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How To Keep A Drafty, Old House Warmer Without Doing Major Renovations

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Living in a drafty, older home can make you feel like you’re always struggling to balance between staying comfortable and avoiding sky-high heating bills. Of course this could be solved by hiring a contractor to re-insulate your entire attic and fill your walls with blown-in insulation. But if this is not in your budget right now, there are some ways to keep your drafty, old house warmer without resorting to major renovations. Read More»

3 Things To Do When A Beach Home Floods

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Coastal living is something that many Americans are drawn to with 39% of the total population living in counties that are directly on the shoreline. The beach in particular is a very desirable location for anyone living in a coastal region. The sun and saltwater can offer a calming escape. While living in close proximity to the water offers a lot of benefits, it can also come with a few risks. Read More»

How To Repair Home's Duct System

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The duct system in your home is easy to neglect because as the old adage suggests, what is out of sight is easy to put out of mind. On the other hand, if you do not take steps to maintain your duct system, you can be left paying too much to heat and cool your home. if your HVAC costs seem to be way to high, then it might just be time to inspect your ducts and repair as necessary. Read More»

4 Sub-Grade Issues To Discuss With Your Contractor Before Paving Takes Place

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If you are in the process of hiring a contractor to lay down a new parking lot for your business, it is important that you work with your contractor to identify any issues with your sub-grade before the parking lot is installed.  Identify The Type Of Soil The term sub-grade refers to the soil that is found where you want to place your parking lot. It is vitally important that you identify what type of soil the ground is comprised of where you want to have your new parking lot installed. Read More»

How to Deep-Clean Your Wooden Cabinets

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Your cabinets may look beautiful from far away, but do they still look that way when you get up close to them? Can you see grease, grime, and dust built up on your cabinets? Your cabinets can catch quite a bit of filth from your kitchen from everyday cooking, from the oils from your hands from opening and closing the doors (especially if you aren’t opening and closing them using the handles), and from dust and dander in the air of your home. Read More»