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Take Your Drab Slab To Fab With These Decorative Concrete Solutions

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Modern concrete offers inexpensive fixes for many drab outdoor spaces. In fact, one of the things it’s best for is fixing the problem of old existing concrete that’s outlived its day. How so? Here are three decorative concrete ideas to beautify an aging concrete patio or porch in any condition.  Replace it With Stamped Concrete Have an old patio that needs to be removed? Replace it with stamped concrete. In this method, the concrete is colored during pouring. Read More»

Three Signs You Need To Repair Your Well Pump

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Your well pump is arguably one of the most important parts of your plumbing system, as it is what provides water and water pressure throughout your entire home. A malfunctioning or improperly working pump can thus greatly impact the everyday use of appliances and faucets throughout your home and disrupt your schedule. Fortunately, there are a few signs that you can look out for in order to get an early warning as to when you need to contact a plumbing professional to have your well pump inspected and repaired or replaced. Read More»

Planning To Install A Spa? 5 Key Factors To Finding The Right Spot

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Now that you’ve decided to install a spa in your backyard, where will you put it? While you may have a spot in mind, it’s a good idea to thoroughly consider all the factors involved before settling on a location. To help you, here are the five top considerations. The Path If you live in a climate with cold, rainy, or windy seasons, you’ll likely want to have a solid flooring material underneath your feet when you travel from the house to the hot tub. Read More»

What You Need To Consider When Planning On Putting A Mother-In-Law Unit On Your Residential Property

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Many modern homeowners with aging parents are considering having additions put onto their homes for the purpose of providing these relatives with a convenient place to live. This situation can be advantageous to everyone – the elderly person retains his or her independence while having loved ones close by, adult children benefit from having another responsible adult on the property, and grandchildren benefit from spending quality time with their grandparents. However, before you commit to having a mother-in-law unit built on your property, you need to consider the following things: Read More»

Maintaining A Healthy Septic System For Your Home

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Having a septic system on your property for your home is common if you live outside the city’s public sewage system, and it important that you take care of it so that it will last a lifetime. The septic system is expensive to install and even more costly to repair, so taking the steps to keep the system working the way it was designed will save you money and protect your investment as well. Read More»