Home-Repair

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Clearing the air: 5 facts to know when choosing new roofing

When choosing products and materials for a new roof, many homeowners focus mainly on color and what their shingles will look like next to their existing siding or brick.Naturally, aesthetics and curb appeal are important. But an even more crucial element of your new roof is the attic ventilation system.If your roofer doesn't install a well-designed ventilation system through your attic, your home could be subject to problems ranging from moisture damage to irreversibly warped shingles to hazardous mold on... read more
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Downsizing as you age: 8 smart organization tips and tricks

It's easy to accumulate a lot of things throughout your life. From clothes and household goods to antiques and treasured keepsakes, decades of living often means decades of stuff. When you get to a certain age, it can be smart to start downsizing your belongings.Sometimes downsizing is inspired by a move and other times it's simply a proactive...
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Money-saving tips about roof shingles

Replacing an aging or damaged roof is an important step in providing crucial protection from the damage the elements can dish out — from heat, wind and rain, to snow, sleet and hail. But homeowners may not realize that the type of roof shingle they choose can make a big difference, not only in the protection it offers...
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Easy DIY projects to enhance your yard and garden

Itching for summer to arrive, when you can get out and enjoy your yard? Why not plan a DIY project to improve your outdoor space, while encouraging everyone in the family to get outside and have fun together?Here are some projects to consider, and the prep work involved.Check your deckDoes your existing deck need repair? Check for loose...
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5 smart ideas to refresh your deck

As seasons turn, your focus begins to shift to the outdoors. Your deck or patio becomes your new living room — an ideal setting for memorable moments with friends and family. If you look at these spaces and long for a refresh, the time to start planning is now. You have options, and many you can do yourself...
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