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How Long Does It Take for Carpet to Dry?

Anybody whose living space includes carpet or rugs knows that keeping them clean can be a challenge, particularly if more than a quick vacuum is required. Washing a carpet may be necessary after a spill or if the carpet is in a high-traffic area frequented by children or pets. When you need carpet to be […] Read More…

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How Much Space Do You Need for a Pool Table?

Having a pool table in a home offers hours of entertainment and fun, but it’s essential to make sure there’s enough space for the table (and its use) before you invest in one. But how much space do you need for a pool table? It may surprise you to learn that a pool table might […] Read More…

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What are the Advantages of the Metric System vs the Imperial System?

We measure things in a variety of ways. Early civilizations developed systems of weights and measurements based on what was available to them. Over time, standardization of measurements has become important as the global economy has evolved. The most classic example is the metric system. There are only three countries in the world that don’t […] Read More…

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Polymeric Sand Vs Regular Sand for Pavers

Pavers are a popular choice to create walkways both in private homes and in public areas. Natural stone pavers and manmade alternatives give a beautiful appearance to pathways, patios, and gardens and come in an array of colors and sizes.  One of the most common questions people have when they are installing new pavers is […] Read More…

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All About Shipping Container Dimensions

Shipping containers have never been more important than they are in our post-COVID world. During the pandemic, as people relied heavily on shipping to order the things they needed during lockdown and people in the shipping industry fell ill with the virus, shipping containers took days or even weeks to unpack and put back into […] Read More…

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How Much Does Mulch Weigh? And More!

Mulch comes in different types and can be used in gardens, playgrounds, and parks. For any DIY mulch project, it’s important to know how much mulch will be required before you begin. How Much Does a Bag of Mulch Weigh? There are many types of mulch and some variations in weight based on its composition, […] Read More…

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What Are School Bus Dimensions?

School buses might seem like a modern invention, but they’ve been around for more than a century. According to The Newswheel, the very first school buses were horse-drawn carriages and they date back to 1886. Modern school bus dimensions can range from smaller, short buses to full-size yellow school buses that hold dozens of students. […] Read More…

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5 Steps to DIY Repairing Your Driveway

Being a homeowner is an accomplishment to be proud of, but it also comes with a string of responsibilities. Along with financial concerns like property taxes and mortgage payments, there’s property maintenance to think about, which includes looking after the lawn and taking care of the driveway. Lawn upkeep may seem self-explanatory, but why would […] Read More…

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