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4 Signs It’s Time To Repair Or Replace Your Windows After A Storm

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Heavy rainstorms with hail could lead to significant damage to your home, making it important to pay close attention to the condition of your windows after the storm has passed. Your windows are especially vulnerable to storm damage due to their design compared to the rest of the exterior of your home, making a thorough inspection an important task. With the cost of replacing a window between $100-$200, the following tips can help you determine if this would be a good investment for your home.  Cosmetic Damage to the Window Frame If...

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Tips For Incorporating Hand-Painted Mexican Tiles Into A Kitchen Remodel

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Looking to add some color and global flair to your kitchen remodeling? Online craftspeople and specialized tile stores sell Mexican tiles that feature bold graphic designs. The tiles are typically small and hand-painted so the cost can add up quickly. But strategic use of the tiles can allow you to enjoy the look without breaking the bank. Here are a few design ideas you can discuss with your remodeling contractor: Backsplash Accent Using Mexican tiles to form your entire backsplash might not work with your budget. Instead, choose a section...

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3 Reasons To Replace Your Clapboard Siding With Fiber Cement Siding

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Many older and historic homes have clapboard siding. However, this type of siding will eventually deteriorate and reduce the overall character of your home. When you decide to replace your siding, there are several options available. One of the most durable and attractive options would be fiber cement siding. This type of siding is among the best investments that you can make to the exterior of your home. For starters, you are more likely to get a higher return on the investment. In addition, here are three other benefits of replacing your...

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How To Replace Your Cistern With A Water Heater

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Homes predating the turn of the nineteenth century often have remnants of a cistern hanging around. However, if you buy a really old home with hopes of restoring it to its former glory, you may encounter a complete cistern still in situ. If the home has been abandoned for years and there is only a septic system, then you will have to start from scratch. This entails removing the cistern, the pump that brought water up into the house, installing a water heater and modern plumbing. Here is what you need to do, if you are paving the way for a...

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Signs Your Home Has Chinese Drywall

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Chinese drywall was defective drywall used in many southern coastal homes from 2001 to 2008.  The discovery of the tainted drywall lead to a huge lawsuit in 2008.  The drywall caused extensive property damage and disrupted the lives of thousands of people.  While the case reached settlement, it’s hard to tell how many homes still have the toxic drywall.  In fact, many homeowners bought homes without knowing the danger that lurks behind their walls and are just now discovering the problem.  Here are some telling...

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How To Design A Man-Cave Without Compromising Your Property Value

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Turning a basement, extra den, or a bedroom into a man cave is the dream of many. The trick is to do it without lowering your property value or hurting yourself when it comes time to sell. Fortunately, you can enjoy your man-cave now while still planning for the future of your property and other home renovations by using the following tips. Tip #1: Color Matters One of the first changes made to a room is usually the paint. Dark colored walls are the norm for many man caves, if one is to rely upon the design programs for inspiration. Before...

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