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Controlling Erosion To Protect Property

Erosion of the soil can cause major problems for homeowners. Unstable ground can wear away thanks to heavy rains and runoff, and can create serious foundation problems. If you're thinking of building a new home, there are steps your builder can take in order to help prevent or at least minimize the effects that erosion can have on property. Here are some ways that erosion can be addressed in order to give a home better stability. Read More 

Repairing Damage To A Flat Roof

A flat roof has to be completely waterproof. The reason for this is that gravity is not your friend. If you have a pitch, or some kind of gradient on your roof, gravity will push water down the pitch and off of your roof. In the case of a flat roof, gravity will allow water to pool up on your roof, which can then allow leaks to form. One common solution for waterproofing a flat roof is to build up alternating layers of tar and tarpaper. Read More 

3 Big Reasons Why Using Wooden Pallets For Moving Is A Logical Solution

If there is one thing that any individual dreads the most, it is packing up everything that they own and transporting it to a new location. Regardless of how many people you have helping or what professional movers you hire, moving is definitely one of the more trying tasks you will face in life, and according to research, the average person will move about 11 times in their life. If you want to make any move less stressful to handle, there is one simple solution that can help: wooden pallets. Read More 

How To Easily Remove Wallpaper In Your Kitchen

If you are going to be remodeling your kitchen, you may have some old wallpaper that needs to come down. Wallpaper was once a popular wall covering choice due to the variety of designs available and the fact that it can be easily cleaned. The popularity of wallpaper has died out quite a bit and now the popular choice is paint. This may leave you in the position of needing to remove your old wallpaper to give your kitchen a nice, fresh look. Read More 

Making A Plastic Bin AC Unit

If you are without air conditioning, you can make one out of things you have laying around the house. This will help you keep your home at a cooler temperature until you are able to find a more permanent solution. This article will take you through the steps of putting together your own air conditioning unit out of a plastic storage bin. Gather the necessary supplies A medium sized storage bin with a tightly fitted lid A box cutter A small fan Duct tape A cardboard tube from the center of gift wrapping paper A bag of ice  A marker Aluminum foil Preparing the storage bin Read More