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Tips To Eliminate Cockroaches In Your Apartment

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Cockroaches can be difficult to exterminate, and this is especially true when living in an apartment building. No matter how clean you keep your own apartment, if your neighbors have roaches, you’re likely to see bugs in your own home. If you find yourself living in an apartment building with roaches, extermination will involve a combination of roach-proofing your own apartment, working with your management company and collaborating with your neighbors.  Control Access to the Food Source Cockroaches choose to live in human homes...

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How To Build A Bench Seat For Your Kitchen

Posted by on Jan 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you want to do something a little different with your kitchen or dining seating, why not add a bench seat? The bench seat can either go against a wall as a little nook, or right at your dining room table to provide extra seating. Here are some basic instructions for building the bench seat on your own. Gather Your Supplies While this is a basic DIY project to do on your own, you will need some tools and materials. Many of these are probably in your own garage if you do other construction projects, but you may need to pick some of them up....

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How To Replace Your Garage Door Springs

Posted by on Jan 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The springs that are mounted on the sides of your garage door are vital for its proper operation. The springs are designed so that they are just strong enough that the door will open with only a little effort. However, over time these springs can become worn or damaged, and you will need to replace them. When replacing a garage door spring, it’s essential to choose one that matches the one you are replacing. It must have the same strength and be the same size. The following steps will show you how to replace a garage door spring. What...

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Is Your Basement Flooded? 3 Steps To A Dry Basement

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

Are you dealing with a flooded basement? Water in the basement can be a huge pain to clean up, but it is not overly difficult. Here are some steps to take to clean up your flooded basement: Turn Off All Electricity When you have a flood in the basement, one of the first things you need to do is turn off the electricity to the entire room. Not doing so can cause a short in your home’s electrical system and damage anything that is plugged in to an outlet. Also, you could be really injured should you get around water mixed with...

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Doors: 4 Reasons Commercial Is Better Than Residential

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

There are a lot of differences between commercial doors and residential door products. However, there is a common misconception that only residential products can be used on residential properties. The truth is that while residential doors shouldn’t be used for business or large scale operations, commercial doors fit the bill perfectly for a variety of home applications. Aside from versatility, here are four reasons why commercial doors are better than residential ones: 1. Size When designing or finishing a new area, the ability to...

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Simple Garage Door Maintenance And Repair Fixes

Posted by on Jan 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Garage doors have a way of making life easier. They go up and down over and over again as you need them to, until one day they suddenly stop doing that. Fortunately, fixing the problem with your garage door and getting back to your easy life is not difficult to do. If you are having trouble getting your garage door to work properly, these fixes can help. For further help, contact professionals, such as those from Girard’s Garage Door Services.  Understand Why Your Garage Door is Not Functioning Properly There is no reason for you...

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Avoid Furnace Repairs With Proper At-Home Maintenance

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

Your furnace is responsible for warming your home and keeping your family comfortable throughout the winter season. When the weather becomes frigid and cold, your home quickly cools down as well. Having a furnace in your home allows you to take the chill out of the house and stay warm even when there is a blizzard outside. Many people never even think to clean their furnace filter and often assume that the filter is just fine. Unfortunately, not cleaning your filter leads to problems with the furnace, and your home will not properly heat. To...

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Every Roof Has To Vent Sometime: How To Install A Vent In Your Roof

Posted by on Dec 27, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Your home’s roof needs to have sufficient ventilation to prevent any condensation buildup in the attic and under the roofing shingles. If you want to keep your roof dry and stable, it’s best to make sure that you have adequate ventilation. Here are some tips to help you install vents in your roof. Remove the Ridge Cap The ridge cap is the strip of shingles covering the space between the shingles on each side of the roof. The cap covers the apex of the roof, keeping weather and debris out. You’ll have to remove those shingles...

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Choosing The Right Type Of Commercial Fence For Your Business Needs

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A primary concern for many business owners is how to improve the security and safety of their business. One of the most effective ways to improve the safety of a business is to install a commercial fence around the property. Choosing the appropriate type of fencing can enhance the safety as well as the beauty of your commercial property. Here are some tips to help you choose the right type of commercial fencing for your business needs. Do Your Homework Taking the time to understand the pros and cons of the different types of commercial...

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