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Kitchen Countertop
10 Ultimate Kitchen Countertop Materials

Kitchen countertops are the workhorse of the home's interior because this is where the meals are prepared or sorted for storage. The material that makes up the countertop is important to how it can be used. In addition a quality countertop can increase the value of the home and make it more desirable when the time comes to sell.

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Basement remodeling
Basement Remodeling Tips and Ideas

Basement remodeling is a great way to add living space without the cost of adding a whole new section to the home. First, the basement should be inspected for leaks and cracks, and these should be fixed by a professional. Then the homeowner should decide the primary use for the basement so that the plans can revolve around this purpose. With good planning a basement renovation can be a great addition for living space.

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Radiant in-floor heating
Radiant In-Floor Heating

Radiant infloor heat is one of the most efficient ways to heat a home. This is because once the floor is heated the rest of the home is more comfortable. In other words there are no cold spots. Hot water or hydronic infloor heating is made up of PEX tubes encased in a mortared slab or under the wooden substrate. Electrical in-floor systems are also popular and are easier to install by do-it-yourselfers.

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