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  • Restoring The Fixer-Upper Home You Purchased To Its Original Beauty


    If you recently purchased an older home that could be deemed something of a fixer-upper, you may not know what you can and should do to begin the restoration and renovation process. While the idea of tackling such a project can feel overwhelming at times, you do not want to let yourself get discouraged from the project you have taken on. Get to know some of the steps that you can take to begin the restoration and renovation process so that you can have your older home in top shape before you know it.
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  • Refuting A Few Myths About Water Damage Repair


    Water damage is a threat that can strike any home, but it is a problem that many homeowners may not be sure how to address. Sadly, this problem can be further complicated due to a prevalence of misinformation about repairing water damage. After you have learned the truth behind these two water damage restoration myths, you will find yourself in a far better position to repair your home following this type of damage.
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  • How To Clean A Smelly Mattress And Keep The Smell From Coming Back


    Is there an odor coming from your mattress? After years of you sweating in bed, it's no surprise that your mattress has started to smell more like old gym shorts than a field of daisies. Luckily, there is something you can do about the unpleasant scent. Follow these steps to get rid of the odor and keep it from coming back again. Step 1: Remove any distinct stains or spots.
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  • How to Reattach Tiles And Apply Grout In A Shower Stall


    If water damage in your bathroom caused some tiles to come loose from the shower stall, learn how to reattach them and add grout in areas needed with the following steps. Once you have finished making the repairs, the shower stall can be used and the tiles will remain intact. Materials towels electric heater bucket water detergent sponges putty knife tube of tile adhesive bucket of grout trowel Clean The Shower Stall Walls And Remove Old Grout
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  • Splish Splash And All That: An ABC Guide To Warding Off Water Damage In The Bathroom


    In a room where almost every action revolves around water, it is only natural that the bathroom would be one of the first places in the house to have problems with excess moisture or water damage. As a homeowner, you may not even be all that surprised when you see mold, mildew, or deterioration in the bathroom of the house. Even though you cannot eliminate the functional water in your bathroom, what you can do is get proactive about prevent water problems from ever being an issue.
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  • Fixing A Basement With Water Problems: What To Know


    If you have a moisture problem in the basement and you can see and smell mold and mildew, it's time to call a water damage restoration company. The company can help you preserve the items you already have in the space, and they can help you prevent the moisture damages from happening again in the future. It doesn't matter if there is a little bit of water or if the basement has problems flooding, you need professional help in this situation.
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  • 3 Tips For Performing Fire Restoration In Your Home To Prevent Further Damage


    A fire can easily start small and completely engulf your entire home within a few minutes. If your home is still standing after the fire, then you may be in for a long and tedious restoration process. How well your home can be restored to its original condition depends largely on how extensive the fire damage is. However, the steps that you take following the fire can help to minimize the amount of damage your home may experience.
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  • Three Common Window Screen Problems And What You Can Do About Them


    Window screens are often overlooked when doing chores and maintenance work on your home. However, because window screens keep insects and other pests from entering your house and allow you to have fresh air when the windows are open, it is important to keep them in good shape. To keep your screens in good condition, you need to know how to handle some minor problems. Here are some common problems you may have with your window screens and some tips to help you fix them.
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  • Making The Grade: How To Choose Kitchen Cabinets


    Cabinets are an important part of the overall design of your kitchen. Kitchen cabinets are separated into several quality categories, called grades. These grades are used to assess both the price-point and quality of a given cabinet and can help you assess which cabinets are right for your kitchen and budget. Learning more about them can help you decide what type of kitchen cabinets best suit your needs. Ready-to-Assemble (RTA)
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  • What To Do When Your Home And Personal Items Are Under Water


    You wake up to find your basement flooded and you have boxes and furniture sitting in water. How do you recover from such an event? Quick action on your part will save some of your personal items. You'll also need help from a water damage restoration company. Here is how to approach a flood in the home so you'll save as many items as possible. What Can Be Saved Depends on Timing and the Flood Source
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