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How To Treat Injured Tree Bark

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It may be strange to think of a tree as being injured, but trees are susceptible to being wounded in a number of ways. One of the most serious tree injuries is damage to the bark. Bark damage comes in varying degrees, ranging from a few missing chunks all the way to being completely stripped. Below is more information on tree bark injuries and what you can do to properly treat an injured tree with bark damage: Read More»

3 Great Heating Options For A Log Home

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When you chose to build a log home, you probably had visions of living off the grid, or at least of creating the illusion of a rustic rural homestead. So, you may not be interested in putting a modern electric combination heating and air conditioning unit  or gas furnace in your new log home. However, you still have to heat the house somehow if you want to stay comfortable in the winter. Read More»

How To Troubleshoot Common Boiler Problems

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You depend on your boiler to provide you with hot water on demand. Hot water is important for not only comfortable bathing, but for washing your clothes, dishes, and more. While most boilers can last 10 to 15 years before needing to be replaced, they may need maintenance along the way.  Fortunately, there are things you can do on your own to troubleshoot common boiler problems. These things may keep your boiler running for many more years, or they may prolong the need for full professional boiler repair. Read More»

4 Bathroom Upgrades To Do When Your Baby Is On The Way

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If you have a child on the way, then you are probably thinking about adding a nursery to your home or renovating your bedroom to make space for your new family member. You may even be considering renovating your kitchen or living room to get a head start on baby proofing and add cozy areas for feeding and playing. One room you may not be thinking about renovating is your bathroom. Read More»

Make Your Home's Rooms Look Bigger With Hardwood Flooring

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Most homeowners install hardwood floors because they like the look of wood flooring, find it easy to clean and want to increase the value of their home. Hardwood flooring has a fourth benefit, one that many homeowners don’t think about. When well designed, a hardwood flooring can make rooms appear bigger than they really are. Here are four ways to visually expand the size of your home’s rooms by simply installing a hardwood floor. Read More»