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3 Common Issues With Air Conditioners You Must Know How To Repair

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Just like all things, air conditioners have some common problems that every homeowner should know how to repair. By knowing how to make the repairs whenever these common issues arise, you can be sure that you get the repairs done in a timely manner to guarantee it continues to work efficiently and keep you cool in your own home. Here are the three common issues that you should know how to repair:…

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A Homeowner's Guide To Concrete Stair Repair

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If you want a permanent set of stairs to complement your deck, porch, or patio, it is no surprise that one of the most efficient solutions is concrete. However, if you live in a home that has an outdated set of concrete steps, there is an entire list of repair issues that can come up. If you are considering tackling this repair job all on your own, you may have a lot of questions, especially if you have little experience working with concrete.…

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Four Things You Should Know Before Taking On The Task Of Restoring A Log Home

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If you like restoration type projects and log homes, restoring a log home can be a very challenging and rewarding project. There are many different techniques for restoring a log home, which include refinishing the exterior, replacing damaged logs and addressing structural issues with the home. If it is an historic log home, you may also want to be consistent with some of the construction techniques that were used during the era of the home.…

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Thinking Of Doing Your Own Electrical Repairs? Here's Why You Should Think Again

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If you are the type of person who loves to tackle your own at-home projects, you might be tempted to do some of your own electrical work around the home. You might be interested in trying to save yourself from money, or you could just be interested in doing your own projects. Regardless of why you might be thinking of doing your own electrical repairs, it’s probably a good idea to reconsider your decision.…

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Beat The Heat: 4 Budget-Friendly Options To Stay Cool

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When the heat starts to get to you, it can be hard to find a way to keep your cool. This is particularly true when it costs so much to run air conditioners. However, there are a few ways that you can reduce energy costs and make sure that you stay comfortable. Here are a few tips to help you beat the heat: Create Your Own Shade When homeowners are trying to figure out a way to reduce heating and cooling costs, they tend to lean toward technology.…

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Create An Adorable Patio In Your Back Yard

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Whether you have a large back yard complete with a swimming pool and a trampoline, or a small back yard, you can make it into a beautiful place by adding an adorable patio. Here are some steps that will help you to achieve the perfect look. Select The Flooring - Consider separating the area from your actual yard by eliminating grass in the space you have designated for your patio. Install flagstone, brick, or even cement in its place.…

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Your Water Well Needs An Annual Checkup Just Like You Do

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Many people see their primary care physician once a year for a general checkup. This is a wise move because it helps protect your health and can head off certain problems before they become serious. The same mindset should also apply to your well. With regular checkups, your well water will remain as safe as possible. The opposite is also true. Without regular maintenance, your well water might be contaminated or not taste as good as it could.…

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Metal Roofing: A Solid Option For Business Owners

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The roof on your commercial property has to be in great condition at all times, or you may end up with unnecessary expenses and risks. If your roof is looking old and worn, it’s time to replace it with a material that will last decades into the future. Metal roofing panels are going to help protect your building, they are durable, and they are a great investment for the property. The commercial roofing experts in your area can come to your home and give you an estimate to have the work completed, so consider metal for the following reasons.…

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Building A Restaurant? Keep These Tips In Mind For Fire Safety

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If you are building your own commercial building so that you can start your own restaurant, you have probably put a lot of thought into things like aesthetic value for your future customers. One thing that you might not have thought about yet, however, is ensuring that your kitchen is as safe against fires as possible. Luckily, a little bit of thought during the building process can make a big difference.…

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What Is Universal Home Design?

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A residence that is designed with universal home design in mind takes into account the unique needs and abilities of all residents and visitors. Those of any age or with any handicap should be able to visit or live in such a home without any difficulties accessing that home’s amenities.  It’s a good idea for those who are building a new home to consider the possibilities of universal design. This is especially true if a home must accommodate residents with a handicap.…

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