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Expecting Many Storms? Might Be Time To Get Rid Of That Old Palm

17 August

Palm trees swaying in the breeze is a classic image in warmer, more relaxed areas. But those palms come with a price. These tall, skinny trees often hold up well in wind but not in prolonged heavy rain that thoroughly saturates the ground. If you have just moved into a home that has some palm […]

Do You Have Air Conditioner Icing Problems? It’s Time To Replace Your Thermostatic Expansion Valve

29 July

An air conditioner’s thermostatic expansion valve serves as a gate that separates the high pressure areas from the low pressure areas of the system. It also helps to regulate the rate at which the air conditioner’s refrigerant enters the evaporator coil. This not only helps to prevent liquid slugging, but also serves as a pressure-reducing […]

Three Commercial Boiler Inspection Tips To Keep Your Unit Functioning Correctly

05 May

No matter how you use your commercial boiler, it undoubtedly plays a vital role in your day-to-day operations. Consequently, it’s imperative that you keep the boiler functioning correctly. You can play an important part in accomplishing this goal by committing to periodic inspections of your unit. Here are just some of the components you want […]

Answering A Few Questions About Monitored Fire Alarm Systems

05 May

A fire has the potential to cause extensive damage to your home as well as the loss of life for anyone inside. Not surprisingly, protecting a house from this threat should be a major concern for any homeowner. Unfortunately, there are some homeowners that may overlook the advantages of having a monitored fire alarm system, […]

2 Concrete Projects For Your Garden

05 May

When most people think of concrete, they conjure images of industrial settings and applications. Thanks to the versatile nature of concrete, you can actually incorporate this material into your residential garden. Here are two simple projects made using concrete that can enhance the beauty and increase the character of your backyard garden in the future. […]

How To Remove Your Bathroom’s Carpet And Install Vinyl Tiles

05 May

If you just moved into your first home and just can’t live or one more day with the old carpet in the bathroom, then you will be pleased to learn that you can easily remove it and put down self-adhesive vinyl tiles in its place. Even with limited do-it-yourself experience and a minimal budget, you […]

Lights, Camera, Action — 4 Tips For Darkening Your New Home Theater

05 May

There are a few vital elements to a great home theater room. These include great visual and audio systems, good soundproofing and the ability to control the light in the room. And while many homeowners focus on the technological end of the room’s design, light-proofing can be a make-or-break part of the experience. If you […]

How To Care For Your Granite

30 March

If you’ve just upgraded your counters with granite, don’t be intimidated with how to keep it clean. It’s fairly easy to keep clean; you just need to get into a new cleaning routine, as granite needs to be cleaned differently than countertops such as laminate. Cleaning and maintaining your granite countertops properly will keep them […]

What Types Of Slate Roofing Is Best And Worst For A Gable Roof?

30 March

Slate roofing has an elegant look, long lifespan, and minimal upkeep in most situations. But slate roofing is a hefty financial investment so you want to make sure that the material is the best match for the type of roof on your home. If you have a gable roof, which features two steep sloping sides […]

Steps For Preventing And Removing Red Wine Stains On Hardwood Floors

04 March

For many, a home is a castle that is best enjoyed when shared. This means entertaining with friends and family. Hardwood flooring is a good choice if you entertain often because it looks elegant but is durable enough to stand up to heavy wear and tear. The one thing that may worry you that it […]