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Vinyl Siding Cleaning Tips

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Is your vinyl siding looking dingy? If so, then all it needs is a good cleaning. Unlike wood siding, where a dingy appearance means it’s time for an expensive and time consuming paint job, dingy vinyl has usually just become dusty or dirty. The following tips can help you get your vinyl looking like new again. Tip #1: Work on An Overcast Day Or, at least work on the side of the house that is in the shade. Read More»

Three Subjects To Bring Up When You're Hiring A Tree Service

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Trees can add beauty and shade to your yard, but they’ll often reach a point that they require care from a professional. Sure, you can trim low-hanging branches to keep your trees looking tidy, but larger jobs are best left to a tree service. The average homeowner doesn’t possess the tools or the knowledge to perform major tree-related tasks safely. Don’t risk the health of your tree, your health and even damage to your home by attempting jobs that should be left for a professional. Read More»

3 Tips To Help You Integrate Rain Harvesting Into Your Landscape Irrigation System

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Irrigation is an important part of your landscaping maintenance if you want it to always be green and beautiful. This can mean that you need to invest in a sprinkler system, as well as obey rules and water restrictions. You may want to have a system connected to your water service, as well as features that allow you to use rain water for your irrigation needs. Here are some tips to help you integrate rain water features into your landscaping irrigation systems: Read More»

Answers To Vinyl Siding Questions

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Are you looking for a quick way to give your home a facelift? If so, vinyl siding may be just the answer you are looking for. If you are switching from wood to vinyl, you may have questions on durability, maintenance, and more. The following guide can help answer some of those questions. Will vinyl fade or become discolored from sun exposure? Vinyl siding is made of two layers of material that are fused together. Read More»

Three Burning Smells That Should Not Be Coming From Your Furnace And What Might Be Causing Them

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When you first fire up your furance for the colder months of the year, it may emanate a funky odor for about the first hour or two because it has not been running in a while. However, if your furnace consistenly emits an unpleasant or just odd smell, you may want to call a furnace repair expert. Here are three burning smells that should not be coming from your furnace and what might be causing them. Read More»