2015

  • How To Recaulk Glass Shower Doors

    Glass shower doors, when properly installed, are both stylish and effective. The most vulnerable part of a glass shower enclosure, besides the fragile glass, is the caulk line along the seams. There might be caulk between glass seams, but also where the glass meets the wall and floor. All of these caulk lines are susceptible to molding. Black mold in your shower not only looks bad, but is also unsanitary. A moldy caulk line can also rot away and cause it lose the water tight seal.
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  • What To Expect When You Have Your Hardwood Floors Cleaned

    Just because you have hardwood floors instead of carpeting, it doesn't mean you don't need professional floor cleaning services on a regular basis. This is especially true if you have allergies and want to keep your floors as clean and free from dirt and dust as possible. You can dust and sweep your wood floors, but that usually just cleans off the surface, and it may even drive dirt deeper into the cracks and crannies of the floor.
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  • Travertine Countertops: Advantages And How To Care For Them

    Many homeowners looking to replace their old countertops often look at travertine as a possible replacement. This natural stone has a striking resemblance to marble, but is typically softer and visibly porous, giving it a natural, textured look.  With travertine, you can get a less expensive, yet highly sophisticated material for your flooring tiles, wall coverings, paving and countertops. This article will look at the advantages of travertine countertops and how to properly care for this material so as to retain its stunning beauty and prolong its lifespan.
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  • Improving Efficiency And Safety In Your Warehouse: Ideas For You

    When you are in charge of a warehouse facility, you are acutely aware of the potential safety hazards as well as the potential for disorganization. However, what you may not know is how to alter the way you do things or update the equipment you use to improve upon both issues. While you and your employees may be comfortable with the current routines and equipment that you have in place already, there is always room for improvements.
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  • The Benefits Of Fiber Cement Siding

    Fiber cement siding is an alternative siding option that is made out of recycled wood fiber and cement, and is applied to the sides of your home in the same manner as other types of siding. However, because of its distinct material makeup, fiber cement siding carries with it a number of distinct benefits. Understanding what fiber cement siding has to offer can help you decide if it is the right fit for your home.
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  • Fence Post Sagging? Tips To Reinforce And Support It

    A wooden privacy fence is a great investment for your home, both for safety and appearance. If you've enclosed your backyard in a solid wood fence, it's essential that you keep it upright and secure. Sometimes, a loose or sagging fence post could leave your fencing weak and unstable. If that happens, you'll need to reinforce your fence posts to keep the structure in place safely. Here are some tips for you to deal with your fence if you notice it starting to lean.
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  • Need A New Faucet For Your Bathroom? Tips On Choosing The Right One

    If you are purchasing a new faucet for your bathroom, you will soon find there are many options to choose from. Below is some information that should make things a little easier on you, and help you to choose one that you will be pleased with. You can then hire a plumber to install your new faucet for you, or do the job on your own. Types of Faucets What type of faucet you need depends on the type of sink you have.
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  • What Frameless Shower Door Options Should I Choose?

    Bathrooms were once considered an afterthought, but bathrooms are becoming another important part of what home buyers scrutinize when looking for a new home. While shower curtains are not expensive, they are also not the most aesthetically pleasing option. Choosing the right frameless door to replace the shower door or curtain that came with your home will make your home look more unique. Where to Use Frameless Shower Doors Frameless glass shower doors fit best in a home that looks modern and simple.
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  • How To Handle It When You Are Locked Out Of Your Car

    It can be an expensive and time-consuming inconvenience, but almost every driver seems to do it at least once. What is it? Locking your keys in the car. Knowing what to do if this happens to you can prevent it from becoming an even bigger hassle, which is why this guide is here to help. #1: Safety First It's not unheard of to lock the keys in the car with them in the ignition and with the car running.
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  • Two Ways You Can Prevent Hair From Clogging Your Drains

    Most homeowners view their drains as a catchall for waste, but drains do have limitations and hair is one of them. Over a short period, such as a week, a considerable amount of hair can accumulate inside your drains. When you consider the amount of accumulation within a year, it would be safe to assume that you'd have a major problem on your hands. Excess hair causes water to drain out slower and can lead to a back-up.
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