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What Are My Mount Options for Kitchen Sinks?

August 24th, 2015

When remodeling a kitchen, you need to pay attention to every single detail. If you are replacing your kitchen sink as part of the remodel, you want to make sure that you choose and install the right kind of sink mount for both aesthetic and functional reasons.

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Why Do I Need GFCI Outlets in My Kitchen?

August 24th, 2015

It wasn’t too long ago that electrical systems in homes didn’t have a lot of grounding. In fact, knob and tube electrical systems, used well into the 1940s, weren’t grounded at all: this type of system only used two wires instead of three, as today’s electrical systems do (the third wire is the ground).

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What Are My Options for Bathtubs?

August 19th, 2015

It seems that over the last ten years or so that bathrooms have moved from being just functional rooms to outright getaways in your home. With the improvement of products, particularly baths, you can turn your home’s bathroom into something of an oasis.

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What Is a P-Trap?

August 17th, 2015

Even if you aren’t a plumber by trade, you’ve probably seen the u-shape piece of piping under your kitchen or bathroom sink. This is a specific piece of plumbing equipment called a P-trap, and it is a necessary part of your home’s plumbing system.

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Why an Attic Fan Is Important

August 10th, 2015

Attic spaces, unless made into living space, is typically an area of the home that isn’t paid much attention. However, when it comes to cooling your home throughout the summer, your attic space can play a big role – either positively or negatively – in how your air conditioning effects your home.

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Expanding Your Home and Need AC? Consider Ductless Cooling

August 10th, 2015

The home experts at Bell Home Solutions have been helping people remodel their homes and equip their homes with the right HVAC systems for over 5 decades. One thing we’ve seen over and over with home additions and remodeling is the need to also extend the home’s air conditioning.

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Should I Repair or Replace My Air Conditioner?

August 3rd, 2015

Many homeowners in Denver, CO, have been there before: deciding whether or not it’s better to repair an existing air conditioner or replace it for a more reliable unit. There are a few key factors to consider when looking at the repair vs. replace situation, and it’s important to take a close look at each factor.

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Tips for Remodeling Your Kitchen on a Budget

August 3rd, 2015

It would be nice if, as a homeowner, you had unlimited access to funds for your kitchen remodel, but very few of us have that luxury. But having a small budget for your kitchen remodel doesn’t mean you can’t remodel at all; it just means you have to be very focused on improving what you can within your budget.

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Do You Need to Upgrade Your Electrical Panel?

July 29th, 2015

For those who aren’t trained, electrical panels can be something of a mystery. It may seem that the only job of these panels is to deliver electricity, so if you need more electricity to support your household, you should just be able to add more circuits, right?

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Cleaning with Water: How Hydro Jetting Works

July 27th, 2015

There are two main sides to your plumbing system: the supply side, in which your main water line brings potable water into your home, and the return side, in which the drains and sewer line remove wastewater. As you know, your drains and sewer line see a lot of icky stuff, and this icky stuff can line the sides of your plumbing pipes, eventually restricting wastewater flow and causing clogs.

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