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Excavating And Construction Considerations For A Walkout Basement

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You’re a do-it-yourself type who’s always looked forward to homesteading – and now you’re ready to start building your new house. You’ve bought hillside property so you can have a walkout basement for extra living space. You may be trying to decide whether to do the basement excavation and construction yourself or to hire a professional. It’s smart to think about hiring an excavating contractor, since walkout basements have particular issues that can lead to wall failure if not constructed properly.…

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How To Fix Common Home Plumbing Problems

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Most homeowners are aware that plumbing leaks and other problems should be taken care of as soon as possible to prevent water damage and high water bills, but they do not look forward to spending the time and money to call a plumber. However, there are many plumbing problems that any homeowner can fix on their own without hiring a plumber. Here are a few basic home plumbing problems that you can fix without calling a professional.…

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Garage Door Selection: Familiarizing With Triple-Layer Garage Doors And Their Benefits

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Did you know that your garage door makes up 30% of your home’s overall aesthetic appeal, and improperly insulated garage doors also contribute to the overall heat loss of the homes? Needless to say, the type of garage doors that you choose have a huge overall impact in the appearance, durability and energy efficiency of your home, so it is crucial that you make a choice carefully. Among all of the designs and styles on the market, most professionals would recommend shelling out the extra money to get a triple-layer garage door.…

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