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The Benefits Of Wooden Roof Trusses

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you’re building a home or other structure, trusses can go a long way in lending structural support and improving the longevity of the building. There are all kinds of trusses that can be used, with the most popular being wood and steel trusses. While steel trusses are often thought of as the stronger option, wood trusses should not be discounted. They come with many excellent benefits and work great for roofs. More Choices One of the major benefits of wooden roof trusses is that they work much better than joist framing options....

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Four Options To Renovate The Waterproofing In Your Basement Before Renovations

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are planning to do renovations to your basement, you will want to make sure it is protected from water. This means that you may need to have repairs and upgrades done to your basement waterproofing systems. This can include the addition of new exterior water proofing, installing basement drainage and improving drainage around your home. Doing these things will help to prevent flooding and water damage in your basement. Here are four things that you may want to do to improve basement waterproofing before doing renovations: 1. Installing...

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Stay Cool This Summer: 5 Helpful Tips For Buying An Air Conditioner

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Keeping your home cool can be tough if you’re relying only on fans or your air conditioner is outdated or hasn’t been cared for regularly. Whatever the reason you have for needing a new air conditioner, it’s important to take the time to look for a unit or system that will keep your entire home cool once the temperature begins to warm up outside. Consider the Benefit of Central Air Systems While you may have a window air conditioner in mind due to their lower price, it’s important that you understand the benefits of...

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Protect Sewer Pipes From Invading Shrubs And Trees

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have a sewer pump, you need to be aware of a potential problem: the roots from shrubs and trees in your yard will tend to navigate towards it, thanks to the water it supplies them. These roots can damage your sewer pipes. Fortunately, there are ways you can protect the pipes and still keep beautiful shrubs and trees planted on your property. Create a Barrier There are several types of barriers available on the market that work well to discourage roots from spreading to sewer lines. Slow release chemicals can be used, such as potassium...

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4 Reasons To Switch To A Metal Roof For Your Business

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether you are in the process of building a new commercial building or are looking to make improvements to your existing property, installing a metal roof can be highly beneficial. More and more business owners are beginning to switch to metal commercial roofing systems nowadays, but if you still aren’t convinced, consider these four benefits of making this change. 1. Go Green with Your Business As a business owner, you are probably highly concerned about the environment and the impact that your company has on it. Plus, you probably...

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The Advantages Of Installing Vinyl Fencing

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have decided to install fencing around your home or property, you may want to consider choosing vinyl fencing. Vinyl fencing has become one of the most popular types of fencing, and is used commonly on both residential and business property. These are some of the advantages that make vinyl fencing one of the best types of fencing available on the market today. Style Varieties One feature that makes vinyl fencing a favorite among homeowners is the wide variety of styles that are available. Vinyl fencing is available in many different...

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Ideas For Getting Rid Of Your Old Boat

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Is your old boat gathering cobwebs in your yard? Have your neighbors and family members been pestering you to figure out a way to get rid of it? If your old boat has just been sitting in your yard because you have no idea what to do with it, here are a few ideas for getting rid of it. Donate it. Even if it’s been several years since the boat has last sailed under your command, the boat and its parts may be salvageable. Many old boats can be harvested for their parts or turned into a seaworthy vessel after undergoing professional repair....

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Waiting For A Plumber: 3 Steps You Should Take While You Wait

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Waiting for a plumbing contractor to arrive when dealing with a serious plumbing problem in your home can certainly leave you feeling impatient. However, rather than pacing back and forth in anticipation of the plumbers arrival, there are steps that you should be taking to help get your plumbing problems under control and prevent any further damage to your home: Step 1: Turn Off Your Main Water Supply Whether you are dealing with a broken pipe or an overflowing toilet, it is always best to turn off the water supply to your home. This will...

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What Could Happen To Your Electronics If You Tamper With A 3-Prong Power Strip

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your home only has 2-prong wall outlets, but you want to use a 3-prong power strip to connect multiple electronics, you may be tempted to remove the third prong to make it fit. But this is a very bad idea. Removing that third piece can create a host of potential problems with your home’s electricity. It can also damage the electronics. Here’s what could happen to your electronics if you tamper with a 3-prong power strip and why. How Does a 3-Prong Plug Protect Your Electronics? There’s a reason some electronics require a...

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Preventative Measures To Get Your Roof Ready For Winter

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You may not necessarily stop and think you need to prepare your roof for winter, but it’s important that you do in order to prevent any issues that may arise during the winter months. Doing some preparation now can help lower your energy bills during the winter months, and help protect your biggest investment – your home. Here are some preventative measures for you to follow when preparing your roof for winter. What To Address There are a few different things you should address in order to prepare your roof for winter. To start,...

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Don’t Try This At Home – Jobs That Are Not Suitable For DIY

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Many homeowners like to take on DIY projects so that they can save money and put their own stamp on their home. For some, having their own hard work in their home makes it even more enjoyable. This is not necessarily a bad thing as long as you have the expertise for the projects that you attempt and part of that knowledge is knowing which projects not to attempt. Continue reading to learn about some DIY repairs that should be left to the professionals. Electrical Circuit Work Before you get ready to open up your main electrical panel in your...

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