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French Tips: 12 Things to Know About Installing a French Drain

Installing a French drain can divert standing water and improve your yard's drainage. If you’re installing a French drain yourself, keep these tips in mind.

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What Is an Epoxy Floor?

If the sight of a bare concrete floor leaves you cold, installing epoxy flooring might be the attractive alternative to warm up to. An epoxy coating can liven up high footfall areas like garages without compromising durability.

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7 Tips for Building a Retaining Wall

A retaining wall can address the drainage issues in your lawn. Before you take on this DIY project, take a minute to browse these retaining wall installation tips.

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5 Ways to Keep Drains Smelling Fresh

Smelly drains aren’t just limited to the bathroom; any drain in your house can stink, and the odor can spread around your home. Luckily, cleaning and keeping your drains fresh is often an easy job.

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7 Ways to Save on Your Electric Bill

It might not seem like leaving on a light here or there adds much, but it can make a big difference on your utility bill. Learn how to save on an electric bill with these methods.

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How Much Does Termite Inspection and Treatment Cost?

In the U.S. alone, termites cause billions of dollars in damage every year. Regular inspections and treatment can save you hundreds or thousands of dollars of damage.

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Look For These 4 Things When Hiring a Painter

Hiring a painter isn’t as simple as picking someone out of the phonebook. Keep these points in mind while you’re on the search.

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Don't Mail It In: Here's How to Install a Mailbox

Installing a mailbox is relatively easy. The main concern is following the regulations, so you don't face the wrath of your mail carrier. Use this as a guide.

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