Tips To Protect Your Rural Property From Fire

Posted on: 23 November 2016
Fire danger can be a real concern if you own a rural property. It only takes one spark to send the trees on your land up in flames. The fire can quickly spread to your home or any buildings on the property, as well. The following tips can help you increase the fire safety on your property. Tip #1: Consider fire-resistant materials Metal or slate roofs won't combust if a spark lands on them, which can be a concern with traditional asphalt shingles.
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Building Your First Home? Avoid The Most Common Mistakes

Posted on: 15 March 2016
Building your first new home is an exciting time. It's a chance to create just the house you want from the ground up. But it also has the potential for mistakes that can cost you in the long run. So how can a first-time builder avoid these mistakes? Here are a few handy tips to help you. Think About Resale While you're not likely to be planning to sell your house while still building it, it's still important to think about that possibility.
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5 Steps for Drywall Finishing

Posted on: 3 February 2016
Drywall finishing can seem overwhelming, but it is less time consuming and more economical than plastering the walls using traditional alternatives. Flat panels make the process less work, and fewer seams if you lay out the panels before you begin the work. These are the main steps involved beginning with the taping step, a filler step, and a finishing coat. Here are the steps for completing the project. 1. The Taping Coat
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Carve Out A Quiet Sanctuary In Your Yard Or Garden

Posted on: 25 September 2015
Whether you have a large spacious yard taken over by kids' toys and outdoor gear or you simply lack green-space, there are some clever ways to carve out a space of your own. Creating a small sanctuary to sit, relax, read, or entertain is easy with a few basic strategies and some versatile outdoor accent pieces. Keep the following in mind when carving out your own space outside: Setting boundaries.
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