2016

  • The Mold Problems In Your Home That You May Be Little Aware Of

    Mold can be a problem in your home that you may not even be aware of. There are times when obvious water damage from plumbing or flooding can cause mold. Other problems like leaks, moisture from plumbing, or condensation can cause mold to start to grow in your home. Even though a mold problem may start small, it will grow. Here are some of the mold problems that start small in your home and lead to bigger issues:
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  • How Clock Restoration Can Be A Meaningful Gift

    Are you still trying to figure out what to get your parents or grandparents as a gift? Does one of them own an heirloom clock that has seen better days? Although you and your family may be under the impression that there's nothing to be done for the clock, that may not be true. Here are some things that a restoration expert can do for your family's prized antique clock:
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  • Tips For Repairing A Ripped Window Screen

    If you've got rips in some window screens from a rambunctious dog, you'll probably have to replace the entire screen. You can fix tiny holes with thread or magnets, but the repair job looks shoddy if you try to tape or sew a large rip. Repairing a window screen isn't too difficult. All you have to do is pull out the old screen and force the new one into place with a roller and spline.
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  • 3 Tips For Preventing Mold From Growing In Your Bathroom

    The last thing that you probably want to see in your bathroom is mold, but the truth is that this area of the home can be very prone to mold growth. After all, mold thrives in warm, moist conditions, making the bathroom the perfect place for you to see it. Luckily, there are ways that you can help prevent mold from growing in your bathroom, so give these tips a try.
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  • Hold On Before You Rush To Repair Water Damaged Drywall Yourself

    If your home has been compromised by water damage, you likely want to get it repaired as quickly as possible. Perhaps you have plans to make some of the repairs yourself to save on repair costs, especially if you did not have insurance to cover the damage. Some people consider drywall repair as an easy do-it-yourself task, but they fail to realize the complexities that can occur when drywall has been damaged by water.
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  • 3 Solutions To Revamp Your Homes Exterior With Restorations To Brickwork

    Masonry is a very durable exterior finish that can last for decades and protect your home from damage. Over the years, the brick can also become worn and need repairs. Some issues like cracking and settling can be serious, while other problems like discoloration and signs of years of repairs may only be unsightly. Therefore, you may want to consider restoration when your brickwork has fallen into dismay. Here are some solutions that you may want to consider to revamp your brick exterior:
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  • Mold Remediation And Cleaning Up After Your Home Has Been Flooded

    Until it happens in your home, you may not realize the damage that flooding can do. You may have thought that you were safe from flooding, until a plumbing problem surfaced. This means that it may be time for cleaning up and mold remediation. There are various steps in the process of cleaning up after your home has been flooded. Here are some of the things that will need to be done during the cleanup process:
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  • Everything You Need To Know About Your Foundation Waterproofing Systems

    No matter what type of foundation you have, there is probably some type of waterproofing system. This can include interior and exterior systems, as well as drainage design. Some homes, such as basements, are more likely to have water problems. Crawl spaces and slab foundations are also affected by waterproofing problems. Here are some of the different waterproofing systems that you may need for your home: 1. The Basement Waterproofing That May Fail And Require Repairs
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  • 3 Things That Home Inspectors Look For

    Before you make a serious offer on a new house, there are certain things that you should do. One of those things is to have a home inspector come out to your house and check everything out. An inspector will look at everything and write a report for you. That report will tell you what things are in good shape, what problems the inspector found, and what may need to be done about any problems.
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  • Two Signs That It's Time To Clean Your Rain Gutters

    Although your rain gutters are very important, they can often be one of the most overlooked parts of your house.  Rain gutters help to funnel water away from the structure of a home so that you can avoid water damage in the lowest parts of your home's foundation.  However, unless you mark it down on your calendar, you may miss the signs that it's time to clean your rain gutters.  Use this information to learn more about the telltale signs that it's time to pull out that ladder and clear the debris from your rain gutters.
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