Home Building and Remodeling Tips

Brace Yourselves -- And Your Docks -- Winter Is Coming, Along With Ice Damage

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Did you just get your first dock this summer? You must have been very happy when the installation was done, leaving the dock nice and ready for you and your family’s vacations down at the lake or river. But the installation isn’t the only work you have to do on the dock; you have to get the dock ready for those times when you won’t use it, particularly in winter if you live in an area where temperatures drop below freezing.…

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Four Signs You Need To Service Your Septic Tank

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Septic tanks are a necessary alternative to sewer systems for houses and buildings located in rural areas. They make use of bacteria and chemicals to break down organic waste slowly over time. However, like all parts of your home, septic tanks can become damaged and begin to malfunction over time due to age and general wear and tear. Knowing the warning signs of a failing septic tank can help you determine when to contact a professional before your septic tank fails entirely.…

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3 Steps To Keeping Your Log Home Looking Like New With Sealant And Stain

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A log home can be a great looking home that can last for centuries. Your home will need some care and maintenance if you want it to stand the test of time. This can include repairing damaged logs and staining the wood to protect it from weathering. Sealing the logs can help protect your logs for years to come. Here are some simple steps to help you make your home last for generations:    …

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