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3 Myths Related To Tankless Hot Water Heaters

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If your existing hot water heater is nearing the end of its lifespan, you may be looking to purchase a new hot water heater. There are many benefits associated with tankless hot water heaters. But unfortunately, there are many myths out there about this option. This may be one of the reasons you are not considering this option, when in reality, you should be. Here are a few of the myths related to tankless hot water heaters and the truth surrounding these myths.…

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Tips For Buying Your First Piece Of Commercial Land

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Buying your first piece of commercial land can seem pretty intimidating.  There’s a lot that you need to learn before you can make a smart decision.  But this list of five tips for making your first commercial real estate purchase can get you started in the right direction. Get Honest with Yourself The first thing you should do before buying a piece of commercial real estate is get honest with yourself about your goals, expectations, and willingness to commit.…

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Ways To Save Money On Commercial Plumbing

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Unless you are in the plumbing business, you may not want to spend a ton of money on your commercial plumbing budget. These fixtures have a specific purpose to serve for your business, and you’d like to get the job done as affordably as possible without cutting corners. With that in mind, here are some options to discuss with your commercial plumbing team about how to make your job more efficient and more affordable.…

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Concrete And Asphalt, The Most Useful Building Materials?

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Are you looking for ways to incorporate more concrete and asphalt into your building? Well, perhaps you should be. Both materials have a lot of great aspects that make it shine when compared to others. Here are some great reasons to use concrete and asphalt as building materials in and around your home. Asphalt Is Sturdy. Asphalt is meant to withstand earthquakes, heavy loads, and the wear and tear that comes with a diverse climate.…

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Insulating Your Metal Garage Door In 3 Basic DIY Steps

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Metal garage doors are definitely a homeowner preference for a lot of reasons. These doors are resilient, lightweight, and overall function well for the purpose. However great garage doors made from lighter weight metal may be, these doors are also not always insulated, which can introduce a new problem: a chilled or heated garage depending on the season. Thankfully, having a basic metal garage door does not mean you have to put up with freezing your toes off in the winter or battling the heat in the summer.…

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How To Clean And Maintain Canvas Awnings

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Not only can canvas awnings make your home more attractive, they protect your windows from the sun, rain and other natural elements. Similarly, they protect furniture pieces and other items that rest near windows from sun damage and fading. They also shield your window glass from rainwater spots and destructive hail. And by keeping the hot sun out of your home, awnings can help reduce your electric bills during the summer months.…

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How To Remove Asbestos Siding For Disposal

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If you live in a home built prior to 1970, it likely has asbestos siding. In the 1970s, the EPA banned some asbestos spray applications, but many forms of asbestos are still allowed in construction.  Asbestos siding resembles roof shingles, and it could have a wood grain texture. It is suggested to have the siding professionally removed, but you can remove asbestos siding yourself by following these tips. Prepare to Work…

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Your Asphalt Shingle Roof: Factors That Shorten The Longevity Of Your Roof And When To Choose Repair Over Replacement

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When your home is protected by an asphalt shingles roof, you may not think much about your roof until you have a leak in your home. An asphalt roof will last approximately 15-20 years. To help extend the life of your roof, regular inspections can help identify small problems so that you can get them repaired before they cause bigger issues with your home. If you live in a climate that has harsh winters, or your roof is in hot sun for long periods of time, the shingles on your roof may deteriorate faster.…

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2 Reasons To Hire A Plumber To Clean Your Drains

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Having a clogged drain is a very common and extremely annoying plumbing issue to have to deal with, especially when you consider just how many things can go wrong if you try to clean it yourself. Rather than attempting to fix the drain yourself, it’s probably a better idea to leave the drain cleaning to your plumber, for the two reasons listed below. Some Drain Issues Are Very Hard To Deal With…

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