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Doing Fall Cleaning? Don't Forget About Your Refrigerator

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If you are doing some fall cleaning to help get your home ready for the holidays, you need to make sure you remember the refrigerator. If you are cooking any of the holiday meals, you will be putting it to extra work. For this reason, learn how to properly clean the refrigerator it so it can handle anything you throw at it. Clean the Interior Cleaning a refrigerator properly is not difficult, but it takes time.

26 September 2016

Should Road Construction Crews Stop Paving In Certain Weather Conditions?

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Most road construction projects are on a tight schedule and must be completed as quickly as possible so that normal traffic patterns can resume and the inconvenience to travelers is minimized. At the same time, inclement weather and less-than-ideal temperatures can prevent paving crews from safely and properly finishing their work. Under what weather conditions can paving continue, and when should it be halted? Paving Under Rainy Conditions It can be challenging for paving crews to determine just what constitutes too much rain to continue work.

1 September 2016

Keep Your Gate Running Smoothly With Routine Automatic Gate Maintenance

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When you've taken the time and money to invest in an automatic gate for entry onto your property, it's important to keep the system properly maintained. A system that isn't taken care of is prone to breaking down, leaving you stuck with a way to get in or out of your property. With some basic maintenance in place, you can keep your automatic gate running well and avoid more expensive emergency repairs.

15 August 2016

Undermount Vs. Drop-In Kitchen Sink: Basics To Help You Decide

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Remodeling your kitchen brings up many questions. One of those is do you want an undermount or drop-in kitchen sink? Choosing between them means you need to look into the pros and cons of both. Here are the basics of the two to help you make your decision. What Are Drop-In and Undermount Sinks? Drop-in sinks are also known as top-mount and self-rimming sinks. The top of the sink is visible and lips over the countertop.

27 July 2016

Maintaining Your Garage Door: 3 Things To Do On A Regular Basis

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As a general rule, your garage door is dependable. It doesn't fail on you. In fact, it is so reliable that you tend to take it for granted. Well, that is until it ends up failing on you. Of course, when the technician comes out to your home, they inform you that failure could have easily been avoided had you followed a few simple maintenance checks on a regular basis. Here are three things that you can do regularly that will help reduce the chances of costly repairs and extend the life of your garage door:

11 July 2016

What You Need To Know About Landscaping Your Yard With Rocks

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Using rocks to landscape a yard is a great idea. Many homeowners choose rocks because they last forever, they look nice, and it can be affordable. If you choose to use rocks for your landscaping, there are some things that you need to know to get the best results possible. Here are some tips. 1. Tamp The Soil One of the first things you need to do before you start landscaping with rocks is to make the dirt completely even.

24 June 2016

3 Tips To Help You Conserve Energy In Your Rental

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Energy conservation can help reduce your monthly living expenses. When you are renting, you don't have the luxury of investing in appliances that are more energy efficient, but that doesn't mean you can't still conserve energy inside your home. Here are three simple energy saving upgrades that can help you cut costs in your rental unit in the future. 1. Swap out your light bulbs for LED ones. The light fixtures inside your rental home can use quite a bit of energy.

6 June 2016

How To Prevent Clogged Drains

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Keeping your plumbing running smoothly should be a top priority since clogs and broken pipes can lead to tons of water damage and headaches. Being able to fix these problems when they happen is important, but it is equally important to be able to prevent plumbing nightmares from even happening in the first place. To help you out with that, here are some tips on how to prevent clogs from forming in your drains:

18 May 2016

Why You Should Let A Professional Help You With Mold Remediation

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If you discover a wall or ceiling in your home with mold damage, it's a good idea to call in an expert for help. Removing mold by yourself can be dangerous if you don't do it properly. These are some reasons why calling in a contractor to get rid of your mold is the best solution. Finding Hidden Mold It's often difficult to locate the source of mold. You may smell mildew or see a few stains on your wall or ceiling and have no idea how bad the problem really is.

2 May 2016

Decrease The Risk Of A Clogged Toilet With These Tips

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A clogged toilet can quickly cause panic as you watch the toilet's water level rise dangerously toward the rim of the bowl. While you can often manage toilet clogs with the help of a plunger or a toilet snake, you'll occasionally need to involve the help of a licensed plumber – and you might feel a little embarrassed about making that phone call. It's better to be proactive by taking steps to limit your risk of a clogged toilet.

29 March 2016