Archive for January, 2018

How Preventative Maintenance Can Help You Avoid These Common Water Heater Repairs

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It’s incredibly easy to forget about water heaters and take them for granted. After all, they often sit out of view and pretty much go unnoticed every day. And if you’re anything like most people, you probably don’t even think about your water heater as long as it keeps providing hot water. But when your water heater suddenly breaks down “out of nowhere” and water heater repairs are necessary, it gets real real quick.

When it comes to your maintaining your water heater, having a casual, out of sight, out of mind approach can have serious consequences. Like so many other appliances in your home, water heaters require regular preventative maintenance in order to remain

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Homeowners Renovation Project Ideas

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Renovating a home is a popular option for those looking to increase the resale value of a home, and there are many possibilities. Though renovating a home requires work, whether by the owner or a contractor, and there is a financial cost as well, renovating a home can lead to feelings of positive emotions when done correctly, as the additions help.

There are many kinds of renovation projects a person might undertake in the general life of a home. There is the basement, where basement finishing, basement remodeling, and basement renovation is possible. There is the garage, where there can be a garage addition or a garage builder. There is the deck, which may cover deck cover design. And more.

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Finding the Right Kind of Light Bulb Can Help You Save Energy

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Many home owners use the New Year as a time to create a checklist of all of the tasks that they need to take care of. With an organized list, often divided into monthly tasks, many home owners make sure that they are able to stay on top of the items that they need do to maintain a well working home. From installing fluorescent tube replacements to making sure that the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are in place, January is often the perfect time of the year to make sure that you are organized for the monthly tasks ahead.
Updating current lighting fixtures, as well as installing additional fixtures is a great way to make sure that your home is safe, well

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Complex Landscaping Could Help You Save Money Over the Long-Term

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Homes with lawns that feature interesting pathways, or carefully maintained plants are lovely to look at, but did you know that adding these features to your own house could save you money on energy bills? Changing your yard can create wonderful benefits for your home. Here are a few tips on how you can address complex landscaping needs easily.

The Benefits of Adding Complex Landscaping to Your Home’s Exterior.

An empty dirt lot looks bare, boring, and unfinished. Even a yard of nothing but a spread of plain grass looks better than absolutely nothing. Putting more consideration and details into designing a nice yard lead to benefits such as a return on investment in an increase in the overall home value, as well as creating energy savings. But first, it is important to understand what c

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Radon The Silent Odorless Killer

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There are many things that kill or harm human beings that aren’t generally well-known to the public. And while many indicators of those afflicted with lung cancer have to do with cigarette smoking and other forms of smoking, there’s another kind of killer that threatens to harm Americans and their families across the country.

Radon is a tasteless, odorless, invisible gas that is the second leading cause of lung cancer deaths, behind smoking. It is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among causes not including any kind of smoking. It kills roughly 20,000 Americans per year through lung cancer alone, and some put that number closer to 30,000 per year.

These estimates were taken by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and the Surgeon General’s Office. The U.S. EPA has been at

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