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  1. What do I need to know about asbestos in my home?

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ID:	11333You probably don't think about asbestos exposure very often. The EPA banned its use in 1989, and after all the news articles about how asbestos causes cancer and mesothelioma, who would want to use it at all?

    But the ban was removed a few years later, and while contractors virtually never use asbestos in residential applications anymore, it remains in millions of homes, especially those built before the 1970s.

    Although asbestos in the home ...
  2. Whatís the key to hiring a reputable locksmith?

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ID:	11332Locksmithing may be the ultimate emergency service. Like plumbers, electricians and other home service standards, when you need a good locksmith, you need one RIGHT NOW.

    But unlike those others, you may go decades without calling a locksmith for help. You probably have a go-to electrician and HVAC company ready to call, but when you're hiring in a hurry, you can easily find yourself at the mercy of the first locksmith you call.

    Furthermore, ...
  3. What mistakes should I look out for when planning a remodel?

    Whether it's a new addition, a kitchen remodel or major work elsewhere in your home, the path to that perfect remodel is littered with potential pitfalls. Keep a sharp eye out for these issues during your planning process, and look for a contracting professional to guide you through the process.

    1. Underestimating your budget

    Contractors say they see this time and again: Homeowners tend to get flustered and feel in over their heads when costs escalate and tough decisions ...
  4. Basic Things You Should Know About Epoxy Coating For Floors

    Let us first get introduced with the components used in the preparation of epoxy floor coatings. Epoxy resin and polyamine hardener are the two main ingredients used in proper amount to make this coating substance. Post-preparation, the mixture is left to dry. Only then, it can be used on the floors.

    Epoxy coating is a common choice made these days for the purpose of commercial and industrial flooring. These coatings are generally applied on the concrete floors to provide a smooth,
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  5. 4 Home Upgrades That Save Money in the Long Run

    Buying a house is a major investment decision that involves a lot of money. As such,further investments in home improvements are often carefully considered,regardless if they may be easy to do or a bit more complex.

    Questionsarise around the usefulness of these upgrades. How often would lights be usedin this particular room? Do solar panels make sense financially? Does thisspare room need to be converted into a space that is more useful?


    However,itís not uncommon to see
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  6. Do I need to repair my gutters?

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    Gutters serve the important function of diverting water away from your home, preventing costly damage and keeping your siding and foundation in good working order. With regular maintenance, gutters can last for many years. But if they're beginning to show signs of wear, it may be time to repair or replace them. These are a few things to look out for.

    ARE YOUR GUTTERS SAGGING?

    If you see your gutters leaning or pulling away from your house, ...
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