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Stay Cool And Avoid Breakdowns – Tips For Maintaining Your Air Conditioner

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Owning your own home can be a source of great pride and accomplishment, but it is not without its challenges. Home ownership means having to develop a knowledge base on a wide variety of maintenance tasks, and one of the most complicated is maintaining your heating and air conditioning system. Keeping your home at a comfortable temperature is a vital task, and air conditioning maintenance is the best way to achieve it. Below, you’ll find a guide to some maintenance tips for your home air conditioning system, allowing you to avoid...

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5 Tips To Avoid Having To Replace Your Windshield

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As the front-facing surface of your car, your windshield takes a beating on a daily basis. It takes the brunt of any bad weather, projectile, or any number of other hazards. So it’s no surprise that statistics show approximately 11 to 12 million windshields are replaced each year in the U.S. alone. You don’t have to be a part of that statistic. Read on for a list of tips to help you avoid windshield damage and eventual replacement. 1. Keep Your Distance The recommended following distance is at least 200 feet. Increase that if...

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Winter Planning For Summer Pool Use

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s never too early to start stocking up on essential supplies you’ll need for your pool, or to start scheduling basic maintenance. While many pool contractors will refill any chemicals you need for your pool to remain safe for use you can also purchase your own supplies in bulk to save money. Stocking up ahead of the spring and summer busy season will help you save money, and spend more time in the pool rather than maintaining it. Scheduling Your Pool Maintenance Getting a pool contractor to your home during the first days of...

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Enhancing Poor Kitchen Sink Flow

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Some buildings simply have poor plumbing. Whether from normal wear and tear throughout the years or improper installation, you may need to change the way your plumbing works to stay comfortable and productive. Focusing on the kitchen, consider a few ways to troubleshoot and enhance your plumbing to keep the sink clean, clear and efficiently flowing. Pipe Gauge And Direction Changes Older pipe installations may use thin iron pipes that aren’t designed with modern consumption in mind. They may be able to pass a few pieces of food or murky...

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Keep Your Windows And Sliding Doors Secure With Locks And Protection

Posted by on Jan 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Many homes and businesses are broken into from a ground floor window, because this is sometimes an easy entry point for thieves. Sliding glass doors are also another entry point thieves will enter through. To keep this from happening to you, there are things you can do to keep safe. Sash Frame Windows Sash window frames have double-hung windows. These are easy to protect with pin locks. These locks are drilled through the top and bottom sash. They are then aligned with the bottom sash so they are both secure. You can also place a steel...

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Resurfacing Concrete Drives With Asphalt: What You Need To Know

Posted by on Jan 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your driveway needs a facelift but you’re on a budget, asphalt resurfacing may be just the option you are looking for. Not all concrete drives are suitable for a new asphalt topping, so you must first assess your current driveway conditions and the area surrounding it. Inspect Your Drive Not all concrete drives are suitable for an asphalt resurfacing. Unlike concrete, asphalt is flexible. It expands and contracts regularly, and it’s not as solid as concrete paving. Any flaws in the concrete will quickly transfer to the flexible...

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Cutting Up Old Concrete: The Damage Using A Jackhammer Can Cause To Blood Vessels

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Repairing old concrete by removing and replacing it can be a dangerous task because it requires the use of a jackhammer. You should hire a professional to do it for you to protect your blood vessels from getting damaged. Below, you will learn about the damage to blood vessels a jackhammer can cause when repairing concrete: What Kind of Damage Can a Jackhammer Cause to Blood Vessels? A jackhammer can cause damage to your blood vessels because of the powerful vibrations used for it to operate. The vibrations from the jackhammer also travel...

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Having Trouble Climbing In The Bathtub Now That You’re Older? It Might Be Time For A Walk In Tub

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

Taking a bath is an activity that’s easy to take for granted until you get older and have difficulty getting in and out of the tub. When you’re older or have mobility problems, the bathroom is a dangerous place because of the slick surfaces and hard porcelain furnishings. There may come a point where you can no longer risk climbing in the bathtub. That’s a shame because soaking in a hot bath has a lot of therapeutic value. The solution is to buy a walk in tub from a retailer like Carefree Walk In Tubs. Here’s how one...

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How A Cracked Windshield Is Unsafe In A Collision

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Are you aware that it is a safety hazard to drive around with a cracked windshield, even if it is not on the driver’s side of the vehicle? The cracked glass must be fixed because it can reduce how much protection you will have if you find yourself in a collision. Below, you will find out how unsafe a cracked windshield is in a collision and the average price to replace the glass: How Unsafe is a Cracked Windshield in a Collision? A cracked windshield is unsafe in a collision that involves you getting hit on the front-end of the vehicle....

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