Archive for July 11th, 2017

Planning to Have New Flooring Installed? Consider the Advantages of Solid Strand Bamboo Flooring!

Benefits of bamboo flooring

Are you weighing your flooring options? Have you considered the advantages of Solid Strand bamboo flooring over other types of materials?

Bamboo and Sustainability

If you’re not familiar with bamboo as a flooring material, you may be interested to know that this is a sustainable product. Bamboo has a root system that is similar to your lawn. It sends up new shoots every year, and after 5 to 6 years, these develop into culms.

Due to their color consistency, strength, and density, these culms are useful for a variety of commercial purposes, flooring included. Since just 16% to 20% of an annual bamboo crop is harvested, this leaves the remaining forest untouched.

Janka Ratings for Bamboo versus Traditional Flooring

Bamboo is a popular flooring choice for a v

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Home Energy Tips From Thermostat Settings to Upgraded Residential Generators

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Were you aware that most of the energy you use is to heat and cool your home? For an average home in the United States, approximately 48% of energy usage is for this purpose. As a result, this usually accounts for the largest energy expense for most households.

Some Tips on Thermostat Settings

Experts have several recommendations to maintain comfortable home temperatures throughout the year. During winter, for example, it is advised to keep your thermostat set to 68 to 70 degrees during the day, and 65 to 68 degrees during the night.

When you follow expert guidelines for thermostat settings, it can also save on heating costs. Furthermore, if you’re planning to be away on vacation for the winter, keeping your thermostat set to 60 degrees will actually save you money.

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