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How To Easily Install A Sump Pump In Your Basement This Summer

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If your home does not currently have a sump pump, you can easily install one in your home this summer. Here are the basic steps that are required for installing a sump pump. #1 Determine Where To Put It The first thing you need to do is determine where you want your sump pump to go in your home. Ideally, you want your sump pump to enter into the lowest part of your basement and be located near both an outside wall and a ground fault circuit interrupter outlet. Read More»

Why Is Spray Foam Insulation Worth The Extra Cost?

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When choosing insulation for your new home, you may be tempted to go with fiberglass over spray foam simply because it’s cheaper. However, spray foam insulation is well worth the extra cost in the long run. Here’s a look at some of spray foam insulation’s major benefits. Lower energy bills. You’ll pay more for spray foam insulation upfront, but it will likely save you money in the long run. Spray foam does a better job of reducing heat transfer. Read More»

3 Tips To Help Protect Your Home From Lightning Damage

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Electrical storms can produce some awe-inspiring lightning bolts, but they can also wreak havoc on your home. Preparing for an electrical storm isn’t something that many homeowners take the time to do, but it could help you save a significant amount of money in the future. Here are three tips you can use to ensure your home is prepared to withstand the potential negative effects of an electric storm in the future. Read More»

Water Damage 101: 4 Non-Weather Related Causes

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If you are like most people, you probably think of a natural disaster whenever flooding or water damage is mentioned. While natural disasters are certainly a common cause of residential water damage, they aren’t the only reason. In fact, there are several reasons for water damage—and most of them are all hiding within your home. So what non-weather related reasons might your home suffer from water damage? Here are four causes: Read More»

4 Advantages of Installing an Asphalt Driveway Instead of a Concrete Driveway This Summer

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If you are tired of parking on dirt or gravel when you come home, summer is a great time to pave your driveway. Your two primary paving options are either asphalt or concrete, and here are four advantages of using asphalt in particular: #1 Asphalt Is Less Expensive to Install One of the biggest upfront advantages to installing asphalt is that it tends to be cheaper per square foot to install than concrete. Read More»