construction--contractors

  • Consider Hurricane Impact Windows For The Best Home Protection

    If you live where high winds are a possibility, then you want to strengthen the windows in your home as much as possible. The danger of high winds is that the wind picks up debris and hurls it through the air. When a flying trash can or broken tree limb smashes into the glass, a traditional window will shatter to pieces. You can control this risk by having hurricane impact windows installed.
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  • Wood Vs. Synthetic Roofs

    Many homes, especially those in tract home communities are built with cheap, generic roofs. However, updating your roof material can add some style and utility to your property. So, if you are thinking about changing your roof material yard, there are some important things that you should consider. Most importantly, you need to decide on what roofing material you are going to use. Wooden Roofs Wooden roofs are an old-fashioned choice, but they are still very common because homeowners love the way they look.
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  • Should You Choose High Or Low Cost Roofing Materials?

    Whether you're building a home or just need a new roof, it can be hard to decide between all of the different roofing options. Some are more durable, while others are more stylish. What kind of roofing materials you choose ultimately depends on what your goals are. If you're stuck deciding between roofing materials, ask yourself some of these questions. Form or Function? Can You Have Both? Asphalt shingles are easily the most budget friendly option.
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  • When Should You Replace Residential Windows?

    The need for residential window replacement crops up every once in a blue moon. How do you know it's time for window replacement? Here are some scenarios when you should consider replacement.  When the Window Is Cracked Cracked windows are bad for a few reasons. For one, a crack in the window means it's structurally unstable. It's better to get the window replaced as soon as you can rather than have a crack in the window turn into a broken window, with the crack going all the way through the glass window pane.
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  • 3 Reasons To Consider A Ductless Heat Pump

    A ductless heat pump is a great option to consider when it comes to heating your home, mostly due to the fact that the systems are incredibly efficient and quite inexpensive when compared to many of their competitors. Listed below are three reasons to consider a ductless heat pump: They Don't Spread Allergens Throughout Your Home One of the biggest reasons to consider a ductless heat pump is that they don't spread allergens throughout your house.
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  • 4 Signs The Plumbing In Your Bathroom Needs To Be Repaired Or Replaced

    Few rooms in a home have as many pipes and plumbing fixtures as the bathroom. Over time, plumbing issue can develop and you will need to have the plumbing in your bathroom replaced. The best thing you can do is recognize the signs of failing plumbing so you can have the repairs made before costly damage is done. Some of the most common signs that it is time to replace the plumbing in your bathroom include:
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  • Life Without R-22: Your Options for Residential Cooling

    Sooner or later, a new HVAC system will likely be on your home improvement shopping list. The recent industry-wide move away from traditional R-22 or Freon refrigerant is opening up a few possibilities, each offering their own unique pros and cons in terms of performance, efficiency and overall operation. If you're having a hard time choosing with system works best, then this brief guide should help you understand your current options.
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  • Have A Well And Getting An Inspection? What You Can Expect To Happen

    If you have a well at your home, you must get it inspected on a regular basis so you and your family can have safe drinking water. If you have never had this done before, you may not know what the contractor will do. If this is true, below are some things you can expect to happen while they are there. Do a Flow Test The contractor will do a flow test, which measures the water level and output, tank pressure, switch contact pressure, and the performance of the well pump.
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  • Need To Clean Your Drains? 3 Tips To Using Hot Water To Dislodge Obstructions

    In general, you only need to clean your drains on an as-needed basis. This basically means that you really don't have to do anything until you notice gurgling sounds coming from your drain or until you notice your water being drained much more slowly than before. Before calling a professional plumber, you can see whether hot water will do the trick in dislodging whatever obstructions are stuck inside. A combination of heat, pressure and force may be all that you need to clean your drains.
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