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Hello, my name is Emily Green. Welcome to my website about home maintenance and repairs performed by general contractors. When I bought my first house, absolutely everything was in perfect condition. After living there for several months, however, I started to notice a slight decline in the finishes of certain materials in my house. I suspected that the items needed care, but I did not know how to proceed. A general contractor helped me learn everything I needed to know about home maintenance and repairs. I created this site to share this knowledge with my readers. Come by again soon to learn more.

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Are There Drywall Solutions That Stand Up Better To Mold Infestation?

5 August 2015
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Construction & Contractors, Blog

If your home is located in an area that's prone to flooding, you might be constantly dealing with water damage in your home's flooring and walls. When water damage leads to mold growth in your drywall, it creates both an unsightly flaw and a health hazard. Mold spores in your home's interior air can aggravate conditions such as allergies and asthma, and some types of mold produce mycotoxins that are poisonous. Some drywall solutions are especially effective at standing up to mold growth, making them ideal for homes constructed in a geographic region that's prone to flooding.
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Add Color To Your Kitchen Design

23 July 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The kitchen is one fun place to add color. It may be your private retreat for household tasks or the center of the family's meetings. Either way, kitchens are meant to be homey and personal. Design your kitchen specifically to add color. Nature's Kitchen If you like the idea of cooking outside without the actual hassle, add green to your kitchen. Start with a neutral earth color for the walls, and bring the green through in the backsplash or the countertops.
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4 Products Every Older Homeowner Should Know About For Their Gutters

13 July 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

As an older homeowner, climbing up on the roof to tend to the maintenance needs of your gutters is just no longer a feasible solution. You could spend a lot of money paying someone to clear gutters of debris every time they start to show signs that they are not free flowing as they should. However, if you have to do this several times a year, there is no doubt you will have paid a hefty bill by December.
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Three Alternative Solutions For Filtration Of Septic System Waste Drainage

23 June 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If your home does not have sewage service, a septic system is needed to treat waste from your homes plumbing. These systems consist of a tank and a drainage field that filters wastewater. If you want to have a more efficient system with fewer problems, there are natural solutions for the drainage field of your septic system. Here are some alternative solutions for septic systems that can help you have fewer septic system problems:
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Cedar Roof Maintenance: Making Repairs To Damaged Shingles

10 June 2015
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Cedar shingles create a look that you just can't get with any other type of roofing. The exposed wood grain creates a rustic look that fits with log-cabin-style homes or with a country cottage. Besides these aesthetic benefits, you also get a long-lasting roof. Cedar-shingles have been known to last for 50 years or more. Still, to get the most from your roof, you should do your part to repair your roof when necessary.
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Learning About Home Maintenance and Repairs

Hello, my name is Emily Green. Welcome to my website about home maintenance and repairs performed by general contractors. When I bought my first house, absolutely everything was in perfect condition. After living there for several months, however, I started to notice a slight decline in the finishes of certain materials in my house. I suspected that the items needed care, but I did not know how to proceed. A general contractor helped me learn everything I needed to know about home maintenance and repairs. I created this site to share this knowledge with my readers. Come by again soon to learn more.

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