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What Are The Advantages Of Composite Decking?

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What Are The Advantages Of Composite Decking?

Composite decking products are a relatively new decking material. Knowing the advantages of composite decking and how it compares to standard and pressure treated wood can help you decide whether or not composite decking is right for you. What are the advantages of composite decking? Composite decking has the appearance of natural stained wood, but performs differently. Composite decking is made from a combination of wood particles and plastic that has been squeezed together in a tough, low-maintenance board. Advantages of composite decking include: No staining, sanding or sealing required. Traditional wood must be stained and sealed on a regular basis. Composite decking products are encapsulated in a plastic coating that make staining and sealing unnecessary. Easy to clean. The protective outer shell of the composite decking prevents the material from absorbing stains and spills. This simplifies the cleaning...

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Five Solutions To Protect Your Finished Basement From Water Damage And Moisture

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Five Solutions To Protect Your Finished Basement From Water Damage And Moisture

Finishing your basement can be a valuable addition to your home, but it also comes with many challenges. Dealing with water and moisture is one of the biggest challenges you will face. With the right systems in place, you will be able to keep your basement dry and avoid many of these problems. Here are some of the solutions you may want to consider to protect your basement from water damage and moisture: 1. Exterior Drainage And Waterproofing Systems  Exterior drainage and waterproofing is the best way to ensure that your basement does not have water problems. You will want to have a foundation waterproofing system for your home. In addition to this, drainage can help reduce static pressure, which can cause waterproofing to fail and damage your foundation. 2. Sealing Walls On The Interior Of Your Home  The...

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Top Reasons To Hire A Contractor For Your Yard Excavation

Posted by on Jan 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Top Reasons To Hire A Contractor For Your Yard Excavation

If part of your yard need excavated, you might want to hire a professional contractor for the job. To help understand why, you might want to check out the following benefits that would come from allowing a reputable contractor do the work for you. They Can Move The Large Rocks It might not look like it from the surface, but there might be a lot of very large rocks that will need to be moved once the excavation process begins. Some of these rocks might look like they are small enough to be carried by a person, but you might quickly realize that they are not as light as they looked. Also, even if you were to find a way to struggle through moving some of them yourself, you are putting yourself at risk of serious injury. Then there...

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Extend The Color Of Your Walls To Make Small Rooms Look Larger

Posted by on Dec 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Extend The Color Of Your Walls To Make Small Rooms Look Larger

Homes with small rooms can make you feel cramped and claustrophobic. Fortunately, a little paint and creative application can make those small rooms appear and feel larger than they really are. Below, you will find out how to paint the walls and outer portions of the ceiling in small rooms to give the room a larger, more open look. Supplies needed for this project include: Paint that is easy to clean and reflects light without showing every flaw {eggshell finish will do well}. Rollers, brushes and trays Painter’s tape Step stool and/or ladder Drop cloths or plastic carpet liner – plastic cling carpet liner works very well to protect carpeting because it stays in place as you move the ladder around. Measuring tape or laser measuring device Pencil Select the Paint Color For best results, choose paint colors that...

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5 Tips For Making The Most Of Vinyl Siding

Posted by on Nov 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Tips For Making The Most Of Vinyl Siding

Roughly 32 percent of all new homes in the United States are clad in vinyl siding. Not only does vinyl offer tremendous value, but it also comes in a surprising number of colors and finishes to suit the needs of any homeowner.Of course, not all vinyl siding is created equal; check out these tips for maximizing both the performance and aesthetic appeal of your vinyl siding, from choosing the right product to making sure it’s installed properly. Go Seamless If you’ve ever looked at a vinyl-clad wall that’s been in place for many years, you might notice a wavy pattern or ugly gaps, bumps or uneven areas. This occurs when the overlapped sections of siding are installed improperly or when they separate over time. While traditional siding comes in set lengths, forcing you to overlap them and creating seams in...

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