Ida Matthews

Upgrading Your Patio With A Cover

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The patio can be an important part of your property. However, it can also be an unpleasant place to spend long periods of time due to the intense amount of sunlight that it can receive as well as the threat of rain. A patio cover can be an upgrade that will allow you to address these potential issues with your patio space. Decide Whether You Want A Patio Cover To Offer Full Shade

15 September 2021

Tips For Safely Operating Your New Lawn Tractor

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If you've used a lawnmower to cut your grass for a long time but have recently purchased a lawn tractor to make this job quicker and easier, you'll soon be enjoying the benefits of using this machine. Riding a tractor instead of pushing a mower is more enjoyable, but you'll still need to make safety your top priority. You can start by carefully reading your tractor's manual, which will provide a wealth of information on how to operate it safely.

9 July 2021

Types Of Window Glass Repairs

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Damaged window glass in your home can be a safety hazard and a security risk, plus it just looks bad. Fortunately, window glass can often be repaired. Condensation Condensation is an issue that occurs with double- or triple-pane windows. These windows are meant to be sealed tightly into their frame so that the air between them can't escape and moisture can't make its way in. Problems occur when something breaks the seal, allowing the insulating gas and air to escape.

26 March 2021

Four Types Of Hurricane Shutters

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Living in a hurricane-prone area means you have to take steps to protect your home. Choosing the right hurricane shutters is one of those steps. 1. Accordion Shutters Accordion shutters are folded up vertically just like an accordion. When they aren't in use, they fold into a tight strip that is stowed in a box along each side of the window frame. The shutter material is typically metal or sturdy polycarbonate, both materials that can withstand high winds and blowing debris.

29 December 2020

When You Need Another Sofa

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When you just move into a new home and you haven't purchased any furniture yet, then getting a sofa is just one of the many furniture purchases you will need to make. However, there are also a lot of other reasons why you may end up being in the market for a new sofa and here are just a few examples:  You're creating another family room in your home If you decide you are going to open up another area of the home to family and friends and you want to create a comfortable area to visit, watch movies, or even play board games, then you will be needing to furnish the room with the proper furniture and this includes a nice and comfy sofa.

23 November 2020

The Basics Between Different Types Of Window Framing Materials

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Are your home's windows well beyond the need for replacement? If so, you'll be looking into getting new windows installed sometime soon. With four types of framing material available, you'll definitely need some help narrowing down your selection. Vinyl One of the most popular types of window framing material is vinyl, which is due to a combination of its cost, looks, and energy efficiency. While it is not as strong as other types of framing material, it still has very good performance when you compare all of the framing materials.

23 September 2020

Inspection And Maintenance Recommendations For Your Home Septic System

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The process of keeping up your home and all its systems is a full-time job whenever you are home after work or on the weekends. With home maintenance, it is essential to keep up your septic or plumbing system to ensure that the waste from your home gets to where it needs to go and is treated appropriately. Here are some recommendations to make sure your home septic system is working great and kept up with regular maintenance.

28 July 2020

3 Major Benefits of Limestone Pavers for a Backyard Renovation

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If you're looking for a creative way to enhance the backyard, consider putting pavers down. You can use them for all sorts of things, such as pathways and patios. Out of all the paver material choices, limestone is one of the best. It comes with so many impactful benefits. Ample Color Variety Limestone comes in a lot of different colors today, from dark browns to vibrant yellows. Since there are so many color options, you shouldn't have any trouble finding a color that looks great in your backyard.

23 April 2020

A Guide To Quality Garage Organization

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It is important for people to recognize that their garage is one of the most important parts of their household. This part of your household isn't just a physical structure — it can serve as a place to store some of your most important belongings, a room to work on projects or hobbies, and so much more. The key to getting the best from your garage is by making it as organized as possible.

21 April 2020

4 Things To Know About Wood Flooring

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Wood flooring is still a popular choice even with so many flooring options available today. Wood floors give your home warmth, traditional style, and a bit of luxury. The type of wood you choose is a matter of personal taste since different species of wood have different colors, hardness, and grain appearance. Here are some things to know about having wood floors installed. 1. Engineered Wood Is Needed For The Basement

26 February 2020