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How to Protect Your Deck From Winter Damage

When the weather starts to get cold, your thoughts should turn to protection for your house. Moisture and freezing temperatures can wreak havoc on your home and the wood structural elements. Unprotected wood is one of the main contributors to things like mold, rot, and mildew. The place where damage is most likely to occur …

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Convert Your Garage To An Outdoor Living Space With These 55 Amazing Ideas

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Are you looking to add to your current living space? Before you invest in a costly home addition or renovation, there may be a more budget-friendly option available. If you have an unused garage, either partially or in full, it’s time to put that space to work for you and your family! An open garage …

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Best Roof Melt to Get Rid of Snow and Ice in 2021

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Although icicles are beautiful symbols of the holiday season, they’re also a sign of trouble. If you have icicles hanging from your roof, you could experience one of two problems. First, your roof and gutters system could break. Shingles might break and cause a serious leak in your home. Second, someone could experience an injury …

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How To Start an Indoor Garden for Beginners

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Gardening is a peaceful and productive hobby on top of being an important skill. It can teach you patience and consistency while giving beautiful and sometimes delicious final results. However, not everyone has the space or resources to plant a massive outdoor garden. It often discourages people from getting into gardening or even getting started …

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22 Awesome Backyard Improvements That Add Value to Your Home

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Even if you’re not ready to sell a home any time soon, adding some upgrades to your outdoor space now is a great investment of money and time, especially when it’s an upgrade you can enjoy with the family in the meantime. Even in a seller’s market, curb appeal is critical for drawing the attention …

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9 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Home Windows

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It’s the dreaded question that all homeowners have to face at some point— do my windows need to be replaced, or can I just repair them? Window decisions come with huge consequences that affect your home’s value, HVAC efficiency, energy bills, security, and savings. It’s tempting to do low-cost repairs but, sometimes, window replacements are necessary …

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