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Why Is My House So Dusty? 5 Possible Solutions

Even if you clean your house regularly, you may notice that it’s a struggle to keep dust at bay. It might be inevitable, but that doesn’t mean you can’t manage and reduce it. This article is for you if you regularly find yourself asking, “why is my house so dusty?” If you’re frustrated by how…

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3 Basic Maintenance Projects You Can’t Afford to Forget

Home maintenance tasks are easy to forget. We take our dryers, smoke detectors, and roofs for granted until there is a problem. When done regularly, these three home maintenance tasks will save you money in the long run. 1. Clean your dryer duct Periodically cleaning your dryer duct helps your dryer work more efficiently. When…

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How to Coat, Reseal, or Repair Cracks in Asphalt or Concrete Driveways

Sealing asphalt and concrete driveways renews their look and helps combat corrosion and freeze damage. It can be an inexpensive DIY project that extends its usable life, saving you thousands in driveway replacement costs. In warmer climates that don’t see frost, it’s not always necessary to do much more than seal cracks and fill pits…

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Summer Maintenance Checklist for Your Home

Behind every eye-catching house is a homeowner that works hard to keep it that way. Roof, siding, windows—every piece of your home needs routine care to work efficiently and keep up curb appeal. A simple seasonal checklist will help keep track of your home’s growing to-do list and ensure nothing gets let behind (or worse,…

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12 Little Accidents at Home and How to Fix Them

Your home suffers a lot of wear and tear each day. It’s normal to see hints of damage here and there – but wouldn’t it be nicer without them. What can you do to clear up after a minor domestic catastrophe? Whether it’s damage that comes from repeated use, or a one-off accident that’s left…

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Leaky Pipes: Water Waste in Your Home

Saving water will ensure that there’s enough to go around for your community and for future generations. The best way to prevent drought and water waste is to use water efficiently. Fortunately, becoming an efficient user of water is as easy as following these simple suggestions given below. These tips will concern outdoor water use…

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7 Common Renovation Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

Courtesy of A&M Construction A home renovation project is a great way to give your space a fresh new look. But these jobs often aren’t as easy as they seem, and can be tricky to tackle on your own. It’s important to research and prepare ahead of time to avoid making costly mistakes, and talk…

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Home Construction & Design Techniques for Child Safety

Whether you’re looking to buy or build a home, all prospective homeowners have their own laundry lists of wants and needs. Some are practical, like the number of bedrooms and bathrooms or the amount of square footage. If you happen to be a parent looking for your next home, there is one item that tops…

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