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Need New Countertops? Here’s How Granite And Quartz Compare

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If you’re planning to update your kitchen with high-end countertops, you’ll probably want to choose between granite and quartz. Either choice would be good and either would give your kitchen a true gourmet feel. Each material has its own advantages, so here are some comparison points to help you decide which one is best for you. Maintenance Quartz countertops are practically maintenance free. Of course, you’ll have to wipe up spills and crumbs, but since the stone isn’t porous, you don’t have to worry about it...

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Remove Permanent Marker From Just About Any Surface In Your Home

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When you have children living in your home, their artwork never fails to end up on more than just paper. Being able to clean permanent marker off of many different surfaces in your home will ensure that your home always looks as good as it can. Use the following guide to learn how to remove permanent marker marks from many different surfaces in your home. Carpets If your little artist got marker on your white carpets, you first need to vacuum up any dirt and dander on the carpet. This will allow you to clean the area better because there is...

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Learn How To Have Tree Limbs Safely Removed From Your Trees

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Having a beautifully manicured yard often starts with the trees. There are many people who do not realize how much of an impact the trees they have in their yard make on the overall look of the landscape. If you have large trees, they could be blocking your flowers and shrubs from getting the proper amount of sunlight they need to thrive, you may need to have the limbs trimmed. The following guide will help you learn how a tree removal company can help prune some of the branches of your trees to improve the overall look of your yard....

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Two Tips For Cleaning Full Length Drapes Without Damaging Other Things In A Room

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If you want your drapes to look their best, dust and stains need to be diligently cleaned up. While it’s relatively easy to clean even full length drapes if you have the proper tools, it may be difficult to avoid damaging other things in your room. To ensure that no undue harm comes to the rest of your room while you’re cleaning your drapes, don’t forget these two tips. Always Unfold And Take Down Drapes Before Vacuuming Them You might be tempted to vacuum your drapes while they’re still connected to the pole above...

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How To Put An End To Snow Mold

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Yellow, matted grass in spring is indicative of snow mold, a nonlethal fungal disease that attacks when the lawn is asleep for the winter. If your lawn is prone to snow mold, proper fall care is your best defense against this unwanted winter guest. Mow Low Overly long grass that falls over on itself can create the perfect conditions for mold after it snows. Your goal is to get the lawn down to a 2-inch height by the last mowing of the season, thus leaving it too short to easily fall over or mat. If you’ve been maintaining a 3 ½ or...

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Metal Roofing: Exploring The Pros And Cons

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Metal roofs have proven to be one of the most beneficial options the residential roofing industry has to offer. However, like all roofing materials, metal shingles are not right for everyone. Taking the time to explore both the pros and cons outlined below can help you to determine whether or not metal roofing is the right choice for your home: The Pros There are several impressive benefits that come along with installing a metal roof on your home. These benefits include: Longevity – Metal roofs offer one of the longest lifespans in the...

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Can’t Sleep? Try These Three Window Tricks

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If you’re having trouble getting a good night’s sleep, chances are your windows are partially to blame. Whether you’re trying to sleep during the day or night, windows let in light, noise, and radiant heat. This guide will explain easy ways to reduce these three things just by adding things to your existing windows. 1. Noise-Blocking Film Do you have noisy neighbors, nearby street traffic or another source of annoying noise near your home that keeps you awake? Until new prototype devices that block environmental noise...

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Five Hidden Benefits Of Plantation Shutters

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Plantation shutters are often chosen for their appearance, but they can provide even more benefits. The trick to realizing these five hidden benefits is to select shutters custom fit to your windows with the added upgrades you need. #1: Increased Security Thieves look for an easy target. A home with built-in, custom fit shutters is more difficult to access through an open or broken window. Although traditional plantation shutters are made of wood, there are also metal versions available that are specifically for security purposes. These have...

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Appliance Repairs You Can Do Yourself

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Some appliance service is best left to the professionals, but there are simple repairs that you can do with a minimum of knowledge and skill. Universal parts are available in home improvement stores, while brand specific parts may be ordered online or found in appliance stores that sell the appliance that you wish to fix. Two simple but common repairs include: Replacing power cords Replacing a power cord is often as easy as loosening the nuts that attach the wire ends of the cord to the motor.  Accessing the motor will require...

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The Dos And Don’ts Of Cleaning Out Your Dryer Duct

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Even if you clean out your dryer’s lint trap regularly, it’s still important to clean out the dryer’s ducts and vents every year or so. Whether you have a gas or electric dryer, there’s a duct that runs from the back of your dryer to a vent on the outside of your home. This vent carries exhaust and steam from your dryer to your home’s exterior to speed up your drying times and prevent carbon monoxide buildup. Over time, however, flammable materials (such as lint) can build up in your dryer duct, which can pose a...

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