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  • 2 Important Things To Know About Mold In The Home

    Mold isn't just a problem for food in the kitchen--it can strike nearly anywhere in your home where there is moisture present. Worse still, certain types of mold can lead to health issues for you and your family. If you would like to learn more about maintaining a mold-free home, read on. This article will arm you with two important pieces of information about mold. Plumbing leaks are one of the most common causes of mold. [Read More]

  • 2 Ways To Minimize The Environmental Impact Of Asphalt Shingles

    Asphalt shingles are one of the most affordable and durable ways to cover a roof. Yet, because the principal ingredient in asphalt shingles is a petroleum byproduct, many people have concerns about their environmental impact. If you have plans to reroof your home soon, read on. This article will provide two tips for minimizing your carbon footprint while still getting the security of an asphalt roof. Recycle your old shingles. [Read More]

  • Tips To Avoid Cracks In Your Commercial Parking Lot

    As a commercial business owner, you want your parking lot to look its best. The parking area is a reflection of your company and can serve as the first impression for new customers. One of the most common problems that business owners can encounter with asphalt parking areas is shallow, interconnected surface cracks often referred to as alligator cracks. They are so named because the pattern resembles alligator scales. Here's a look at what you should know about this kind of surface damage and what you can do about it. [Read More]

  • Why Engineered Hardwood Is Great For Bathroom Floors

    Since there is so much moisture in kitchens and bathrooms, the floors often need to be replaced before the floors in other rooms. Even super durable products like tile or linoleum will eventually need to be replaced. Engineered hardwood can redefine the look of any room. Furthermore, hardwood is a very durable and low maintenance product. This article explains why installing engineered hardwood floors in your kitchen or bathrooms is a very smart investment. [Read More]

  • Why Using Stud Welding Equipment Is Ideal For Your Metalwork Business

    Are you looking for a more efficient way to weld the metal products that you sell? You might find that stud welding equipment is the best way to go about bonding together your metal products, and it might also help you become more productive at completing projects to build inventory for your business. Take a look at this article for a few of the reasons stud welding is something that you should consider for your metalwork business. [Read More]

  • Tips For Avoiding Roof Damage When You Hang Your Christmas Lights

    If you're the type of homeowner who enjoys going all out with Christmas decorations, you might find yourself ascending to your roof in the late fall to hang several streams of lights that will make the exterior of your home merry over the holidays. While the visual appeal of the lights will be your focus, it's important that you're careful about avoiding damage to your roof. The last thing you need during the holiday season -- or at any time, really -- is damage to your roof that causes water to leak into your attic. [Read More]

  • Own A Rental Home? Improve The Property With Hardwood Flooring

    After you purchase a rental property and manage to rent it out, you may not want to change anything and just focus on maintenance and repairs that keeps everything the same. However, this can prevent you from experiencing much growth with your real estate investment. It is ideal to put away some of the money that you earn from your rental to reinvest with the purpose of earning even more money. [Read More]

  • Expsoing Two Siding Myths Homeowners May Believe

    Homeowners that are looking to undertake a renovation project may want to consider installing siding. Siding can provide a home with some important benefits, but choosing to have siding installed on your home can be a difficult decision to make because you might assume that a couple of common misconceptions are true. Learning the realities about common siding myths can help you to be more informed about whether or not siding is an upgrade that will meet the needs of your home. [Read More]

  • Rust, Clogs, And Flooding: Cures For 3 Common Basement Drain Issues

    Basement drains can prove to be a vital part of your home's drainage system, particularly if your home is in a low-lying area with frequent rains or melting snows. The drain can help prevent water damage within your home or extensive and messy cleanups. But problems with the basement drain can counteract all of those benefits and leave you with no or poor drainage and the growing threat of water damage. [Read More]

  • Answering A Couple Of Common Residential Roofing Questions

    If you are like many other homeowners, there is a good chance that you may rarely think about the roof that protects your home. While this may seem like a routine mistake for a person to make, it can pose a serious threat to the house. Roof damage can worsen if it is not repaired, which can lead to serious structural and aesthetic issues for the house. For those homeowners that may underestimate the importance of routine roof work, having the answers to a couple of questions can prove to be invaluable in ensuring that you are getting the most from your home's roof. [Read More]