Archive for September, 2016

Four Easy Tips for Keeping Your Lawn in Tip Top Shape

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Keeping up with your lawn care has a huge impact on the curb appeal of your home. Even if your home belongs on the cover of a magazine, if the lawn care isn’t maintained, the whole property looks unattractive. And — unlike the home itself — lawn care is a never ending feat. You can put forth the effort to make it perfect, and then the grass (and weeds) continue to grow and you’re back at square one a week later.

The best way to keep your lawn looking perfect is to use professional landscape services. If you have professional landscapers to keep an eye on your lawn and make sure it’s perfect, lawn care really

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4 Types of Interior Basement Waterproofing To Consider

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Homeowners can attest that wet interior basements are usually overwhelmingly distressing. This is a common problem as 98 percent of basements in US experience some kind of water damage at some point. Sealing the wall can help to fix this problem, but first it is important to identify the source of the moisture, or know if it’s humidity. Getting the right sealing option makes a huge difference in interior basement waterproofing. Additionally, it helps to hire a professional who will also inspect for toxic mold. Here are options you have for interior waterproofing.

1. Silicate Contrete Sealers

They are also referred to as densifiers and are commonly used on unpainted or unsealed walls. These sealers work by soaking in and chemically reacting with the ingredients in the concrete to create an adhering, wate

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Three Tips for Getting the Most Juice Out of Your HVAC Unit

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Did you know the ideal temperature for most humans to live in is between 70 and 75 degrees? Any colder than 70 degrees, and you need to crank up the heat pump or you’ll find yourself shivering. Much higher than 75 degrees and you’ll need your air conditioning service to keep you from having a heat stroke. Unfortunately, very few environments stay within that temperature range on their own, without the need of HVAC services to keep you comfortable. In fact we are so reliant on our HVAC system that our heating and cooling is the greatest user of energy throughout our homes.

Our reliance on heating in cooling makes it very inconvenient, if not dangerous, when it goes kaput and we need to call a professional air conditioner con

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From Tile To Tubs Maintaining And Refinishing Bathrooms

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The bathtub: many of us take for granted that it will last forever. While the typical ceramic or porcelain tub does last a long time, no tub is meant to last forever, and all of them are replaceable. With that being said, why replace a tub when you can refinish it or repair it? Of course, you might be saying that while your tub doesn’t look great, it performs well. For one thing, a shabby-looking tub is shabby-looking, most likely, because it’s aged or damaged in some way. While that might not affect performance now, it eventually will. This is why you should be proactive in ensuring that your tub is kept updated — looking good and performing as it should. A tub refinishing was once seen as a long and expensive process, one that was outdone by a simple replacement. Now we know that a

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Today’s Flooring Options Really Make a House a Home

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When homeowners have their home’s built or remodeled, one very important aspect and feature of the new look is the flooring. The artwork on the walls, the furniture, and even the color of the paint have to align in some way with the flooring in every room. Some people like to vary their floor design patterns with every room in the house. Others like to maintain a consistency with their floor textures. Either way, there are more options to choose from today than ever before.

Wood floor textures, carpet designs, and even ceramic tile have continued to be developed in ways that allow for more creative designing and improved functionality. Whether they are looking to redo one room at a time or give the entire hou

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