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The Many Super Properties Of Steel

They don't call him the Man of Steel for nothing. With great abilities comes great preparation, and sure -- he may have hailed from another planet -- but odds are good that Superman did his share of push-ups back in the day. He earned that nickname, Man of Steel, through a process known as tempering. Tempering is a method of making something (or someone) stronger by subjecting it to hardship. In Superman's case, he lost his family, lost his planet and found himself alone without instructions in a foreign world.

Repair Tips To Fix Minor Fiber Cement Damage

If you want to remove the old siding from your home and replace it with new siding, then you should know that you have several different options available to you. If you like the look of wood but do not want to pay the high price for cedar shakes or clapboard siding, then you can choose fiber cement siding instead. The siding looks a lot like wood, but the cost of the material is cheaper and more comparable to vinyl siding.

Vinyl Fencing Installation Mistakes To Avoid

If you want a fence on your property to keep animals out of your yard or to help build a private space, then a vinyl fence may be your best option. Vinyl fences are flexible and five times stronger than wood varieties. Vinyl is non-toxic, inexpensive, and it can easily be maintained. However, you will need to install the fencing properly or you may run into some issues. Keep reading to learn about a few installation mistakes that should be avoided.

Looking To Go Green With Your Roof? Why White May Be Right For You!

If you are looking to go green when it comes to your roof, a white roof, also referred to as a cool roof, may be ideal for you. White roofs have been around for about 15 years but have become more popular as more and more people learn about them. If you have never heard about them, or have only briefly heard about them, you may have many questions. What is a white roof?

Crazy For The Crepe Myrtle: Planting And Caring For This Appealing Tree

Landscape design is important for the look of your home, but it can also add value and energy efficiency. Many trees can be planted around your home to create shade, insulating your home's windows, doors, and outdoor air conditioning units to reduce cooling costs in the hot temperatures of summer. Thankfully, opting for the crepe myrtle is a smart option for enhancing your home with color, beauty, and energy efficiency.