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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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What Signs Indicate I May Have a Slab Leak?

July 20th, 2015

About half the homes in the country are built on a slab, and to make the most use of this slab, a lot of construction companies will place the main water and sewer line in the wet concrete before the slab hardens. The reason for this is that encasing these pipes in the cement offers protection to the pipes.

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The “Work Triangle”: A Key Element in Every Kitchen Remodel Design

July 20th, 2015

Homeowners think about a lot of things when remodeling a kitchen: types of counter tops, appliances, flooring, etc. But one thing that can sometimes get lost in the planning phase, but that is very important, is the “work triangle.”

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Why Has My Heat Pump Stopped Cooling?

July 13th, 2015

No homeowner wants to deal with an air conditioner breakdown in the middle of summer, but if your heat pump has been having some problems, it will likely breakdown when it’s working its hardest. There can be a few reasons why your heat pump isn’t cooling as it should be, or has stopped cooling completely.

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Want to Improve Your Cooling This Summer? Let Our Experts Install a Ceiling Fan in Your Home!

July 13th, 2015

When people look for ways to improve their cooling, a lot of suggestions can be fairly large changes. But there’s a way to improve your cooling by 2-3 degrees per room without going to great expense or heavy labor: let the electrical experts at Bell Home Solutions install ceiling fans in your home.

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Tips to Help Design a Functional Handicap Bathroom

July 7th, 2015

If you are remodeling your home’s bathroom in Denver, CO, to accommodate for handicap access, there are some special items you need to keep in mind during the process, especially in the planning stages. It isn’t enough to just leave a lot of room everywhere; this won’t adequately cover your needs.

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Do You Have Pipes That Need Replacing?

July 6th, 2015

Plumbing materials are made to last a long time, but they don’t last forever. If you have an older home, or have recently purchased an older home, the plumbing pipes used when the home was first built may very well still be in use – but this doesn’t mean they are in good shape.

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Factors to Consider When Choosing a Bathroom Vanity

June 29th, 2015

Bathroom remodeling isn’t just about making your bathroom look better; it’s also about making it function better. Part of better functionality is taking advantage of the opportunity to update fixtures like your bathroom vanity so that they offer you and your family what you need. While aesthetics are certainly part of choosing your new vanity, you’ll want to keep these other factors in mind.

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Which Countertops Need to Be Sealed?

June 29th, 2015

If you’ve started a kitchen remodel in Denver, CO, you may have heard that certain types of countertops need to be sealed intermittently. While this can sound like a nuisance, it’s really a simple step to keep certain types of porous stone in the best shape possible during usage.

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