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BRANDY LAWSON

Three Reasons To Use Illuminated House Numbers

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Having a large house number on the exterior of your home — perhaps above your front door or on either side of your garage — will help people to identify it. While there are all sorts of house numbers that you can buy online or at your local home supply store, one design that can especially be appealing is an illuminated number. Illuminated house numbers have many different styles. Some appear extremely modern, while others have more of a rustic appearance. Read More»

Whole House Filter Or Faucet Filter?

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These days, it’s really important to have some sort of water treatments system in your home. These systems remove chlorine, bacteria, and other contaminants that may have made it past the water treatment center or been introduced to the water on its way to your home. But which type of drinking water system should you buy? There are two really population options: faucet filters and whole-home filters. A whole home filter removes contaminants from the water as it comes into your home, and a faucet filter removes contaminants from water just before it flows out of the tap. Read More»

4 Reasons an Apartment Rental Can Be a Better Option Compared to a Home Rental

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If you need a place to live and are beginning to look at apartment and home rental options, you may be unsure whether an apartment or a house is best for your needs. There are a variety of rental options out there, no matter which city or town you’re living in. If you’re not moving into a home with your whole family, finding a great 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent may be your best bet. Read More»

4 Methods Of Mice Extermination

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Mice can bite children and pets. They can also carry disease. If you find mice in your house or yard, you should take the threat seriously. An exterminator can get rid of rodents for you using a variety of methods. Here are four ways a pest control service can eliminate your mouse problem: 1. Glue Traps Glue traps are a safe and effective way to dispose of mice. Your exterminator will place glue traps in places where mice are likely to walk. Read More»

Interior And Exterior Septic System Care And Maintenance

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When you’re used to your home being on sewer, you’ll be used to not worrying about what happens to the water once it goes down your plumbing pipes unless you happen to have a clog or issues with tree branches down in the pipes. But, when you move into a place with a septic tank, then you will have more things to think about because you will need to provide the septic system with some maintenance and take some extra steps to protect it. Read More»

The Benefits Of Precast Stone

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Stone is often used in homes and buildings as an accent piece. The stone can be used to cover pillars or be used to side a portion of the home, such as the front entryway. If you are looking to use stone on your home or business, one of the decisions you have to decide between is whether to use precast stone or have the stone cast at your specific site. Read More»

3 Natural Stone Options For Your Bathroom Countertops

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If you are building a home and are in the process of designing your bathroom, or if you are just making a few updates on your current home’s bathroom, you may be overwhelmed by the different materials available when it comes to the countertops. Laminate is a common option for many because it is easy to install and very affordable, but it is not the best option if you want a long-term, durable countertop. Read More»

How To Choose Between A Top-Loading And Front-Loading Washing Machine

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If you’ve had the same washing machine for many years, you’ll have a lot to consider when it’s time to shop for a new one. Front-loading washers are a popular option now, as well as high-efficiency models. Washing machines have more features than ever, but you still have to make a basic choice between a top-loading and front-loading washer. Here’s a quick look at how they differ. Appearance And Ability To Stack Read More»

Are Copper Sinks Naturally Antimicrobial?

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If you’re considering copper sinks, you may have heard that one of the major benefits is that they’re antimicrobial. This is true: copper sinks will kill most bacteria present on their surface. In addition to its attractive appearance, copper is an excellent choice for fixtures around kitchens and bathrooms. Why Is Copper Antimicrobial? Copper is considered antimicrobial because it kills microbes, such as bacteria, on its surface. However, no one really knows why it does this. Read More»

Leasing a Personal Office Space? Pay Attention to Furniture Details

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While you may have tried working at home and in coffee shops, you may find that you are not that productive because of distractions. This is not something that you will be able to avoid in coffee shops, and it may also be unavoidable in your home due to children and pets. After leasing a personal office space, you should spend a while analyzing lots of details before buying furniture. Read More»