Skylights In Sight: 4 Unusual But Great Places To Have A Skylight Installed

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Skylights are an ideal way to add natural light to your home. They can create a beautiful view to the outside world and can really improve the look of your home. Traditional skylights are typically installed in public areas like a living room, kitchen, or closed-in patio area. If you think outside of the box, then you can really expand the places that you have featured skylights in. A residential glass contractor can install these skylights with professionalism and ensure that they give you the best views of the outside world.

20 March 2017

Why You May Want To Install An Awning Or Two On Your Home

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An awning provides protection from sun and rain, and it also adds beauty to your home. You can have a large awning installed over your patio or smaller ones installed over windows and doors. Here is a look at the benefits of each of these types of awnings and why you may want to add one or more to your home. Door Awning You and your guests will appreciate having an awning over the door.

14 March 2017

Renting In Maine: Smoke Detectors Vs Fire Alarm Monitoring

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If you have recently moved to Maine from another state and are currently renting an apartment or house, you may be wondering what the requirements are for fire alarms and alarm monitoring systems. Maine does require working fire alarms in all rental units, but you may be surprised to learn that those alarms do not need to be connected to a fire station or a fire monitoring system. Here's what you need to know about fire alarm regulations in the state of Maine.

8 March 2017

Five Things To Do Before Using Reclaimed Barn Wood In Your Construction Project

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Using reclaimed barn wood is not only good for the environment and saving money on a carpentry project, but it can also add unique character and charm to a new building or furniture piece. However, it takes some work to prepare reclaimed barn wood for use. The following are five tasks that generally need to be taken care of to get reclaimed barn wood ready to be used for a new construction or the creation of a furniture piece:

28 February 2017

3 Features To Consider When Remodeling Your Kitchen For Maximum Space

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Remodeling your kitchen can be a great opportunity to fix any shortfalls that you have been living with since you moved into your home, such as not having enough space in your kitchen or having outdated fixtures or flooring. Listed below are three features to consider when remodeling your kitchen for maximum space. Appliance Storage A major issue that most people experience in their kitchens is having limited counter space, mostly because you end up having quite a few appliances just permanently living on your countertops.

27 February 2017

Reasons to Consider Pipe Relining for Your Business

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When it comes to plumbing problems in industrial environments, you can find yourself facing serious concerns with things like water damage and equipment issues. To avoid this kind of problem, you'll need to be attentive to preventative maintenance, inspections, and timely repairs. One of the things you should think about is having damaged pipes relined. Here's a look at what you need to know about relining your pipe system. Minimizes the Damage to the Property

25 October 2016

Planning Your New Custom Home? 3 Home Features To Add That Cost Very Little & Will Improve Your Life

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If you are currently working with a new home builder to plan your custom home, then you are likely working hard to stay under budget while still adding all of those special touches that were part of why you wanted a custom-built home in the first place. You may be feeling a little stressed out over all of the important decisions you have to make that will affect your life as long as you own your home.

19 July 2016