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  • Three Reasons to Install New Siding

    28 September 2018

    Your home's siding makes up the majority of its exterior surface. This means your home's siding plays a massive role not only in the curb appeal of your property, but also as a protective layer to seal out elements from the interior of your home. Like all exterior surfaces, constant weather exposure can wear away the integrity of your siding. There are a few different reasons why you may want to consider contacting a siding services contractor.

  • Tips To Ensure Your Laminate Flooring Is Installed Smoothly

    8 July 2018

    Getting ready to install laminate flooring? If so, the technique used to install the floor will have an impact on how it looks when finished. Avoiding a few simple mistakes can make a big difference in the end, which is why you want to follow these tips. Smooth Out The Sub Floor Laminate flooring works best when your subfloor is completely level. If you are replacing an existing floor or building on top of one, it may already be level if the previous flooring option was properly installed.

  • Tips for Saving Money on Your Dumpster Rental

    21 February 2017

    If you want to clear the clutter from your home so you can have more space or to get ready to renovate, then you may want to rent a dumpster to make the job easier and quicker. You can get rid of all your junk at once rather than filling up your garbage can to overflowing for weeks on end. It's worth the expense to rent a dumpster for the convenience it provides.

  • Two Signs That Your Electrical Socket Needs Professional Assistance

    30 June 2016

    The electrical system in your home is an absolute necessity when it comes to powering your lights and appliances. But while your electrical system is important, it can also be quite dangerous. Specifically, if the system is not working correctly, then a fire can start in your home. Around 45,000 to 55,000 home fires each year are attributed to electrical failures and malfunctions. This means you need to be diligent about pinpointing signs that may signify a home electrical issue.

  • The Tree Stump Situation: Four Reasons For Removal

    6 April 2016

    When you hire a professional tree care service to remove a tree, the workers will often cut down the tree in sections, beginning at the top, and working their way down to the bottom. However, it is usually not possible to cut the stump flush with the ground, so the workers will typically leave a 6- to 18-inch-high stump where the tree once stood. Tree stump removal is generally regarded as a separate task, and the tree service will likely require additional fees for the stump's removal.

  • 4 Things To Know About Radiant Heating

    26 October 2015

    Radiant heat sounds like an optimal heating solution – no more cold floors and relief from the drying air from forced air furnaces. While radiant heat is a good solution for many homes, there are some things you should know before you take the plunge. The following list can help you become more familiar with this form of heating. #1: There Are Choices In Radiant Heating Methods Radiant heat flooring doesn't refer to a single product.

  • Rat Holes In Your Laundry Room? Try These Plaster Repair Tips

    20 August 2015

    If you find small rat holes in the plaster walls inside your laundry room, you can repair them yourself. Although plaster is a strong material, rodents can damage it when they chew through the walls to enter your home. The damaged plaster can crack or pull away from the foundation beneath it, which leaves your home vulnerable to more rodents and other problems. Here's how you repair the rat holes in your laundry room with plaster.

  • Wise Homeowner: Tips & Tricks To Care For Your Carpet

    27 April 2015

    You may not know that the fluffy and soft carpet under your feet helps you in more ways than one. It is important to take care of your carpet, and there are a few tips that will help you maintain your carpet. The Importance Of Carpet Maintenance The following are just some of the reasons you should keep your carpet in tip-top condition: You may not know this, but the fibers of your carpet have a great R-value.

  • Tips For When High-Security Keys And Locks Become High-Stress

    18 March 2015

    Having the best protection from today's thieves means investing in the highest types of security available. Modern car- and home security system manufacturers offer extreme high-security options, but what happens when your high security becomes high stress and frustration? Find out more about how you can open the door when your high-security car keys or home system locks you out with the thieves. High-Security Keys Do Not Always Have Buttons

  • What Are The Advantages Of Concrete Flooring And Is It Appropriate For My House?

    11 February 2015

    Once a common fixture in warehouses and unfinished basements, concrete flooring is now making appearances in upscale homes and expensive hotels. Concrete flooring offers versatility, durability and practicality all in one material. If you're thinking about using concrete flooring in your home, consider these benefits as you make your decision. Easy to Maintain Concrete floors require very little maintenance. When the floor becomes dirty, mopping with warm water and mild detergent is generally enough to get it clean.