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Pros and Cons of Marble Flooring

Marble is a beautiful flooring option. Here are some pros and cons of this dramatic flooring to help you decide if it is the right option for your home. Pro: It has a unique appearance The variety and colors and interesting patterns of marble is often the reason people choose to use it in their […]

How To Prevent Snow Damage On Your Deck

Snow damage is a real concern when it comes to your outdoor deck. Clearing it off quickly may seem like the logical fix, but this can lead to even more damage if it’s done incorrectly. Before clearing the snow, make sure you know the true risks and the best way to proceed. Moisture Problems The […]

3 Tips For Saving Money On Your Cottage Construction

Are you planning on building a vacation cottage? Having your own cottage can give you your own personal vacation retreat. Over time, it also may be more cost effective than renting a cottage or staying a hotel every time you go on vacation. However, building a cottage can present a number of substantial upfront costs. […]

Perk Up Your Cabinets for a Revamped Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s a gathering place for your family at the end of the day. You should feel relaxed and inspired when you enter your kitchen. Even if you can’t afford a full kitchen renovation, you may be able to afford a few basic upgrades if your kitchen could […]

Privacy Ideas For A Chain Link Fence

Chain link fences are a simple and inexpensive choice when you need to fence in your yard, but they leave something to be desired when it comes to privacy and appearance. Fortunately, you have several options to dress up chain link while also increasing your backyard privacy. Idea #1: Privacy Slats Vinyl or aluminum privacy […]

Keeping Your Fireplace In Top Condition

While many homeowners are aware of the importance of cleaning their chimney, most forget about the fireplace in their home. Without proper maintenance and cleaning, even the best fireplaces will soon lose their appeal. While there’s no substitute for professional services, there are things you can do to prolong the life of your fireplace and […]

Tampons: Can You Flush Them?

Many women struggle with the decision of whether or not to flush tampons down the toilet, and unfortunately, women get mixed messages about whether or not flushing tampons is an acceptable practice. Some tampon companies specifically market their tampons as flushable products, however, plumbers like those from Archie Johnstone Plumbing & Heating Ltd tell a different story.  […]