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Keeping Up With Spot: How To Mesh Hardwood Flooring With Your Pets

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If you have dogs and kitties, you know that their comfort is just like everyone else in the home. Your pets will need their own space to eat and drink, comfortable places to sleep, and room to walk around and explore. Sometimes pets can be destructive to our own sense of comfortable spaces. If you have hardwood floors, you know that your floors and pets do not always get along. Here are some ways to mesh your love of shiny hardwoods with your love of your dog or cat. Read More»

How To Improve The Efficiency Of Your Air Registers

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If you want to make sure your heat and air conditioning are efficient, you obviously need to make sure there is decent airflow. Usually, the most obvious and easiest problem to fix is within the air registers. Even if you regularly dust your walls and clean the outside of your air registers, you need to remove them from the wall every once in a while for a more thorough cleaning. Often, when you clean your registers from the outside, you end up pushing dust inside, creating clogs in between the vents that can reduce airflow. Read More»

3 Factors That Affect Whether or Not You Should Build a Dock

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If you own a boat, you may have considered build a dock on your own property. Having your boat stored at a public or private rental dock can be somewhat inconvenient, so  it makes sense to consider docks on your property if you have the right space and location. Before you hire a contractor for your docks, here are some factors to consider so that you can feel confident about your choice. Read More»

Making Room In Your Home For A Growing Family

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If you family is growing but your home is not, it may be time to consider adding on to make the much-needed space. You may want to consider converting a porch or deck to living space so you can remodel the inside and add additional bedrooms, bathrooms, or what ever space you need. You may even want to talk with an architect about the best way to add to or optimize the space available. Read More»

Signs Of A Broken Or Clogged Main Sewer Line And What You Need To Do About It

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You may notice that your toilet is starting to gurgle when you flush it. You may have drains that are starting to drain slowly, a sure sign that you have some type of blockage in your main sewer line. If you just received your water bill and it’s incredibly high, you have a broken sewer line pipe. Any changes in water pressure, new odors that you can’t get rid of, or decreased water pressure when you turn on a shower or faucet, you probably have something wrong with the sewer lines to or from your home. Read More»

Sewer Problems That A Video Sewer Inspection Will Help You Solve

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Sewer problems can be expensive to fix. One of the main reasons why this is the case is not only the costs involved in excavation needed to gain access to the damaged part, but also the fact that most sewer problems are discovered when it is too late. Using a video sewer inspection is an easy way of avoiding having to dig up your sewer lines in order to detect the source of a problem. Read More»

3 Ways That Welding Is Used In Vehicle Repair

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When you think about welding, you might not really think about it being used for vehicle repair purposes. However, many auto body repair professionals use stud welding and other types of welding all the time in their line of work. These are some of the common ways that welding is used for this purpose. 1. Getting Rid of Dents Do you have any dents on your car? If so, you might think that major work will have to be done or that the affected body part will have to be removed and replaced completely. Read More»

Your Water Heater Might Fail Because Of These Things

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Hot water heaters are convenient appliances in most modern homes. Some people take their water heaters for granted and do not realize the convenience until their water heaters fail them. There are numerous reasons why these appliances can fail. The following are a few things that you should be aware of regarding water heaters and their lifespan. Age Water heaters can last for years, but they are not designed to last forever. Read More»

4 Tips To Help You Find The Right Location For Your Pool

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If you want to get an inground pool installed this spring, you need to make sure that you pick the right location for your new inground swimming pool. Here are four things that you should take into consideration when choosing the location of your new pool in order to ensure that your pool is placed in a safe and enjoyable location. #1 Go for Lots of Sunlight The first thing you want to take into consideration is where you get the most sunlight in your yard. Read More»

Understanding Sewer-Water Jetting Services

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If you have been experiencing slow waste drainage through the home, then a professional may inform you that you need to invest in a sewer cleaning. While clogs and larger accumulations of debris require cleaning with a drain snake, most sewers can be cleared with the help of a water-jetting system. If you are unfamiliar with this type of tool and how it works, then keep reading to understand a little better. Read More»