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Jellema of Fine Decks Inc. in Maryland now installs almost all composite decking for his clients. Capped composite decking, in particular — where the composite is covered in a thin, plastic material — has become popular for its durability and quick installation.
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How to Build a FenceIf you’re going to install a fence yourself, there are three main steps (and one optional step). Before you get started, think about what kind of fence fits your wants and needs, then research the best installation techniques. Broadly, your process will be:1. Dig post holes and set
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pretty darn good on paper, but when the tile guy started installing the tiles, the design was very muddled and really did not work at all," she explains. "After losing sleep over it, I decided we needed to rip out some of the tile he’d already installed and just go with a simpler design. The silver lining
lining was that we ended up salvaging some of the already purchased, unused tile by installing it in the outside shower area, which turned out more elegant than we were planning. It was a lovely way to use the materials."
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New doorbell covers: The easiest item to install is the cover; this usually involves just two mounting screws and piggybacking on the bell system already in place. Cover options are limitless; they can be traditional, modern, themed, decorative etc. They can serve as a small way for a homeowner to display
electrical methods, such as using tools with rubber handles and turning off the power at the breaker panel before starting.New wired units: Before installing or replacing a hardwired unit, make sure the new version operates on the same voltage and that it takes up roughly the same amount of space as the
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1. Install a rainwater tankAustralians reportedly use a massive 60 per cent of their water outdoors, so a rainwater tank can come in good use. While most people
for washing cars and filling up pools. Plus, you get to add a bit of traditional outback chic to the side of your house. We love how this owner has installed two and mounted them on a platform next to their modern home (a great juxtaposition).
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sheathing to be removed from your home's exterior, it also presents the chance to install new insulation. Homes built in the 1950s or earlier tend to not have insulation in their walls (aside from the occasional newspaper). Installing fiberglass batts or even rigid insulation in the studs is a great way to improve
Kitchen Renovation for a Professional Chocolatier
Morris worked with a contractor from Kevin Gallager Construction to install new countertops and tiles, which took about two days. Now she's in love with the butcher block countertops and also with the larger, more functional sink installed. Countertops: Walnut, Williamsburg Butcher Block, Lumber Liquidators;
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from how they feel on bare feet (including how hot they get), to how much dirt shows on the surface. The installer you hire will also likely have opinions about the best material and installation methods for your climate.Keep in mind that decking comes in a variety of thicknesses and lengths, and those
labeled 5/4 inch thick has 30 percent more material than decking labeled 1 inch thick, so expect a higher charge for it.It’s useful to see decks installed recently and not so recently and hear from homeowners about what they do and don’t like about their decking to find the product that’s right for you