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How To Strip A Hardwood Floor

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The color and shine of hardwood floors can fade over time as the floor is worn down. However, unlike other types of flooring, hardwood flooring can be refinished, which is much less expensive than replacing the entire floor. However, before you can refinish a hardwood floor, you have to strip it first so that the new stain is evenly and properly applied to the floor. Thankfully, stripping a hardwood floor is a fairly simple process that won’t take too much time with the right knowledge and tools.…

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Unintended Consequences: Cleaning A Mirror Can Damage It

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If you have been noticing dark spots on mirrors in your home that appear to be behind the mirror, and not on the surface of the glass, take a look at how you clean the mirror. Your diligent scrubbing could actually contribute to the spot formation if you’re not careful. Custom glass companies can resilver the back of the mirror, but prevention is the better route to take. Here are tips on how to care for mirrors so that you don’t end up with unsightly brown or black spots destroying the way the mirror looks.…

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4 Plumbing Issues To Watch For When Buying A Home

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It’s a good idea to make sure the plumbing is in good shape when you are buying a home, especially if it’s an older home. A basic home inspection may not catch some major plumbing problems. Keep the following four plumbing issues in mind as you look over a potential home purchase. #1: Check the Main Sewer Line A common issue in older homes is the main sewer line. A clog in this line can cause a messy backup later, resulting in not just replacement or repair of the sewer line, but water damage inside the home.…

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