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Home Improvement With Flooring and Concrete

If you're looking to improve the value of your home, look at improving the flooring in your basement. Most homes are built on a concrete slab, and the basement tends to be an unfinished storage area; .
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All About Fencing

Fences can be crafted from many different types of materials, and in a wide variety of styles. So many options can make choosing a fence difficult. But worry no more. Choosing a fence is only as ..
(June 19, 2008)
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Choosing Your Type of Fence

There are many factors to consider when choosing your type of fence for a project. So you'll want to take a time to think a few things over carefully before heading out to buy materials. Appearance ..
(June 19, 2008)
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Think Safety First With Your Family, Friends and a Fire Pit

Fire pits have become quite popular among households these days. Next to the microwave, it seems that this device is carving a niche as a must-have device in every American household. Survey your ..
(July 02, 2008)
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What to Do About Clogged Gutters

As seasons change from one to the other, gutters can clog all too quickly. With rain, wind, sleet, heavy spring and winter storms, area animals like birds building nests and scattering debris around, .
(July 02, 2008)
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Roofs and Gutters 101

A solid roof and sturdy gutter are perhaps the top two features of any home, business or type of building. Without a roof, the rest of the structure would be right in the middle of the elements. ..
(July 02, 2008)
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How to Clean Your Gutters and Downspouts

Cleaning the gutters is one of those necessary tasks that every homeowner hates. If you let it go, though, you'll have gutters that won't drain and tiny trees sprouting on your roof. To keep your ..
(July 02, 2008)
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Basic Fence Building For Your Home

A fenced in yard is a great asset to a home. Unfortunately, paying a builder to install one for you can be very costly. Here are some basic things that you need to know in order to build your own ..
(July 02, 2008)
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Fence Post Setting Solutions

So you want to set Fence posts and are looking for some solutions. The first, obviously, is making sure you know what kind of posts you need. Once you know what you are using the fence for, it makes ..
(July 02, 2008)
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Fire Pits 101

Imagine how nice it would be to come home to a mild glaze of firelight illuminated by an outdoor fire pit. How about getting a sassy treat of home cooked meals grilled right out of an indoor pit? ..
(July 02, 2008)
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Home Improvement With Minimalist Style

If you're trying to find just the right look for a small space, try home improvements with the minimalist look in mind where the focus is on less over more. Minimalist style is a simplistic style ..
(July 02, 2008)
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Home Improvements on a Budget

With home improvements, you don't need top dollar to get top quality improvements, inside and out. In fact nearly anyone can improve their home environment - with even very limited budgets. It helps ..
(July 02, 2008)
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Interior and Exterior Project Planning

Home remodeling and redecorating can be very rewarding. There's generally a lot of hard work and elbow grease involved, of course not to mention planning fun. Among the many areas of focus for ..
(July 02, 2008)
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Home Improvements Shop Safety 101

When you are working around heavy equipment and materials, sharp edges and blades, and other tools and paraphernalia in your woodworking, fire pits, fencing, granite and other home improvement ..
(July 07, 2008)
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Home Improvement Design Elements

Before you tackle any home improvement project, you need to look at the design elements involved in order to determine which route to take with your project. Going the wrong way with your main steps ..
(July 07, 2008)
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Fire Pit Tables Dos and Donts

One of the interesting trends in home and patio renovations are fire pits; these can be fairly elaborate set ups, or a couple of steps up from waste paper burning in a steel waste basket. However, as .
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How to Make an Outdoor Fire Pit

A fire pit can add dimension and value to your home. Fire pits are very nice in the winter as well as the summer. There are kits available that allow you to simply put one together and away you go. ..
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Granite For Flooring Projects

No matter if you built your own home or if you buy an existing home, there are many choices when it comes to the flooring of your house or apartment. Take a brief time out and check out this overview .
(July 07, 2008)
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Get Organized For Your Home Improvement

Get your home improvement projects off to a better start and finish with good organization - from the get-go. With organization, you can have everything you need for your project at your finger tips, .
(July 07, 2008)
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Energy Saving Draft Stoppers

With the rise in gas prices and other energy resources, homeowners are often looking for ways on how to lower their gas and electric bills. During the cold winter nights, it is quite common to turn ..
(July 07, 2008)
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Home Improvements and Savings With the Hurricane Sock

With the threat of damage associated with hurricane season, more and more homeowners are seeking ways of keeping their home and possessions dry and safe. The best way to make sure home damage is kept .
(July 07, 2008)
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