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When to Inspect Your Home’s Electrical System

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According to research, it is estimated that nearly 48,000 home fires were reported to U.S. fire departments in 2011. These incidents involved some type of electrical malfunction or failure as the culprit. As a homeowner, it is very important to have your home structure’s electrical wiring inspected from time to time.

Overall, most homes are built with either 12-gauge or 14-gauge electrical wiring, depending on the type of home and size. In hopes of preventing future electrical problems, it is ideal to contact a qualified electrician upon buying your home, adding a major appliance, and even after completing a house renovation. Often, Read more ...

Three Ways a Golden Gark Rake Can Make It Easier to Start and Maintain a Garden

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When it comes to starting, and maintaining a garden, a lot of homeowners find that they need several garden tools to help them do the job. Since there are over 15 million people in the United States that handle and take care of their own lawns and gardens., many individuals find a need for an investment in tools that will make work easier. But what if there was one tool that could handle all of these features at one time? The Golden Gark Rake can do anything that would put that three or more tools would be required for. As the name implies, it can be used as a rake to clear away or groom any yard or garden. It also functions as a shovel, and can be used in maintaining topsoil. Here are three ways that the Golden Gark rake can make work easier for any gardener, or anyone who wants to take care of their h

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Planning the Kitchen of Your Dreams

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Many would say that the kitchen is the heart of the home. Although individual family members may spend a lot of time in other areas of the home, the kitchen is where everyone comes together as a family. The kitchen is where you share meals, discuss the day?s events, and make plans for tomorrow. The kitchen is where you teach your daughter to cook and where you told your son about your first camping trip with your father. Kitchens are an important part of the home. When it comes time to remodel your kitchen, remember this important family center and choose designs that complement your family.

Stick with a theme

One of the best ways to plan for a kitchen remodel is with choosing a theme. A kitchen theme is usually based off of a certain type of materials. For example, you might choose t

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Are You Getting Ready to Remodel Your Kitchen?

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It was the perfect anniversary gift.
As you and your husband talked about ways to celebrate your 30th anniversary you considered an international trip together, but you knew that the timing was not right. With one daughter graduating from high school and the other daughter graduating from college, finding a time to schedule a 14 day vacation was difficult. You had never been one for jewelry, and your husband already had enough watches to last a lifetime.
When your husband suggested a whole kitchen remodel as a way to celebrate 30 years of marriage, he prefaced it by saying that he had even found an simple one bedroom apartment that the two of you could use on the days you did not want to put up with the mess, the noise, and the chaos. You did not know if you would even

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6 Tips for Picking the Best Windows for your Home

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If you own your own home and are looking for ways to upgrade its look while making the home more energy efficient, getting a new window installation done is a great way to accomplish both goals. When it comes to home windows, this is not a “one size fits all” kind of thing. What may be the best windows for one house may not work as well on another. Here are some tips to help you find the best windows for your home:

  1. Look at the style of your home. You want to find the best windows to work with the style of your home. You do not want your Read more ...

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