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Replacing Asphalt Shingles With Clay Tile Roofing? What You Need To Know First

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Asphalt shingles are a common roofing choice because they are affordable and easy to install. However, they typically only last about a dozen years. Clay roofing tiles, on the other hand, can last as long as 75 years.  For this reason, you may be considering replacing your asphalt shingles with clay roofing tiles. Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as it sounds. There are a number of things you may need to do to your home to prepare it for the changeover from asphalt shingles to clay roofing tiles. Here’s what you need to know....

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Single, Double Or Triple? Scoring A Home Run With Windows

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When it comes to replacing your home’s current windows, there are plenty of options to choose from. In fact, it’s the sheer number of options that often confuse and perplex homeowners. These options include whether to purchase single-pane, double-pane or even triple-pane glass. Understanding the difference between the three can help make your purchasing decision a much easier one. The following offers a brief explanation for all three types, as well as their benefits and drawbacks. Single-Pane Glass True to their name, single-pane...

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Pitched Or Flat? Tile Or Metal? Factors To Consider When Constructing A Roof For Your Commercial Building

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether you’re re-roofing an existing building or constructing a new building from the ground up, one of the most important factors to consider is the construction of your building’s roof. What style of roof will best serve your purposes? What are the primary differences between the types of commercial roofing? Read on to learn more about commercial roofing options to help you make an informed choice. Flat vs pitched The first decision you’ll need to make is whether your roof should be flat or pitched. There are several...

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Are You A New Homeowner Considering Building A Pool? Here Are Two Points To Consider

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

After months of searching, offers, rejections, heartbreak and eventual triumph, you’re finally moving into your dream home. Part of the reason you purchased this property was its impressive backyard, but there is still something missing: a swimming pool. Whether you’re planning to splurge on an in-ground pool from a site like http://www.dolphin-pools.com, or are considering a more cost-effective, above-ground model, there are still several steps you must take before construction begins. Here are a two vital questions you need to...

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6 Ways To Maximize The Efficiency Of Your Air Conditioning Unit

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, running the air conditioner and furnace comprise the majority of the energy expenses for the average home. Fortunately, there are several good ways to keep air conditioning costs down. By using a customized combination of the following 6 energy saving strategies, you’ll be able to slash your energy costs substantially. Plant Leafy Trees Around Your House The majority of interior heat that accumulates inside houses during the warm season is the result of the sun shining on roofs and through...

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5 Essential Tips To Know For Your Fence Building Project

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Installing a fence around your home is an excellent way to enhance its beauty and give your yard some extra privacy. Installing a new fence is a large project that requires careful planning and a bit of research to get the results you want. Here are some tips you should keep in mind to help you get your fence building project underway. Know Your Fence’s Purpose The first question you should answer when you are thinking about installing a fence is what purpose it will serve. The answer to this question can have a great impact on the...

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Tips For Protecting Your Wood Fence From Winter Weather Damage

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As the fall chill starts to shift into the snow, cold and rain of the winter months, your wood fence is going to be facing some environmental battering. If you want to be sure that your fence will make its way into spring in nearly the same condition it is in right now, a bit of preparation and care can help. Here’s a look at some of the extra maintenance and care that your wood fencing could use before winter to protect it from the harsh storms and freezing temperatures ahead. The Hazards of Winter for Wood Fences You may think of heat...

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3 Ways To Remove Moss From Your Wooden Fence

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have a wooden fence, regardless of the quality of the wood, over time moss will start to accumulate on it. This accumulation will mostly occur in shady areas that tend to be moist. These will most likely be areas where your sprinklers hit your fence and where shade naturally falls. If the moss is not dealt with, it can slowly rot your fence. You should clean your wooden fence yearly, ideally in the spring time after the snow has melted.  There are a few different ways you can clean moss off of your fence. Power Washer and a Scrub...

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Planning Your Bathroom Remodel? Glass Shower Vocabulary You Should Know

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

After making the decision to remodel your bathroom, you might have dreams of a spa-like retreat complete with a glass shower doors. Although the addition of a nice shower might seem like a simple request, most people quickly discover the choices can be overwhelming. Here are some important glass shower vocabulary words you should understand, so you can give your general contractor some answers.  1: Shower Designs Before you start choosing tile colors and plumbing fixtures, you will need to decide how you want your new space set up....

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3 Risks Of Waiting To Get Your Furance Fixed

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Winter is the time you need your furnace the most, but what happens if your furnace goes out and you do not want to spend a lot of money getting it fixed? You may decide to push off furnace repairs for a while, but there are risks involved by doing this, and here are three different issues you may encounter if you wait too long to get your furnace fixed. Frozen Pipes Your home’s heating system is designed to not only help you feel more comfortable inside your house during the winter, but it is also there to protect your house. Without...

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