2015

Build A Simple French Drain System

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Learn how to build a simple french drain system to help eliminate flooding in your yard or home after heavy rain storms. Once the system is set up, rainwater will be transported through a perforated pipe and deposited in another part of your yard that drains well.  Materials garden stakes measuring tape perforated drainpipe  large shovel tamping tool gravel landscape fabric scissors  grass seed water hose Mark The Land And Dig A Trench

10 August 2015

Not So Benign Neglect: Don't Ignore Existing Seawalls

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Whether or not you're a believer in climate change, there's no doubting that coastal water levels are rising if your land floods more and more at each high tide or storm. Seawalls do an excellent job of keeping water out, but they have to be inspected and shored up periodically. If you own coastal property that is protected by seawalls and it's been a while since you had them checked out, it's time to do so.

28 July 2015

3 Reasons To Consider Radiant Ceiling Panels In Your Newly Constructed Home

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You've heard of radiant floor heating – warming panels installed in your floorboards to provide household heat. However, you probably haven't heard of radiant ceiling panels, a less common home heating option. If you're building a new home and you want options other than a big furnace or electric heater, radiant ceiling panels are definitely something that you should consider. Take a look at a few reasons that you should consider this option for your home.

14 July 2015

Need A New Roof? Here Are A Few Tips To Know

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If your roof is getting old, you may want to think about putting on a new one before it starts leaking. The roof will eventually wear out, and it may happen when you are short on funds. It's better to prepare ahead of time so you can save money for the project and schedule it at your convenience. Here's what you need to know about getting a new roof. Condition Of Your Roof

26 June 2015

Learn Some Simple Steps To Repair Holes In A Wooden Garage Door

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If you hit your wooden garage door with your car and small holes are visible on its surface, learn how to fill them with epoxy putty. Once finished, add a coat of stain and varnish over the repaired areas so that the door is restored to its original condition.  Use The Following Items electric sander low and high grit sandpaper lint free cloths tack cloth exterior wood stain exterior varnish tube of epoxy putty caulking gun rubber gloves water hose scrub brush mild detergent water ​Clean And Sand The Damaged Areas

15 June 2015

3 Ways A Sign Installation Team Can Help You Work With Local Restrictions

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Adding signage to your building and the surrounding area is the fastest way to increase the amount of foot and vehicle traffic you receive. Since you can order relatively inexpensive signs from the Internet or companies around the world, it's tempting to handle the installation yourself. Here are three good reasons to entrust your new signs to the professionals instead. Quick Setup and Removal Are you interested in running a promotion or event that needs extensive advertising?

2 June 2015

Keep Yourself And Your Employees Safe If A Fire Starts

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Add safety features to your business and teach your employees the proper procedures to take if they are faced with a fire. Here's a plan to follow so that everyone in your company will know how to handle a fire emergency. Security Features Purchase fire sprinklers and alarms and have them installed in your business. Set up appointments each year to have a fire marshal inspect the premises. They will make sure that your equipment is up to code and working properly.

18 May 2015

New Travertine Flooring? 3 Tips for Proper Maintenance

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If you just had travertine tile flooring installed, then you need to learn how to care for it now. You can't treat it like any old flooring and mop it with harsh chemicals that can ruin it. You likely chose travertine for its unique beauty, so care for it properly to preserve that beauty for as long as the flooring is in place. Follow these three tips for travertine that lasts and looks great.

1 May 2015

What Are the Benefits of Frameless Shower Doors?

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If you are thinking about upgrading the glass shower doors in your bathroom, you have two main options; traditional framed shower doors or frameless ones. While you are remodeling is the perfect opportunity to consider whether you want to stick with the traditional ones or go more modern and choose frameless. Here are some benefits of frameless glass shower doors to help you decide if they are right for you.

15 April 2015

5 Tips To Save Money When Purchasing Your New Air Conditioner

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Keeping your family nice and cool during the summer is obviously a top priority. If you need to invest in a new air conditioning system, however, you could worry about how much you are going to have to spend. Luckily, there are a few things that you can do to save money on your new AC purchase. 1. Make Sure the AC is Appropriately-Sized If you purchase a new air conditioning unit that is too small, you will have a hard time keeping your home cool.

2 April 2015