2015

  • Keeping That Vinyl Siding In Good Shape: Tips For You

    When you purchase and install vinyl siding in your home, you want to do everything that you can to ensure that you keep your siding in good shape and condition for as long as possible. After all, you made an investment in replacing your old siding and making your home look like new again with vinyl siding, and you want to make that investment last. Get to know some of the ways that you can maintain and care for your vinyl siding so that you can be sure your house looks as good as new for as long as possible.
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  • Handle With Care; How To Clean Your Sheepskin Rug Without Destroying It

    If you have a sheepskin rug, you come to appreciate its beauty and how it feels on your feet when you walk on it. However, since they tend to be fragile, you have to treat them with care. The smallest stain can cause them to fade, but it is possible to make them look new again, and not ruin their beauty. Here are some tips for cleaning sheepskin rugs. Gather Tools and Pre-clean
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  • How Can You Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing In Winter?

    It's common knowledge that running a little water in your faucets on nights when the temperatures drop to extreme lows can prevent your pipes from freezing and bursting. This is one trick that homeowners use to protect their plumbing, but there are many ways that you can keep your pipes warm in the winter. Following these tips can help you avoid a burst pipe and major water damage this winter.
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  • How To Add Insulation To Window Casings

    There are many ways to increase the energy efficiency of your home. In most projects, you will need to spend a lot of time and money. Installing new windows and doors is one way to increase the solar and thermal efficiency of your property. However, you can often increase the efficiency of your windows and doors by adding insulation to your existing fixtures. The casing around your window frames is usually hollow.
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  • Close In Your Porch With Storm Doors & Enjoy Your Porch All Year

    If you want to extend the time you enjoy your porch into the fall and winter months, all you need to do is enclose your porch. You can easily enclose your front or back porch with storm doors and enjoy your porch even when it gets cold outside. Measure Your Porch The first thing you need to do is measure your porch. You need to figure out how long each side of your porch is, as well as how high your porch is.
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  • 3 Factors to Consider When Getting a New Roof For Your Business

    If you are in the market for a new roof for your business, you might be surprised at all of the different things you need to consider before making a final decision. It isn't as cut and dried as you might think. There are a lot of variables that come into play to help you determine which roof is the best one for your particular needs. Here are a few key factors that you need to look at when replacing your roof.
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  • Cleaning Up after the Storm Passes

    Hurricanes, tornadoes and other storm conditions with high winds can pose a major threat to life, limb, and wallet. Although making it through the storm with your life is great, recovering from the damage is no small task. As you assess the damages, take the time to understand a few services that could make the transition to recovery easier. Clearing Out Dangerous Damage Flying debris and damaged terrain can create a lot of risk to you or your family if not attended to.
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  • How To Handle Hard Water

    At some point, you might have heard about something called hard water. However, you might not be sure what it exactly is or what it means for you. To help you out, here is an overview of what hard water is and how it can be treated:    So what is hard water? When water has exceptionally high mineral content, it becomes known as hard water. The difference between hard and soft water (water that is much lower in minerals) isn't exactly rigid.
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  • Important Information about Flood Damage Every Homeowner Needs to Know

    Experiencing any natural disaster can be devastating. A natural event like a flood can take its toll on you and your family in several ways. One of the greatest ways you could be affected by a flood is through your health. If your home has been flooded, you should pay close attention to these tips to avoid some serious health risks. Water Damage Provides the Perfect Environment for Mold If your home was flooded and you have finally gotten out all the water, do not forget the wood and other materials in your home that are still there.
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  • Power Outages And Your Well Pump

    If you have a well at your home and you depend on it for all your water, ensuring it will still run when there is a power outage is a wise move. Having running water, especially if you have a large family, is essential for your household to run smoothly and on schedule. Without running water, you could be looking at missed bath nights and dirty dishes and laundry not getting done.
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