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  • The Guests Are About To Arrive: 3 Tips To Help You Avoid Plumbing Emergencies

    The holidays will be here before you know it. That means it's time to start planning for house guests and holiday get-togethers. Plumbing emergencies are the last things you want to deal with during the holidays. Luckily, there are some simple steps you can take to prevent some of the more common plumbing problems. Here are just three of the preventative measures you can take to help avoid messy plumbing situations while your guests are over.
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  • Potential Reasons Your HVAC System Isn't Blowing Out Cold Air Or Hot Air

    A central air conditioner system typically has the ability to act as both a cooling and a heating system thanks to the fact that the interior air handler part of the unit is located within the furnace. The dual function system offers convenience from an operational standpoint but can make things more complicated to diagnose when a problem arises. If your air conditioner suddenly stops blowing out cold air, checking to see if the furnace is also experiencing problems can help you diagnose your issue—and vice versa when the furnace stops blowing out hot air.
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  • 3 Tips For Painting Hallways In Your Home Without Making Them Feel Cramped

    If your home has long hallways, you may be interested in painting them to add a bit of style and help them match the rest of your home. If painting is a goal of yours for the hallways in your home, you should consider what kinds of changes can be made to make the hallway feel more open and less closed off. Before beginning to paint or even purchasing paint from a local home improvement store, you should consider the following tips so that the hallways look great and you won't have any problems do to them feeling cramped or uninviting.
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  • Need A New Gate? Two Reasons Why Wrought Iron Is The Way To Go

    If you're looking to install a new gate around your home, you have a number of options at your disposal.  Traditional wood or chain-link are two viable options, along with more current synthetic options.  However, there is one choice that you may find to be a superior option: wrought iron.  Learning more about the benefits of wrought iron gates will help you see why it is the ideal choice for your next fencing project.
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  • Tips For An Effective House Remodel

    It's time for you to remodel your home. Perhaps you house is seriously dated, or you'd simply like it to function better with your lifestyle. Whatever the reason, you want a house remodel that's worth the time and effort – plus the expense. Make over your home so that it not only facilitates your daily routines, but the remodel also beautifies your space. Add More Storage You can never have too much storage – no matter the room, you want to put away your belongings.
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  • Three Things A Plumber Can Do To Help You Age In Place In Your Home

    If you are getting older and starting to consider how long you can stay in your home, you're not alone. According to an AARP survey, 87 percent of adults older than age 65 aim to stay where they are instead of moving into a retirement home or facility. Called "aging in place," staying in your home as you get older is possible with a few key updates.   Your bathroom is one of the most important places to analyze for issues.
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  • 4 Potential Causes Of A Problematic Sump Pump

    A sump pump is a great way to protect your home from the risk of flood. That said, a wonky or non-functional sump pump is a liability to be avoided at all costs. If you have noticed that your sump pump doesn't seem to be functioning properly, read on. This article will introduce you to four potential causes. The pump isn't receiving any power. A sump pump without power isn't good for much of anything at all.
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  • 3 Signs That Your Septic Tank Is Failing

    A septic tank failure is a serious issue. It can be an expensive and messy process to repair or replace your septic tank or septic tank system. However, there are a few signs that you can be on the lookout for which can inform you that your septic tank is on the fritz. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn about just a few of those signs.
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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Incinerating Toilets

    Incinerating toilets are an alternative type of toilet which is quickly becoming more popular. Like their name suggests, incinerating toilets work by using extreme heat to burn away liquid and solid waste. In doing so, they use no water and produce a fine ash which can be thrown away in your regular trash. Because of this extremely unique method of operation, incinerating toilets come with a number of distinctive advantages and disadvantages.
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  • Don't Just Tear Down That Old Home - Recycle It

    You've purchased an abandoned property and are getting ready to tear it down and build a new home. Before you call in a demolition services company, consider the different ways that you can recycle parts of the house. Instead of loading up the landfill with even more waste, there are likely a number of items and materials that can be recycled. You may even get a little cash for your efforts. Here are some of the areas in and around the old house that you might consider recycling.
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