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Find the Best Grass Seed to Improve Your Lawn

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Have you been dissatisfied with the quality of your lawn, particularly in the spring and summer months when it should be plush and full of life? Are you interested in knowing how to grow grass seed that will result in drought resistant grass that has great longevity and maintains proper strength throughout the season?

If so, there are certain steps you can take to achieve sufficient grass seed coverage. First of all, you’ll want to be certain that you are using grass seed of a particularly fine quality that consistently produces results on which you can rely. An inadequate product may result in

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Which Fire Extinguisher Should Be Used on Which Type of Fire?

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Fire extinguishers are some of the best and most effective tools amongst the many fire protection products out there. According to the National Fire Protection Association, they helped put out 80% of all fires in 2010 — a statistic that cannot be overlooked.

However, purchasing these pieces of fire protection equipment can be tricky, as different fire extinguishers are used for different types of fire. To help you make a smarter decision, here are the four most common fire extinquisher types as described by the fire protection handbook.

The “A” Extinguisher.

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The Dangers of Poorly-Maintained, Broken or Outdated Gutters

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Roof gutters and downspouts are more crucial than many homeowners think, and when something goes wrong with them, they can result in high roofing repair costs and even damage that goes as deep as the basement.

Different types of roof gutters face different challenges, but almost all of them are at risk from debris accumulation. Especially in spring and fall, leaves and other organic matter can gather in your gutters and downspouts. These can decompose over time into a solid sheet that clogs gutters and restricts drainage, sometimes blocking downspouts entirely.

Enough debris build-up can cause water to cascade over the edge of your gutters instead of through them. This can be unplea

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Why You Should Have a Roof Maintenance Plan

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Have you been neglecting your roof? A good roof maintenance plan can dramatically lengthen the lifespan of your roof and avoid costly future repairs.

Roofs all wear out eventually, and the speed of this process depends on several factors. These include the quality of your attic and roof ventilation, the quality of your roofing materials and the climate you live in.

Extreme temperatures, wind and rain, ultraviolet radiation from the sun and any foot traffic on the roof can all cause your roof to wear out quickly. Dark shingles may be more affected by these conditions than lighter ones.

Roofs can be maintained with routine inspections and gutter cleanings twice a year. But even with the best care, you may still eventually require roofing repair or replacement.

Sometimes you may be able to

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3 Tips for Choosing Your Flooring

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Choosing the best flooring material for your home can be tricky, especially since there are so many options out there and each one has it’s own pros and cons. A variety of hardwoods are flooding the market, and linoleum is even making a comeback.

Here are some tips for choosing the best flooring option for you:

    1. Make sure you like it. This may seem obvious, but many people forget that flooring can last a long time, unless it’s cheap wood flooring or vinyl sheet flooring, and some hard wood flooring types can last 50-100 years. If you choose a flooring style that’s on trend, you may regret it when it becomes dated. Sit with any possible flooring option for a little while

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