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May 15

The Secret To Visually Compelling Linoleum Flooring Installation

Carpeting tips

Carpeting covers just about all floors (70% in fact). Hardwood is similarly popular, with at least 34% of homeowners revealing that they plan to install hardwood flooring in the future. But these aren’t the only options. In fact, tile flooring is rapidly gaining ground — and for good reason. Certain types, such as linoleum, can last up to 40 years, and, with a little creativity, tile can be beautiful and striking, too. Here are just a few ideas:

Create A “Tile Rug”

Be strategic about linoleum flooring installation. While carpet may be a go-to choice in most U.S. dining rooms,

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May 15

Here Comes The Sun Solar Installations Surge In 2015

Solar incentives

It’s About The Jobs

In 2015, there are almost 175,000 solar energy workers in the United States. That’s more than a 20% increase over the total numbers of workers in 2014, according to The Solar Foundation.

The More You Know…

Those hundreds of thousands of workers are installing one new photo-voltaic system every four minutes this year, according to a Green Tech Media study. That adds up to about 360 new solar energy installations every day, a 41% increase since just 2012.

Plus, if current trends continue, experts say new solar panels could be installed every 80 seconds.

The House Is Always Greener On The Other Side…

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May 15

Watch Your Step! Home Floor Installation

Laminate tile flooring

Although they may go often unnoticed, floors are beneath us almost everywhere we go. The flooring industry is massive, employing an estimated 93,790 people in the U.S., and generating about $14 billion in revenue each year. In the past five years the flooring industry grew annually by an estimated 1.1%. Today the U.S. contains nearly 22,000 flooring companies.

When it comes to floor installation, people can choose from a variety of options. The main categories are hardwood, carpet, vinyl flooring, and tile flooring. Some flooring companies deal with more than one kind of floor. Others will install a specific type of floor. A solid wood flooring company, for instance, specializes in hardwood floor installatio

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May 15

Three Things to Keep in Mind as You Replace Your HVAC System

Indoor air quality huntsville al

With summer’s hottest days lying just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to consider giving your home’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system that long-awaited upgrade you’ve been considering.

This is especially true if your current HVAC system is more than 12 to 15 years old, as your system has likely reached the end of its lifespan< /a>. With a new heating and air conditioning system, you’ll be able to benefit from increased energy savings and more comfortable temperatures indoors.

Want to make sure your upcoming HVAC replacement goes as smoothly as possible

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May 15

Three Easy Tips for Renting Construction Equipment

Man lift rental

Almost all parts of the construction industry need some type of heavy equipment to do their jobs. Most contractors choose to rent rather than buy the equipment they need, for a number of reasons. Renting is less expensive than buying it outright, and it means that the contractor doesn’t have to take responsibility for maintaining the equipment or end up stuck with an outdated machine in a few years. Here’s a short guide to renting construction equipment the easy way.

1. Identify the precise equipment you’re going to need.
The first thing you need to do is sort out exactly which pieces of equipment your job is going to call for and make an estimate of how long you’re going to need the equipment. There are different Read more ...

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