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"I started to test different products and discovered quickly they all did a great job of keeping leaves out of my gutters. But in the spring, or after two spring seasons, all of the gutter cover products I tested FAILED." Gutter covers are a huge business. They really came of age back in the 1990s. Related […]

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Laundry Room Ideas - Beware Of Function Flaws! Laundry rooms are one of the hardest-working rooms in a house outside of the kitchen. I don't know about you, but I don't go into my laundry room to relax, read, watch TV or jump on my amateur radio. I go in there to get clothes clean, […]

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Gutter guards for pine needles are available and they work. I have them on my own home. Related Links Do Gutter Guards Really Work? Gutter Guards and Icicles - Don't Expect Magic Gutter Guards For Pine Needles The best gutter guards are ones that have a fine micro mesh covering. This mesh stops pine needles […]

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Craig Tiritilli is wondering if his hanging walnut shelves, and this things on them are going to bow the studs in his Dallas, TX home. Here's his situation: "I have 4 pieces of solid walnut board. Each is 40" x 10" x 3".  I want to attach all four of them to a wall as shelves […]

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Belinda Morgan is building a new cabin somewhere near Saginaw, Texas and wants to reuse some glass block she installed a few years ago. Let her give you the details: "I have a glass block shower with 50 glass blocks that are held together with mortar that I built. I want to use again in […]

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Quick Column Summary: Plastic fiber gutter guards After testing, these will fail Get micromesh gutter guards Video links, test results Tracy, who eats lots of cajun food in Plaquemine, LA, asked me about a poor-quality gutter guard I reviewed in a past video of mine. Here's what she said: "In your video about gutter guards, the […]

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A central vac can be installed in an existing home. A central vac system requires some planning. Location of vacuum cleaner outlets is important so your central vac hoses will reach all parts of the house.

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Remove dust from your home and/or office with a central vacuum. It is clean and reliable. Central vacuum systems remove the dust to the outside of your home or office.

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Dust masks can filter toxic vapors and/or particles, and can be disposable or have replaceable filters. Buy a dust mask that filters the sizes of particles and/or types of fumes you will confront. Check these manufacturers.

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