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  • 5 Tips For Reducing Road Dust On Your Dirt Path

    If you live on a dirt path, you might enjoy the rather rustic and natural look of not having any concrete or asphalt. One thing that you might not appreciate, however, is the amount of dust that can come from a dirt path when you and others travel on it. Luckily, there are ways that you can reduce the amount of road dust that comes up on your dirt path.
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  • Does Your Home Have Water Damage? Three Reasons To Call In The Professionals

    Has your home been damaged by flooding? Are you worried about the dangers involved in cleanup, as well as the after effects of water damage? When you hire a water damage restoration company to do the work, you can rest easy knowing your home is in the best hands. Below are three ways you and your home will benefit when you hire a water damage restoration team. Mold and Mildew Prevention
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  • 4 Ways To Prevent Windshield Cracks From Spreading

    There are many things that can cause a cracked windshield, such as debris from the road flying up and hitting your front glass. Regardless of why your windshield might be cracked, you probably don't want it to get any worse. There are obviously visibility issues to think about, plus windshields with minor cracks may be able to be repaired rather than replaced. Luckily, following a couple of simple tips can help you prevent the crack from spreading.
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  • Can't Afford To Pave Your Driveway? Give These Options A Try

    It's true that there are a lot of benefits to a paved driveway. Paving your driveway can improve your home's value, improve aesthetics and give you a smooth surface for driving and parking your car, but it can be expensive. If you're on a tight budget and can't afford to hire someone to pave your driveway, however, you shouldn't assume that you can't have a nice place for parking your vehicle.
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  • Four Ornamental Shrubs That Will Tolerate Spring Flooding

    If your garden beds flood every spring, and building up the soil levels has not made much of a difference, you don't have to do without shrubs. You just have to choose shrubs that can tolerate this flooding. Here's a look at four ornamental shrubs that will add a splash of greenery to your garden bed, and won't drown when water levels rise in the springtime. Red Chokeberry Red chokeberry bushes are tolerant of wet soils.
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  • Steps In Flood Water Removal

    Flooding can cause a lot of damage to a home if the water is not removed right away. The longer water sits, the worse the damage can be. If you have had a flood situation occur where you have standing water in your home, you will want to take the proper steps in removal, drying and clean up before you are able to use the area again. Here are some instructions to aid you in the process of flood water restoration.
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  • Four Types Of Tile Roofing Products That You Can Use On Your New Roof

    If you want to have a roof that will last for decades and not require replacement, slate and tile materials are a great option. These are a durable roofing material that can be installed on your roof and will last for many years. If you have a newer home and are replacing asphalt shingles, you may want to use an alternative like synthetic slate, which is lighter instead of real slate.
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  • 3 Ways To Accidentally Damage Your Roof

    Your roof most likely has a warranty on it that will last for decades but that doesn't mean you don't need to take steps to make sure it remains in good condition. In fact, if you're not careful, you could end up accidentally voiding your warranty and damaging your roof at the same time. Here are 3 ways that you could accidentally cause damage to your roof. Using a Power/Pressure Washer
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  • How To Prevent & Diagnose A Clogged Septic System

    Taking care of your septic tank is very important. Failure to do so can be potentially embarrassing and quite costly if the issue escalates. The following is a guide that will help you diagnose common issues and keep your septic tank running smoothly.  Keep Your Septic Tank Running Your septic tank is built of many different components. It's best to have a specialist, like American Pumping Service, go over each of these parts with you.
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  • Installing Landscape Rocks

    One alternative to mulch and pine straw in your flower beds is to make use of landscape rocks. Landscape rocks are more expensive and heavier than traditional forms of ground covering. One benefit to using landscape rocks is that they never decompose, so you won't have to replace them. Another is that because these rocks are heavy they're not likely to be scattered by animals or blown away during windy conditions.
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