Archive for December, 2014

How to Protect Your Roof Against Wind and Hail

Commercial roofing companies

Wind and hail damage can cause major problems for your roof that can result in expensive roofing repairs. However, there are ways to prepare for hail damage if you get warning before a storm hits.

If you have time, check your home insurance policy to see if you’re covered for wind and hail damage repair. Many insurance policies will cover both, but some will set them at a higher deductible. It’s important to know what you’re covered for, and you should adjust your coverage if you live in an area where weather events are common.

In order to reduce damage before a storm, you should take a look at your roof and see if you need to call your local residential roofing contractors. If you have curled, worn or miss

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Hurricane Preparedness 101

Storm window shutters

How can I prepare for a hurricane?” is a question many people ask. To understand how to prepare for a hurricane, one must first understand how a hurricane works. A hurricane is a tropical cyclone that forms in water such as the Atlantic or Pacific Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, or the Caribbean Sea. An average hurricane is about 2,000 times wider than a tornado, and can reach between 40,000 and 50,000 feet in the sky. In one day, a single hurricane can dump more than 2.4 trillions of gallons of rain, stir up millions of miles of air, and produce enough energy to run the lights of Las Vegas for years.

The best way to prepare for a hurricane is in stages.

Before a hurrican

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Slate Tile Can Look Incredible in Your Home

Hardwood flooring company

Flooring is more than just hardwood and carpeting, and if your looking to redecorate your home, why night consider some other floor coverings as well? Sure, hardwood flooring and carpeting do have their benefits, but they are also the most common types of flooring. Why not set your home apart with beautiful floors that don’t look just like everyone else’s?

Tile flooring is another type of flooring that people forget to consider. There are many different types and styles of tile, and all sorts of beautiful floors that result. There is ceramic tile flooring, slate tile flooring, and laminate tile flooring, among others.

Slate tile flooring is currently the tren

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To Repair or Replace Your Bathtub? That is the Question

Bathtub refinishing cost

While most home improvement and remodeling projects take place during the warmer, spring and summer months, winter is the perfect time to hunker down and plan your next renovation project. After all, what better way to beat the itch of cabin fever than to stay busy and focused on improving your living space?

Bathrooms, along with kitchen, are the rooms that are most often remodeled as these are the areas in the home that receive the most use and traffic. Remodeling projects can be tricky, to say the least. There are two important factors to consider when brainstorming your spring or summer remodeling project: time and money. After all, time is money, right?

In the excitement and anticipation of having brand-spanking new bathroom, you may be inclined to replace your bathtub after getting cau

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Three Reasons to Use Terrazzo Floors in Your Restaurant

Tile and grout cleaning

Finding the right flooring to install in your restaurant can be a tricky decision. Ideally, you’d want something that looks nice, lasts a long time, and is easy to clean. For the kitchen, having something that’s resistant to spills and slip-resistant is preferable. Surprisingly, there’s a material that fits the bill in all of these categories.

Terrazzo is a marble composite that is incredibly durable, and can provide an excellent degree of practicality and aesthetic to your floors. Terrazzo restoration is remarkably simple, and the necessary upkeep is otherwise negligible; the slip resistant material will safeguard against accidents and even potential lawsuits; and the aesthetic appeal of terrazzo floors rivals that of marble.

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