Archive for July, 2016

Disposing Your Waste Safely and Properly — Choosing the Right Garbage Pickup Service

Waste management

As a homeowner, one of the daily tasks that you need to get the hang of is proper waste disposal. At every home, a fair amount of waste is generated on a daily basis, and this waste needs to be sorted and disposed correctly, eventually reaching the right places. Environmentally friendly practices dictate that domestic waste should be processed properly according to its nature, and this is something you, as a homeowner, need to make sure by verifying. However, doing the right thing begins at home, and you can start off being socially responsible by choosing the right garbage pickup service to.

In America, statistics show that the average person can generate about four pounds of trash on a daily basis. This tras

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Get Radon Testing Done to Protect Your Family

Radon mitigation and abatement

Radon gas, which is a radioactive gas that is naturally present in the soil in much of the U.S., is odorless and colorless, which is one of the reasons it is so dangerous. The other, of course, is that it has been linked to lung cancer. In fact, despite all the stories you hear about asbestos and how it causes lung cancer, it pales in comparison to the toll that radon takes. As many as 20,000 lung cancer deaths a year are due to radon exposure, and it is the second-leading cause of the disease in the U.S. after smoking. To ensure you and your family are not being exposed to too much radon, you need to have a radon testing company test the air in your home.

Radon testing is relatively painless. A radon testing company places a measuring device on the lowest floor of your home — in your bas

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What Every Homeowner Needs to Know About Finding a Roofing Contractor and Roofing Solutions

Commercial roofing

Created by the National Roofing Contractors Association, National Roofing Week takes place every summer in order to raise awareness about the importance of general roof maintenance while encouraging consumers to find reputable, professional, and legitimate roofing or general contractors to perform the roof repairs they need. It’s an excellent time for business and homeowners to learn more about their roofs and exactly what it takes to maintain one and preserve its lifespan. Since roofs are at the very top of a structure, it’s incredibly easy to take an “out of sight, out of mind” approach when it comes to roof maintenance, so National Roofing Week is always a good reminder!

But you don’t need a special day of

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3 Ways to Avoid Devastating Water Damage

Mold remediation and removal california

The human race (and all other life forms, for that matter) needs water to survive. Our bodies are 75% water. The planet Earth has far more water than land — in fact, we’ve explored more of outer space than we have our own watery depths. While these fun facts regarding water are amusing, one thing is not amusing: home water damage. While we can’t live without water, if our homes incur leaks or floods, the home water damage can be devastating.

In fact, home water damage is the most common property insurance claim that homeowner’s file each year. There are so many ways that home water damage can slowly destroy a home. When water gets into the structure of the home, it rots the timbers that the hold the home together. When water gets into the cracks and crevices of the home,

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