2015

  • 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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  • How To Keep Granite Countertops In Great Condition

    The great thing about using granite as a countertop surface in a kitchen or is how durable it is. The natural stone is capable of taking a lot of abuse after years of heavy use. Since the surface can be treated to make it waterproof, it makes granite a perfect choice for areas where a countertop is prone to getting wet. If you do decide to go with granite countertops in your home, make sure to follow these tips to keep it in great condition:
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  • Spring Is Coming! (So Are Problems With Sagging And Raised Fence Posts)

    It won't be long before spring is here and the ground will start to thaw, then freeze, then thaw...then freeze some more. By the time all the freezing and thawing is done, you may be looking out your window at a fence that no longer holds a nice even line. Some of your fence posts may end up sunken into the ground below the rest, and others may be sticking awkwardly in the air!
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  • How To Repair Your Hardwood Floors

    Are your hardwood floors showing sign of wear and cosmetic damages? If so, and you want to restore the look and quality back into your floors then you may want to consider doing some simple and easy to do repairs. Not only will repairs help you avoid the costly expense of having to replace your floors, but they can add a bit more life back into your home, without you having to spend a whole lot of cash.
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  • Taking A Look At Affordable Warehouse Storage Racking Solutions

    The company owner that depends on employees reaching a certain level of production every day understands the great need for organization. Poor organization leads to slow and irregular material handling. By utilizing workable, more organized types of inventory and material storage, you can rest assured your company's production materials are being handled in the most profitable manner. The Racking System Best For Your Materials The type of materials used daily in your company's production need to be in a place easy to reach and easy to stock.
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  • 4 Common Electrical Problems And Their Solutions

    Are you having issues with your wiring? Are you trying to decide whether you should call an electrician or not? Here is a short list of common problems and their most likely causes: Recessed lighting works seemingly at random: Recessed lighting has a safety feature to prevent it from overheating and causing a fire. If your recessed lighting stops working, check to make sure that you aren't using a higher wattage of bulb than the socket is rated for.
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  • Aluminum Fencing As An Alternative To Costly Wrought Iron

    A wrought iron fence can add class and an exclusive style to your home, but maintenance, weight and cost are all issues associated with the problematic material. To get the same effect without all the headaches, aluminum fencing might just be the answer.  Low Maintenance An aluminum fence bypasses some of the hidden costs of wrought iron, and a major cost that most overlook is maintenance. A wrought iron fence requires routine maintenance, and repainting every 2 to 3 years, along with provisions for rust removal and replacement due to said rust.
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