Archive for October, 2017

When You Should Use a Miniature Screw

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Not everyone in the United States is handyman despite what some people may think. If you sit down and watch five hours of HGTV, you will feel inspired to go and try to build a house from absolute scratch but that is not necessarily recommended for most people because as I just mentioned, not everyone is a handyman.

Even though people love renovations in their home and specifically love to get involved with a D-I-Y, do it yourself, a project in their home, it is important they hire professionals. In reality, the renovation itself does not matter as much as the people you hire in. You can craft the most appealing looking designs and visualizations of your renovations but without the true experts, everything can easily fall apart.

If you want to make changes to your house in terms of construction then l

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4 Plumbing Problems Better Left to Professionals

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Problems relating to plumbing can happen in a home without any warning. It’s understandable to wonder which plumbing problems are worthy of contacting a plumber. Certain businesses are able to combine the services of a plumbing and HVAC company. It’s wise to utilize a business offering multiple home repair services. Here are four plumbing problems that need to be fixed by a professional.

  1. Faucet That Drips

    Statistics show that 10% of homes have water leaks that waste 90 or more gallons of liquid each day. Many homeowners know the annoyance caused by a leaking faucet. It makes sense to think that a single drip isn’t that big of a problem. Unfortunately, small drips can often end up costing you a lot when your water bill is due. A plumbing service will ensure that all lea

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Do You Have a Drafty Home? It’s Time to Weatherize for Winter

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Have you noticed that your windows are drafty? What about your doors? Since winter is on its way, it would be an excellent idea to begin weatherizing your home or business now. Since drafty windows and doors allow cold air in and hot air out, replacing your windows and doors can help to maintain a comfortable interior environment.

When you replace your drafty windows, it can potentially decrease your energy bills by ten percent to 25%. If your home’s of business’ doors have gaps at the bottom, you may only need to have them weather stripped. Since drafts can also come in through your attic as well as other cracks and holes within your home or business, it’s also important to have these attended to by a contractor.

Since you live in an area that experiences inclement weather, you’ll want

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4 Reasons to Contact a Mold Cleanup Company

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Homes across the nation deal with damage related to weather. Many homeowners throughout the nation stay aware of the threat caused by flash floods. Flash floods are known to bring walls of water that can reach anywhere from 10-20 feet high. Home hit especially hard by floods become a mess for any homeowner to deal with. One of the most common problems homeowners in flooded areas have to take care of is mold. Here are four reasons to contact a water leak repair company while dealing with mold.

  1. Reduces the Spread of Mold

    Statistics show that mold spreads within 24-48 hours if left untreated in moist conditions. Many homeowners are amazed at how fast mold reaches previously untouched areas within a home. It’s essential to ensure that a mold cleanup service is contacted right

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How Your Exposure to Community Noise Could Be Having a Negative Effect on Your Health — and What You Can Do About It

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If you live in a densely populated area and have thin walls, you know what a pain it can be to hear every little thing. From street noise and pedestrian noise to goings-on around the home or office, it can all add up. Studies have shown that community noise can be bad for your health too, impacting your cardiovascular health and even the way we learn. If community noise levels get above 40 decibels, the number of heart disease cases increases as well. This is certainly a big concern – but how can we fix it? Changes in construction might be the answer, as well as taking measures in our own homes and offices, to look into soundproofing walls or installing sound absorbing ceiling panels. Marlite wall panels, fo

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