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Replacement Windows and their Effect on Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Replacement windows are an ideal investment if you’re planning to enhance your home’s energy efficiency, resale value or even your...

on Oct 18, 2018

5 Small Upgrades that can Drastically Improve your Curb Appeal

First impressions matter. Whether you are going on a blind date or trying to sell your home, a strong first impression can make all the difference.

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How to Better Prepare for Bathroom Remodeling

There are so many things you can do – and projects you can try – to improve the bathrooms in your house. Renovating the bathroom is a...

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Plumbing / Basements

Tankless or Instantaneous Water Heaters

Tankless or Instantaneous Water Heaters

by Guest on May 13, 2012

On demand water heaters regardless if they are tankless or instantaneous provide hot water as it is needed. They do not have energy losses like with storage water heaters. With this you can save money from what's not lost in storaging pre-heated water. Here you'll find basic information about how they work, whether a demand water heater might be right for your home, and what criteria to use when selecting the right model. Continue reading →

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Plumbing Repairs Done By You

Plumbing Repairs Done By You

by Guest on May 14, 2012

You don’t have to be an expert plumber for simple plumbing repairs. Don't waste your money on small leaks when they could be fixed by a simply tightening pipes or replacing a simple o-ring. You will need to learn the components of drains and the basics of plumbing including rubber gaskets, plumbers putty and metal washers. As with any home project, having the correct tools will make your DIY project even easier. Continue reading →

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Sump Pump Backup System for Long Lasting Service

Sump Pump Backup System for Long Lasting Service

by Guest on May 22, 2012

A sump pump backup system is utilized to protect underground spaces like basement from getting flooded with water during situations when main sump pump is not working. There are various sorts of backup systems available. One such system is battery backup. This is one of the most common and reliable type of backup sump pump systems available that can be used in both commercial and residential areas. There are various sorts of battery operated backup systems in market but the best one is that holds secondary floating switch, secondary pump and a controller that is powerful enough to control working of both the battery as well as pump. Continue reading →

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Searching for the Best Plumbers

Searching for the Best Plumbers

by Guest on Oct 12, 2012

Do you find yourself constantly dealing with leaks in your faucets and pipes? Usually homeowners do not create such a big fuss over their plumbing system and take it for granted. However, don't ever let the time come when you are faced with wet floors, clogged toilets and no water in the middle of the night just so you realize the importance of a good plumbing system. So, aside from installing quality plumbing system, you also have to hire a genuine and experienced plumber to repair and maintain it. Continue reading →

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Maintaining Your Plumbing System During Winter Season

Maintaining Your Plumbing System During Winter Season

by Guest on Nov 13, 2012

Plumbing problems are quite common during the winter season. Proper application of certain preventive measures can reduce such problems largely. Here are some plumbing problems and their effective solutions in the winter season. During winter, the water inside the pipelines tends to freeze which causes cracking and leakage leading to unnecessary expenditures. A fall in water pressure is the sure sign of frozen water inside the pipelines. Under such circumstances, it is essential to call a plumber immediately to avoid damage. Continue reading →

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Plumbing Problems During Christmas

Plumbing Problems During Christmas

by Guest on Dec 17, 2012

Most people take the various plumbing installations in their homes for granted. It is only when a problem manifests that they come to realize just how important this particular system is. There are certain plumbing issues that can wreck havoc and bring a home to a complete standstill. Even worse still is the fact that some of these issues tend to arise at the most inconvenient of times for example in the middle of the night. Continue reading →

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Recent Developments in the Plumbing World

Recent Developments in the Plumbing World

by Guest on Jan 10, 2013

Plumbing can be described as the homes circulatory system that runs unseen under floorboards and walls. No one really thinks much about it until something does not work in the proper way. In-case something needs to be replaced or repaired in the house, it is advisable to check out the recent developments or technologies in the market to find out if it is something that you can make use of. In a bid to impress their clients, companies are always coming up with new technologies so that they can stay ahead of competition. This means that you should do your homework thoroughly to find out the options available. Continue reading →

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Knowing Some of the Basic Plumbing Repairs

Knowing Some of the Basic Plumbing Repairs

by Guest on Jan 10, 2013

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Or, translated into plumbing-speak, a few bucks and some regular maintenance could prolong the life of your fixtures, save you thousands in water damage repair and prevent the mold and mildew that can sprout from wayward water. Here are some of the basic plumbing repairs you should know about including check water pressure and ... Continue reading →

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Preventing Frozen Pipes: Practical Steps to Protect Your Home

Preventing Frozen Pipes: Practical Steps to Protect Your Home

by Tom Grant on Feb 6, 2013

Based on some estimates, upwards of 200,000 American families experience frozen water pipes. When a pipe freezes it is vulnerable to becoming cracked or even bursting. A burst or leaky water pipe can dump hundreds of gallons of water in your home in just one day. As you can imagine, frozen water pipes can lead to significant flood damage inside your home, and set up the perfect environment for hazardous mold to grow within the home. Thankfully, there are preventions that homeowners can put in place to avoid frozen pipes. Continue reading →

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Maximize Your Basement: Tips for Remodeling this Essential Part of You

Maximize Your Basement: Tips for Remodeling this Essential Part of You

by contentblvd on Feb 20, 2013

When people think about renovating their home, they often overlook a major component of their house: the basement. Sure, you can leave the basement just the way it is, but you’re probably not maximizing the space you have in your house. There are a lot of options when it comes to reconditioning a basement - you can turn it into a child’s playroom, a family room or a specialty area, like a game room with a pool table or a craft room. Continue reading →

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