Archive for July, 2015

How Old is Your Furnace? The Importance of Appliance Maintenance

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How old are your essential appliances? When was the last time you had your vital appliances serviced? Are you aware of the potential dangers associated with improperly functioning appliances? For a lot of people the health of, the furnace, air conditioning system, and hot water heater are a lower priority than many of the demands of day to to day life. Here are some of the facts on why you should maintain these vital pieces of equipment or consider upgrading to today’s far superior models.

Water You Waiting For…

You probably only think about your hot water heater when you realize you don’t have hot water. If your hot water heater is outdated, it could fail, costing you a large sum to replace. Having it inspected and maintained is very important. If it is outdated it may

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Patios and Grills Add Fun and Value to Every Home

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If you’re looking for a home improvement project, you can’t go wrong by adding a patio.  In fact, they can add 72% to the value of your home.  They come in all colors, shapes and designs so yours can reflect your or your family’s personality perfectly.  They make living in the suburbs feel like utopia.  If you aren’t sure where to get what you need, there are suburban lawn and equipment stores everywhere.

What About A Grill or Outdoor Fireplace?

Americans love to cook outside.  If you head to a suburban lawn and equipment store you’ll see tons of stuff for outdoor cooking.  More than 50% say they do it all year round and 63% do it every month.  And most feel is it a very important part of entertaining — nearly 78% of people who own smokers or grills entertain their guests this way. 

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How to Choose the Right Landscape Designer

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The word landscape inevitably evokes pictures of trees and shrubbery. However, the word was originally a 17th century painting term. The modern word landscape is derived from the Dutch word landschapland meaning region and scap for ship or condition. Today landscaping is big business. In the Unite States, the landscaping industry is currently netting $74 billion annually. Choosing a landscape design is an important step for any homeowner. Your home’s exterior is a first impression to your neighbors and visitors. Your landscape design is an opportunity to beautify your home while at the same time showing your sense of style and personality. It can also offer advantages other than aesthetics.

Your Garden and Yard can Save You Money
Landscaping can

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Concrete Thinking The World’s Favorite Material

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These days it might seem like plastic is the most commonly used material in the world, but believe it or not, it’s actually concrete. Every year over 2 billion tons of concrete are produced. The material has been a staple of human construction for thousands of years, dating back to the Ancient Egyptians who used early forms of concrete to build the pyramids.

Today, concrete isn’t used to build pyramids (though it would still work, if only pyramids were in vogue). Instead, concrete has far more applications, for both residential and commercial purposes. The most common uses for concrete today are for the foundations of houses and buildings, as well as pavement and curbs. Because concrete is easily made and extremely sturdy and durable, it makes for superior driveways and architecture as oppo

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The Tips That Will Save You From House Fires And Electrocution!

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For many of us, it may feel like the extent of your involvement with your electrical system is calling your lighting contractor every once and a while and slightly more frequently changing a lightbulb. The fact is that issues with electrical wiring can cause a host of problems within your home, some of which can be life threatening. It’s vital to know when to call an electrician and how to prevent these problems, for your safety and the safety of any in the surrounding area, especially within your home.

When To Call A Professional Electrician

Firstly, it’s ill … advised to attempt to install any electrical wiring on your own without a li

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