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How Water Softeners Can Help Sell Your Home

Tips On How Water Softeners Can Help Sell Your Home Did you know that having a water softener can help you sell your home? It can, and that’s...

on Feb 15, 2019

Simple Steps to Replace an Old Radiator

  If your home isn’t being heated efficiently, it may be time to replace the radiator. Old, corroded radiators use more energy than...

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Improvements That Can Increase Home Value Best

Improvements That Increase House Values You may live in your home the rest of your life. If you ever sell, however, simple improvements can...

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Tools to Add to Your Home Woodworking Toolbox

A lot of home repair projects involve a bit of woodworking. On its own, woodworking is a great hobby to get into, mainly because you can play with...

on Feb 13, 2019

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The Importance of Finding a Quality Locksmith

The Importance of Finding a Quality Locksmith

by Guest on Dec 11, 2012

There are several different things that locksmiths can do, but one of the most important is that they can unlock your car or house when you've locked your keys inside. One of the most important parts of finding a quality car locksmith comes when you need to have your car unlocked. Many new cars are programmed with safety features both in the keys and the key slots to prevent theft. This means that the locksmith has to know exactly what they are doing in order to gain entry to your vehicle for you as well as preserving the integrity of the keys and the key slot.Locksmiths also provide an even more important service if you've lost your keys completely. Many keys are now coded with a transponder chip to keep your car from being stolen. Continue reading →

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Knowing the Benefits of Hiring Professional Painters

Knowing the Benefits of Hiring Professional Painters

by Guest on Dec 18, 2012

Getting your house remodeled and painted is really a tricky task. Not only the task is very stressful, it could also be overwhelming sometimes. Many owners are tempted to try to get it done on their own, only to realize that painting is a very highly dedicated task and should be better left to the expert and finest home painting service providers. Professional painting contractors possess the tools and techniques to do an improved quality job on your walls and ceilings. They're trained executives and have complete knowledge of the process from start to end point. Apart from the strategy, they have the right kind of tools which enable them to carry out the whole task with increased convenience in the shortest possible time. If you are doing it by yourself it is most likely that you'll have to do with temporary ladders, drop cloths or you may have to rent such equipment. This might turn out to be even costlier but cannot give you the desired results. Continue reading →

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Choosing The Right Home Inspection Service

Choosing The Right Home Inspection Service

by Guest on Jan 9, 2013

Home inspection plays a very important role during the home buying process. It informs both parties about the present state of the house and lists down the necessary repairs required. Such evaluation involves a thorough visual inspection of the house - both interior and exterior. The home inspector prepares a comprehensive report that sums up the findings and highlights the concerns. Continue reading →

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Find the Right Roofers to Do the Job

Find the Right Roofers to Do the Job

by Guest on Jan 11, 2013

It is true that good service is hard to find, but if you take some effort looking for it and if you follow a smart guideline, then you will definitely find the right company or contractor. This is very true if you are looking for a roofing contractor. Roof installation is not an easy task unlike other house repairs that you can do by yourself. Repairing or replacing your roof needs skills and expertise if you want to have it done right and fast. It is also very dangerous to do since you have to stay on an elevated surface where falling can be a major disaster. This is why you need to find only the best roofers within your area. Continue reading →

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How to Select the Right Electrical Contractor

How to Select the Right Electrical Contractor

by Guest on Mar 14, 2013

Selecting the right electrical contractor isn't as easy as picking someone out of the Yellow Pages. The ramifications of hiring the wrong contractor can be financially disastrous and even dangerous. First and foremost, it's imperative to know if the contractor you're considering hiring, is licensed, bonded, and has adequate general liability and workers compensation insurance. Continue reading →

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Sample Improvement Contract so Contractors Do NOT Take Advantage

Sample Improvement Contract so Contractors Do NOT Take Advantage

by Guest on Mar 14, 2013

When hiring a contractor to do minor updates to custom home building, it's very important to know what you are getting for the price. To be on a safe side, it is important that you have all your queries answered. Questions regarding cost, liability, insurance, and time should be answered clearly on your quote so that there is no problem in the end. Detailed Sample Contractor Quote: Continue reading →

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What does a Bonded Contractor Mean?

What does a Bonded Contractor Mean?

by Guest on Mar 14, 2013

A bond is an insurance policy for which the contractor pays a premium. It guarantees that the contractor will meet his obligations in a satisfactory manner. Failure to do so should result in the payment of compensation by the bonding company. There are three types of bonds, payment bond, performance bond and bid bond. Continue reading →

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Contractor State Licensing Requirements

Contractor State Licensing Requirements

by Guest on Mar 14, 2013

List of contractor license requirements by state in the US. How do you find out if a contractor is licensed with links to each state's licensing board. Always check with your state, county and city requirements before any work is done. You could also consider working with your local Builder's Associations. Continue reading →

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Obtaining Local Building Permits

Obtaining Local Building Permits

by Guest on Mar 14, 2013

Construction of new homes and many home improvements require building permits from the local building department. Usually contractors obtain these permits, because they know permits are required. Ultimately it's the owners responsible for making sure the required permits are obtained, and that the final inspection is done when the work is completed. Continue reading →

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Unscrupulous Contractor Scams

Unscrupulous Contractor Scams

by Guest on Mar 14, 2013

Avoid contractor fraud by protecting yourself when entering into a home construction project. Most of the misunderstandings pertaining to contractor and homeowner relationships occur as a result of unclear or wrongly interpreted construction contracts. Upon entering into a building contract, the enthusiasm for starting the proposed work often creates a kind of glazing over or dulling of the senses on the part of the homeowner. Many times questionable terms and arrangements for payment scheduling are accepted or unknowingly agreed to as the homeowner's urgent desire to start work overshadows common sense. Often, the lowest priced contractor seduces the homeowner with promises of more value for the money. Continue reading →

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