• Kitchen and Bathroom Renovations Don’t Have to be Huge Read On Below!

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    If you’re looking for a new home, you probably know that it’s not quite possible to get the absolute perfect home, unless you’ve had it custom built for you. Even though the house might fit 99% of the criteria you were looking for, there’s always going to be that 1% that isn’t quite what you wanted. But luckily, that 1% (and often more) keeps renovators and home remodelers in business. And it means that you can have your perfect dream home after all! Sometimes it’s little things, like installing ice makers in the refrigerator/freezer unit and having to attach water supply lines. Sometimes it’s dealing with a leaking faucet or leaking pipes, or needing some basic home plumbing repairs. Whatever your needs Continue Reading

  • Soaking Up the Sun and Putting it to Work

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    It can be a bit overwhelming to look at the negative impact that human beings have had on the planet in general, but especially in the most relatively recent past, from the industrial age onward. Much of the precious earth and its precious resources have been used up, damaged, lost, or mishandled in the name of what some would call progress. To be sure, the advancement of our species in the aspects of technology, medicine, science, and more are all incredible and to be applauded. But when it comes at the cost of the health of the planet, it is worthwhile to take a step back and look for another way. This is where the many advantages of solar panels come in.

    How solar panels could save the world

    We have advanced to a point in society that many find in necessary to use Continue Reading

  • A Beautiful Work Space That Works Beautifully

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    Think your office furniture doesn’t matter? Think again.

    Your work chairs, workstations, computer desks, sofas, office cubicles, and all your other office furnishings play an integral role in the function and flow of your office, from the comfort of the work chairs to the orientation of the cubicles to whether or not there even is a sofa. And the right modifications can make a world of difference. Consider this:

    Uncomfortable work chairs lead to uncomfortable workers, it’s as Continue Reading

  • Preventing Injury With Routine Construction Maintenance


    Summer seems to be construction seasons. Many cities close down their roads to improve or build onto them. They fix the cement and redraw the lines to drive between. Many homeowners and property owners choose the summer months to have home construction done to their properties. The summer months provide warmer and sunnier weather that is more predictable than the other, colder, winter months. A lot goes into the construction season, including planning, proposals, schedules, purchasing of the necessary construction equipment and equipment maintenance.

    With a market share of around 10%, the United States is the second largest construction market worldwide. The country and all of its states have minimum standards and regulations set for the specific standards of country and city roads. This may be why it seems like y Continue Reading

  • 6 Summer Landscaping Tips

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    Forget spring cleaning, now that summer is here it is time to focus on making your yard beautiful for everyone that comes to enjoy it! Here are some great summer landscaping tips that will make your home and yard stand out like no other.

    1. Flowers, Flowers, Flowers

    Take advantage of the bright colored flowers you can find during this season. Greet your guests with rows of flowers that you place on the edges of your driveway, lining your garden, and on your porch. You can even have them hang off your deck,or hang near your pool, there are no limits! You will miss them come spring, so stock up on the pretty colors now!

    2. Grow vines

    If you have any fencing that needs sprucing up, try growing vines on them. Nothing beats an old iron gate with some bright green vines, or a picket fence with som Continue Reading

  • Catching Water Damage as Soon as It Happens Is Essential to Avoiding Mold

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    Florida Mother: Good morning all. Hope all is well and everyone is having great summer with the girls home. Selfishly, I am excited to announce that I get to extend mine a little longer because Kelly has decided to drop her August class. She felt it was too much work for three weeks. With that said, I will have to extend one of the storage units for another month. Please let me know if anyone will need to do the same and I will make the arrangements and we can split the cost.
    Nebraska Mother:Thanks for keeping us organized, Jackie. Hope all is going well for everyone’s summer. Elizabeth will have her items out of the storage unit within the next week so we will not need to pay for an extra month.
    Texas Mother: Jackie, you read Continue Reading

  • Give Your Home a Facelift by Installing the Right Replacement Windows

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    Owning a home is a feeling of consummate pride. A home is not just a piece of property for many. It is a haven where refuge and relaxation can be found. A homeowner often treats their home as an extension of their personality and character, and this is manifest in many ways including design, decor and landscaping. All over the country, people spend a lot of time and money ensuring that their homes look and feel just the way they want it to, and take great pride in the overall design. Sometimes, however, in paying attention to all the more elaborate things involved in this design process, some of the most basic but equally important things escape attention slightly.

    Let us talk about exterior decor. Almost 90% of homeowners in America harbor the opinion that their home exterior is one united entity Continue Reading

  • How Old Is the Generator That Is Responsible for Cooling Your House?

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    When you were married your father jokingly told your husband that before buying anything he should ask first. Your father went on to explain that almost anything you and your husband would need as new homeowners he was likely to have.
    It may have seemed like an exaggeration at the time, but with two garages and a large Quonset full of things that he had collected over the years, your father really had accumulated doubles, and sometimes even triples, of mowers, snow blowers, edge trimmers, electric generators, and tools of nearly every shape and size.
    At first, even though your husband had known your father for years, your husband was hesitant to take him up on the offer to tool and equipment shop through your father’s storage locations. When your husband talked about renting equipment from a c Continue Reading

  • How Remodeling Can Actually Give You a Better Return on Investment When You Go to Sell

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    Perhaps one of the most daunting — but exciting — tasks as a homeowner is thinking about home additions or remodeling. Sure, you bought the house because you fell in love with something about it, but chances are there’s going to be something about it that you’ve always wanted to change. Whether the kitchen is awkward or the bathroom isn’t super functional or you’ve just always wanted a finished basement or backyard deck, most homeowners tend to engage remodeling services at some point during their time with a home. The good news is that the most common types of remodeling (kitchens, bathrooms, basements) tend to also provide a good return on investment, which means the money you sink Continue Reading

  • Warning Use Used Crane Pads At Your Own Risk

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    If you work in the construction industry, then it’s only a matter of time until you run across a crane mat company offering new AND used crane pads for sale. At first, this might seem like a no-brainer. Why spend more on new crane pads when your local crane mat company is offering cheaper used crane pads for sale?
    Of course, there are a number of persuasive reasons to avoid used crane pads, and operators rely on these second-rate products at their own risk.

    Ask Yourself: Why Is This Crane Mat Company Selling Used Products in the First Place

    For many decades, crane operators relied on wooden crane pads made from various types of wood and timber. Late Continue Reading

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