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Archive for May, 2019

May 19

How to Repair Your Patio Screen

Patio screens are a great thing to have for a variety of reasons. They protect your home from the elements, keep out bugs, and can even block UV rays from causing fading and damage to your porch furniture. However, they do tend to take on a lot of damage over time. Everything from the weather to your animals to playful kids can cause wear and tear to these screens. They may eventually tear in spots, leaving a hole for things like rain and bugs to get through.

Screen repair is relatively simple though if you know what to do. With the right screen repair supplies you can patch holes on your own or have someone come fix it for you. Below we will take a look at the tools you will need and how to go about fixing your porch netting.


You don’t need much for tools. Some spare screen mesh material, a tape measure, industrial scissors, and some clear household cement will do

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May 19

When to Hire an Elevator Company

For much of human history, buildings were limited in their height and scale, and only cathedrals and the great pyramids of Egypt were more than a few stories tall. There was neither the need nor the technology for commercial elevator installation at the time, but this changed in the 1800s. New technology allowed for much taller and tougher buildings, and skyscrapers and offices, hotels and apartments, and more reached staggering new heights, quite literally. But this also meant that interior transportation was an issue. Climbing stairs to a building’s 30th floor would be wildly impractical, so an elevator company could be hired to put in residential lifts. Ever since then, a elevator company will always be around to effect elevator repair or installation, and residential elevators are safer and faster than ever before. When might an elevator company be hired for a job, and how

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May 19

When to Get Heating and Cooling Repairs Done

Most American houses and commercial buildings have their own climate control; that is, heating and cooling utilities that can warm up the house in winter or cool it back down in summer. This may be done with a conventional HVAC system, or even ductless heat pumps that can be mounted on the wall. Either way, a homeowner will want a fully functional and clean HVAC system, and dirt and damage may overwork the system or even weaken the climate control. A homeowner may clean off wall-mounted air grates, but more advanced repair or cleaning calls for contacting air conditioning services and HVAC repair teams in their area to handle matters. A heating and cooling system may use up as much as half of the house’s total electric bill, and if the system is being strained due to dirt or damage, that may drive up the electric bill even further.

Problems With the HVAC System

What might go wrong with a house’s or commercial building’s heating and cooling system? Sheer dirt may be the is

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