Archive for October, 2015

6 Tips for Getting Great Window Treatments

shadesWindow treatments can greatly alter the look and feel of a room and a home. They can also serve a number of functional purposes. They can improve the home’s energy efficiency. Nearly half of the heating and cooling is lost through the windows and this can be prevented with the right window treatments. During the summer, they keep the cool air in and the sun heat out. In the winter they keep your heating in. They are a powerful security tool, they prevent people from peering into your home. You have more privacy with the shades drawn.

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I Backed Into My Garage Door, Do I Need To Get It Fixed?

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If you’ve ever been in a car accident, then you remember exactly what it feels like. The terrifying crunching sounds, the breaking glass, the sudden surge of adrenaline. Your entire body feels electrified, and time seems to speed up and slow down all at once.

Well, crashing into your garage door isn’t quite like that, but it can still be a nerve-wracking experience. Did I damage my car? Did I break the door? What will my spouse say? How much does garage door repair cost anyway? I can’t afford this…

Often, people back into their garage door on accident while rushing out the door. You’re left wondering whether you need to fix the door or just leave it be. So what’s the verdict? When you back into the garage door, do you have to get it fixed? What do the experts say?

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How to Prep Your Pool Deck For Winter

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After spending all that money installing a pool deck, it doesn’t make sense not to prep it for winter. The ice, snow, sleet, slush, and wind are all going to ruin the pool deck pavers, and who’d want that? So, here’s what you need to do.

Give It a Good Washing.

While the weather still permits, you’re going to want to give your pool deck a good washing. Use a pressure washer to blow away all that dirt and grime from swimming season. Be sure to first sweep it all out to get rid of any loose dirt and debris, though. Otherwise, you won’t be able to properly take care of it.

Don’t Leave Leaves.

Leaves should not be left on pool

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5 Ways To Cut Down On Energy Costs

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Energy consumption can be pretty expensive, with air conditioning and heating taking up an average of 48% of that expense. Add to that the cost of residential generator installation every couple of years, and you are looking at a hefty bill just to keep your home at a reasonable temperature. This article offers some ways of cutting your energy costs so that you won’t be quite so strapped for cash.

  • Make sure to maintain your equipment to the best standards possible. For instance, the average lifespan for a tank water heater is eight to twelve years, and armored cable insulation should be checked every five years.

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With So Many Fabulous Flooring Options Available, the Only Question is, Which One in Which Room?

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Remember your first apartment? It had that stained carpet, and you got an old sofa from your parents and you were just so glad to be out of the house? My how the times have changed. You think a lot more about your home, your furnishings, and you?re definitely not living with stained old carpets any more. The good news is, there are as many flooring options today as you have rooms with floors to cover? or not cover, hardwood flooring anyone?

The U.S. flooring industry grew an estimated 1.1% a year, from 2009 to 2014, and more business means more flooring options for you, the customer. Carpeting, tile floor, hardwood flooring, as well as laminate floors are all terrif

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