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  • 3 Signs That Your Chimney Is In Need Of Immediate Repair

    Few pleasures are as great as owning a fireplace when cold weather rolls around. Yet if your chimney isn't in tip top shape, you may be at increased risk of fire, collapse, or dangerous fumes entering your home. Unfortunately, many homeowners don't know how to recognize the signs of immanent chimney trouble. This article will teach you about three warnings that your chimney is in need of repair. Aging Mortar Joints
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  • Avoid Putting Cracks In Your Windshield While Removing Ice This Winter

    Many people damage their car's windshields in the winter by using improper defrosting and de-icing techniques. Knowing how to properly remove ice and frost from your car's windshield can prevent you from doing damage to your windshield. Proper Defrosting Techniques Extreme temperature changes and rough treatment can cause your windshield to crack. When getting the frost off of your car's windshield, remember what not to do: Never pour warm or hot water on the glass.
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  • Bring Your Old Shed Back To Life For Almost Nothing

    Do you have an old eyesore shed in the yard that you just don't know what to do with? The answer might be as simple and cheap as spending a weekend giving it a facelift.  Assess its condition. Before you begin trying to rehab the shed, look over it with a careful eye. This inspection isn't really about aesthetics, but rather about honestly assessing the physical condition of the building.
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  • Guide To Making Your Home Brighter And Whiter

    When watching popular house buying shows you will see the majority of home buyers prefer a white kitchen and most times you will hear them say this is because it is brighter and more appealing. So if you're looking to upgrade your kitchen, it's a good idea to go brighter and whiter. Here are a few ways easy ways you can do that (or hire a professional like HSA Handyman Services to do it for you).
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  • Alternatives To Removing Asbestos-Containing Material

    When asbestos-containing material is found in either a residence of a business, the ideal solution is to remove it. But sometimes that is prohibitively difficult. That's when an asbestos abatement team can come in. An asbestos abatement team has many ways that they can deal with asbestos, only one of which is to get rid of it outright. It's important to remember that asbestos isn't harmful unless it infiltrates the air, at which time it becomes hazardous when breathed.
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  • Four DIY Home Projects That Might Involve The Risk Of Asbestos

    If you are planning on doing remodeling on your home, it is a good idea to have asbestos testing be a part of any project. With DIY home remodeling becoming more popular, it is important to protect yourself and know the risks, especially if your home was built in the 1970's or earlier. Here are four standard DIY projects that should involve asbestos testing. 1. Popcorn Ceiling Removal Popcorn ceilings can be removed and smoothed over with a sprayer and scraper, and many homeowners will take this project on themselves.
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