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  • 3 Tips To Change Up Your Lighting Fixtures

    You just don't have the desire to hunt down new lighting fixtures for your home, but you're not thrilled with what you've got. Are you stuck with them? Of course not. There are plenty of ways that you can update or subtly change your overhead lighting without having to rewire anything at all. Change Out the Bulbs Odds are that if you're dealing with an older fixture, you probably have incandescent bulbs up there.
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  • Waiting For The Ripe Time: How To Trim Fruit Trees Without Killing Them

    Fruit trees can be a fantastic asset to add to your property. They provide shade, beauty, and, best of all, food. They increase your home's value, but only once they are mature and fruiting. How can you get them there? Fruit trees can be sensitive to their environment, so it's very important to protect them and care for them properly. That means waiting for the right time to prune and trim them.
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  • How To Make Smart Choices When Choosing A New Furnace

    If you live in the eastern part of the country or the Midwest, then your furnace is undoubtedly the most important appliance in your home because average temperatures between 15 and 25 degrees Fahrenheit are likely during the winter months. A good furnace can keep you warm even in the most frigid weather. However, if your heater is more than 20 years old, then you may notice parts and pieces starting to break on a regular basis.
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  • How To Safely Remove Soldered Copper Tubing From Your Air Conditioning System

    Copper tubing is an integral part of any residential air conditioning system, and knowing how to work with it properly is a prerequisite for successful repairs. If you are planning to replace a soldered copper line, then there are several things you should know, but one of the most important is how to remove the old lines. Below is more information: A guide to removing copper tubing Both the elements of nature and accidents of men can cause damage to copper tubing.
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  • 4 Things You Should Do When You Have A Broken Window

    A broken residential or vehicle window can prove unsightly, uncomfortable and insecure, so it's important that you respond to this situation quickly and correctly. Here are four steps you need to embark on as soon as you see that damaged glass. 1. Clear Away the Debris Glass shattered by a hailstone or baseball may have gone flying all over the room, so approach the scene of the accident with caution. Always wear shoes and heavy gloves when cleaning up shattered vehicle or residential glass.
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  • A Superior Heating Source: 4 Reasons To Choose Propane

    While uncommon compared to more traditional heating options like natural gas and electricity, propane offers numerous advantages over more popular counterparts. If you're looking into alternative heating options for your home, it's time to give propane a chance for a number of reasons. 1. Propane is better for the environment. If you're interested in going green, you can feel good about switching to propane heating in your home. Propane is an approved clean-burning fuel by the U.
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  • Applying Auto Sealant For Your Car's Perfect Shine

    Auto sealant is a great way for you to extend the aesthetic life of your car. It's also a relatively simple and painless process that can be relatively inexpensive and make your car look great. Before you run out and apply sealant to your car, there are a few things that you need to know in order to have the best results with auto sealant.   What Is Auto Sealant?
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  • Protecting Your Asphalt Driveway During The Winter Months

    If you have recently had an asphalt driveway installed on your property, then you likely want to protect your invest due to the cost of the installation.  Thankfully, most asphalt driveways last between about 12 and 35 years.  However, if you do not properly care for your driveway during the winter months, then the asphalt may not last as long as you want it to.  Click here to read or follow the tips below to make sure this is not the case.
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  • Common Reasons Why Your AC Unit May Not Be Working

    An air conditioner biting the dust can be the worst part of summer. It's especially true when you call a technician and they're all booked up for days. The uncomfortable heat may encourage you to try to fix your air conditioner on your own. The first thing you need to do is diagnose the problem. You can start by learning the most common air conditioner problems. Some you can remedy yourself, while others will require a professional.
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  • Canned The Idea Of A Metal Roof? 4 Reasons To Reconsider

    When it is time to replace your existing roof, you may shy away from metal as an option because of price concerns or false perception of the aesthetic value. The modern metal roof is no less attractive than any other material and the higher upfront cost translates into a sturdy roof that can withstand the elements. Better Durability No matter the climate you live in, having a solid roof that can withstand different weather events is critical.
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