Archive for March, 2015

Choosing the Best Real Estate Agent for the Job

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Investing in rental property can be a complicated procedure. From finding the right property to navigating the complicated laws and policy surrounding the sale, it is important to have a knowledgeable person by your side. Working with local real estate agents is an important part of any real estate investment. Unfortunately, finding a good real estate agent is not as easy as it sounds. Here are some questions to ask real estate agents before you decide who to hire.

The first thing you want to ask a potential real estate agent is how long they have been working. While some real estate agents are very successful right away, most gain their skills after several years o

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Three Things You Didn’t Know About Trenchless Pipe Repair

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A surprising number of homeowners today don’t know about repairing or replacing their home’s sewer lines. Many people think these procedures involve digging up a massive trench to access the sewer line — but in reality, trenchless sewer line procedures have been around for about 15 years.

But what is a trenchless sewer line repair?

These repairs allow for a quick, effective repair of your home’s sewer lines and drains with just one access hole dug in the ground, revolutionizing the sewer line repair process and providing a clear advantage over other repair techniques.

Could a trenchless sewer line repair be the answer to all your

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5 Things to Consider Before Installing a Concrete Driveway

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If you own your own home, or even if you rent a single family home that has a concrete driveway, then you may be familiar with the difficulties of keeping it up-to-date in terms of construction. Regular maintenance is a key part of being a responsible owner of a concrete driveway, and it’s important to get concrete resurfacing every single year to maintain the quality of your property. For the best way to ensure top performance, you should use at least eight to 12 inches of compact base concrete mix that is applied with a one inch sand setting bed, and this is especially true when it is used for installing paver driveways.

If you are

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Four Ways To Stay Warm This Winter While Also Staying Safe

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Staying warm during the winter is becoming one of the biggest concerns for homeowners across the country right now — but staying safe is just as important when it comes to home heating systems. Here are just a few tips that will help you make your heating system as safe and efficient as possible:

  • Keeping air vents and air filters is a very important safety tip for any home heating system (although it’s just as important during the summer, too). Dirty air filters and clogged air vents will cause your HVAC unit to run more often than it should, making it more likely to overheat or ruin individual parts through too much use. Additionally, the air in your home will be filled with dust and poll

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Three Ways You Can Make Your Air Conditioning More Eco-Friendly

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Air conditioning is one of the most universal amenities we have today; in fact, approximately two out of every three homes in America has an air conditioning system.

However, with concerns over global climate change increasing, it’s important to note that most air conditioning systems can have an adverse impact on the environment and encourage climate change.

And while air conditioners have become much more eco-friendly in recent years, especially with the continued phasing out of Freon, a refrigerant notorious for its contributions to ozone depletion, there are still many ways you can reduce the environmental impact of your home’s air conditioning system. Here are three things you can do to keep your home cool without harming the planet:

Use fans

It might seem po

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