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Turning An Existing Flat Or Low-Slope Roof Into A Cool Roof

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Turning An Existing Flat Or Low-Slope Roof Into A Cool Roof

Flat and low-slope roofs, like those found on many commercial or institutional buildings, can heat up intensely as the sun’s rays hit them. After all, they can receive direct sunlight for most of the day. But while this heating is not ideal for the surface of the roof, it’s also not inevitable. More businesses and organizations are moving towards environmentally-friendly “cool” roofing as a way to combat this problem. Cool roofing is a term for roofing that doesn’t heat up in the sun like many traditional roofing...

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3 Plumbing Services To Reduce Your Homes Carbon Footprint

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Plumbing Services To Reduce Your Homes Carbon Footprint

When you think of plumbing services, you likely think of leaks and clogged drains. There are several services that a plumber offers that have nothing to do with emergency plumbing and traditional issues like clogs. They can install systems that can reduce your home’s carbon footprint. Systems like greywater systems and rain collection or irrigation systems can help reduce waste from home, reuse water, and help your garden. Here are a few plumbing services you should consider if you want to reduce your home’s carbon footprint:...

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3 Ways To Ensure Your Well Water Is Safe To Drink

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways To Ensure Your Well Water Is Safe To Drink

If you have a water well on your property and use this water for cooking, drinking and bathing, you might have your worries about its safety. Although it’s certainly true that some well water is contaminated, you should be able to use your well water without worrying about it. Luckily, following these three steps can help you ensure that your well water is safe to drink. 1. Be Careful About Accidental Contamination First of all, you should make sure that you and your family members are not accidentally contaminating your water supply....

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Answers To 3 Common Questions About Sealcoating A Driveway

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Answers To 3 Common Questions About Sealcoating A Driveway

Asphalt is a durable and long-lived paving substance, but one that requires periodic maintenance in order to perform at its peak. Perhaps the most important thing you can do to extend the life of your asphalt surface is to apply a layer of seal coat. If you would like to learn more about this simple yet effective process, read on. This article will answer three commonly asked questions about seal coating. 1. Why is seal coating necessary? If asphalt is really so durable, many people wonder, then why is seal coating necessary at all? Think of...

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5 Healthy Reasons To Have Air Conditioning In Your Home

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Healthy Reasons To Have Air Conditioning In Your Home

When it’s hot in the summer time, sitting in a house flowing with cool air seems like a daydream. That rush of cool air that hits your body after long hours in the heat makes the summer just a little bit better. Air conditioning may seem too good to be true but in reality, there are some health benefits to having air conditioning in your home. The following is a list of health benefits that come from using in home air conditioning. Helps Relieve Symptoms of Asthma Asthma is a condition that describes the tightening of nasal airways that...

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How To Use Pavement Markers To Make Your Parking Lot Safer

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Use Pavement Markers To Make Your Parking Lot Safer

A lot can go wrong in a parking lot. Drivers and pedestrians alike might be distracted with their shopping lists or carts of purchased items. In order to make sure that your parking lot is as safe as possible, you want to be certain that people are driving slowly and cautiously. However, people will often ignore simple signs and need additional reminders to remember to drive carefully. Here are some other reminders that you can use to make your parking lot safer. 1. Zig-Zag Lines In Virginia, zig-zag lines on the pavement were used to mark an...

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Four Foundation Problems That Can Lead To Structural Problems And Damage Your Home

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The foundation of your home is something that you want to be sure is in good condition. A failing foundation can lead to many problems. These problems can be things like water damage and cracks in foundation walls. They can also be more severe problems that can lead to settling and other structural problems. These problems can lead to cracks in walls and expensive damage to your home. If you want to ensure your foundation is in good condition, here are some of the problems you will want to be aware of with the foundation of your home: 1....

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Sign Placement And Enhancement

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

There’s more to signs than lettering and basic placement. You need to reach the right people as much as possible without wasting too much space. As you consider the right design and placement for your sign, consider a few installation concerns that may change the way you approach the sign’s intent. Discreet Signage For Private Events Many signs are designed to get people’s attention while delivering information, but that isn’t the only goal. If you need to alert coming patrons without letting the entire city know...

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Retaining Wall Maintenance And Repairs: What You Should Keep In Mind

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When your home already has retaining walls or your decide to build them as a part of your landscaping design, you may think that these structures are as strong and durable as your home itself. After all they are works of masonry and are seemingly solid, infallible stone creations. However, retaining walls need regular maintenance and repairs to remain intact and structurally sound. As such, it is important that you learn some of the important masonry repairs and maintenance facts and procedures that you will need to follow to keep your...

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Why You Should Buy Manufactured Wood Floors

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Installing hardwood floor is a great home remodel for people who want to change the style of the room but have a limited budget. There are many different types of hardwood flooring, but this article will discuss the advantages of manufactured flooring products. What are Manufactured Flooring Products? Manufactured floors are made from prefabricated planks. These planks are made out of a combination of hardwoods and composite woods. They consist of 5 to 10 layers that are glued together. Only the top layer of the prefabricated plank is made...

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