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5 Reasons To Not Re-Shingle Over Old Roofing

If you currently have a single layer of asphalt shingles on your roof, one of your main decisions when it is time to install a new roof will be whether you should remove the old shingles before installing your new roof or whether you should have the new shingles installed directly over the old ones. When calculating the labor involved in installing a new roof, removing and disposing of old shingles can raise the cost of the project around $100–$150 per 100 square feet of roof, which can significantly increase the overall cost of your project. Read More 

4 Smart Uses For Your Leftover Fill Dirt

If you've recently completed a project at home that required having a load of fill dirt delivered, you probably have a pile of it leftover that you are trying to figure out what to do with. If it's left to sit on your property for too long, there is a chance that it will become part of your landscape. Once weeds start growing on the dirt, it may not be easy to use anymore. Read More 

5 Considerations To Help Decide Between A Dumpster Bag And A Roll Off Dumpster

When you have a renovation or maintenance project that you expect to produce a lot of waste, you will have to figure out the best way to get rid of your waste. Your two main options include purchasing a dumpster bag or renting a roll-off dumpster. A dumpster bag is a heavy-duty bag that is either single use or reusable that you set up at home and call your local waste removal company to dispose of once it is full. Read More 

Signs You Need A New Circuit Breaker Panel

If you have been constantly adding new electrical systems to your home like automation wiring or if you have been updating the lighting systems in your kitchen and bathroom, then you should know that some upgrades you make may be placing stress on the overall electrical system of your home. This may lead to the need for a new circuit breaker box. An older home may need one anyway, so look for signs that the circuit breaker panel does indeed need to be replaced. Read More 

How To Create Your Own Privacy Windows With Etching Cream

If you want privacy glass on the front doors that lead into your home, then you can choose to have custom glass added. Privacy glass comes in textures and patterns like pebble, reed, rain-glass, and cubed. While this glass is a good option to obscure light and vision through your door as much or as little as you like, you may not have the funds right away to purchase the glass, especially if your door has several small panes or an odd shape that requires special ordering. Read More