Archive for September, 2015

Don?t Let Your Money Slip Through the Cracks

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A cracked or even worse, a burst water pipe, can cause major damage to your home and property. Just a small leak can cause your water usage to increase dramatically, costing you money. Having a specialist in commercial plumbing repairs look over your property can save you money and headaches in the long run.

Every winter, an average of 250,000 American families have at least one room ruined in their homes and their lives thrown off-kilter by the freezing and breaking of water pipes, because when the temperatures outside drop below 20 degrees F, water pipes that have little to no insulation are more likely to freeze, and then break. Damage to property caused by water damage, due to freezing pipes and faulty Read more ...

Is Your Driveway Ruining Your Home’s Foundation? Leaks Can Cost Thousands

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While many American homeowners are very enthusiastic about redecorating and renovating the interiors of their homes, they may not realize that for a few thousand dollars, they can make a solid investment by redoing and upgrading the outside of their homes, specifically their driveways. The average cost of a new driveway falls between about $2,000 and $5,000 and new driveways in general can add considerable value to the resale value of any home.

Concrete driveway contractors do recommend checking the age of a home’s driveway: after about 20 years, most driveways could benefit from a complete redo. A full Read more ...

What Results Will Your Yard See with an Organic Lawncare Service?

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The organic movement — along with the larger effort to go “green” — has taken the U.S. by storm in recent years. Today everything from fruits and vegetables to processed foods and beverages are available in organic forms. Some companies even use things like organic cotton to make clothing and textiles, believing this to create fabric in its purest form. Yet there is one area where Americans may not have caught on to the benefits of organics, and that’s in their lawncare.

Today, Americans spend approximately $700 million on chemical pesticides for their lawns each year. These herbicide- and pesticide-laden lawncare treatments can have a negative impact on soil

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The 3 Best Additions You Can Make To Your Kitchen

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So you?ve decided to remodel your kitchen. Though initially a daunting task, you?ll find that remodeling your kitchen is a wise choice ? not just for the present, but for the future. Though you may choose to stay in the same home for the rest of your life, it?s quite possible that you may end up moving. In that case, even a minor kitchen remodel ? provided a makeover of kitchen cabinets is included ? can average a return investment of 72.8%. In that case, when considering the things you want done to your kitchen, you might want to think about what is pleasing not only to your eye, but those of others, giving the best results both personally and financially.

1. A Cabinet Makeover

Each year, the U.S. cabinet and vanity industry generates an estimated $20 bi

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3 Things To Do Before You Move Into A House

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When you’re moving into a new home, sometimes, you may need to put a little work into it first. Making necessary updates to your home’s features can help you avoid unwanted repairs in the future, especially in the event of a weather emergency or other unpredictable circumstances. So when you’re about to move to a new home, here are just a few of the projects you should consider completing first, to make sure your home is as safe and updated as possible.

Roof Replacement – Some older homes could need some roofing solutions to weather the storm. Those roofing solutions could be as simple as roof repair, or a complete roof replacement. Find

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