4 Documents Custom Homebuilders Should Show You

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It may not be easy for an inexperienced person to select a custom home builder from the dozens that may be available in his or her area. However, asking the builders that have applied for that project to furnish you with some sample project documents can ease the task of selecting the best contractor. This article discusses some of the sample documents that you should ask for. A Sample Contract Ask the custom home builders to give you samples of contracts that they sign with their clients.…

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A Few Pros and Cons of DIY Benchtop Materials

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If you’re very handy around the house and have a nice selection of tools, and a friend or two to help, you might consider installing a new kitchen benchtop yourself. Many benchtop materials can be placed right over the kitchen’s current benchtop, so that you don’t need to tear up old surfaces and remove adhesives. However, not all benchtop materials are as easy to install as you might assume, and installing them improperly can mean a benchtop that doesn’t stay in place, and even damage to the kitchen cabinets.…

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Tips for Choosing the Best Outdoor Shade Feature for Your Patio or Deck

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You can’t enjoy a backyard patio or deck if you live in an area that gets lots of hot, uncomfortable summertime sun; being exposed to too much sunlight can even be dangerous for your skin and eyes. That sunlight can even be damaging to your decking material and outdoor furniture! To make things more comfortable for you and to ensure the longevity of your patio furniture and any plants you have in the area, you’ll want to add a shade feature.…

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