Storm shelters okc

People do not often think about it but the United States is home to some of the most volatile and dangerous weather on the planet. From tornadoes to hurricanes and blizzards, you would be hard pressed to find a corner of the country that is untouched by bad weather. Every year, there are more than 1,200 tornadoes that strike around the nation. These violent weather events can cut a swath of damage that is about a mile wide and up to 50 miles long. The damage done by hurricanes can reach into the billions of dollars. It took New Orleans nearly a decade to recover from Hurricane Katrina. Parts of the northeast are still recovering from Super Storm Sandy. Because of these strong storms, many people are looking to get the above gro

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Concrete tool rental

Spring brings warm weather and an increase of birthday party invitations. People with birthdays or children with birthdays in the warmer months tend to celebrate outdoors to enjoy the beautiful weather. An outdoor birthday party can be a great excuse to catch up with family members and friends. The outdoors offers endless space and the ability to set up a variety of outdoor activities. Planning an outdoor birthday party can be effortless, as long as you plan accordingly and keep these planning tips in mind.

Appropriate space

Even though people tend to feel less crowded when outdoors, keep in mind the size of your guest list and the size of your yard. If your yard is closed off with a fence, you may need to limit your guests. However, if you are planning on throwing a birthday party in a pa

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Matching bamboo flooring accessories

Homeowners today have a number of options when it comes to picking the flooring for their homes. Many people say that they would pay more for a home that has hardwood flooring already installed. The reasons vary but many think that this kind of flooring adds class and elegance to the look of just about any home. It is also easy to maintain and keep clean. After looking at bamboo flooring samples, many homeowners are opting for that kind of flooring because it looks so similar to hardwood flooring. Natural bamboo flooring has a lot of advantages over hardwood floors, however.

The Benefits of Bamboo Flooring:

  1. Bamboo flooring is much more environmentally friendly than hardwood. If you have ever had bamboo in your yard, you know how fast it can grow. Th

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Ceramic tile for a bathroom

Home remodeling, whether you’re a DIY enthusiast or prefer to call in the professionals, is one of the best ways to add value to your home. The most popular choices for home remodeling are kitchens and bathrooms. Replacing old appliances and chipped tiles makes life easier, and makes cleaning easier as well. New designs like mosaics and glass tiles are a quick way to update the look of a bathroom or kitchen.

Begin with the bathroom
Bathrooms are a popular choice for home remodeling and a survey by Houzz found that 60% of respondents planned to tackle the master bathroom as their next remodeling project. Another survey, by the National Association of Home Builders, found that homeowners actually follow up on this intention, and that bathroom remodeling accounts for

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February 1. In many parts of the country the beginning of this month signals a hope of warmer temperatures and longer days. In other parts of the country the beginning of the month is simply an indicator of more cold and snowy days. And while the fun of looking for the groundhog’s shadow is a nod toward tradition and folklore, many Americans are seriously making plans for the long, hot days of summer.
Swimming pool builders and their customers are among those who are not worrying about the weather forecasts by meteorologists or groundhogs. Instead, they are making the plans to create a backyard oasis that will make this the best summer ever. From plans for hot tubs, swimming pools, outdoor kitchens, and pool houses, swimming pool build

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Local pool cleaning service

If you were to take a poll people’s favorite seasons, you will get the snow bunnies who love winter, the pumpkin spice lovers who adore the changing colors of fall, and those who can’t get enough of the new blossoms in the spring. But chances are, you will find that the vast majority will say that summer is the best. The long sunny days, ideal ice cream eating weather, vacations.

And there is not much that beats a cool dip in the pool on a hot summer day. But having and maintaining a clean and healthy pool is not always the easiest thing to do. Luckily, a quick search of local companies should easily turn up an array of swimming pool cleaning services. Maintaining your perfect summer haven does not have to fall solely on you, or be a hassle.

Pool services to keep you s

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Firewood for sale

When it’s chilly outside, nothing says comfort like a wood fire. In fact, wood stoves and fireplaces are much more than a practical way to stay warm. They come with a whole range of associations: old-fashioned comfort, romance, self-reliance, and an outdoorsy and simpler way of life. Besides, cutting and chopping firewood is an excellent form of exercise. For those who don’t live in the woods or on a farm, firewood delivery can help you recreate that world of comfort and security.

Firewood delivery to keep your home warm
Firewood delivery can help you use the most ancient and comfort-giving form of heat in your home. If you don’t have access to wooded property where you can ch

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Stamped concrete patio nj

If you’re planning to sell your house, has it recently been landscaped? Does it also have a decorative concrete patio? You may seriously want to consider having these and other additions made to your outdoor living spaces to decrease your selling time and increase your selling price.

A recent survey showed that more home buyers are interested in houses with patios than with decks or porches. In 2010, for example, 59,000 houses with patios were sold. By 2014, however, this figure reached 96,000.

Poured concrete is one of the most common surface materials used in outdoor areas, according to a recent study. In seven-out-of-nine geographical regions, it was found to be used more often in luxury-home construction than either concrete pavers or natural stone.

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