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Removing Sap From Your Deck

Anyone that has a sap-producing tree lingering over a deck can tell you that stuff isn’t easy to get off. If you find yourself in that situation, here are some ways to get that sap off your deck according to wisegeek. com:Applying stain removerThere are a few things that do a pretty good job at removing sap from your deck. One of the best is stain remover.

What to Look For: Inspecting your Insulation and Weather Stripping

As the cold weather approaches and your furnace begins its annual duties, we often think of ways to make our homes more energy efficient. One thing that can make a big impact on energy savings at a reasonable cost is inspecting your insulation and weatherstripping. Over time, weatherstripping can become worn out and damaged which then creates drafts. Insulation can settle over time, thus reducing its R-value and becoming less effective.

Tips for Building a Screened In Patio

If you’re tired of the bugs and a little too much nature while you’re out on your patio, then maybe it’s time to screen things in. Luckily, if your patio as an overhang attached to the house, then much of the framing is already done for you. The rest is as simple as attaching a top and bottom plate between the support posts, and wall studs from floor to ceiling between the same posts.