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Creating a Grand Entrance: Remodeling Ideas for Your Foyer

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The foyer is the first thing people see when they enter your home, and remodeling this space can help create a grand entrance. Whether your current foyer is dark and cramped or it simply lacks style, the following ideas can help you find the perfect look for your home. Front Door With Sidelights Adding a new front door to your home increases its beauty both inside and out. As you begin to look at different designs, consider adding sidelights as well.…

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Tips For Using Cones In Your Road Work Zone

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Whether you are new to working in a road work zone or if you have been working on roads for many years, you are probably no stranger to cones and the ways that they are used when road work is being done. A few tips for using cones in your road work zone are listed here to help you out when you’re using these essential and helpful pieces of equipment.…

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4 Reasons You Need A Project Construction Manager For Your Commercial Build

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Coming up with the framework for a business is a lot of work. However, the process of constructing a commercial building is something entirely different. To stay stress-free and achieve the build you desire — you need a team. One person you need on your team is a project manager. Whether your plans include a small boutique or a large office building, learn how a project construction manager can help your commercial building project.…

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Reasons A Furnace Makes Weird Noises And Why You Shouldn't Ignore The Sounds

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No matter what kind of furnace you have, it can malfunction when you least expect it. Long, cold winters can be hard on a furnace when it has to run all day. If your furnace is old, it may start to develop problems. One thing that can happen is your furnace makes unusual noises. You shouldn’t ignore odd noises because they could mean your furnace will break down soon if you don’t schedule repairs.…

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Two Commercial Roof Services You Should Invest In

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Roofs are designed to last for decades, but weather, animals, and other damaging elements can significantly shorten their lifespans. Thus, it’s often necessary to invest in a variety of maintenance products and services to keep the roof looking and functioning great. Here are two you should consider signing up for that can help your commercial roof last as long as possible. Roof Cleanings Although roofing materials are crafted to withstand the elements, the residue left behind by rain, snow, windstorms, and other weather event can do significant damage to the roof if left unattended for long periods of time.…

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One Easy Way To Insulate Finished Drywall

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Drywall is the most common interior wall material for residential properties. It is used for a number of reasons. Most importantly, builders love drywall because it is lightweight, easy to add texture to, and easy to repair. If you have a home that has finished dry wall, whether it has a texture or not, you might be wanting to add insulation to your walls. That is, many homes are built with hollow walls in between the stud bays.…

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3 Reasons Why Air Conditioning Unit Size Is Important

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If you are getting ready to purchase an air conditioning unit, you might be looking at things like the brand of the unit. One of the most important things that you will probably want to focus on, however, is making sure that you purchase an air conditioning unit that is the right size. These are a few reasons why air conditioning unit size is so important. 1. The Cost of Your Unit Will Be Partially Based Off of Size…

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Dealing With A Water Pump That Is Not Working Properly

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Water pumps can be used in a lot of different ways, but no matter how you are using it, if it stops working, it can be a big problem. Most of the time, the pump fails because of the motor driving the pump, but in some cases, the pump can become damaged internally, causing the pump itself to be the failure point. There are some things you can do to protect the pump from damage and help keep it running properly.…

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Pros And Cons Of Choosing A Carport For Your Custom Home

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Where you’ll park your vehicle and store some of your possessions are two considerations that you’ll have when planning a custom home build. Although many people go with one- or two-car garages, others prefer to spend their money on the house itself and are OK with not having a garage. Another option to consider is a carport — generally, a structure that has a roof and posts at its perimeter, but doesn’t actually have standard walls.…

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Do You Have A Before And After Storm Plan?

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Whether you’re new to a hurricane or tornado area or simply looking for a better way to stay prepared, stocking the right amount of materials while keeping a few experts in your contacts list is the key. Too many people scramble for spare parts and try to call busy phone lines after the storm hits when everyone else needs help, but you can do better with a few techniques in mind.…

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