Archive for March, 2014

The Magnificent Beauty of Terrazzo Flooring and Countertops

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When it comes to flooring terrazzo floors are hard to beat in terms of durability, ease of maintenance, and beauty. Additionally, to terrazzo flooring, many homeowners are discovering the beauty and durability or terrazzo countertops. Whatever attracts you to terrazzo floor designs, the top terrazzo flooring contractors can provide terrazzo floor installation that will retain its aesthetic appeal for as long as you own your home, and beyond.

If you are at all knowledgeable about architectural or history, you may realize that terrazzo flooring is named after the municipality of Terrazzo, Italy,

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What You Can Do if Your Tree is Damaged or Dying

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When it comes to invasive species, it can often be very difficult to find natural barriers to their spread. The emerald ash borer is a destructive beetle that has managed to kill millions of Ash trees in the past decade alone, and cities are doing everything they can to keep it away as it continues to eat its way across the U.S.

The beetle is native to Asia, and first appeared in the U.S. back in 2002. From Detroit it started to spread and spread — its larvae do most of the damage, feeding on the vascular tissues of trees, essentially starving them of nutrients.

Many cities are taking aggressive action in order to preemptively strike against the growth of the ash borer’s territory, even going so far as to cut down healthy trees so that they can be replaced with tree species the borer avoids.

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How to Remodel Your Home on a Budget

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Remodeling your house can be costly work. Research has shown that on average, Americans will spend about $12,175 on a bathroom remodeling project and about $29,331 on a kitchen remodeling project. If you’re looking to update your kitchen or bathroom but don’t have tens of thousands of dollars to spare, don’t worry — there are many ways to make home improvement fit your budget.

Here are three tips to easily cut costs and stay within budget while renovating your home:

1. Bathroom and kitchen remodel cost estimators: There are many different bathroom and kitchen remodel cost estimators available online where you can calculate the approximate cost of your renova

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What to Do About Mold in Your Home

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It’s every homeowner’s fear: faulty electric wiring starts a fire in your living room, causing thousands of dollars of damage and destroying your possessions. Or perhaps a frozen pipe bursts and you need to call in someone to perform water damage cleanup. Of all the terrible, expensive things that could happen to your home and put your family in danger, one of the most dangerous of all is a silent, usually hidden culprit: black mold.

Home incidents happen at a frightening rate every year: for example, in 2011, there were around 374,000 house fires in the United States. But fire is an overt threat, and easily repaired by either a fire and water damage restoration or reconstruction. Mold, however, is harder to spot. It only grows to a

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If You Are Buying the Wrong Nuts and Bolts, You Might Be Jeopardizing Your Safety

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When doing a do it yourself project, it can be difficult to get all of your materials together before the project starts. This is especially true of parts that come in a wide variety and many different types such as specialty fasteners and components. Visit your bolt and nut supply store after consulting your project guide to get the right materials. They can help you with specialty fasteners and components.

First, when doing a project at home, you should have some type of guide. This will tell you the steps that you must take for your project as well as all the materials that you will need. This list of materials is very important to gathering everythi

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