Archive for March, 2018

FAQ About Radon

Testing for radon

If you have heard about the possibility of radon in your home, you probably have some questions. Read on for some FAQ related to radon in your home and how to test for it and remove it.

  1. What is radon? Radon is an odorless, colorless gas emitted by the decay of a uranium particle. This is natural and occurs all over the world; however, in some places, there is more uranium and therefore more radon gas.
  2. Is Radon a problem I need to worry about? Radon gas that seeps into the air of a home or business eventually decays back into solid, charged particles. These can get into the lungs and increase the chances of a person developing lunch cancer. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Surgeon General estimate that radon is responsible for approxim

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Getting Your Plumbing Ready For Spring

Clogged drain

For so many people this time of year is involves planning for spring and summer. Planning for trips, which new leagues to join, what weekend to host your annual barbeque, and so much more. For homeowners, this planning also involves a home improvement project or two. Maybe you finally need to put up new gutters, or perhaps you really want to finish that back deck before the family comes to visit. Whatever your project might be, it takes planning and in some cases hiring the right expert for the job. Some home improvement projects that nearly always involve hiring a bit of outside help revolve around your home’s plumbing system. Below are three of the most common types of plumber help you may need this spring:

Clogged Drains and Toilets - No one likes dealing with a clogged toilet, but when

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Home Improvement Work Adds Value to Your Property

Siding installation

Home owners have many tasks if they want to make sure that their property holds its value. From major repairs like siding installation and roofing shingles to minor maintenance like paint touchups and inside fixes, home ownership takes a lot of work.
Like your own personal health, it takes an effort to make sure that your home stays in its best shape. Given that a home is major investment, maintaining it is often as important as making sure that you are healthy. From roofing contractors to window installation, most experts recommend that you invest the money in the highest quality choices if you can afford them. Thinking of every home improvement as an additional investment in your home can help you u

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American Homeowners Can Save Over $150 On Their Water Bill Every Year With These Minor Changes

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Have you been typing in ‘plumbers near me’ lately? You’re probably at the end of your rope trying to find a solution to your leaky pipes.

Seeking out a professional is the best plan of action no matter the problem you face. Not only will you be able to take a look at any other problems swimming beneath the surface, you’ll ensure your issue is resolved promptly and without fail. While there’s no problem with do-it-yourself plumbing techniques, there’s something to be said about a little peace-of-mind. Learning more about your day-to-day washing and cooking habits will help inform your decision before you commit to a consultation or new installation this year.

What can you know about sewer repair before you go about finding the right plumber after typing in ‘plum

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5 Kitchen Design Tips to Keep in Mind for Resale Value

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There are some household renovations that can significantly improve your resale value. If you are considering selling in the next year, renovating the kitchen can not only increase the list price but also create added demand. Consider the following kitchen designs when completing your home renovation.

Research local kitchen design trends
Kitchen designs are constantly changing. Failing to keep up with these trends can make it difficult to sell your house. Many people would say that the kitchen is the most important part of the house and attempting to sell an outdated kitchen can bring down your value and cause buyers to not make an offer. Approximately 76% of homeowners change the style of their kitchen during their renovation project. It is best to choose kitchen desi

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