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What Are Your Choices In Residential Rubber Roofing Installation?

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Although rubber roof installation was once mainly for commercial buildings, residential use is expanding. This is not only because of the superior durability and integrity of rubber roofing materials, but also because of advances in installation techniques. If you are thinking about tackling the job yourself, here are your options: Rubber roof installation using a torch  Most rubber roof installations have required the use of a torch to melt and seal seams to form a continuous sheet of material from multiple smaller pieces. Bitumen,...

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Understanding The Advantages And Disadvantages Of A Hydroseed Lawn

Posted by on Aug 15, 2015 in Uncategorized |

If you’re looking for an option to create a lush, green lawn without having to invest in sod, hydroseeding may be the best option. There are many benefits to choosing hydroseeding, and understanding the advantages of the process can help you decide if it’s right for you. However, it’s equally important to understand some of the disadvantages so that you can be prepared to mitigate those concerns while you wait for your new lawn to thrive. Advantages Hydroseeding has many advantages for homeowners. Here are several reasons to...

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3 Things That Will Stain Your Travertine Tile (Unless You Clean It Quickly!)

Posted by on Jul 31, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Travertine tile has a way of retaining stains, especially if those stains are acidic in any way. It definitely is not the type of stone flooring to have, if you have pets and children. However, if you have neither pets nor children, but manage to drop something on your travertine tiles anyway, a travertine tile cleaning has to be immediate. The following three things are the worst enemies of travertine and should be cleaned in very specific ways. Red Wine Wine is highly acidic, and not only can it “etch” little holes into the...

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Want to Remove Your Popcorn Ceiling? Here’s Why You Should Hire a Pro

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Uncategorized |

If you have popcorn ceilings in your home, you might hate the not-so-modern look of them. You could be thinking that it will be simple for you to simply scrape away the “popcorn” effect yourself, but this isn’t the best idea. Instead, you are better off to hire a professional who can get rid of your popcorn ceilings for you. These are some of the reasons why this isn’t a good project to try to tackle on your own. 1. It Could Contain Asbestos One thing that you might not know is that many popcorn ceilings in older homes...

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A Few Details About Your Property That A Land Survey Shows You

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Uncategorized |

A land survey provides more information than simply letting you know where the physical boundary lines are for your property. Just because cornerstones have been placed to show you where your property ends and your neighbors begins does not mean you can forego having a survey done (by companies like Michael E. Rapier Surveying, Inc) when buying a house, or toss the survey aside and forget about it. There is a lot of other information you may need to know and understand included in a survey. Some of it may help with disputes with a...

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4 Tips for Saving on Heating Costs

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Uncategorized |

During the cold winter, it can be easy for heating costs to skyrocket if you’re not extra careful. You’ll want to keep your home as comfortable as possible without wasting money and energy. With extra care and consideration, you can can save on heating costs. Take a look at the following information for some helpful tips on what you can do to keep heating usage and cost down to a minimum.  Get a Programmable Thermostat and Set It Low It can be easy to over-adjust a regular thermostat and make the temperature warmer than you...

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How To Make Your Backyard More Pet-Friendly

Posted by on Jun 5, 2015 in Uncategorized |

If you have pets at home, you might find that your backyard isn’t quite ready for them. Here are some easy ways to improve that and make your backyard a place your pets love to be. Build a Fence Around it Even if you have dogs or cats that never stray away from your home, it is still better to have a fence. They might hear a wild animal and want to go chasing after it, putting themselves in danger. It is best to have a fence appropriate for the type of dogs you have. If you have a toy breeds, keep in mind that they can fit through very...

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3 Options For Shredding Your Business Documents

Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Does your business need to destroy documents on a regular basis? Do the documents contain sensitive information that could cause serious financial or professional damage? If so, shredding may be your best option. Shredding makes the documents unreadable by cutting them into extremely thin strips. That means it would be nearly impossible for someone to recover the documents and piece the information back together. The same can’t be said for simply throwing documents away or tossing them in a recycling bin. You have a few different...

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Repair A Wooden Garage Door That Has A Small Hole In It

Posted by on May 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your wooden garage door has a small hole in it, moisture can penetrate and cause the surrounding wood to rot. Learn how to patch the door with a few materials. After finishing, add a small amount of paint and sealer to the repaired area so that the door looks the same as it did before the damage occurred.  Use The Following Materials soapy water sponge electric sander low and high grit sandpaper compressed air lint free cloth wood filler caulking gun exterior paint exterior clear sealer small paintbrush painter’s tape putty...

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How To Remove Stains From Concrete Floors

Posted by on Apr 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Due to the hard and stable nature of concrete, it is easy to forget that the material can stain. You might treat concrete as if it is prone to all sorts of damage and stains, but oil, grease and other liquids can stain it just like any other flooring material. If you have stubborn stains on your concrete floors, the following tips will help you remove them. Prepare for the Stain Removal Process One thing to remember about removing stains from concrete is that the sooner you act, the better off you will be. Concrete is a porous material, which...

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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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