Home Improvement
How to Paint a Roll Up Garage Door
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If you have a roll-up garage door, you might be wondering if this needs to be approached in a different way than painting a regular garage door. Here we look at the process you will need to follow to properly painting a roll-up garage door.

Patio Slab Sizes
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Building codes require that concrete patio slabs be at least 3 and a half inches, but the standard depth of a concrete patio slab is 4 inches.This ensures that the patio is strong enough that it won’t crumble but not so thick that it will use unnecessary concrete and increase the cost of the project.

How to Keep People from Walking into a Glass Door
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Glass doors are a sought-after architectural element in both commercial and residential buildings because they allow light to stream through a space, creating the feel of a brighter, more open, and airy space. Glass doors also look very modern and minimalist, which can elevate the style of a building.

Fascia Board Sizes
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A fascia board is a piece of horizontal board that is fixed in place along the end of a home’s roof eaves at the rafters. Traditionally a fascia board will be made from solid lumber, but in recent years PVC fascia boards have become more popular because they offer a maintenance-free alternative, and they are typically more affordable.

Carpet Padding Roll Size
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The standard width of a roll of carpet padding is 6 feet, and typically a roll will contain a length of 45 feet. This means that one standard roll of carpet padding will cover a space measuring 270 square feet.

Candle Sizes
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Here we look at the various types of candles that are available and the sizes they typically come in. Please find below a diagram that illustrates the common sizes of various candle types. 

Best Draft Excluders For Doors to Keep Your Home Comfortable
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Is your air conditioner unable to keep your room warm or cool? The reason for this is most probably the draft that enters your home from underneath the doors. To keep your home free from uncomfortable drafts and outside noise, consider a door bottom seal. By draft proofing your entrance doors, you no longer have to worry about the heat escaping your home.

Do Carpet Installers Include Moving Furniture
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The answer to this is not quite as simple as ‘yes’ or ‘no,’ and for this reason, it is important that you discuss with your carpet fitters beforehand what they are prepared to do.

How to Move Heavy Furniture on Carpet
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There are a number of techniques you can employ to move heavy furniture across carpet so that it doesn’t cause any lasting damage. Here we look at the various ways this can be achieved.

How to Keep Outdoor Cushions from Sliding
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Cushions that slide off of outdoor furniture can be extremely irritating when you are trying to relax, and they can also cause potential hazards for children or anyone who may not have noticed a cushion on the floor. Here we look at hacks for keeping outdoor cushions from sliding off the furniture.

Parts of a Water Heater
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The water heater is responsible for heating, storing, and supplying hot water to different parts of the home on demand, such as a showerhead, a kitchen faucet, or a bathtub. Here we look into the various parts of a water heater in more detail and how they work.

How to Hang Curtains from a Slanted Ceiling
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If you have a sloped or slanted ceiling, then the prospect of hanging curtains might seem more tricky than usual. Fortunately, there are various ways you can hang curtains from sloped ceilings without too much trouble. Here we investigate how to hang curtains from a slanted ceiling.