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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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Tips To Keep Your Home Safe From Hail Damage

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Hail is one of the most common types of storm damage that homeowners will have to repair. Typically, this type of damage will be concentrated on the roof of the structure. If left untreated, it can result in sizable obstruction to your property. Luckily, there are a couple of steps you can take to help protect your home from hail the next time a storm rolls through your area.  Upgrade To Fiber Cement Tiles And Shingles The type of shingles or tiles that are on your roof will play a critically important role in keeping your home safe from...

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Safety Concerns In An Old Foreclosed Home

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

If you’re purchasing an older foreclosed home and you are worried about the condition of the plumbing and wiring, there are a few things you can do to make sure the home is safe. If you have to buy the home as is and you don’t want to spend the money on a home inspection, you still want to have an electrician and plumber examine the house. There could be plumbing and electrical problems that put your safety in danger, and you’ll want to have these fixed before you move in. Ask the plumber and electrical professional about...

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How To Keep Your Epoxy Coated Patio Looking Like New

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A painted or dyed concrete patio is much more eye-pleasing than a plain slab. If you’re worried about damage to the finish, sealing it with a protective coat of epoxy can preserve the new color. Epoxy also prevents staining, whether it’s from a spill or dreaded moss growth. Although it’s simpler to maintain epoxy compared to unsealed concrete, there are still some things you should do so it looks its best. #1: Add Drainage Concrete can’t absorb water once it has a thick layer of epoxy on it, which can lead to annoying...

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Central Air Conditioning System: What Can Cause It Not To Work & The Cost Of A Replacement

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

Are you using a window air conditioning unit because the central system is not working? It is in your best interest to get the central air conditioning system fixed because a window unit can cause higher energy expenses. In this article, learn the possible reasons why your central air conditioning system is not working and how much a replacement may cost if you need it. What Can Cause a Central Air Conditioning System to Stop Working? The main part of a central air conditioning system is the blower, as no air will flow through the ventilation...

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