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Preparing Your Furnace For Winter

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Routine maintenance is important in keeping your furnace running efficiently and effectively during the cooler months. The best time to do maintenance on your furnace is during the spring or summer when it is not in use, so you have time to make any repairs you may find while cleaning. Here are some steps to follow when preparing your furnace for the next cold snap. Replace Filters Replace the air filter in your furnace before you turn it on in the fall or winter. This will allow the air to be dispersed throughout your home...

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How To Keep Your Log Home Looking New

Posted by on Jun 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

A log cabin can be a great way to showcase your unique style. Whether in the mountains or the suburbs, log homes have a warm and cozy feel that many love. As with any other building material, homes made of logs require regular maintenance to continue looking their best.  Maintenance While log homes are comparable to homes built with other materials in energy usage and other aspects, they do come with their own set of concerns. The most important part of caring for your log home is caring for the finish of the logs to avoid damage from...

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How To Remove Old Baseboard Molding

Posted by on Jun 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Installing new baseboard molding is a smart interior home remodel. It is a great remodel because baseboards can get dinged up over the years and show signs of their age. By installing new baseboard around the floor of your home you will be making your wall and your floors look much nicer and newer. It is a great remodel because it can add value to your home without costing a ton of money. You can make the project even more affordable by removing your old baseboard on your own. This will reduce your labor costs and make the installation go...

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Why Vinyl Is Such A Great Window Replacement Product

Posted by on Jun 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Replacing the windows in your home is a great way to increase the value of your property, add some style to your home, and make it more functional. New windows will also help you run a more energy efficient household buy reducing solar absorption and increasing insulation. However, not all window replacement products are the same. Some products are more expensive, yet less practical to maintain. At the same time, some products are very affordable, but they offer very little insulation or protection from the elements. This article will explain...

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New Homeowner? Keep An Eye Out For These Common Plumbing Issues

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Owning a home comes with a long list of rewards, but also a list of responsibilities that can feel nearly as extensive. Among the areas that you shouldn’t overlook is the plumbing in your home. Dealing with a seemingly small problem early on can save you significant money and time in the long run, as untreated plumbing issues only get worse when you fail to address them. Whether you’re a new homeowner or are simply someone who’s keen on taking a more proactive approach with your home’s plumbing, here are three common...

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3 Signs That Your Garage Door Might Need A New Spring

Posted by on May 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

For something so handy, garage doors are actually relatively simple. They only have a few simple parts, so it’s important for all of these parts to work properly if you want to get the most out of your garage door. Unfortunately, garage door springs can become damaged over time, or they can be damaged if you hit the garage door with your vehicle. If you notice this problem, however, you can generally have it fixed rather quickly and affordably. Look out for these signs that your garage door spring is in need of replacement; then, you...

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Prepare For Whole Home Window Replacement With These Tips

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Restoring the exterior of your home can help add a substantial boost to its value, but the number of projects involved can be overwhelming. One project that is nearly a guarantee for a good investment is replacing the windows, since the energy savings could lead to cutting your energy bills $1000 a year or more. If you’ve decided to hire professionals to replace the windows in your home, you can make the job easier by using the following tips. Remove Window Treatments The first thing you’ll want to do when preparing the windows...

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Intensive Maintenance For Air Conditioning Air Quality

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Many people stick to changing the filter and dusting off the outside of their air conditioning unit for normal upkeep. Whether you’re using a window-mounted unit, wall units or a central air system, the basic cleaning just isn’t enough. If you’ve noticed weak airflow or strange smells when your air conditioning is operating, consider the following troubleshooting techniques that could make your life a lot easier. Avoiding Filter Damage When you inspect the air conditioner filter, one of the first areas of concerns is the...

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Bark: The One Mulch To Rule Them All

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The season for spring planting has finally arrived, and and proper mulching is both attractive and functional. With so many different types of mulch and ground cover to choose from, deciding on the one to best meet your needs can be a daunting task. However, it does not have to be this way. Here are a few of the benefits of using bark mulch. Bark is Eco-Friendly It is easy to think of recycling when it comes to products like paper, glass, and plastic, but what about the original materials used in these industries? Bark is a natural by-product...

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3 Reasons Why You Might Want Security Shutters for Your Home

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are always looking for new ways to secure you home, you might want to take a look at security shutters. If you are not familiar with this type of shutter system, you will need to read further. This way, you will know just what it is that you are getting should you decide to purchase them. Prison Bars Without the Bars Have you ever thought about how secure windows are with prison style bars on them? Of course, you might not want to actually cover your home with prison bars so you need to take a look at the next best thing. You will want...

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