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The 3 known types of rigid foam board insulation are: polystyrene, polyisocyanurate and polyurethane, with a different purpose for each of them. First, insulating an attic with polystyrene involves deep heat and pressure to fit in shape. Being the most expensive, it is also the most durable and strong. Another type is bead board insulation. The bead expends and insulates the area. The last ...
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Being an expensive process that needs some practice and professional tools, building your own seamless gutters represents a solution if you want to increase the value of your house in case you found a potential buyer. Building seamless gutters can also be a business for those who have their own gutter-forming machine. Seamless gutters represent a style that it is relatively new being around fo ...
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When it comes that time of year when you have to take out all the old boxes full of Christmas lights and check if they still work, it can turn out very useful to know how o perform some simple repairs on order to save entire strings of lights. The incandescent bulbs, the oldest and most used Christmas light invented by Thomas Edison, are wired with positive and negative wires creating a ser ...
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With a skylight installed on your roof you allow a lot of light to enter the room. But besides light, you can also find that water can enter the room too, because of leaks. To prevent such situations, the skylights are surrounded with a metal frame called flashing. In time, this flashing gets damaged and needs replacement. To do so, follow these steps: 1. Get access to the flashing by remov ...
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