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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

Build A Small Business From The Ground Up With These Top Commercial Building Solutions

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If you want to start a business, then there are going to be a lot of things to plan for. If you need a physical location, having a commercial building built is often essential to getting a business up and running. Depending on the type of business you are starting, you will need to choose from different commercial building solutions for your industry. Here are some of the top commercial construction solutions for buildings in various industries:

20 June 2017

What Every Business Owner Should Know About Fire Extinguishers

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Fire extinguishers play a critical role in protecting your business from fire damage. Are your extinguishers in good condition? A fire extinguisher that is expired or otherwise damaged will not function as intended, which will ultimately put you at an elevated risk. Here's what you need to know. They Don't Last Forever Keep in mind that these devices aren't intended to last forever. With proper care, an extinguisher should last a span of 5 to 15 years.

14 June 2017

Three Awning Mistakes To Avoid

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A retractable awning over your patio can allow for sun when you want it and shade when the sunlight becomes too intense. Proper care is the key to ensuring that this style of awning lasts. Know the following mistakes so you can avoid making them when you are caring for your home's awning. #1: Never retracting it  The last thing you want to do is to leave the awning out when you aren't home.

7 June 2017

Hate The Idea Of Moving To The Suburbs? Here's What To Do

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Moving to the suburbs is something that many couples or families consider when they need more bang for their buck, or when one person finds a great job that happens to be in the suburbs. While the switch to suburban life can be daunting, there are a few common reasons that people are reluctant to move to the suburbs that don't need to be deal breakers. The Area Doesn't Seem Exciting

29 May 2017

It's Time: 5 Reasons You Need A New Asphalt Driveway

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If your driveway is looking worse-for-wear, it's time to talk to a contractor. This is particularly true if you can't remember the last time you had your driveway replaced. Replacing your driveway can be one of the best investments you can make in your home. Here are just five of the reasons you should invest in a new asphalt driveway. Improve the Look of Your Home When people drive up to your home, one of the first things they'll notice is your driveway.

19 May 2017

How To Deep Clean A Non Self-Cleaning Oven

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If you don't have a self-cleaning oven, it may be a little more difficult to keep your oven clean. Rather than simply touching a button, you actually need to get into your oven and clean it thoroughly, which, for most, you don't have the time to do. But cleaning an oven is important to keep your oven working properly and looking like new, as well as to prevent that awful burning smell from happening each and every time you cook a meal.

11 May 2017

Five Big No-Nos When You Have A Garbage Disposal

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A garbage disposal can certainly come in handy when you're cleaning up after dinner, especially when you have friends and family over. However, garbage disposals are intricate machines, and you have to take proper care of them if you don't want them to break or cause clogs in your drainpipes. To that and, here are five big no-nos when you have a garbage disposal. 1. Grinding Fibrous Foods Celery, artichokes, and any other foods that have long strings or fibers in them have no business going down the disposal.

26 April 2017

Turning Your Chain Link Fence Into a Privacy Fence With Ivy

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If you are looking for a fence to have installed around your yard, then you should consider going with a chain link fence. A chain link fence is a good one for you to go with no matter what region you live in because it can withstand extreme heat and extreme cold. It will also withstand wet conditions and extremely dry conditions. Since a chain link fence is designed with the linkage that has the spaces it does, it can also withstand very high winds where many other types of fences would get blown down.

26 April 2017