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    Five Common Exterior Remodeling Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

    Home is a place of relaxation and recreation. It’s usually the place you look forward to after a long day at work or school, so when it’s time to fix or replace things, how do you go about it? Here are five common exterior remodeling mistakes that many homeowners commit without realizing it:   Tearing Out Walls or Siding Toda... Read More

    by kevinmckenzie on February 22, 2018Comments (0)
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    Roof Maintenance Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

    Being exposed to the different weather conditions throughout the year, it is no surprise that the roof of your house needs regular attention and maintenance. When was the last time you inspected the roof of your house? If your answer is long ago, you might need to go up there and inspect for problems. Roof Maintenance is highly important because... Read More

    by lge77 on March 12, 2018Comments (0)
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    4 Free Software Tools for the Remodeling Industry

    I had originally posted this in the Software & Tech section, and I see that a couple hundred folks have read it. I hope that this info is valuable for you! Just to keep it visible, I'm uploading it as a blog with a few updates.Starting with a new software tool can be tough - you lay out a significant amount of money, and then you have to rus... Read More

    by kevinmckenzie on December 19, 2016Comments (0)
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    When Your Customers Won't Pay: Financing Your Receivables

    When you're running a construction business, cash flow is extremely important. You can't start any jobs without enough cash to purchase your materials. Furthermore, you probably have employees to pay, and other overhead expenses. You probably even have vehicles or trucks to pay for, and getting financing for trucks isn't easy either. That's not ... Read More

    by grinro12 on November 17, 2016Comments (0)
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    by Gordon Forsyth on June 02, 2015Comments (0)
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    3 Ways to Use Tile in Your Home

    Tile can be integral to many rooms in the home, including the bathroom and entryways. However, there are many other ways that you can use tile in your home to help improve its looks and function. Tile comes in many different materials, sizes, colors, and styles. All of this means that you can use it to create stunning, one of a kind looks in an... Read More

    by lge77 on December 28, 2017Comments (0)
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    5 Tips for Choosing Hardware for Amish Furniture

    When it comes to quality, real wood furniture there are few types as admired as hand-made Amish furniture. While Amish furniture lacks the ornate, complicated style that can be found in other types of wood furniture, it more than makes up for it with its simplistic beauty and robust design. The finishing touch of any piece of furniture, includi... Read More

    by lge77 on December 08, 2017Comments (0)
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    Vinyl Flooring

       Vinyl flooring, also referred to as resilient flooring, has been growing in popularity recently. Perfect for high traffic homes, vinyl flooring is a durable, easy to clean alternative to most other floor coverings. Modern manufacturing techniques make it possible to produce vinyl flooring in almost every color, texture, and patter... Read More

    by lawndart on June 16, 2014Comments (0)
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    Tips On How To Approximate The Right Garbage Bin Size For Construction Projects

    If you are planning a kitchen renovation, bathroom remodelling or any other construction project, consider renting a construction garbage bin. These are large, open-topped waste containers that are unlike traditional garbage bins in that they are not emptied into garbage tracks but are instead replaced by empty ones and the full ones ferried by ... Read More

    by KitchenAndBath on February 14, 2018Comments (0)
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    7 Bathroom Remodeling Mistakes that Everyone Makes

    Whether you are planning on doing major renovations or simple touch ups that improve the space, there’s a lot to consider when remodeling a bathroom. Remodeling your bathroom can be so stressful. Don’t make it any harder by committing any of these 7 common mistakes.1. Failing to consider proper ventilation Bathrooms need proper vent... Read More

    by KitchenAndBath on August 08, 2017Comments (0)
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