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With Irma’s devastation mercifully behind us and your annual Halloween sugar binge mercifully hours away, it’s easy to forget that hurricane season is not yet over. While the peak season begins to drop off in early October, hurricanes may form throughout November, and ...
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The decision to either fence your yard or replace an existing fence is not a small one. Fence work can be expensive, and the material, style, and quality of your fence make a significant impact on your home’s value and curb appeal. To make matters even more ...
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Hating bugs, rodents, and other critters (in our homes, at least) may be the one thing that brings us all together. Almost all of us can relate to the disgust, revulsion, and violation we feel when we see a pest skitter across the baseboard. We ask ourselves ...
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A roofing system protects your home from inclement weather, provides insulation, and drains water away from the home, making it an essential part of the structure. Conducting regular maintenance and inspections on your roof is one of the best ways to ensure that your home ...
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Across Atlanta, you can see roofs covered in asphalt shingles—from the historic homes in Candler Park to the recently renovated homes in the West End. There are even million-dollar homes situated blocks from Piedmont Park that use asphalt shingles to cover their roofs ...
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Whether it’s just up the street, across state lines, or into your dream home, moving is a stressful experience, and—unless you’re upgrading to the latest tiny home model—no one can do it alone. Rather than calling up your buddy with a truck and a weakness for free ...
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Many years ago, when we were saving for a down payment on our first home, my husband and I moved from our chic midtown apartment and into a dreary (though much cheaper) mid-sixties, tri-level rental house. The walls on the main floor had been painted gaudy shades of ...
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Painting is one of those home improvement tasks that always sounds much simpler than it actually is. I’ve finally learned to defer to the pros, but I have suckered myself into many a painting job over the years. “You’ll be done in a weekend,” I always tell myself, “And just ...
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You can visualize your front door lock, right? What about the locks on your windows? The truth is, we usually take the time to make sure we lock our doors and turn off our lights at night and when we leave the house, but we often neglect our windows and ...
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What’s your biggest complaint with the bathroom after you take a shower? Foggy mirror? Slippery floors? Sure, both are annoying, but the moist air poses a threat to your long-term health by creating an environment in which mold, mildew, and bacteria thrive. In a ...
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