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Prepare Your Outside Air Conditioning Unit For Winter

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Before winter hits, you need to prepare your outside air conditioning unit, or HVAC unit, for winter. By winterizing your unit, you can protect it from the elements and keep it working well for years to come. Step 1: Turn Off Your Unit The first thing you need to do is find the air conditioning circuit near your unit and turn it off. The circuit is usually covered up by a plastic or metal lid. By turning the unit off, it will not accidentally kick on if you have an unseasonably warm summer day. This will keep water out of your HVAC unit that...

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Is It Time To Call A Plumber?

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When water seems to be a problem, the first thing that many people wonder is if it is time to call a plumber. For major leaks and installations, it may be. What if the problem is smaller? Should you call a plumber or try a home repair first? Here is a closer look at a few minor problems, and solutions that may prevent a call to the plumber. Drippy Faucet Over time, some faucets begin to drip. This may simply mean that the o-ring inside the valve is worn and needs to be replaced or that the valve assembly is worn. In this case, the repair is...

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How To Get An Expensive Kitchen Look On A Dime

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Have you ever seen an expensive kitchen remodeling show on TV and wished you had money to splash around like that? Well, you might not have the money, but you can create a comparable look by using these frugal tips: Redefine the Layout Have you ever thought that your kitchen may be looking cheap just because of its layout rather than its fixtures? You can experiment with different layouts and see what works for you. This is much cheaper than, say, buying new fixtures and appliances and using them in the same layout, only to find that it still...

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What To Look Out For When Purchasing Drywall

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are a general contractor, then it is likely that you purchase bulk building materials so you can reduce your overall costs. If these materials include drywall, then you need to make sure that you purchase high quality materials. Otherwise, you may end up with defective building supplies. Defective drywall can quickly erode and the materials can cause health issues inside homes and office buildings. When you buy your drywall, there are a number of things you should look for to make sure that it is not defective. Foul Odors Some...

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Four Steps In Tuckpointing For Bringing Historic Brickwork Back To Life

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have a historic restoration project, there will be a lot of things that you have to do to restore materials to their original condition. One of these things may be tuckpointing, which is a process of restoring the mortar joints in brickwork or bringing them out to make them look more accurate and detailed. It is a job that is usually done by a professional tuckpointing mason because it is tedious work that requires skilled hands. In the process of tuckpointing there are four basic steps to restore masonry work, which are: 1. Removing...

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How To Save Your Home From Water Damage

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If flooding from a river or excessive rainfall were to affect your home, you would need to act fast to remove the water before any permanent damage happened. Water damage is not fun to clean up after, but it is possible to do yourself if you are aware of what needs to be done. Here are directions that you can put to use if your home were to become the victim of a flood. Safety Measures You would want to first turn off any electricity that powers the rooms affected by the flood. You run the risk of electrocution if you keep the power running....

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Benefits Of Adding An Epoxy Coating To Your Garage Floor

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Over time, concrete garage floors develop stains, chips, and an unattractive appearance. An epoxy floor coating can help to improve the appearance and function of your garage floor, making it a place you’ll love to spend time in.  Installing an epoxy floor coating has the following benefits:  Convenient: Replacing the concrete floor in your garage can be quite expensive and time consuming. The old, stained flooring must be removed in pieces. Then you must allow time for new concrete to be poured, as well as for it to set. An...

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Say Goodbye To Roof Replacements Forever

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are like most homeowners, you probably have an asphalt roof that needs to be replaced every 15 years or so. For many people, this will mean replacing their entire roof several times throughout their lifetime. If this idea does not appeal to you, there is some good news; now, the residential roofing industry has several different options for you to choose from that will allow you to say goodbye to roof replacements forever. Below you will learn more about some of these long term roofing solutions so that you may choose which option is...

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How A Roofer Can Get Your Roof Ready For The Winter

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Do you want to do everything that you can do to prepare your home for the winter season? If so then roof repairs and maintenance services may be something that you will want to consider. Roof services, like those offered at Darr Roofing, can improve your home tremendously for the winter season since it can prevent many damages and improve insulation quality. So, before you head into the winter season, be sure to have your roof maintained by a contractor, as he or she will be able to: Improve Insulation: With professional roofing service,...

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What To Do If You Find Out Your Manager Has Been Stealing From You

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Employee theft is a very serious and surprisingly common thing, but that doesn’t make it hurt any less. If you find out that your manager — who is someone who you trusted to manage your employees and help run your business — is stealing from you, you could be unsure of how to handle the situation. Luckily, following these tips can help you recover: Contact the Authorities Immediately Although the idea of having your manager arrested can be upsetting, you really can’t let him or her get away with stealing from your...

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