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An AC Installation Could Help You Reach Your Ideal Weight

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You are working hard towards your ideal weight. You are exercising, dieting, and generally making wiser decisions to reach your goal. But have you considered installing an air conditioning system in your home? Believe it or not, an air conditioning system may help you in your quest towards a better you.  An AC Can Help You Stay Active You may have noticed that hot weather can make you feel a little tired. This happens because your body is protecting itself from overheating. The body does this by opening up your blood vessels so the blood can reach your skin quickly. The opening of your blood vessels will, in time, lower your overall blood pressure. Oxygen will begin to become a little scarce too. Low blood pressure and oxygen levels are the reason you feel so tired when you are hot. ...

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Sealing Your Granite Counter Top

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

After a granite counter top installation, many homeowners think that cleaning up spills quickly, using trivets for hot pots and using the right cleanser are all that is necessary to keep the counter looking attractive. While this daily maintenance is vital, it is just as important that you seal the granite yearly to ensure it looks gorgeous for decades to come. Reasons to Seal the Granite Granite counter tops have a glossy appearance that heightens their appeal. Sealing this surface every year or more often is necessary to maintain the beauty of the granite. Neglecting to seal it makes the stone susceptible to cloudiness and stains that can last a lifetime. Tiny food particles, dust and other debris can work their way into the crevices of the counter top, thus causing cloudiness and a dull appearance. Bacteria from raw...

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3 Practical Uses For Excess Topsoil

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Do you have extra topsoil in your yard? It’s not uncommon to find yourself with a mound of it after a large landscaping project or excavation project (such as putting in an in-ground pool). What do you do with all of that extra dirt? It’s unsightly, so you’ll want to remove it or re-purpose it in some way. Here are the top three ways you can put excess topsoil to use: 1. Build Up Low Spots in Your Yard Are there areas in your yard that are lower than others? These areas can collect rain water during storms and saturate your yard. If the low areas are near your house, they can divert this water into your house’s foundation or basement, causing damage that is expensive to fix. You can use your excess topsoil to fill in these low...

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How To Know When Your Furnace Isn’t The Problem

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Living with a furnace that’s constantly running but doesn’t seem to be warming your house can be a terrible way to go through the winter. For most people, their first reaction is to assume that there is a problem with the heat source, but this isn’t always the case. The next time you find yourself unable to stay warm enough, take the time to investigate all the possibilities before you pay for costly repairs to a furnace that may be just fine. Gaps, Drafts and Cold Spots More often than not, the reason some parts of your home feel cooler than others is the result of warm air escaping or cold air seeping in. Old window frames, or new ones that were improperly installed, can often be to blame in some homes. Settling or shifting insulation can also allow...

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Keep The Cold Out: Four Tips To Help Your Prepare Your Windows And Doors For Winter

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

With winter coming, it is time to prepare your home for the winter months. This means doing repairs and winterizing windows and doors in your home. This can include things like replacing the caulking around your windows, installing new weather stripping on doors or repairing broken windows. If you want your windows and doors to be prepared for the winter months, here are four tips that will help you: 1. Adding More Insulation To Windows The windows in your home should have insulation around the frame of the window and the opening. This insulation can become damaged by pests, or it may not have been installed. You can add more insulation by removing the trim on the inside and cutting batten insulation. Get a metal spatula and stuff it between the window frame and the wood framing, then replace...

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