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  • 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 Remodeling Ideas To Spruce Up Your Bathroom

    4 December 2014

    A bathroom is one of the more significant rooms in any house. It is where you go to clean up before you start your day and rinse off before your day comes to a close. This makes it unfortunate for someone to be unhappy with his or her bathroom. If you are someone who hates your bathroom, here are three fun remodeling ideas for you to consider. 1. Heated Tile Floors

  • 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.

  • Benefits You Can Get From Adding Skylights To Your Home

    21 November 2014

    Getting companies like Chew Bittel Associates Inc. to install skylights on your roof is a terrific way to improve the interior of your home. What can be better than lying on a sofa and looking up at the sky? But skylights provide you with many other advantages besides this. Below are listed just a few of the benefits you will get by installing skylights in your home. Improved Lighting It's hard to beat natural lighting, and skylights allow you to bring more of this light into your home.

  • About The Insulating Qualities Of Windows With Argon Gas & The Importance Of Professional Installation

    21 November 2014

    If you are considering replacing your home windows, invest in the ones that have argon gas between the panes of glass. Make sure that the windows are installed by a professional to prevent gas leaks and so your home will be well insulated for a long time. Below, you will find out about the great insulation qualities of windows with argon gas and how a professional installer can help you avoid untimely repairs.

  • 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.

  • Water Damage, Electrical Problems, And How The Home Inspector Can Help

    12 November 2014

    Home inspectors are responsible for detecting any potential problems before the prospective owner finalizes the purchase of the residence. While there are many different areas that could be compromised or hazardous, some of the most common—and dangerous—problems are water damage and faulty electrical configurations. Read on to learn about the number one enemy to any home, two common electrical problems found during a residential home inspection, and why you need a home inspector.

  • Signs Of Trouble: Know When Your Ceiling Needs Repairs

    12 November 2014

    Your home is your pride and joy, and your sanctuary from the harsh outside world. As such, you strive and work to make sure that it is in the best possible condition at all times. You keep everything clean, clear your gutters of unwanted debris, and even get up on your roof once in a while to make sure your shingles are intact. However, in spite of all of your efforts, the one truth of home ownership is that inevitably something will go wrong, fall apart, or need repair at one point or another.