2014

  • DIY Patching Potholes In Your Driveway


    If you live in a northern climate you already know that potholes on the highway are a sure sign that spring is on the way. There isn't much you can do about the potholes on public roadways, but that doesn't mean you need to tolerate them in your driveway too. Giving them a temporary fix until warm weather arrives is easier than you may think and gives you plenty of time to arrange for the services of a professional.
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  • 3 Ways A Plumber Will Service Your Water Heater


    As a homeowner, it's your responsibility to maintain your appliances. However, some appliances, such as your water heater, just seem too complicated for you to maintain and repair on your own. For this reason, you've always hired a plumber to take care of your water heater. Instead of staying in the dark about your water heater's necessary maintenance (and having no idea what your plumber marks on your invoices), enlighten yourself.
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  • Top Reasons To Purchase New Windows


    If you are like many homeowners, you have probably heard that one of the best steps that you can take to winterize your home is to replace any drafty windows that you have. Replacing your drafty windows will save you money on your heating and cooling cost. While this is true, it is not the only reason to make this type of investment. There are some other reasons that may save you much more than you will realize in energy costs.
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  • 3 Tips For Mopping Like A Professional Janitor


    Have you ever wondered why your kid's junior high hallway floor looks immaculate, while your own tiny kitchen linoleum is perpetually littered with smudges? Although mopping might seem simple, every homeowner knows how difficult it can be to keep a floor pristine. Here are three tips for mopping like a professional janitorial service, so that you can make short work of that dingy floor.  1: Heat is Your Friend
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  • Got A Lot Of Snow On Your Roof? Get Answers To Questions You May Be Asking Yourself


    If it has snowed heavily where you live, your roof may be covered in a large amount of snow. When this happens, you may find yourself asking many questions about snow and your roof.  Here are a few questions you may have about snow and roofs and the answers to those questions. How Much Snow Can Accumulate on a Roof Before Someone Should Worry? Unfortunately, there are many factors that determine how much snow can accumulate on a roof before you begin to worry.
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  • The Soothing Water Of A Hot Tub Can Relieve Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms


    You're wondering whether having a hot tub installed will provide a way to routinely ease your rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. You have always enjoyed the relaxing sensations provided by warm swirling water, and now that you have this autoimmune disease, you're thinking maybe regular sessions in a hot tub would be therapeutic. That instinctive feeling is accurate. Very warm water does indeed have benefits for relieving the pain and stiffness of rheumatoid arthritis, and those benefits last long after you leave the hot tub.
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  • What To Teach Your Latch-Key Children About House Fires


    When children reach that age when they are too old for a babysitter, parents often tend to spend a lot of time drilling rules into their children's heads, such as when it is appropriate to call 9-1-1 and when not to open the front door. However, it's also important to teach your children what to do and what not to do in case there is a fireā€¦ before and after calling 9-1-1.
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