

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After having the outside of your home repainted, repair your seamless gutters and add a fresh coat of paint to them. Once finished, your gutter system will complement the way that your home looks and give it a fresh appearance.  Use The Following Items sandpaper (low and fine grit) hand sander epoxy sealant caulking gun water hose soapy water scrub brush ladder drop cloth paintbrush paint roller exterior paint bucket Sand Rusted Spots …

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3 Fantastic Gift Basket Ideas

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A gift basket is a fantastic way to bundle up a bunch of small, inexpensive items that may not seem very impressive on their own. Everyone loves to receive a fancy gift basket, so there’s really no way to go wrong with this type of gift. Consider the following gift basket ideas the next time you need to give a gift: College Dorm Gift Basket There is one thing every college student has in common: no money.…

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Flushing Common Myths About Septic Tank Care And Maintenance

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When you have a septic system in your home that involves an on-site tank, it can be a little disconcerting when you see all of the conflicting information about how it should be maintained. From online information sites to handy do-it-yourself homeowner guides, you may find your mind in a tailspin with all of the information. Unfortunately, not knowing how to rightly care for your septic tank can easily lead to a plumbing disaster.…

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3 Ways to Identify if Your Garage Door has Lost its Spring

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If your garage door won’t open, one of the causes could be a broken spring. It’s normal for the springs to wear out over time, although it usually takes a few years. How often you open and close the door every day has a bearing on how quickly they wear out. Replacing a broken garage door spring is not a DIY job, because it is very dangerous due to the amount of tension built up in the springs.…

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The Easiest Ways To Save Money When Moving

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No matter how you slice it, moving is going to cost you a good bit of money. However, there are some things that you might be able to do in order to save you as much money as possible. When you make use of the following ways to save a little cash, you might just have enough to buy yourself a nice dinner out your first night in your new town.…

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Do-It-Yourself Options For Basement Waterproofing

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A leaky basement is not just uncomfortable but it is also dangerous for your home. Allowing excessive moisture to build up in your home can mean encouraging mold and mildew growth along the building materials and in turn, this can be hazardous to your health and also be very expensive to clean up. If your basement needs waterproofing there are some affordable and easy options you can try yourself before calling a contractor.…

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Four Things You Can Have Done To Prevent Problems With Water In Your Basement

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If you have invested money in finishing the basement of your home, you want to prevent problems with water. Using interior and exterior drainage systems are some of the things that you can do to protect your basement. You can also do things like grading, installing gutter downspouts and install a sump pump that is large enough for your basement. If you want to protect your basement from water problems, here are four things that you may want to have done:…

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Home Interior Decorating For Safety

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If you happen to be a woman who lives by herself or with a child, you are the only one responsible for the safety of your home. Whether or not you live in an area that experiences high crime rates, it’s a good idea to be prepared. You can use the information here to help you decorate your home and keep it safe at the same time. Naturally, a security system would be a great investment, but these tips can be used with or without a security system.…

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