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  • How To Get Odors Out Of A Carpet

    23 May 2015

    If you have a busy household, day-to-day activities can take their toll on your carpet. Eating, playing and simply walking on the flooring can cause it to smell less than fresh over time. If you have pets, the natural oils from their coats, not to mention bodily accidents, are also big contributors to carpet odor. Even if your carpet looks clean, it's still important to deodorize, and you can do so in a variety of natural and conventional ways.

  • Custom Homes: How To Build Exactly What You Want And Nothing You Don't

    9 May 2015

    The biggest problem with house hunting is that you can never find exactly what you are looking for. There is always a compromise if you settle for a home that has most of what you want and need, but lacks one or two things. It begs the question--why are you compromising if you have the chance to create the house of your dreams? Most people do not realize that there are construction businesses out there that will help them build custom homes, using some of the most popular features and incorporating your own ideas into easy-to-build modular construction.

  • How To Use Plumber's Putty

    8 April 2015

    Plumber's putty creates a watertight seal around a fixture. But despite this, the putty remains relatively soft, making it easy to work with. It is usually better than silicone both because it can act as a better filler and because it is easier to work with. The most common places that plumber's putty is used is at the base of sink fixtures. The plumber's putty is applied right before the fixture is placed onto the sink.

  • Preventing A Windshield Chip From Turning Into A Crack

    25 March 2015

    To the novice driver, a crack in the windshield is little more than a cosmetic flaw. However, for those drivers that understand safety, a crack in the windshield is a safety hazard. With that being said, for one reason or another, taking your vehicle in for a repair immediately after you recognize a crack might not be possible. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help minimize the risk of the crack spreading until you can get your vehicle in for repairs by professionals, such as Central Glass.

  • Understanding the Importance of Professional Home Concrete Repair

    13 March 2015

    If you have some broken concrete on the outside of your home, you need to have it taken care of. While you might be someone that enjoys the occasional project around the house, you might want to leave this one to the professionals. To help you understand why, take a brief look at the following points. Less Chance of a Lawsuit Even if someone walking on your sidewalk, steps, or driveway was not paying attention, goofing off, or simply trying to purposefully hurt themselves, you could end up responsible for a lot of financial payments to that person if they decided to sue after obtaining an injury.

  • Debunking Cardboard Recycling Myths

    8 December 2014

    Environmental awareness has become a major issue in many communities around the country. This should not be surprising, given that climate change has emerged as a major national issue and many local landfills are struggling to keep up with demand. While recycling can be an effective way of reducing your trash output, there are a couple of common misconceptions when it comes to recycling that you should generally disregard.  Myth: Recycling Is Always Inconvenient

  • 3 Things You Will Need When Your Family Shares An Enclosed Shower

    24 November 2014

    Living in a home or apartment with just one bathroom can be difficult, but it is even more difficult when your entire family shares the bathroom's enclosed shower. You will need a few items to make the sharing easier. Here are three items you may benefit from when your family is all sharing the same enclosed shower. 1. Car Windshield Rain Repellent You may have used this product on your vehicle's windshield to clean and make its surface more water-resistant.

  • 3 Advantages To Custom Pool Surfacing

    19 November 2014

    Installing a pool is a major upgrade to your home. Many people choose to put in a pool for recreational reasons, in attempts to beautify the yard, or  to improve the value of the home. If you are considering installing a pool in your yard, you should consider doing a custom pool surface. Here are some of the advantages of a custom pool surface. 1. Any Size and Shape Many homeowners choose to put fiberglass pools in their yard because they are affordable and easy to install.

  • Three Pitfalls To Avoid While Maintaining Your New Elevator

    19 November 2014

    If your building frequently has a large number of people walking through it, an elevator is all but necessary to keep your normal stairs from getting completely congested. But while modern elevators are very safe and durable, there are still many ways you can mess up with them. So make sure that you understand and avoid these three elevator maintenance pitfalls. Cleaning The Buttons With A Corrosive Cleaner Elevator buttons are made to be resistant to the oil coating human fingers.

  • 5 Steps To Starting Your Custom Home

    17 November 2014

    Building a custom home provides a wide array of benefits. You can have your home just as you want and choose the empty lot where it will be built. You also don't have to worry about the structure, electrical work, or plumbing of an older home. Every part of the home is customized according to what you prefer. Here are the different steps to follow when you're ready to build your custom home.