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Archive for September, 2017

Sep 17

Five Gutter and Roof Winter Preparation Tips

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Fall cleaning tasks usually involve winter preparations. You cover up any outdoor toys and remove them to storage, if possible. You take down all outdoor furniture and move them into the shed, for the coming cold weather. You might even take your vehicle in for a quick tune up and change of tires. During your winter weather preparations, don?t forget to prepare your house also.

Inspect the roof
The best time to inspect the roof is as fall transitions into winter. The fall brings a lot of leaves and excessive leaves on the roof can put a lot of excess weight on it. If you live in a place with a lot of surrounding trees, you might even need to remove leaves a couple of times throughout the season. While you are inspecting and removing leaves from the roof, you shou

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Sep 17

Find an Experienced Professional to Take Care of Those Home Repairs

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What type of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system do you have? If your existing system isn’t functioning as well as it should, it would be a good idea to have it inspected to determine whether it is in need of maintenance, repairs, or replacing with a newer, more energy-efficient model.

Home Heating Systems

You’re probably aware that 48% of the energy used in an average American home is for heating and cooling. Natural gas is the most common heating fuel, and it is used in 57% of homes throughout the United States.

In general, and when properly maintained, furnaces will usually last for 15 to 18 years. Boilers, however, will usually last longer. This is typically 15 to 30 years. When these heating systems aren’t functioning optimally, chances are that they ma

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Sep 17

How Often Is Your Air Conditioning System Inspected? Call for a Check-up Today

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Does your home have an air conditioner? Approximately 66% of all homes in the United States have some type of air conditioning and cooling system. Due to technological advancements, these units currently use approximately 50% less energy than in decades past.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has conducted research on the prevalence of air conditioners. They predict that by 2030, there will be 700 million air conditioners installed throughout the world. Given hot weather conditions throughout the United States and in other countries, this will definitely serve to create cooler and more comfortable living environments for millions of individuals and their families. It’s likely that these systems will also be installed in both public and private business establishments and organi

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Sep 17

Planning and Executing a Successful Bathroom Remodeling Project

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For many, the most rewarding part of owning a home is the fact that they can exercise full control over their home life experience by making additions and alterations at any point of time. Having this kind of granular control over your home life experience can really make things a lot more interesting and exciting if you consider the kind of changes that you can bring by making simple decisions. One of the best ways to enhance your home life experience is to bring in important and positive change to areas of your house that are extremely important. The kitchen and the bathroom are universally considered as extremely important areas, and one of the best ways that you can make your home life better is to plan and execute a bathroom remodeling project.

For any home remodeling project,

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Sep 17

Use a Landscape Architecture and Construction Company to Create Your Outdoor Space

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Yards are very important to homeowners, and having outdoor living space has grown significantly in popularity of recent years with many homeowners setting up elaborate outdoor living rooms, bars, and cooking areas. Outdoor kitchen space makes it easy to grill, make stone oven pizzas, and more. They can be as simple as a built in grill and storage space or as elaborate as a fully functioning outdoor kitchen.

According to one study, over half of homeowners that decide to upgrade their outdoor living space spend at least six hours a week outside relaxing, gardening, and entertaining among other outdoor activities. Most of these types of upgrades pertain to the backyard where homeowners feel they have more privacy to enjoy themselves.

Consumer research shows that patios are the most common outdoor

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