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DIY Concrete Crafts

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It might surprise you that concrete can be used for more than just roads, driveways, and sidewalks. This versatile and tough material can be used to make some amazing handmade items that you can do yourself at home. Here are some creative ideas to try yourself with a bag of concrete and some other household items. Handmade Stool You can make your own cool stool by mixing concrete, pouring it into a plastic bucket about one quarter of the way full, and then inserting some wooden pegs or dowels for legs. Read More»

Are You Properly Maintaining Your Furnace?

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Proper maintenance is essential to avoiding frequent and expensive furnace repairs. Unfortunately, far too many homeowners are simply unaware of what maintenance their furnace requires. Consequently, while many of these individuals may believe they have done their due diligence, the truth is, their frequent furnace repairs may actually be the result of overlooked maintenance requirements. Taking the time to learn more about the maintenance that your furnace requires on both a monthly and a yearly basis will help to ensure that you do not make this same mistake. Read More»

Keep Your Vinyl Siding Sparkling Clean: Use These 3 Homemade Cleaning Solutions

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Vinyl siding is one of the best investments you can make for your home. It is relatively maintenance free, and it never has to be painted. Once your siding is installed on your home, you’ll be able to keep it clean and looking brand new by washing it at least twice a year with a vinyl siding cleaning solution. Here are a few DIY solutions you can use to make cleaning your vinyl siding easier. Read More»