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3 Signs That You Need An Electrician For Your Breaker Box

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It is important to know just when you should call a licensed electrician when it comes to problems with your breaker box. To help you better keep an eye on the breaker box, you are going to want to keep the following signs in mind. This way, you will be able to get of issues resolved before they really turn into a big mess for you: Some Breakers Keep Tripping Sure, the breakers in that box are designed to trip when they are overloaded with too much electricity. That is their job. However, this should only be happening once in a while and...

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When You Don’t Want To Go Green: Protect Your Hair From Pool Water

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Do you plan on swimming in your new pool every day? If so, you may be worried about the pool’s chemical effects on your hair — especially if you have blonde or light-colored hair. But have no fear — preventing green, dried-out hair only takes a few minutes. All you have to do is find some water outside your pool. Understand Outer Layer Absorption Your hair has has a layer composed of cuticles: the hair shaft’s outer layer of defense. These cuticles absorb whatever they come in contact with. That means that if your hair...

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Upgrade Your Kitchen Without Breaking The Bank: Smart Ideas For Giving Your Kitchen A Fresh Look

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Maybe your kitchen is looking dingy and tired. You’d like to gut it from ceiling to floor and start anew with fresh kitchen cabinets, countertops, and appliances. For many people, the budget won’t bear that kind of demolition and renovation. So does that mean you’re stuck with the dingy, tired kitchen? No! Here are some ideas, with a wide range of cost and labor, offering you the opportunity to freshen the look of your kitchen. Paint the cabinets – Give your old cabinets a new look with a fresh coat of paint. Another way to...

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Questions About Replacement Windows You May Be Wondering

Posted by on Nov 22, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

There are many upgrades that you will likely need to make to your home over the time you own it. In particular, the windows will usually need to be replaced about once every decade. This upgrade is needed to ensure the energy efficiency of the home does not suffer due to drafts or convective heat changes. However, first time homeowners may not have experience with upgrading their windows, and there may be a couple of questions they need addressed during this process.  Are Wood Replacement Windows Better Than Vinyl? Some new homeowners...

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Ready To Sell Your Home? 2 Ways To Make Sure Your Roof Looks It Absolute Best

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you’re trying to sell your home, you should know that your roof is one of the first things prospective buyers will notice. If your roof looks damaged or dirty, prospective buyers are going to be hesitant to look further. You can improve your home’s curb appeal by keeping your roof clean and in good repair.  Follow these simple steps to get your roof looking its best. Inspect For Damage You should be inspecting your roof at least once a year. Your inspection should include a visual inspection from the ground, and a walking...

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A Quick Homeowner’s Guide To Maintaining A Septic Tank

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Maintaining your septic tank is necessary in order to protect your home and the ground around your tank. Unfortunately, many homeowners neglect the care of this tank and don’t have it cleaned often enough. Consider a few simple tips to maintain your septic tank and keep it operating smoothly. 1. Be careful what you flush Because a septic tank is more sensitive to clogs than standard plumbing pipes, you want to be careful what you flush. Never put into the toilet anything that belongs in the garbage, such as hair, facial tissue, kitty...

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How To Avoid Clogged Drains In Your Home

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A clogged drain–whether it be in your sink, shower, or tub–can be a real hassle. Not only can a clogged drain lead to stagnant water, but drain clogs can also cause damage to your home’s plumbing. Fortunately, if you have a clogged drain, you can always hire a professional plumbing service to take care of the problem quickly. However, in the future, there are also some steps you can take to avoid more clogs. Don’t Pour Fat or Grease Down Your Garbage Disposal Your garbage disposal is a great place to dump some food...

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Signs You Have A Sneaky Plumbing Leak

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Reach in your pocket, take out three $20 bills and flush them down the toilet. Sounds crazy, right? Well according to Sustainable Earth, that’s how much a single leaky faucet costs you a year in lost water. If you have a significant leak in your walls or basement, needless to say the cost goes up a lot more. Discover sneaky plumbing leaks before they drain the money out of your pocket. Musty Smell Just like clothes that were put away slightly damp, wet boards start to smell musty after accumulating water for a while. If you notice a...

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How To Prepare Your Furnace For Winter

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The fall season is the best time to ensure that your home heating system is not only working properly, but efficiently. This is the time of year for maintenance, tune-ups and cleaning, which can help keep up your furnace’s reliability while keeping heating costs low: Get a Professional Inspection While there are some things that you can — and should — do yourself, getting a professional inspection once a year can help you make sure that everything is working correctly and that there aren’t any imminent problems. An...

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4 Common Garage Door System Failures

Posted by on Nov 15, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Having a garage door is a convenient addition to any home, but when it breaks down, the entire repair process can be quite a hassle. Some garage door systems are fairly straight forward, but given the complexity of some of the parts, the job might be more than you’d like to endure. You could hire a garage door specialist from your local yellow pages, but doing so could be costly depending on what’s wrong. Even if you do hire a repair man, it’s probably a good idea to be acquainted with your garage door system (and how it...

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