Archive for May, 2014

If You Have Limited Mobility, You May Want to Consider Getting a Walk-in Tub

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Seven out of 10 accidents that happen at home are related to the bathroom. If you are concerned about your mobility or that of a family member when using the bathroom, you may want to consider the benefits of walk in baths and showers.

Walk in bath tubs–which happen to be among This Old House’s five biggest bathroom remodeling trends–may also be good choices for those who have disabilities. When thinking about walk in bathtubs, it is important to keep in mind that certain models are particularly appropriate for people who have had hips or knees replaced, or regularly deal with arthritis.

Walk in bathtubs are typically pretty deep, and they should have appropriate railing so that the person can have good stability. This may be a particularly good feature in walk in baths for elderly people. Certa

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Don’t Let Dust and Allergens Clog Your Office’s Carpet

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In your office, there are probably dozens of employees milling around, spilling crumbs as they snack on bagels or doughnuts, and tracking mud on the carpet from their shoes. And if your office has a standard, low-grade carpet with a blend of muddled colors, you will never be able to see just how much dirt is on it.

For this reason, it would beneficial for you to invest in commercial janitorial services, and even professional carpet cleaners, to vacuum and shampoo your carpets on a regular basis.

Here are some other advantages of having carpet cleaning services visit your office often.

  • Durability. As more people trample your carpet, the fibers begin to wear. You may find that certain areas are discolored fro

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Five Big Advantages That New Commercial Entrance Doors Can Bring to Your Business

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If you run a business, you may not realize how much your doors can matter. In addition to providing a welcoming appearance for all employees, customers, and clients, your doors also ensure that your employees are safe and your assets are secure. Whether you need a replacement for broken or cracked glass doors, or if you require a whole new system for your commercial entrance doors, it’s important to make sure that the entryway to your business has the correct doors.

Not sure why you should install new commercial entrance doors? Here are some big advantages that new front door installation can bring to your business:

1. Appearance: On the surface, looks are the biggest advantage to new commercial entrance doors, even though there are more reasons for an installation. New doors, in some cases, can mean

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The Top Five Benefits of Living in a Luxury Condominium

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When looking for a new place to live, most people see only two options: buy a house or rent an apartment. Many find themselves suited to one or the other — but what if you don’t? If you want all the benefits of owning your own home without all the hassle and effort of maintaining a house, condominiums might be the best choice for you.

Here are the top five reasons to consider luxury condominiums:

1. A worthwhile investment: If you were to rent an apartment, you’d simply be giving your money to a landlord every month, never to see it again. However, with the mortgage payments on condominiums, you are putting money toward owning the property and will likely be able to make that money back when you sell your condo in a few years.

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Three of the Most Common Kinds of Roofing

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As a homeowner, you’re probably aware that a roof replacement can significantly increase the value and resale price of your home, but what you might not know is that your ROI is dependent on whichever roofing materials types you invest in. After all, between the myriad of different roof types and shapes, it’s only natural that some types of roofing materials will work better than others in your own individual situation.

If you’re concerned about the types of roofing that might work well for your house, here’s a short guide to help you make the right decision.

Shingles.

Shingles are the most commonly used kind of roofing material. Over 75% of houses in the U.S.

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