Archive for October, 2016

Landscaping TipsAdvice to Adhere To

Minnesota landscaping ideas

Everyone enjoys looking at beautiful landscape. Typically, almost every homeowner wants his or her own home to have the best possible curb appeal. Many owners enjoy the process of landscaping their own home; however, unless they are trained landscaping professionals, they will usually fall at least a little bit short of the best they can have. Studies were done among people living in retirement developments and about half of all who were asked agreed that the landscaping plays a large part in how welcoming and congenial their community looks and makes them feel.

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The Primer on Heating Systems for This Winter

Furnace replacement

The sudden dip in temperature between fall and winter can leave many scrambling to find the right heating solution that is both cost-efficient and adequate for their heating needs. There are options, from firewood to a furnace to space heaters, but each requires an understanding of the pros and cons of each.

The average American home spends about 2.7% of their income on energy bills, which amounts to roughly $2,000 per year. Heating and air conditioning make up 43% of your monthly utility bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. While many of these costs are unavoidable, there are still tips that can help you reduce that energy cost.

  • 25% of your home’s heat is lost through small cracks and holes. A caulk tool may help immensely to seal those up.
  • When someone improperly insta

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Winter Is Coming! Is Your House Prepared For Snow, Rain And Hail?

Rubber roofs

When’s the last time you checked out your roof? The season is only getting colder, after all, and a quality roof can make or break your home’s foundation. The advantages of metal roofing, in particular, cannot be understated if you want to save money and retain the temperature of your home. Below are the top five reasons you should invest in commercial metal roofing, from reduced yearly repairs to quality performance all days of the year.

A Home Tradition

Let’s check out a little history first. Asphalt shingles have been part of the American landscape for well over a century, with many roofs having been installed in the early 1900’s. These roofing types come in two diff

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Why Bathroom Remodeling Is as Popular as Ever

Redesign bismarck

Remodeling your home can be an investment in both time and money. According to survey, the main trigger for home renovation projects in 2015 was time (38%), with finally having the financial means coming in at 37%. Motivations for renovations can come from many different reasons, though many say a desire to stay in their current home (49%) and remaining in their current neighborhood (31%) are primary reasons for renovation.

Although many of the popular remodeling projects focus on the kitchen, the living room, or the master bedroom, the desire to remodel bathrooms–in particular, the master bathroom–is as popular as ever.

  • In a rece

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Three Ways a Professional Can Benefit Homes Needing Well Digging Services

Well digging

When it comes to well digging, there are many different options to meet the needs of homeowners. Some might consider trying to dig their own well, thinking that this can save them money. Having a professional who knows exactly how to offer drilling and well digging services is an ideal choice, however. They can come out to the property and assess how much work they have to do. Professionals will also be knowledgeable in keeping everything up to code, and can assist homeowners who are having problems with their well not working correctly. Since the average person uses roughly 100 gallons of water each day, it is extremely important to have someone who knows what they are doing to come out and fix any issues. Here are three ways they can make life easier for those experiencing well issues.

A Well

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