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Make Your Home Warmer With Home Remodeling Service

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A person who lives in a hot climate may want to remodel their home in a way that helps them stay cool. But, where you live may get to freezing temperatures in the winter and stay cool in the summer, which may encourage you to remodel your home with a focus on warmth. Although you can walk around your home in warmer clothes and with a blanket draped over your shoulders, another option is to make your whole family feel warmer with remodeling projects. Read More»

Have Professionals Install Your Next Water Heater

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With the proliferation of DIY websites and how-to TV shows, and the need for people to save money on home repairs and upgrades, it’s no wonder that many try to install or replace water heaters on their own. However, this really isn’t a job for the DIY set, especially if the water heater runs on gas. Even if you’re just replacing one water heater with an identical water heater, let professional contractors do it – your new water heater, your home, and your safety will be the better for it. Read More»

Weather The Storm: Dos And Don'ts For Handling A Homeowner's Insurance Claim For Hail Damage

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During a vicious thunderstorm, you hear the recognizable sound of hail pinging off your roof. Afterwards, a quick glance at your roof confirms what you expected: hail damage. If your roof requires repair or replacement, you may decide to make a claim against your homeowner’s insurance policy. Understand what to do and what not to do when dealing with your insurance company. Do Have a Copy of Your Homeowner’s Insurance Policy  Read More»

3 Ways To Maintain Your Garbage Disposal And Avoid Clogging Your Drain

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Your garbage disposal helps you to keep your kitchen clean when you are preparing a meal for your family. It helps to simplify clean-up, so it is important to make sure that you are taking care of it. Thankfully, it does not take a lot of effort to take care of your garbage disposal. What is required is mindfulness as you use it. You should not overburden your garbage disposal, as that can damage the motor or even create a clog in your drain. Read More»

3 Home Renovation Projects with an Excellent Rate of Return on Your Investment

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If you own an older home that needs updating, or you have recently purchased a fixer upper, you may not know which renovation project to start on first. There is no doubt that home renovations can be quite expensive, and most homeowners don’t have an unlimited remodeling budget. If you want to get the most for your renovation investment, consider starting with these projects. New Steel Entry Door An old, worn out entry door can be an eyesore, but the good news is that a new door instantly improves the look of your home, and you will get an excellent return on your investment. Read More»

Cockroach Culprits: Two Outdoor Species Are Headed For Your Home This Summer

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You might be primed to look for an increase in flying insects as the weather heats up this summer; after all, mosquitoes, bees, and wasps are perennial picnic wreckers. However, this year you will need to look down just as often as you look up, because two traditionally outside-living cockroach species are now seeking to get into urban homes. Since the best defense is a good offense, now is the time to spray proactively around your house or apartment complex. Read More»

How To Clean Oriental Rugs Made With Synthetic Fibers

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If your Oriental rug is made of a sythentic fiber – not real wool or silk – you should be able to clean it yourself at home using non-toxic items. Many Oriental rugs that are constructed with durable synthetic materials look as if they’re made of traditional wool or silk but are much easier to clean and maintain. To keep your indoor rugs as clean as possible, place mats by each outside door in your home to prevent people from tracking in dirt and debris on their shoes. Read More»

Holy Batcave! Crazy Things Can Happen When Roofers Encounter An Attic Full Of Bats

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Being on top of a house is dangerous enough, but there are some situations that roofers encounter that can be deadly. One of those hazards is a rotted roof and an attic full of bats. Bat Habits Bats sleep during the day, and if disturbed, they head for the nearest exit. In the case of a roofer tearing off sheathing, this may be the hole they just opened in the roof. Read More»

2 Reasons To Replace Your Existing Roof With Copper Tiles

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Replacing your existing roof is a great way to improve your home, mostly because of the many ways it can benefit you. Two reasons to replace your existing roof with copper tiles are to save money and make your home safer. Save Money Copper tiles can save you money in a variety of ways, with one of the biggest ways being that they can lower your utility bills. This type of roofing material lowers your utility bills in the summer by actually making your home cooler. Read More»

Tips For Digging Into Frozen Ground For Home Repairs

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When the winter weather rolls in, it’s often time to put the yard projects on hold until spring. Frozen ground further complicates do-it-yourself tasks like installing a fence or tying downspouts into an underground French drain system. But sometimes an emergency situation – or a recent home purchase – necessitate digging into the frozen ground for home repairs. It’s possible with some construction equipment rentals, but novices should leave the task up to the professionals. Read More»