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The Necessities Of Preparing For Heavy Snow Fall

When it comes to preparing for winter it's easy to lose sight of certain tasks, or put them off far too long. While heavy snowfall isn't a certainty, not preparing for it can leave you in a terrible situation the first time a few inches fall, and you'll be playing catch-up for the rest of the season. Instead, taking care of a few essentials can not only ensure you're ready, but won't put you in a crunch if the snow never falls. Read More 

2 Ingenious Ideas To Incorporate Into Your Backyard Wood Fence

Fencing off your backyard living space can give you the privacy you desire, but a lot of wood fences are boring. Trying to find a way to keep your outdoor living space exciting and unique can be difficult when you think you have to stick to traditional wood fencing materials. Here are two ingenious ideas you can incorporate into your backyard wood fence to keep the excitement in your outdoor living space in the future. Read More 

Dry-Chemical Fire Extinguishing Bags And Preventing Chimney Fires

If you are looking for a chimney sweep, you probably already know how important it is to have your chimney cleaned each year. That is just one very important step in preventing chimney fires when using fireplaces, wood burning stoves, pellet stoves or coal stoves. Do you know what else can be done to prevent and prepare for a fire in your chimney? 3 Actions to Prevent and Prepare for Chimney Fires Read More 

Four Essential Tips For Repairing Damaged Wood Framing In Window And Door Openings

If you are going to install new windows and doors in your home, it is likely that you are going to uncover damage. This damage may not be limited to the window casings and trim, but it can also be damage to the wood framing in your home. Rotten wood framing can lead to structural problems, which you will want to address. Here are a few tips to help you with these structural repairs: Read More 

Choosing The Perfect Hardware To Hang Pictures, And How To Use It

Hanging pictures and artwork on your walls may seem like a no-brainer, but it is not as simple as pounding a nail in and setting the picture on it. In fact, if you visit the picture framing departments of most hobby and craft stores, you will find that they have several different types of hardware at their disposal. The reason for this is that pictures of different weights demand different hanging strategies. Read More