2016

  • Signs That Your Metal Roof Needs to Be Professionally Repaired

    If you have a metal roof on your building, it is important to make sure that you are well aware of the signs that tell you that it is time for the roof to be professionally repaired. To help you spot those signs as they occur, you will want to review the following points. Water Is Collecting on the Roof You should not have an issue with water collecting and then sitting on your metal roof after a heavy rain.
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  • 4 Tips To Help You Save Money On Summer Cooling Bills

    If you live in a hot climate, you may dread paying your electric bill during the summer months. Running your air conditioner around the clock can get very expensive, and cooling bills can be quite high. Luckily, there are several things you can do to cut costs while still keeping your home at a comfortable temperature. Use the following tips to help save money on the keeping your home cool:
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  • Stud Welding Safety Gear And Accessories Every Novice Welder Must Have

    If you have little or no experience with welding, the first welder you will probably want to bring home will be a stud welder. These welders are far less complicated to use than mig or arc welders and are definitely a good tool to use to start learning welding skills. However, stud welders also have potential for causing you harm if you do not wear the appropriate safety gear and use the right accessories, especially as a novice welder.
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  • Use Well Water? What You Need To Know About The Need For A Water Filter

    The two primary ways that you can get water for your home is either by the means of a municipal source or a well. If you are using well water, you may not be aware of how crucial having a water filter is to the overall quality of your water. Here is what you should know when it comes to water filters.     How Well Water Is Different Than Using A Municipal Water Source
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  • Chimney And Fireplace Use For New Homeowners: What You Should Know

    Many new homeowners have little or no experience with proper fireplace use. If you're buying a home this spring or summer and will be acquiring your first fireplace in the transaction, these tips will help you enjoy your new fireplace and chimney. Get Your Chimney Cleaned and Repaired You may have paid for a home inspection when you bought the house, but many home inspections only cover an overview of the chimney.
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  • 3 Possible Solutions To Help Deal With A Well Going Dry

    Drying of a water well can mean no water or poor quality, and there are many things that can cause this. A drought can lead to a shallow well becoming dry when it usually has plenty of water. Old wells can also have problems with the casings, or with outdated equipment like pumps. All of the problems with your well going dry have potential solutions, such as drilling further or renovating casing or installing a new pump.
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  • Causes Of Low Water Pressure

    As problems go, low water pressure seems rather unimportant in theory. In reality, it's a serious annoyance and handicaps your efforts to accomplish daily tasks. When you hop in the shower every morning, having water dribble from the shower head means a long and unsatisfactory shower. Washing dishes takes forever, and the low pressure means getting them truly clean is more difficult. If you have this problem, you need to check for several different issues in order to restore proper pressure.
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  • A Few Tips For Keeping Your Long-Lasting, Composite Deck Looking Beautiful

    While composite decks are being touted as long-lasting and easy to care for, it does not mean you can treat them roughly or not perform any maintenance on them to keep them looking beautiful. Here are a few tips to keep your deck looking as good as possible for as long as possible. Things Not to Use on Your Deck The composite material in the deck can be scratched or gouged the same way wood can.
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  • Three Benefits Of Liquid Roof Coating

    Now that spring warming trends are exposing the roofing beneath all of that winter snow, it's time to start thinking about preparing and caring for your roof through the warmer weather and storm seasons. One of the things you might be thinking about is protecting the roof with a reflective roof coating. If you're considering a roof coating, here are a few reasons why you might opt for a liquid coating instead of the classic roll or brush-on product.
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  • Unstanding Your Options For Refinishing Your Wood Floors

    When you move into a home with wood floors, what you may not know is that you will likely one day be faced with the prospect of refinishing those wood floors. This especially true if you purchase an older home that still has the original floors in place. And when the time comes to refinish those floors, you may be surprised at all of the different wood floor finishing options that are available to you.
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