Archive for September, 2018

Don’t Let leakage From Pipes Or Storms Damage The Home you Love

It is the nightmare of any homeowner to slowly watch as the home you love is attacked by a violent storm from outside attacking the inside of your house as well. Sometimes, waterproofing can fail and rain can come flooding inside of your basement. Other times, it is the nightmare of a homeowner to find out that a pipe inside of their home has a leak and has been slowly draining into their house creating a mass of problems that need to be fixed. Water damage can affect many areas in your home, it can also create problems that no homeowner ever wants to deal with. What exactly can you do if you find out that one of these things is happening? It isn’t going to help you or your home to sit and watch the rain or the water as it leaks out of your pipes and slowly drains into your basement creating its mess for you to clean up in its wake. Instead, a storm damage specialist might just turn into one of your best friends. When they are hired they can fix the water damage and provide restoration

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Door and Window Replacement Made Easy

A home is a vast and complicated thing, from its air conditioning and heating to the roof to the carpet to interior decor. One of the more basic, but no less essential, aspects of a house to maintain and upgrade is its doors and windows, and whether do it yourself (DIY) or by hiring a door and window company, door replacements and window design can be a snap, and a home can look and function wonderfully after some hard work is done.

Having old doors and windows in a house isn’t just an eyesore, it’s a sink for money and can affect a house’s climate control. In fact, the heat gained or lost through windows is responsible for 25% to 30% of a home’s heating and cooling energy use, and if these windows are drafty or not up to modern standards, that equates to wasted energy. Similarly, windows older than 15 years are prone to drafts, getting stuck in their frames, and overall driving up the energy bill, and the same could apply to old doors, too, with poor sealing and worn-out or warpe

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The Importance of An Efficient Heating And Cooling System

Houses across the United States are all unique indifferent in terms of physical design, physical location, and the residents within. However, they have some important similarities in terms of household appliances. One of the most common appliances comes in the form of a heating and cooling system. There are so many Americans that rely on their heating and cooling system and HVAC contractors. Here is why this system is so important!

Heating and cooling companies are responsible for working on the air conditioning and furnaces in your home. Most Americans will fail to properly maintain their appliances and this is quite dangerous. HVAC experts have revealed that three-quarters of all no-heat calls in the winter come from furnaces that fail because they had no maintenance. As a result, Americans should understand the value of checking on their heating and cooling system.

Data from the United States

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Four Benefits Of Using A Waste Management Services

The huge amount of trash and waste is one of the biggest problems that our world is facing. Despite efforts to increase recycling, landfills everywhere are still filling up at fast rates and there’s less and less space available to put it.

Consider the following:

  • North America produces 50 percent of the world’s garbage.
  • North American’s produce enough garbage to fill 70,000 garbage trucks. Lined up bumper to bumper, they would stretch halfway to the moon.
  • Every ton of mixed paper that’s recycled can save the energy equivalent of 165 gallons of gasoline.
  • Recycling a ton of paper saves between 15-17 trees, 7,000 gallons of water and almost half a year’s worth of electricity for the average North American household.
  • About a million plastic bags are used every minute. On average, it costs $30 per ton to recycle trash, $50 to send it to the landfill and $65-70 to incinerate.

While there is increased access to recycling programs

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Rat and Squirrel Damage and How to Prevent It

Mice, rats, and squirrels have co-existed with humans for many centuries, and societies have long since learned to treat them as the problematic rodents. Damage from animals ranges from chewing cables and wires to contaminating or eating food supplies. Even in the modern age, with computers, cars, and cutting-edge medicine, old problems such as rats persist, but new ways to fight back have arisen as well.

What Harm Can These Animals Do?

Squirrels, and especially rats and mice, have long since been a problem for civilization worldwide. Even now, major American cities have significant populations of these rodents. In descending order, Chicago, New York City, and Washington, D.C. top the list. The problem is compounded by how fast these animals breed. A pair of mating rats can produce a litter of 12 pups, and in ideal conditions, just one mating pair can exponentially grow into an astounding 482 million rats in the span of three years. All those rats are hungry, and they wi

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