Stunning Water Features for the Inside of Your Home

Choosing Between Fill Dirt And Top Soil

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When you build a home, you do not always have the option to build on a completely flat surface, nor is flat always the most aesthetically pleasing option. If you have large depressions in your yard, you will want to build them up so that water running off the roof of your house will run away instead of down into your foundation. On the other hand, a perfectly flat yard is not as visually interesting as a yard that has a contoured surface, such as those created with berms of dirt.…

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Four Ways To Keep Your Home Cooler Without Raising Your Energy Bills

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Everyone wants a nice, cool home to retreat to when the outside temperature soars, but simply turning up the air conditioning to achieve this coolness can be costly. Here are four ways to keep your home cooler without raising your energy bills. Turn your ceiling fans on. When you’re home, turn your ceiling fans on. Make sure they are spinning counterclockwise, as this will create a breeze below the fan. The air flowing past you will make you feel cooler.…

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3 Springtime Maintenance Tasks That Will Ensure Your Roof Is Ready For Summer

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With the weather getting warmer, it is the time of year to start spring cleaning and home maintenance projects. You may be doing things like preparing the AC for summer, but there are also other tasks that you may want to do, such as inspect your roof and do needed repairs. If you check your roof now, you may be able to avoid serious problems when summer gets here. Here are some of the roof maintenance tasks that you can do this spring to avoid costly roof repairs this summer:…

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