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How To Caulk Shower Doors

Posted by on Oct 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Caulk Shower Doors

Shower door kits are great because they have almost everything you need for complete installation. They have easy-to-follow instructions, making it possible for nearly anybody to install them. Prefabricated kits are affordable, especially if you install them on your own. However, most kits come with instructions that say very little about how to caulk the edges and seams. The edges and seams of the metal track and where the glass meets the wall, must be sealed with waterproof caulk to prevent leakage. This is one of the most important steps of the entire process. So, if you just finished installing your prefabricated shower door kit, but don’t know how to caulk the edges, this article is for you. Caulking Like A Pro First, you need to make sure you have the right type of caulk. Most people will want...

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Four Tips To Help You Give Your Chain Link Fence An Attractive Custom Appearance

Posted by on Sep 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Tips To Help You Give Your Chain Link Fence An Attractive Custom Appearance

If you want to have an affordable fence installed around your home, a chain link fence may be a good investment. It can also be a plain looking fence, but there are some things that you can do to give it a custom look and features. This can include things like casing around the posts and features like lighting. Here are some tips to help you give your new chain link fence more of an attractive custom look: 1. Adding Lattice To Create A Privacy Screen If you want to have more privacy for your home, adding a screen can help. This can be done by attaching lattice materials to your fence. To reduce visibility, you can use a windscreen fabric behind the lattice to make it solid. If you add a windscreen, you may want to add lattice...

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What You Should Know About Snow Removal From Walkways

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What You Should Know About Snow Removal From Walkways

Are the walkways in your landscape covered in a lot of snow? Before handling the snow on your own, you may want to hire a contractor to get rid of the snow for you. Find out in this article about removing snow from walkways and what a professional will charge to perform the task. Why Should Snow Removal Be Left to a Professional? Removing snow on your own may involve the use of salt to make the walkways safer for walking on during the process. It is not a good idea to use salt on the walkways because it can lead to the surface of them becoming damaged. Basically, many of the deicing products are known to contain a chemical called calcium chloride. The chemical can lead to the aggregates that generally contribute to the surface of a walkway...

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Four Evergreen Pruning Tips

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Evergreen Pruning Tips

Full evergreen trees, such as yews as spruce trees, can provide year-round color in the landscape. They make a good anchor plant in an island garden bed, or you can use them to frame in an entry or walkway. These trees also make good windblocks if the branches and needles reach to the ground. Keeping them properly pruned is the key to ensuring they continue to add a stately and symmetrical element to your yard, and these tips can help. Tip #1: Spring Is for Shearing Wait until new growth begins to show on your evergreens in spring before bringing out the clips. By waiting until spring, you will give any winter-damaged branches or burned needles time to recover. This also ensures the tree is back in its full growth cycle so that it can recover quickly from any...

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Pebbles, Stones And Bricks! In Kitchen Design, The Possibilities Are Endless!

Posted by on Sep 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Pebbles, Stones And Bricks! In Kitchen Design, The Possibilities Are Endless!

If you’re remodeling your kitchen, you might think that you must stick with what’s common in your neighborhood. Since you are the one who is going to be in your kitchen daily, it’s perfectly fine to go against the norm, and create a space that’s unique to your style and makes you feel happy and comfortable. Using pebbles, stones or bricks in your kitchen is one way to accomplish a unique style. However, using these items doesn’t mean that you have to stick with one particular style. This guide explains three design types that you can you choose from. Going Rustic To incorporate rustic charm to your kitchen, choose a pebble, stone or brick in natural tones. Natural pebbles compliment each other well, whether they match or are simply in the same color family. Unrefined bricks or distressed stones,...

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