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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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How Many Grams of Sugar in a Cup?

In some types of cooking, measurements are as much a matter of taste as they are anything else. The chances are good that if you decide to add a little extra black pepper or oregano to a soup or sauce, it’s not going to ruin your dish. That’s not the case with baking, which is […] Read More…

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How Much to Paint a Truck?

Trucks can do a lot of things: haul construction materials, transport umbrellas and toys to the beach, or simply get the driver to where they need to be. But just because a truck is functional doesn’t mean it can’t look good, too. Sometimes a fresh coat of paint is all that’s needed to make an […] 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 Many Boxes of Laminate Flooring Do I Need for My Project?

Laminate flooring is a popular choice for many who are looking to spruce up their homes. Oftentimes, it’s the cheaper option compared to wood flooring and even carpeting. Laminate can be water resistant, and more durable as it’s resistant to scratches and staining. Laminate flooring is a great option for your next project. But, calculating […] 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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Concrete Block vs. Cinder Block: What to Choose? 

Cinder blocks and concrete blocks are both used by professionals and do-it-yourselfers for a wide variety of projects. You may be wondering what the difference is between the two as you start your next construction venture. The reality is, there is very little difference between the two, and it really depends on what you’re using […] Read More…

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How To Make a Sandbox in Your Backyard

Sometimes it can feel like an impossible task to get your kids off the screens and go enjoy the outdoors instead. One way you can change this is by making your backyard a fun place for little ones to imagine and explore so they’ll be excited to play outside. Installing an above ground pool is […] Read More…

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