Does Your Attic Have Adequate Ventilation? 4 Ways That Improving The Ventilation Can Help Your Home

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If you haven't been paying much attention to the ventilation in your attic, you need to start. Your attic may be a place that you don't use very often – you might not use it at all – but it's still a very important part of your home. In fact, you might say that when it comes to home maintenance concerns, your attic should be at the top of your list.

15 December 2017

3 Tips To Extend The Life Of Your Heat Pump

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Not all people live in places with extreme climates, and as such, not all people require traditional heating and cooling mechanisms for their homes. If you live in a place with relatively cool summers and tolerably warm winters, you may opt for a heat pump instead of a more expansive heating system and air conditioner. Doing so means you'll be transferring heat instead of creating it, and in the process saving a considerable amount of money.

8 November 2017

Looking For A Fire Alarm Monitoring Company? A List Of Additional Services You May Want To Look For In A Company

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If you own a commercial building, you are required by law to have multiple fire alarms and possibly a sprinkler system in place. A fire alarm monitoring service can help you monitor the alarm and send first responders immediately if the system goes off. But, what you may not realize is that fire alarm monitoring companies often offer many other services aside from just alarm monitoring. Knowing what other services may be offered will help you find the alarm monitoring company that best meets your needs.

6 October 2017

Tips For Staying Safe When Restoring Your Home After A Flood

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A flood can totally devastate your home, especially if it takes days for the water to recede. It doesn't even take that much water to do a lot of damage. Cleaning up after a flood is a huge undertaking that you might not be able to do alone because of the contamination from the water and the growth of mold. Here are some important things to keep in mind during flood damage restoration so you stay safe.

9 September 2017

Maintaining Your Well Water System For Best Performance

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Having a well drilled on your property for water in your home can save you a lot of expense over time but even a well water system needs to be maintained. You can't just drill the well, drop a pump in and forget it. If you do, you may have problems down the line that will cost you money and time. Here are a few tips to maintain and check your well water system to make sure it is working properly:

10 August 2017

What Every Homeowner Needs To Know: 4 Common Reasons For Sewer Clogs

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If you are experiencing puddling around your home's sewer clean out drain, there's a good chance that there's a clog somewhere in your sewer system. You will need to contact a sewer repair service, such as Aurora Plumbing and Electric Supply, Inc, to solve this problem, but knowing these 4 common things that can cause clogs in sewer lines could help you avoid future sewer clogs. Children Flushing Toys in the Toilet 

22 July 2017

Cracks, Fading, And Leaks Galore: 3 Fiberglass Pool Problems That You Need Professional Solutions For

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When your fiberglass pool is first installed, it looks amazing and has a perfect shape with bright colors in the finish. Over the years, colors fade, walls bulge, and cracks even begin to develop. Some of these problems come with age, others are caused by poor installation, and some problems may be due to a lack of maintenance. No matter what your fiberglass pool problem is, here are some of the repair solutions that professional repair contractors will be able to restore your pool to its former glory:

23 June 2017

3 Reasons To Build A Commercial Fence For Your Business

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If you conduct business on a piece of property that you own, you are likely aware of the extra work required to maintain and keep the grounds in a professional state that you and your employees can be proud of. If you are looking to make your life a little bit easier in this department, one potential idea would be to get some commercial fencing installed around key areas of the property, if not the entire plot of land.

30 January 2017

5 Tips For Better Looking Gutters

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The gutters that surround the roof of your home can significantly affect the curb appeal of your home since they are highly noticeable. For this reason, you will want to be sure that your gutters are chosen carefully and are well taken care of. This way, they affect your curb appeal in a positive manner. Here are five tips for better looking gutters: Choose the Right Material: Rain gutters are made from many different materials, including copper, vinyl, and steel.

16 January 2017

Specialty Tools Used on Most Job Sites

Construction & Contractors Blog

Tools and equipment are essential to a construction operation, and while many of the tools used on the job site are the same as you use in your home workshop or garage, there are some specialty tools that you likely wouldn't use. Contractors will often buy the tools they use regularly so they have them on hand, but some items are so special and expensive that renting or leasing them may be a better idea.

10 January 2017