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Things You Need to Consider When Installing New Flooring

January 18th, 2017

It’s always exciting to remodel part of your home, even if it also tends to be more than a bit stressful. If you’re finally replacing that old lime-green shag carpet in the bathroom, or installing hardwood in your entry hall, there are a lot of different things that you need to consider. Installing new flooring involves more than just picking a material you like (though that should certainly be part of the process). Let’s go over some of the things that you need to think about when installing new flooring.

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Why You Always Want to Have Your Plumbing Issues Handled by a Professional

January 16th, 2017

Plumbing issues of one kind or another are quite common in the average home. They can also be expensive and frustrating to deal with. Most people call for a plumber as soon as they notice a problem with their plumbing system, like a clog or a faucet leak. For some, however, the temptation to handle it themselves and possibly save some money is quite strong. Read on to find out why that actually isn’t a great idea.

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Why You Should Take Advantage of Professional Kitchen Remodeling Services

January 9th, 2017

So, you’ve just moved into a new home, or maybe you’ve been in your home for quite a while, and you want to really improve your kitchen beyond just moving things around. The kitchen is one of the most commonly remodeled areas of the home, and for obvious reasons. It’s a common gathering place, and serves a very important role for food preparation and storage. Though kitchen remodeling is a common project for homeowners, it’s important that you have a professional handle yours.

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Why You Need Professional Home Theater Wiring Services

January 4th, 2017

Installing a new home theater system this holiday season? Whether it’s a gift for someone else, yourself, or just a home improvement you’ve been meaning to make for a while, a home theater system is a great way to add to your movie and TV experience. Wiring a home theater system, however, is a bit more complicated than many people realize. If you want to make sure that you get the most out of your home theater system, it’s best that you have a professional install it for you.

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The Benefits of Installing a Radiant Heating System

January 2nd, 2017

Forced air systems are the most common heating system types on the market, but they’re not always the best choice for every home. If you’re looking for a new heating system for your home, you should have a look at some of the other options available before settling on a system that may not fit your needs best. Radiant heating, for example, might be a much better fit for your needs.

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How Often Do I Need to Replace My Water Line?

December 28th, 2016

The water line is the line that runs from your well or municipal water main into your home’s plumbing system. All water that flows into your home runs through the water line, which makes it a pretty important part of the plumbing system. If you want to keep your plumbing system in good shape, you need to make sure that your water line is well maintained. Water lines are pretty sturdy, but they don’t last forever. Read on to find out when your water line needs to be replaced.

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Different Lighting Systems That can Help You

December 26th, 2016

Lighting systems are used for a ton of different applications, far more than most homeowners realize. Yes, it’s a good thing to have some lights to prevent you from tripping and falling on your way to the bathroom in the middle of the night, or to find your house keys when you get to your front door. There are far more applications for lighting than safety, though. It’s important that you find the right lighting system to fit your needs. Let’s take a look at some different lighting systems available on the market, and how they can help you.

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How to Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing This Winter

December 21st, 2016

One of the biggest problems that can afflict plumbing systems during the winter is frozen pipes. If you don’t take steps to prevent them from freezing, your pipes can cause all kinds of issues over the next couple of months. Let’s take a look at how you can prevent your pipes from freezing this winter.

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Why Whole House Surge Protection is Important

December 19th, 2016

Chances are, you have a number of surge protector strips plugged into outlets around your house. They’re helpful little devices, capable of preventing unfortunate burnouts due to sudden surges in the electrical system. However, what most people don’t realize is that those protector strips are not capable of warding off more powerful surges. That’s why whole-house surge protection is used.

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How a Hot Water Recirculation Pump Can Save You Money

December 14th, 2016

Ever turned on the faucet and had to wait for what felt like minutes for hot water to reach you? It’s a terribly frustrating feeling, and it also happens to cost more money than it should. That problem is caused by the way that your plumbing system and water heater interact, and it can be fixed by using a hot water recirculation pump.

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