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Safety Guidelines For The Animals Who Reside In Your Rescue Facility

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If you own a small animal rescue operation and house dogs and cats inside of a facility that is located in the countryside, it is vital that the animals are provided with comfortable living and sleeping quarters and that each creature's basic needs are met prior to being adopted. Use the safety guidelines below to assist with caring for the animals. Maintain The Air Conditioning Unit If the rescue facility has a central air conditioning unit that is used daily throughout the summer, maintaining the cleanliness of the unit and having minor repairs made as they are needed will minimize the risk of encountering a large problem that could result in inadequate cooling or the need to purchase a new unit.

30 April 2018

Need A New Commercial Fence? 4 Reasons You Should Choose Ornamental Iron Fencing

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If you own a commercial building, you want to protect your investment. Ensuring that the paint is always fresh helps improve the overall appearance of your building. Installing a security system helps secure the location. Utilizing cleaning services helps keep your building clean and sanitary. If you've taken care of those issues, you're doing a good job of protecting your investment. However, there's still one more thing you can do. You can install an ornamental iron fence around the perimeter of your building.

18 March 2018

Layered Vs. Solid Hardwood Planks

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If you are trying to figure out the best way to update your home interior, there are probably a bunch of eligible projects. That is, you might have a long list of remodels that you want to make, but you can't necessarily afford to make them all at once. For instance, updating the floor is one of the most popular projects. This article takes a close look at different types of hardwood floors, explaining the key differences between solid and layered hardwood products.

7 February 2018

Pool Cleaning 101

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You have finally achieved your dream of installing a swimming pool at your home. Well done! But the work does not end there. You need to know how to keep swimming pools pristine clean and healthy for use. Here are a few guidelines that will help you. PH Balance The term pH describes the level of acidity or alkalinity of your pool. PH is measured on a scale of 0-14. Anything below seven is acidic and above 7 is alkaline.

27 December 2017

Signs Your Well Pump May Need Repair Or Replacement

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A well pump can help pump water from your well into the pipes that lead into your home, supplying your home with water. As such, the pump plays an important role in your day-to-day life, helping ensure you have water to cook with, bathe in, wash your clothing in and flush the toilet with. However, as your well pump is used, it can slowly wear out and eventually, it may need repairs or replacement.

24 November 2017

Common Residential Glass Restoration Questions

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Many homeowners will eventually need to use a glass restoration service for their windows. However, these services are not something that individuals will need to use on a regular basis, and this can cause them to be unaware and uninformed about these services. Will Scratched Glass Have To be Replaced To Be Restored? It is a common issue for windows and glass doors to suffer scratches or chips. These damages will often lead homeowners to assume that the glass will have to be fully replaced to restore the appearance of the house.

20 October 2017

Just Moved? Keep Your New Home Safe By Trimming Your Overgrown Trees And Plants

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If you just moved into a new city, you may have concerns about how to keep your family and home safe from criminal activity. To protect your family, you may place a security system on your home and garage. But some of the things you might not think to secure are the trees and plants on your property. Overgrown trees, bushes, and other vegetation may make your home an easy target for thieves and burglars.

19 September 2017

Three Accessories To Complete Your Frameless Shower Enclosure

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Frameless shower enclosures can create a modern look in your bathroom, and they can also give the space a more open, airy feel. If you are considering remodeling your bathroom and adding one of these showers, there are some accessories you might want to consider. Use these ideas to find the right finishing touches for your new shower space. Shower Door Hardware Your shower enclosure may be frameless, but it will need hardware, such as hinges and handles.

2 August 2017

3 Tips To Help You Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

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Your home's windows allow in sunlight and provide a view of the outdoors, but can also be the cause of your home's energy loss. Here are three tips to help you improve your home's windows and stop the flow of energy and money from your home and budget. Tip #1: Upgrade Your Home's Windows It is estimated that between 12 and 30 percent of your yearly heating costs are the result of heat lost through your home's windows.

2 August 2017

5 Items To Look For On A Driveway Paving Estimate -- Other Than Price

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It's common for paving contractors to provide customers with estimates before paving a driveway. Estimates show how much a paving job is expected to cost, but price isn't the only information that should be included in an estimate. When you receive an estimate from a paving contractor to pave your driveway here are some details -- other than price -- that you should look for in the estimate. When the Work Will Be Done

13 July 2017