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Storm Damaged Vinyl Siding Repair Tips

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Wind or hail can cause major damage to your siding. While vinyl won’t bend or dent like metal, large hailstones can leave holes and cracks, while wind may sometimes rip hole panels off the house. A repair is necessary when this happens. The following tips can help you with getting the best looking repair so your home looks as good as new afterward. Tip #1: Match-making Successfully One issue with any pre-colored siding product is that you may not be able to get an exact match.…

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4 Heating Options For Tiny Homes -- And One Heating Option To Avoid

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Tiny homes, measuring just a fraction of the size of the standard family home, are all the rage as Americans seek simplicity, minimalism and affordable housing in tough economic times. Turning to a tiny house means sacrificing space, but also comes with some surprising benefits, such as heating bills as low as $10 a month in some regions. While tiny homes can provide all the normal comforts of a larger space – including heating, cooling and running water – these systems require a bit of extra planning to make sure they will work in your new dwelling.…

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Are Your Medications Harming Your Septic System And Your Groundwater?

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Can your medications be destroying your septic tank and even endangering other people? Maybe. Certain drugs can wreak havoc on a septic tank, even if used for a short period of time, and many can end up in the groundwater from which you and others use. Here’s what you should know. A perfectly operating septic system is a beautiful thing. When a septic tank is operating properly, waste water from the house enters the tank and the heavier solids sink and form a sludge.…

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