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How Do I Install Window Film?

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The colder weather is fast approaching and you want to make sure your home is sealed up now before it's too late. If you have older windows in your home and can't afford to replace them just yet, a great temporary solution is window film. It's creates a tight seal keeping warm air in and old man winter OUT!! It's fairly inexpensive and easy to install. Check it out!

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Want To Save Money This Fall?

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Having your home properly sealed is critical to your energy conservation efforts and greatly impacts your utility bills. You can save up to 30% of your energy costs by air sealing multiple points of your home where energy losses occur. Here is National Home Improvement Expert, Danny Lipford sharing his top 3 money-saving fall projects for your home.

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Backyard Transformation for Veteran Family

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Not all injuries are visible. Meet Kyle, an Army veteran in Phoenix, Arizona, who received a backyard transformation and a renewed sense of community from Team Depot. Here at Alexander Doyle Construction, we believe in honring our veterans. This is why we offer a 10% discount to veterans on all our services. It's our way of saying thank you for all that you sacrifice for our country!

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How to Prevent Ice Dams

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While you were out swimming, hiking and enjoying the summer weather, leaves and debris have continued to build up in your gutters and downspouts. If not removed, your gutters and downspouts cannot drain properly. Water will back up in your gutters and then seep under your shingles. When the temperature drops, the water freezes and expands, causing significant damage to your gutters, roof and to the inside of your home. This is what's known as an ice dam. Every winter we receive several calls to repair the damage caused by ice dams but this doesn't have to happen to you. Save yourself a lot of trouble and have your gutters...

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How to Beef Up Attic Insulation

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The nights are getting longer and they are getting colder. Is your home ready? One way to ensure that your home stays toasty warm this winter is to beef up your insulation. Here is a quick how to video, along with a shopping list courtesy of This Old House!   Tools for Beefing Up Attic Insulation: - tape measure - insulation knife - leaf rake, used to spread cellulose insulation - dust mask - hammer - circular saw Shopping List for Beefing Up Attic Insulation: - cellulose insulation - un-faced fiberglass insulation - 2x10s for framing a storage platform -...

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How to Maintain a Stone Countertop

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Everyone is using natural stone these days. It is so versatile you can use it on your floors, counter tops, back-splashes and more. The only downside is it absorbs stains easily. This is why it's important you seal them before that happens. Here is a video showing the various types of stone and an explanation on how to seal them. It also shows how to remove stains. just in case you need it. It's comforting to know that your counter tops are not ruined!

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How to Stain Wood

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Wood stain enhances the appearance of the wood by embracing the grain pattern and making it come alive. While it claims to be easy to use, some people are still intimidated by wood stain. Here is a quick video to show you that you just how easy it is to apply. You have nothing to fear, so grab your supplies and let's get to it.

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