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Water Line Repair Tips For Removing A Grease Clog Deep In The Pipes

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s wise not to dump cooking grease straight down your drain as the grease can solidify and clog the plumbing. But mistakes happen and so do the clogs. If you suddenly have trouble draining water out of your sink and can’t find any other problems, it might be a grease clog deep within your pipes. What are the best water line repair tips for removing this clog from your plumbing? Try Boiling Water If the sink is still allowing water to drain out, albeit at a much slower rate, you can attempt to break the clog free using some...

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Cheap And Unique Landscape Lighting Options For You

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

When you are trying to plan your residential landscaping design for this upcoming spring, you know that you have to keep all of your landscaping choices within a strict budget to make them possible and affordable. As such, when it comes to figuring out the lighting design that you want for your backyard landscaping, you need to find ways that are effective, cheap, and unique to ways to bring light into your garden without bringing your budget to catastrophic levels. Get to know some of the options available to you and get started right away:...

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Saving Your Home From The Effects Of Water Damage

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Even if floodwaters aren’t enough to shake your home off its foundation and/or level your home, the dangers of a flood are still real and potentially deadly. While structural damage is an immediate danger, the effects of rot, mold, and mildew can stay with you for years to come. Thus, when you have experienced a flood, you need to do everything in your power to remove the flood waters and mitigate the the effects of flood damage.  Removing the Water The longer your home stays wet, the more likely it is that you will experience...

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How Can You Preserve The Value Of Your Commercial Building?

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether you own a small mom-and-pop retail store or a larger manufacturing building, one of your key goals is likely to protect and preserve the value of your property (while avoiding costly repairs). However, performing even routine maintenance projects yourself can be time-consuming and seem like a never ending chore. And you may not feel your business volume justifies keeping a full-time maintenance person on the payroll, or are reluctant to enter into a contract with a full-service maintenance firm, such as Kansas City Remodel and...

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Comparing Gas And Electric Water Heaters

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The two most common types of water heaters are powered by natural gas and electricity, both of which offer a number of benefits over each other. Understanding the differences between these two types of water heaters can allow you to choose the one that best fits the needs of your home. Electric Water Heaters Electric water heaters are powered by the electricity that is normally provided to your house. The main advantage of installing an electric water heater is that they are very efficient, and waste very little energy in producing hot water....

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Why Is Your New Coat Of Paint Starting To Peel?

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

Most homeowners take pride in being able to do some work around the house. A job often thought easy enough to be handled without professional experience is re-painting an inside wall. While it’s true you can learn some painting best practices by watching a TV show or reading a book, you might also be missing out on some nuances that could come back to haunt you. If you recently painted a room in your house, but the fresh coat is now peeling, you most likely made a rookie mistake. Before you reach out for a quote from local painting...

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Keeping Clean And Maintaining Longevity – Tips For Caring For Your Stained Concrete Floor

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Owning your own home can be a great source of pride and accomplishment, but it is not without its challenges. Home ownership means having to be responsible for a wide variety of maintenance tasks, including some that you may not even realize exist. Caring for concrete floors may fall in the latter category. If you have an unfinished basement, a garage, or another area with a concrete floor, it’s likely been stained by a company like Southwest Coating Solutions for strength and appearance. That stain needs to be taken care of over...

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Using Passive Cooling To Boost The Efficiency Of Your Air Conditioning

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

An air conditioner actively cools air by controlling the evaporation of a liquid coolant. As the coolant evaporates, it absorbs heat from its surroundings. In this way, the evaporating coolant cools the air flowing into your home. While an air conditioner can be indispensable in helping you to survive in a hot environment, it costs a lot of money to run an AC unit through the summer. If you want to keep your home cool without breaking your budget, you need to back up the active cooling provided by your AC with passive cooling strategies that...

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Preventing Scale Buildup In Your Hot Water Heater

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Hard water can cause major problems to your hot water heater, reducing the life span of the appliance significantly. This happens due to the presence of lime and scale in the water which coats the surface of the electrodes in the heating element, interfering with the heating process. Scale can also cause pipe damage in the heater and home water supply. The insulation and pipe blockage caused by scale results in loud noises coming from the heater, energy wastage, and lowered quality of hot water in your home. Preventing scale buildup in your...

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Creative And Fun Ways To Re-Purpose Cardboard

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have found yourself with an excess of cardboard, you’ll be glad to know there are many things you can do with that extra cardboard. Read the information below to learn how you can re-purpose cardboard instead of letting it all go to waste. Turn cardboard rolls into cord holders If you have toilet paper, gift wrap or paper towel rolls lying around, you can use them to keep your electrical cords organized and free of tangling. You want to put one cord in each roll. You can put all the rolls in an appropriate sized box. This will...

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