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  • Need A New Electrical Panel? 3 Costs That Can Make Your Bill Much Larger Than Expected

    If your electrical panel is crowded, worn, damaged or otherwise unpredictable, it's probably time to upgrade it or replace it. However, you should know what your'e getting into before you call your contractor. While most electrical panel changes cost about $900 to $1300, some installations can cost up to $4,000, depending on the amount of work that needs done. If you're planning on spending a lower amount, you could be in for some sticker shock if you get a much higher estimate.
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  • Flat Roofing For Your Commercial Building

    Flat roof systems are a popular choice for commercial buildings, and for good reason. Since there are no slopes to worry about, maintenance of the roof, including cleaning and snow removal gets much easier. The roofs are also more suited to covering wide commercial spaces, and the flat surface can offer a variety of applications that pitched roofs cannot. For instance, many office buildings have flat roofs that double as recreational spaces or rooftop gardens.
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  • 5 Easy Steps for Repairing Surface-Level Scratches on Your Hardwood Floors

    A small pebble caught in the bottom of your shoe, a thin dusting of dirt or sand, or even the simple act of relocating furniture can be enough to leave surface-level scratches in your hardwood floors. Over time, these shallow scratches can make your floors look old and dingy. Thankfully, repairing these scratches can be much easier than many people realize. In fact, with the help of the instructions outlined below, you will be able to complete this task in just five easy steps.
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  • Enhancing Different Areas Of Your Bathroom

    Changing the look of your bathroom cannot be done until you have a set plan. Your goal is to determine how functional the space needs to be and then you can choose stylish options. With this in mind, you will have an easier time choosing the right enhancements for the space. Shower Enclosure One enhancement you can make to your bathroom is to update the shower area. Unless you like to take baths, your first change is to remove the tub and create a unique shower stall.
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  • Make Your Home Smarter With These High-Tech Upgrades

    If you are a high-tech household, there are a number of upgrades you can put into your home to make life more convenient. From powering your tablet to controlling temperature, devices are available at your home improvement store to give you more ways to manage your home. Here are just a few of the ways you can update your house to match your high-tech lifestyle. Electrical Outlets Replace existing electrical outlets with electrical/USB combination outlets.
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  • Molding Can Make A Huge Visual Impact On The Overall Look Of Your Dining Room

    Creating a finished look in a dining room is important to many homeowners. It can be difficult to determine which changes to make because some can be more expensive than others. One way to make a huge impact on the look of your dining room is to add molding to the room. The following guide will help you learn about a few things you need to take into consideration when adding molding to the room.
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  • The Dos And Don'ts When Your Stuck In An Elevator

    Elevators are a modern-day convenience that many people seem to take for granted. And while most people understand the basic operation of an elevator along with the commonly accepted elevator etiquette, there are some lesser known elevator safety tips that more people need to be aware of. By being aware of how to handle a situation where you're stuck in an elevator, you'll have the best chances of getting out safely and in a timely manner.
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  • Choosing Replacement Windows

    If you take the time and effort to make a good decision, purchasing replacement windows can be very advantageous. Replacement windows can reduce the cost of your energy bills, make your home quieter, increase the aesthetic appeal of your home, and reduce draft. Here are a few things that you should keep in mind when choosing the ideal replacement windows for your home. The Frame When it comes to the frame of a window, there are many options to choose from.
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  • Duct Maintenance And HVAC Efficiency

    The fluctuating price you pay to heat and cool your home can make it hard to make your budget work. When it gets really hot in the summer or really cold in the winter, your heating costs can eat up your budget. If you do your best to maintain the efficiency of your heating and cooling units, you will need to maintain your machines properly, but no matter how well you maintain your machines, you cannot forget to maintain your ducts.
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  • Furnace Services: Cleaning The Combustion Chamber Of Furnaces

    The furnace in your home has an approximate lifespan of 15 years although the amount of energy needed to power the furnace may increase with time due to a decrease in overall efficiency. To increase the lifespan of your furnace so that it will remain operational for a longer period of time and to maintain its efficiency in overall function, opt for annual furnace servicing, which typically cost less than $100. One of the main services offered will be to clean out the combustion chamber.
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