Archive for August 12th, 2015

Quality Roofing Contractors Offer Reliable Shingle and Gutter Repair

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Did you know that there were 5,457 major hail storms in 2013? If you live in a location that has experienced a major hail storm, you know first hand the kind of roof, gutter and siding damage that can occur in a matter of minutes. If you have an older roof, especially one that is made of shake shingles, assessing the damage is not foolproof. If, for example, an insurance adjuster comes to look at a shake shingle roof immediately after the storm some of the damage may not be apparent. In addition, if an adjuster makes a visit when the roof is wet from rain, safety concerns may keep the inspector on the ground, far from the visible damage. In most cases, it is better to ask one of many qualified roofing contractors to be present for the inspection. In some cases, roofing contractors may even be willing to visi

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3 Reasons AC Maintenance is Essential

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The summer heat can really dampen your fun if you don’t have air conditioning to come home to. After a long day out in the sun, coming home to a cool house and grabbing a glass of lemonade is the perfect ending to the day. With air conditioning used in almost 100 million American homes, it’s incredibly popular, but only 42% of those with a central air conditioner are servicing it every year. This leaves your home vulnerable and not running efficiently. Read on for the top three reasons you absolutely must keep up on air conditioner repairs, whether you’re using central air or not.

It’s Dangerous!

Leaky ducts could be spewing dust and other part

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Plumbers Older US Homes are Ticking Time Bombs

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment of new plumbers will surge 21% by 2022, which means there will be more than 80,000 new plumbing jobs. So why is the plumbing industry doing so well? They’re keeping busy with these 5 common sources of plumbing repairs.

1. Leaky Faucets and Plumbing Fixtures

Contractors who specialize in plumbing repairs believe that up to 30% of residential toilets have some kind of leak. And since a single defective faucet dripping once every second will waste 3,000 gallons of water a year (and waste money with the utility company besides), it’s crucial to stop leaks and drips as soon as you find them. And that’s doubly true for California

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4 Pros Of Incorporating Trees Into Your Residential Landscaping

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If you are like most homeowners, you are constantly in the process of home improvement. Did you know that some of the most solid investments you can make in your home occur not on the inside, but in exterior landscaping? One predominant feature of your landscape includes the trees you have planted and existing on your property. If you are considering talking to tree specialists or arborists about adding trees to your property, here are some advantages to push you over the edge.

#1. Cooling Effects

Trees not only provide your yard with shade that can cool you on a sunny day, they actually provide a cooling effect due to evaporation. In fact, a single tree’s evaporation can have the same cooling magnitude as 10 room-sized air conditioning units operating 20 hours

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