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  • Why And When You Should Have Your Trees Pruned

    12 July 2016

    It doesn't take a lot of work to maintain the trees that you have in your yard. Basically, as long as you have your trees pruned occasionally, there isn't much else you need to do. Pruning is beneficial to health of a tree, and it keeps trees from overgrowing to a point that they become dangerous. Learn more about tree pruning, why it's needed, and when it should be completed.  

  • Addressing Questions You May Have About Concrete Patio Maintenance

    27 June 2016

    A concrete patio can be an excellent way of ensuring that you have a comfortable area to spend time outside. Unfortunately, these surfaces will be exposed to extensive weathering that can damage the concrete. As a result, it is important for you to be informed about the types of damage that your patio is likely to suffer and the steps that can be taken to repair these issues when they do develop.

  • What Causes Green Buildup to Form on Your Shower Head?

    7 June 2016

    Green buildup on your shower head can be frustrating. Knowing what causes the buildup and what you can do about it can help you take care of your plumbing. What causes green buildup to form on your shower head? Green, crusty buildup comes from minerals in the water. Water that contains dissolved minerals is known as hard water. Most homes in the United States have hard water (almost 90%), but only a percentage of those homes have such severe hard water that the minerals will dry on fixtures and form a scummy, hard-to-remove layer.

  • 3 Tips To Help You Get Equipment At The Best Prices For Your Projects

    20 May 2016

    Having the right tools to get the job done is essential to your projects. There may be some equipment that can help you do your job better, but the investment in new equipment can also be too costly. This is why you may want to consider alternatives to buying new equipment, such as auctions and authorized used equipment dealers. Here are some of the best ways to get your equipment at the lowest prices:

  • A Comparison Of The Relative Merits Of Aluminum And Copper Roof Flashing

    4 May 2016

    Where preventing leaks is concerned, the flashing on your roof is just as important as the shingles. Unfortunately, with the wealth of potential flashing materials now available, many homeowners have a difficult time determining what is right for their roof. If you have plans to upgrade your roofing in the upcoming future, read on. This article will arm you with valuable information about two common types of roof flashing. Aluminum Flashing

  • DIY Hardwood Floor Refinishing Made Easy

    14 April 2016

    If you have hardwood floors in your home, it's important to take good care of them in order to maintain a beautiful look that's free of scratches and stains. Regular refinishing is required to keep them looking new and shiny. Rather than hiring a professional to refinish your hardwood floors, you can do it on your own, and it can usually be done in just a few days. Follow these easy steps to refinish your hardwood floors in no time.

  • Four Tips For Choosing Your Best Shingle Color

    30 March 2016

    Years ago, everyone just went with black shingles. Choosing a color was not even an option! While it is lovely to have hundreds of shingle colors to choose from these days, it does add a bit more challenge to the process of getting a new roof. You don't want to pick a color that ends up clashing with your home or calling too much attention to it! Follow these four tips to help you choose your best shingle color.