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The Great Debate Chain Link VS Wood

Wooden deck construction

If you’re thinking about building a long fence around your yard, then chances are you’re debating between a wood fence and a chain link fence, the two most common types of gates and fences.

Like all things, each has its own pros and cons. In order to make the right decision, you need to weigh each to determine which will work best for your home. Here are a few of each to help you make an informed choice.

The Pros of Chain Link Fences.

Chain link fences are affordable, low maintenance, and safe. These types of fences are the most cost efficient type of fencing, and can even be installed by the homeowner (though it’s best to have a professional install the fence

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How to Find the Best Contractor for Your Home Improvement Project

Bathroom tile installation

Home remodeling projects, such as replacing a bathtub or tile flooring installations, can be a difficult — and expensive — process, especially if you don’t have the right contractor for the job. Prior to committing to any home remodeling project, it’s important to take the time to find an experienced, reputable contractor who understands your needs, as well as your creative vision in regards to your home improvement project. Neglecting to find the right contractor can not only prolong the length of the project, it cost you money and cause additional stress.

It’s important to take a step back and evaluate the nature of your home renovation project. Often times, contractors specialize in certain

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The Top 3 Factors in Choosing the Right Roofing Material

Roofing shingles

Roof installation is one of the scariest building or remodeling tasks a homeowner can face, with every decision — from the types of roofing materials used to the roofing contractors hired — contributing to how long the roof is likely to last before needing costly repairs. One of the major decisions to make is which of the many types of roofing shingles to use. There are several elements that should factor into this decision, and below are some sample comparisons using asphalt and tile, two of

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Is it Safe to Clean Windows with a Pressure Washer?

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Residential window cleaning, like gutter cleaning and driveway sealing, is a great way to keep your house looking professional and maintained. It also allows more natural heat and light into your home to cut down on utility costs.

Pressure washing may seem like a great window cleaning shortcut, but it can come with its own risks. Consider the following pressure washing tips before you attempt it.

Make sure to look at the manufacturer’s warranty on each of your windows before you start cleaning them. Some warrantie

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Three Reasons To Hire a Tree Removal Company

Average cost of tree removal

If you notice a dead or dying tree in your yard, you will likely realize the threat it poses to you, your home and your family: the tree could fall at any time or even send it’s branches falling to the ground, putting anyone or anything below at risk. For this reason, hiring a tree removal company to perform tree trimming and tree removal services is often a necessary step to restore your property’s safety.

However, some homeowners, for whatever reason, want to try to accomplish this tree removal process by themselves. But now matter how much time you spend looking up tree root removal tips and investigating tree removal techniques, tree removal is a job best left to

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