Archive for the ‘Tips & Advice’ Category

Making property and personal preparations is key to successfully surviving the impact of a hurricane. Hurricane winds can reach a constant speed of 74 miles per hour or more, according to FEMA. As a  hurricane nears land, it can bring torrential rains, high winds and storm surges. The hurricane season lasts from June 1 through

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Pools can be affected by heavy rainfall and storms but fortunately the adverse side effects can be counteracted using the right combination of HTH® Pool Care products. Test your water Heavy rains can dilute the chemicals you’ve added to your pool water. After a storm or lengthy rain, it’s always smart to double-check your water

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Living in a hurricane zone requires property owners to pay particular attention to the type of windows and doors installed in their buildings. While hurricane force winds do cause damage to property, it’s wind-borne debris (such as tree limbs, signs, roof tiles, etc.) and not the wind itself that causes the largest amount of damage

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Water Stop™ is a fast-setting, hydraulic cement that stops the flow of water, even under pressure, through cracks and holes in concrete and masonry structures. This product is used to seal floor and wall joints, settlement cracks, cracks and holes on filled concrete tanks. Sets in 5 minutes.       Elasto Seal Pro™ Elastomeric

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Ace’s Design Expert Nathan Fischer explains how to choose paint colors from the tailored palette of mix and match hues from Clark+Kensington’s 120 collection. Learn how the science behind this palette lets you choose and combine any colors to coordinate perfectly. See more at http://www.thepaintstudio.com

Changing your cabinet handles and knobs is an inexpensive way to update the look of your kitchen or bathroom. A simple change in drawer pulls and cabinet handles can give your kitchen a new look. If you plan to use the existing holes, take some of the old hardware with you when you shop to make sure

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There are a myriad of different types of nails and screws designed for specific usage and unless you’re a carpenter, you could get confused as to which nail or screw to use to get the job done well. Fortunately, the experts at Ace Hardware have useful advice on how to select and use the appropriate

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Simple jobs around the home can be easily taken care of if you have the right tools on hand.  By assembling a basic tool kit now you will save yourself time and avoid a lengthy trip to source the tool you need. The tools we recommend for basic home maintenance should cost you in the

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Simple Tips to Deal with Dry Conditions Drought conditions can be a killer for your grass, garden, and trees. So how do you combat nature’s heat waves and keep your landscape strong and healthy? STIHL brings you some tips and strategies for helping your home’s ecosystem stay strong through the harshness of drought. Trees Your

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by HomeownerExpert When water is scarce and temperatures approach triple digits, it can spell trouble for lawn and garden plants. There are a few steps you can take to help your landscape beat the heat, and part of rescuing your greenery from drought is knowing when to pick your battles. 1. Spot the Signs When

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