The Johnsons' House Building Journey

Three Materials You Can Use To Give Your Home An Affordable Tile Roof Appearance

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If you need to have a new roof installed on your home, you may want to have attractive materials installed. Tiles can be a great option for your roof, but can also be costly. There are other options that you can choose to give your home the look of tile at a lower cost. These materials can be synthetic roofing, metal tiles and composite roofing products. If you want to have an affordable tile roof, here are some of the options you can have for roofing on your home:…

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2-Step Guide To Naturally Rejuvenating Your Old Wooden Kitchen Cabinet Facings

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If you have older, wooden kitchen cabinets, their facings may be showing the signs of age, such as dull grains because of ground in dirt and grease. If you are looking to rejuvenate them, use the two-step guide below to clean and polish the facings using natural products you can find in the supermarket or pharmacy. Step 1:  Scrub The Wood With A Homemade Cleaner The first step uses a homemade cleaner made with castile soap and baking soda.…

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How To Replace A Leaking Soffit

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Roof leaks can lead to costly damage to your house.   While you may blame a broken shingle or a hole in the roof for the water leak, your roof surface may not be to blame after all.  Water could be leaking in through the soffit because of clogged gutters, ice dams, or rotted fascia.  The evidence of water intrusion will be evident on the edges and corners of the soffit.  Take a close-up look at your soffits and check for cracked, peeling paint, and curling and rotted plywood.…

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