2016

Terrible Cook? Protect Yourself From A Kitchen Fire With These Tips

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Even if you love the idea of walking into the kitchen and whipping up a delicious meal, you might have trouble actually pulling it off. There are a lot of people out there who aren't very good cooks, and if you are one of them, then you really shouldn't feel too bad about it. However, you might have one legitimate concern: catching the kitchen on fire. If you aren't very good at moving around in the kitchen and are afraid that you might catch the whole thing on fire next time that you try to cook, follow these tips to protect yourself.

27 December 2016

Window Options That Can Make Your House More Eco-Friendly in Summer

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Although you may not realize it, windows can lose more energy than almost any other part of your house; in fact, sometimes 40% of excess heat gain in summer comes through the windows. Not only does this make your AC work harder, causing your house to be less efficient and less eco-friendly, but it also costs you money! Here are some ways to make sure you install more eco-friendly windows that keep heat out in summer.

7 November 2016

Insulating an Attic Where Moisture Is an Issue

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If your attic always seems moist, the problem is likely either a leak in the roof or a lack of ventilation. Usually, the best move is to have the leak repaired or add ventilation to help keep the attic more dry. However, there are situations where no matter how much work you do, the attic always seems to stay a little moist. This can lead to struggles with insulation, since most types of insulation will absorb moisture and eventually rot or mold.

7 November 2016

3 Excellent Benefits Of Hiring A Crane Operator To Operate Your Crane Rental

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If you are in need of a crane for a project, then you may want to consider hiring a crane operator to operate your crane rental for you. This article will discuss 3 excellent reasons why.  The Job Will Get Done Quicker One of the best reasons to hire a crane operator to operate your crane rental is the fact that it is going to save you a great deal of time.

24 October 2016

How To Fix A Stinky Garbage Disposal

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Having a stinky garbage disposal can make your kitchen seem nasty and unsanitary. The problem is usually caused by ground up food that gets stuck in the many nooks and crannies in the garbage disposal. Food can also get stuck on the underside of the rubber baffle on the garbage disposal. The grinding action throws food on the rubber baffle, and running water isn't able to wash off food around this area.

3 October 2016

3 Perks Of Installing Vinyl Siding

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Exterior remodels are especially smart if you're trying to add value to your home. If you live in a tract home community, you might want to make your home stand out from your neighbors. Vinyl siding is one way to completely alter the look of your exterior. This article explains some of the characteristics of vinyl that make it well-suited to residential siding.  Vinyl is Waterproof The best thing about vinyl siding is that it is waterproof.

14 September 2016

Signs You Need To Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets

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Kitchen cabinets suffer a great deal of wear, as they are constantly exposed to various foods, extreme temperatures, moisture, and a whole host of other variables within your kitchen. Over time, they can begin to degrade, ruining the aesthetic and functionality of your kitchen. Knowing the warning signs for cabinet wear can help you have your kitchen cabinets replaced. Water Damage Any signs of water damage are a clear indication that your kitchen cabinets have reached the end of their lifespan.

24 August 2016

Why An Interior French Drain Could Be The Best Solution For Your Wet Basement

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There are a variety of methods for waterproofing your basement. Some work better than others, and some cost a lot more than others. When all things are considered, installing an interior French drain could be your best solution. Here's why it's better than some of the other choices. Less Disruptive An exterior trench and drain system around the perimeter of your house is also an effective way to correct a wet basement, but it is very disruptive and expensive.

4 August 2016

Designing A Home To Retire In: Tips For You

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When you decide to build yourself a new home for the eventuality of your retirement, there are many factors that you will want to consider. While it can be quite easy for you to come up with ideas for your dream house, designing a house that combines what you want and love in a home with what will be practical for you and your spouse as you begin to enjoy your retirement and age.

20 July 2016

Three Tips For Your Kitchen Renovation Project

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Renovating your kitchen can be an excellent way of boosting the value of your home while also enhancing its comfort and aesthetics. However, these renovation projects can be rather complicated and expensive, which can cause some individuals to feel overwhelmed by them. You can help ensure that you are getting the most from investing in this renovation by keeping the following few tips in mind. Use Repurposed Tiles For Your Backsplash

4 July 2016