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What You Should Never Store In Your Kitchen Cabinets

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have recently had your kitchen cabinets remodeled, you may now be wondering what you should and should not store in them. Aside from proper organization, this is the next most important thing to know about stocking cabinets. Some items are too large and take up too much space, while others simply do not go in the cabinets. Here is a list of things to not store in your kitchen cabinet for proper storage and organization. Unused Appliances If you have appliances stored in your kitchen cabinets that you never use, they are only taking up...

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Is Your Contractor Licensed, Bonded And Insured? How To Find Out

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You have probably heard that you need to hire a licensed, bonded and insured contractor at least once if you are planning any type of home renovations or big repairs. But, how do you find out if the contractor you are considering hiring is licensed, bonded and insured? Here you will learn how to do just that. Licensed To check for current licensing information, check with your state run licensing organization. You can use the Contractor’s License Reference Site to find a list of contractors in your area that are licensed. This is a...

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Warning Signs Of Air Conditioner Refrigerant Leaks

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Of all the possible problems with your air conditioner, having low refrigerant is an easy problem to recognize. The problem is often caused by a leak somewhere in the system, so refilling it won’t fix the problem at hand. It is important to understand the warning signs of a leak so that it can be fixed sooner rather than later. High Electric Bills Pay close attention to your electric bills, and see if your cooling costs have increased over previous years. You must look at the amount of energy used, not the total charge of your electric...

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Tips For Proper Tree Care

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As long as you know what you’re doing, tree care is usually very simple, especially if you have hardy trees like oaks. However, if you’ve never had to take care of a tree before, you may have no idea where to start. Here are a few tips that will help you take care of your tree properly. Pruning If you want to ensure the health and vitality of your tree, it is vital that you take the time to prune it on a regular basis. You can remove dead wood and do light pruning at any time. However, thorough pruning should not be done more than...

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3 Smart Home Improvements To Make With Your Tax Refund

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are like many people, you probably get a tax return around the beginning of the year. A lot of people use this money to take vacations, purchase new electronics or splurge in other ways, but you probably already know that there are smarter things to do with this money. For example, making improvements to your home that will save your family money throughout the year, and that will help improve your property value, can be a much smarter decision. In fact, some of these improvements can even help you get an even bigger tax return next...

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How To Remove Cellulose Insulation

Posted by on Jan 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Having reliable insulation is one of the best ways to maximize your A/C’s efficiency. Many homes use loose fill insulation in their attic and walls because of its relatively high R-value and its low cost. One of the most common types of loose fill insulation is cellulose. Many people prefer cellulose insulation because it is made of recycled materials, such as newspaper. It is also fairly easy to install. However, there are times when you might want to remove the cellulose insulation in your home. For instance, you may find that...

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3 Tips To Survive Or Prevent A Plumbing Emergency

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The biggest problem with a plumbing emergency is that you do not get any prior notice that you are going to have one. Fortunately, this does not mean you need to panic. In fact, panicking during a plumbing emergency only tends to make things worse than they actually are. With these tips in mind, you will either be able to fix the plumbing issue on your own or fend it off until an emergency plumber can fix it for you. Tip #1: Know Where the Main Shut Off Valve is Located Do you know where the main shut off valve in your home is? You should. In...

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How To Keep Your Roof In Great Condition

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The roof is the most essential part of the shelter that a home provides. It shields and protects from events like rain, snow, storms, and sun. Despite how important it is to have a roof as protection, it’s easy to forget that it needs to be maintained. Keeping your roof in good condition can be the difference between it lasting for decades, or having it collapse in a storm. Read on to find out four tips for keeping your roof in great condition. 1. Have it inspected yearly. Hire a roofing company to inspect your roof at least once a...

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Dealing With Bio-Slime In Your Drains

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Every home owner has come across the awful ugly-looking black slime in their pipes. This slime is not only unsightly, but can also build up and clog your drain and sewage line. In some cases, it can make an awful smell. Usually, the cause is bio-slime and it’s easy to get rid of and can be prevented or reduced. Here are some ways to tackle the common and dreaded bio-slime build-up. What is bio-slime? Bio-slime is cluster of bacteria usually from organic matter. It often forms in areas where people brush or rinse their teeth, bathe, or...

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