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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Deciding on New Bathroom Countertops

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Bathroom | 0 comments September 29th, 2017

New bathroom countertops are one of the best ways to instantly transform your bathroom.  If you’re in the middle of redesigning a bathroom in your home, there are several questions you should ask yourself before you make the final decision regarding your new bathroom countertops. What is the bathroom primarily used for? The countertops in a bathroom that is used for showering, teeth brushing, and grooming on a regular basis will see a lot more wear and tear than a small powder room in a hallway. A good countertop choice is one that complements how the bathroom is used....

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Tips from a Professional Insulation Contractor

Posted by on Sep 22, 2017 in Heating and Cooling | 0 comments September 22nd, 2017

It is not uncommon for a homeowner to sit back and put all the blame for a high heating or cooling bill on the shoulders of the utility company. The reality is that many homes, especially older ones, are quite deficit when it comes to having proper insulation. If you mother ever told you to close the door because she wasn’t paying to cool or heat the outdoors, you should take that to heart because that is what you are doing if you have insufficient insulation. Here are a few tips that a professional insulation contractor would tell you...

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When You Need New Home Windows

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Windows | 0 comments September 19th, 2017

Does everyone in your family fight to get the seat farthest from the windows on a cold, windy day? Do you wince when you see your utility bill when it is the hottest part of summer or the coldest part of winter? Do you spend a lot of time scraping and painting old wooden windows? If you said yes to any of these questions, it is probably time to get new home windows. Living in a drafty home or paying high utility bills is not pleasant for anyone, but you may have been suffering with it because you fear...

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What Should You Do If Your Attic Insulation Falls Victim to an Infestation?

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Heating and Cooling | 0 comments September 18th, 2017

As a homeowner, you rely on your attic insulation to protect you, even though it is overhead and out of site. You may only visit your attic once or twice a year, and knowing that your attic insulation is in good condition will give you peace of mind. So, what do you do when you realize that your attic has had an infestation and your insulation has become a victim of some pesky critters? Here are a few important tips: Call in an exterminator right away to ensure that your infestation is taken care of. Only then will you...

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What to Do While Waiting for a Bee Removal Professional

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in Gardening and Landscaping | 0 comments September 15th, 2017

Finding a swarm of bees in your home, outside your home, or anywhere on your property can be a bit unnerving. It isn’t something that happens every day, so you may not know exactly what you should or should not do. The first thing to do is call a bee removal professional to relocate the bees rather than kill them. We need bees, as they are a vital part of food production, so relocating them is important. While you are waiting for them to arrive, here are a few tips to follow: Don’t bother them! If you leave them...

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