2014

  • How Spray Foam Insulation Can Improve Your Relationship With Your Teens

    The winter months mean long amounts of time spent indoors with your family, including your kids. Summertime months mean the kids are home more often. Teens are noisy by nature even when they are in the relative quiet of their home. No matter what time of year you spend extended periods closed up indoors with teenagers, they can get on your last nerve. Is there anything that can block out all the noise they enjoy and you don't like?
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  • Two Tips For Building A Home With A Paved Driveway

    If you are in the process of building your new dream home, it is likely that you will need to build a paved driveway. Yet paving projects are major endeavors, and if they are not done correctly or maintained properly, they can experience major structural problems. For those that have never done a paving project, there are a couple of tips you can follow that will help ensure your projects avoid some common issues.
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  • Home Remodeling Safety For Families With Kids

    Remodeling can be exciting for homeowners who like to see improvements made to their property, but it can also be a scary time for parents with young children. These tips will help you keep your kids safe while home renovations are taking place. Choose Contractors Wisely If you're hiring contractors to perform your renovations, hire a certified team of experienced professionals. It may be tempting to skimp on labor costs by hiring less qualified workers, but hiring a team of experienced professionals with a record of safety makes a big difference.
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  • Installing A New Well? Here's How To Ensure That The Water Is Safe

    If you are thinking about having a well installed on your property, you are probably looking forward to the benefits of having your own supply of water and not having to pay a monthly utility bill. One thing that you might be concerned about, however, is whether or not your drinking water will be safe for you and your family. Luckily, following these tips can help you ensure that the water that comes from your new water well is completely safe for your household.
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  • Water Ponding On A Flat Roof: What It Is & How To Prevent It By Keeping Drain Outlets Clean

    Although trees surrounding a home can be beautiful to look at, they can also lead to a flat roof getting damages. When you have trees that are close to the roof, the leaves can clog up the drain outlets and cause water ponding. In this article, you will discover what water ponding is and how to keep drain outlets clean to prevent it from happening. What is Water Ponding? Water ponding is simply an accumulation of water on a flat roof that usually occurs when it rains.
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  • Two Tips To Keep Your Business' Drains From Clogging

    Regardless of the type of business you own, it is likely that your office has at least one sink, and this device likely sees an extensive amount of use on a daily basis. Unfortunately, it is possible for your sink to develop difficult-to-remove clogs that can cause issues with draining it. Luckily, there are a couple of tips you can use that will help keep your business' sink from experiencing these problems.
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  • Electricity Go Out Right Before Your Party? 4 Ways To Continue The Party While You Wait For Repairs

    There's never a good time for your electricity to go out. Some times are worse than others, though. For instance, you may be left scrambling for options if your electricity goes out right before guests arrive. If that happens to you, don't send your guests home. Simply call your electrician, like one from PRO-FX Services Inc, and then continue on with your plans. Here are some great ways to incorporate your lack of lights right into the dinner plans.
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  • If You Build It Green, They Will Come

    "Going green" seems to be all the rage. In fact, according to one study, 78% of people choose to buy green products or services. General contractors and home builders have an opportunity to ride the wave of this popularity by building homes that incorporate elements of green living. Let's explore some of the elements that go into building a green home. Sealing and Insulation Proper insulation and sealing is essential when designing a green home.
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  • Mistakes To Avoid When Building A Home

    The number of new homes being built in Canada has increased by 27.4%. If you are thinking of working with a home builder to construct your dream home there are some costly mistakes that you will want to avoid. Being aware of these common mistakes can help you work more productively with your builder to ensure you end up with a home you can be proud of. Mistake #1: Selecting The Wrong Floor Plan
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  • 3 Tips For Saving Money On Your Next Bathroom Remodel

    When it comes time to remodel the bathroom, one of the most worrisome aspects is always the cost of the job and whether or not a remodel is financially feasible. Here are some tips for bathroom remodeling that will keep you from breaking the bank and still leave you with an amazing remodel. Keep Tile To A Minimum Though it is one of the most appealing and popular additions to any remodeling project, tile installations are extremely expensive.
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