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What To Do With Your Old Windows When You Replace Them

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When you decide that it is time to replace the windows with a company like Ken Caryl Glass, Inc., you may find yourself wondering what is going to become of those old windows you are taking down. Window replacement companies will take your old windows away and dispose of them for you if you would like. However, if you would rather repurpose and reuse your old windows, there are ways to do that as well. Read More»

Three Ways To Get Residents More Involved On Social Media Pages

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As a property manager of an apartment community, one of your duties is to help your residents feel like they’re included and connected. You’re also responsible for advertising, and you need to ensure your community is portrayed as welcoming and friendly. A great way to achieve both of these goals is to encourage residents to be more active on your social media pages. Not only will residents feel more engaged when interacting with others in the community via social media, but others who see the pages may be persuaded to rent from you. Read More»

2 Things You Need To Do To Protect Your Home's Plumbing

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When it comes to dealing with a damaged home appliance or an untimely flood, most homeowners write off the problem as simple bad luck. However, many of these issues have the same hidden culprit: hidden plumbing issues. Here are two things that you need to do to protect your home’s plumbing and why:  1: Check Your Water Pressure Because a kitchen faucet that packs a little punch can be beneficial when you spray off dishes, most homeowners don’t think of high water pressure as a plumbing problem. Read More»

3 Steps To Take Before Your Chimney Cleaning Professional Arrives

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It is a good idea to have your chimney cleaned on a regular basis. This keeps your chimney from being too messy, allows you to use it safely, and helps you fix potential problems before they become too serious. A good chimney cleaning company will handle the job for you, which will help you ensure that it’s done properly and that your chimney is carefully inspected by someone who knows what he or she is doing. Read More»

4 Ways To Know If You Have A Serious Cockroach Infestation

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It is important to make sure that you spot a serious cockroach infestation as quickly as possible in order to prevent the issue from getting too much worse. To help you do this, you will want to take a few moments to review the following four signs of an infestation. Fecal Droppings Are Left Behind While fecal matter from cockroaches can be found just about anywhere in your home, it might be more noticeable in your kitchen. Read More»

Low On Water? Try Xeriscaping Flower Gardening

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Xeriscaping is low water gardening. It is popular in areas of the country that have restrictions on how much water they can use. Recently, xeriscaping is becoming more and more popular in other parts of the country, because this type of gardening requires much less work and water. If this is something you are interested in, below is some information to help you get started. Design Garden Before you get started, you need to sit down and design your garden. Read More»

3 Winter Preparation Tips For Your Landscape

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Winter is approaching, so it is time to get your lawn and garden landscape ready for the colder temperatures. The following tips can help you do just that, so your yard both looks its best and is ready to survive the upcoming harsh winter. Tip #1: Don’t Skip the Raking Although the red and orange of fallen leaves looks attractive against green grass, it will become an eyesore in midwinter when both the leaves and the grass are brown. Read More»

3 Tips To Simplify Caring For Your Landscaping

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If you would really like to landscape your yard, but don’t want a landscape design that is going to take you hours and hours each day to take care of, there are certain things that you can do. Making small modifications and adding a few things when you are actually landscaping can make all of the difference in the world. This article will discuss 3 great tips that you can use to simplify caring for your landscaping. Read More»

How Can Rusty Metal Patio Furniture Be Saved?

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Just because your metal patio furniture has begun to rust doesn’t mean it can’t be made to look beautiful again. To save your patio furniture, you’ll simply need to remove the rust and paint it properly. These tips will help.  Gather Your Materials, Set Up Your Work Area Before you can begin to repair your metal patio furniture, you’ll need to set up a work area. The best place is somewhere outdoors or in a very well-ventilated indoor space, like a garage with the door open. Read More»

Tips For Choosing Fabric For DIY Curtains

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There is no better way to ensure you get exactly the curtains you want than making them yourself. It only takes moderate skills with a needle and thread to create beautiful window coverings. Before venturing into the fabric store, learn what kind of fabrics work best for creating lovely and long-lasting curtains. Tip #1: It’s All In the Weave Fabric comes in two main types – woven or knit. Knit is a stretchier fabric, similar to the material used to make T-shirts. Read More»