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Is your AC not working? If your central air conditioner is not cooling right, save money, time, and get comfortable
A house-attached patio roof takes advantage of the house’s structure by supporting one end of the roof on a ledger mounted horizontally to the house. The ledger, typically a 2 by 6, is usually designed to hold one end of the patio-roof rafters.
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Expert advice on emergency portable generators, including how to buy, set up and run them, and generator features, sizes, and necessary equipment. In This Article:
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Expert advice on how to repair a refrigerator ice maker that doesn’t make ice or doesn’t work at all. Also helps you fix an ice
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Is your floor so bouncy or springy that the tile or stone surface is cracking? Does your wood floor bend or sag beneath your feet?
Garden stairs provide transitions between level in your yard. Here are some great ideas for different materials and designs you can try. In This Article: