2019

2 Tips For Protecting Your Home's Young Trees During Their Winter Dormancy

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In the recent spring and summer months, you may have planted a few young trees on your property. However, with the cold weather of winter approaching, you may be concerned about them staying healthy and alive during the trees' dormancy. If so, use the following tips to help protect your young trees from the freezing cold. 1.  Lay a Couple of Inches of Mulch Around the Bases of the Trunks

10 December 2019

Water Well Testing: Information Homeowners Need To Maintain A Safe Water Supply

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Residential water wells are a major source of drinking water throughout the United States. In fact, according to recent statistics published by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), more than 13 million households currently depend on the water they get from private water wells to supply their family's drinking, cooking, cleaning, and bathing needs.   While most private water wells operate for decades with few issues or repair needs, homeowners should make regular testing a priority to ensure that the water quality remains safe.

31 October 2019

5 Suggestions an Architect Can Provide While Assisting You with Your Renovation

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When working on a home renovation, you might be planning on simply working with a general contractor. If possible, though, it is a good idea to hire an architect to help you with your renovation. A good architect service can put in a lot of hard work to help you with your renovation project and can provide you with a lot of suggestions along the way. A few of the different types of suggestions that an architect can provide when you're renovating your home are listed here.

27 September 2019

3 Good Reasons To Have A New Air Conditioner Installed In Your Home

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A new air conditioning system would certainly help keep your family cool while spending time indoors during the summer months. But installing a new air conditioner in your home can provide you with a variety of other benefits to take advantage of as time goes on. Following are just a few notable benefits that might interest you: Enjoy Cleaner Indoor Air Quality One great reason to install an air conditioner in your home is to help keep the indoor air cleaner throughout the summer months.

12 August 2019

Why You Want To Hire A Professional For Landscape Excavation

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If you have a portion of your property that needs to be excavated, you might have thought about trying to handle the work on your own. However, the best possible thing for you to do is to hire a professional for their excavation services. To help you understand why this is so important, you will want to continue reading. Landslides Are A Real Danger Even if it does not seem as though you have a lot of soil sitting there in your yard, it can start sliding down towards your home, a neighbors house, or even the road if you are not careful.

2 July 2019

Paint Colors And Your Mood

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The color of interior paint can either enhance or diminish a person's psychological well-being. Some individuals may be more sensitive to the mood-changing effects of color in their living areas. Updating your home by painting and wallpapering is a cost-effective way of freshening up your living space, and it may even help sell your home faster when the real estate market is in a downward trend. Here are some paint colors that have mood-altering effects:

23 May 2019

3 Common Dangers to Avoid During Commercial Demolition

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Whether it needs to come down for safety purposes or so people can remove it and rebuild in its place, the demolition of an industrial facility can be physically, emotionally, and financially overwhelming. Not only are there concerns about being able to get the job done in the right time frame, but you also need to ensure the demo occurs in a safe manner. Thankfully, help is available if you are concerned about safety during the demolition of your commercial building.

11 April 2019

Shaker Cabinets Create Timeless Style

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When you are remodeling a kitchen, you need to think about more than just style. You need to think about timeless style. You don't want to invest in cabinets that are so trendy they will look outdated in just a few years. Instead, opt for a door design that will be able to transition with your style throughout the years. Shaker cabinets, with their simplistic frame and panel profile, can easily blend into a modern, transitional, or traditional kitchen design.

26 February 2019

Top Reasons For Cracks In Your Foundation

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Your basement may begin to form cracks and you may wonder about the cause. Believe it or not, in most cases, a crack in a basement floor is not a sign of a larger problem, especially given how your floor supports the weight of the rest of your house. However, it's still worthwhile to investigate the potential causes. Concrete Shrinking If you only notice hairline cracks, these do not usually indicate a larger problem.

9 January 2019