Home Building and Remodeling Tips

Does Your Sidewalk Look More Like Stair Steps? What You Can Do

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Your sidewalk should be a pathway that you can walk across easily. If your sidewalk looks more like a set of stairs rather than a smooth pathway, it can make walking across the sidewalk more difficult for you or others. Those uneven parts of the sidewalk can cause you or someone else to fall and cause injury. To repair your sidewalk, you may need a full tear-out and replacement if they are in bad shape, or you may be able to repair the sidewalk yourself.…

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2 Interior Signs That Your Home's Raised Foundation Needs Repairs

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If you have an older home with a raised foundation, you may wonder whether or not it is still in good condition. However, you may not relish the thought of crawling underneath your house to check for damage. If so, look for the following signs inside your home that its raised foundation may be in need of repairs. 1.  Gaps Form Between the Floors and Baseboards One of your foundation’s primary functions is to support the lower level floor of your house, helping to keep it sturdy and level.…

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Worried About The Well House? Electrical Safety Tips When Using Temporary Heating Equipment

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Rural homeowners who live in areas where winter temperatures are often well below the freezing mark face some unique home maintenance challenges. One of these involves trying to ensure that their water well pump, pressure tank, and any exposed water supply lines housed inside their well house do not freeze, which has the potential to split or burst pipes, damage components, and leave the home’s occupants without water for long periods of time.…

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