Archive for May, 2015

Three Signs It’s Time to Clean Your HVAC System

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Although you definitely should not put off hiringresidential HVAC cleaning services to come take care of your house’s system, some homeowners don’t have to worry about changing HVAC air filters, or cleaning air conditioning coils as much as others do.

This also means there are some homeowners who definitely need HVAC cleaning services, and need them soon. Here are a few signs you should look for to see if you’re one.

If There’s Mold.

One of the most obvious signs that you need to hire HVAC cleaning services is if there’s mold in your ducts. These green, white, or bla

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5 Spots in Your Home That You’re Not Cleaning (That You Should Be)

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All homeowners know that housecleaning is part of taking care of your biggest investment. But as you’re going through your cleaning routine, are you really cleaning everywhere you should be? Here are five commonly missed spots you should add to your list:

  1. Your Kitchen Cabinet Door Fronts

    Even if you keep a generally clean kitchen, it’s very common to have some oily buildup. That buildup is bad for cabinet materials, especially if you have custom made cabinets or solid wood — it doesn’t make any sense to pay for the best custom cabinets only to see them get dingy. If your cabinets are light in color, you’ll probably even feel like y

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What Commercial Roof Types Are Best?

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As of 2015, there are more than 50,000 companies in the United states engaged in the installation of siding, roofing, and sheet metal work. However, the only thing many homeowners know about the roofs on their homes is that they’re happy it’s there. Chances are that’s the limit of your roof knowledge.

An overwhelming majority (88%) of U.S. homeowners say they think of the exterior of their house as a single entity, even though commercial roofing contractors say it’s best to think of the outside of a house as separate and distinct components. So if you lack the Do It You

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Global Solar Panel Market To Pass $180 Billion

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The sun rises in the East…

The global solar panel market is expected to reach more than $180 billion by 2021. According to a new study by ResearchMoz, increased investment in solar photo-voltaic panels by the Chinese government will lead the massive growth over the next five years.

Currently, the market for solar panels is estimated to be about $24 billion.

Although solar panels are usually billed as an “alternative energy” source, the emerging technology is quickly earning a reputation as a mainstream source of electrical capacity.

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Patio Pavers What They Are, and What You Need to Know About Them

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Patios have long been a favorite of homeowners across the country to create an outdoor space perfect for relaxing in the sun. The word “patio” actually originates from Spanish, and is translated to “courtyard.” But until very recently, homeowners pretty much had one option available to them when determining what materials to use for their outdoor patios: poured concrete or asphalt.

These days, there is a huge variety of different materials available for patios, from natural stone to brick to pavers. While you’ve never heard of them, pavers can be one of the best choices for any patio design, thanks to their durability, cost-effectiveness and overall aesthetic value.

Not sure if patio pavers are the right choice to make when building your brand-new patio? Here are three fast facts that show just how wel

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