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  • Yearning For A Porch Of Your Own? Even More Good Reasons To Add One To Your Home

    While yearning is certainly enough of a reason to consider constructing a porch on your existing home, it may not be the most important one. In fact, porches can add far more value to the average home than just a place to sit and relax. If you are still on the fence as to whether or not your desire to build a porch onto your current home is smart decision, the following reasons for doing so can help you decide to call a porch builder and get started right away. [Read More]

  • Remove A Tree To Make Room For A Playground

    Some property owners may not find it worthwhile to add a playground to their backyard because they may only have one kid or a nearby park with a large and varied playground. But, if you live in an area where you do not have a playground nearby and you have several children, you may find it worthwhile to go through the effort to make room to add this feature to your backyard. [Read More]

  • Building A Vacation Home? 4 Reasons To Choose A Tankless Water Heater

    If you're building a new vacation home and you're ready to choose a water heater, talk to your contractor about a tankless model. Tankless water heaters provide a variety of benefits for you and your vacation home. Take a look at four of the benefits you'll enjoy when you have your contractor install a tankless water heater in your new vacation home. 1. Protect Your Home From Water Damage  If you're only going to be using your new home for vacations and the occasional weekend getaway, you need to make sure it doesn't sustain water damage. [Read More]

  • 4 Tips To Help You With Maintaining Wells For Longer Lasting Equipment And Pumps

    Well water is something that many rural homes rely on for household plumbing. In addition to the normal maintenance of plumbing, you also have to worry about maintenance and upkeep of your well. Some of the equipment that you have installed may include water treatment systems, pressure tanks and the pump that moves water from the well to your home. Here are some tips to help you with the maintenance of wells for longer lasting equipment and pumps. [Read More]

  • Why You Need Storage As A Contractor

    As your construction business grows, you need more space. Your large machines, such as loaders, dump trucks, cement mixing machines, skid steers, and trailers, all take up space that you are rapidly running out of. You need a contractor storage yard for many reasons. If you're running out of space to park your large equipment, or have few areas to keep your excess inventory so you can complete client jobs faster, then use this guide to help you decide just how getting this type of storage is best for you. [Read More]

  • Three Septic Drainfield And Tank Mistakes

    If moving into a suburb or rural area where your property will have a septic system, you may only vaguely realize what such a system entails. A septic system treats all the wastewater (also called liquid waste or effluent) that leaves through your home's drains and pipes. Everything you spill or wash down drains and flush in toilets goes to a septic tank; solids sink and oils drift upward. The cleanest, clearest liquid continues on into the drainfield, also called leach field. [Read More]

  • When To Buy New Overhead Doors For Your Auto Repair Shop

    At your auto repair shop, overhead doors are probably considered a necessity. You might already have overhead doors that you use on a daily basis when bringing cars in and out, but you might not know when it's time to install new ones. These are some of the signs that you might want to install new commercial garage doors for your auto repair shop. Your Overhead Doors Look Worn Out [Read More]

  • Disposing Of Your Sensitive Commercial Documents

    Document disposal is not as simple as you might assume that it should be due to the criminals that may comb through these documents looking for valuable personal or commercial information. In order to reduce the risk of this information falling into the wrong hands, businesses will have to implement sound document destruction policies. Consider Whether The Documents Should Be Digitally Copied Before Being Destroyed Destroying a document that contains information that your business may need in the future can be a costly mistake. [Read More]

  • Top Benefits Of Retractable Screens For Your Home

    Fixed screens have long been common for windows, doors, and patios. These types of screens serve their purpose, but more and more homeowners are opting for a new choice—retractable screens. Just like the name suggests, retractable screens can be pulled down when they are needed and then retracted, at which point they will roll up and be invisible. There are many reasons to choose retractable screens for your doors, windows, and patio. [Read More]

  • Laminate Tiles Look Great In Wood Styles

    When most people think about wood style floors, they think about wooden planks. Pre-fabricated wooden floors are affordable and desirable to everyone. The one thing that homeowners often don't like about wooden floors is that the finish wears off. Pretty much any wooden flooring product you choose, whether it is custom, prefabricated, layered, over the counter, or reclaimed, is going to wear down on the top surface. This not only means that the color fades and start to look differently, it also means that the wood can start to absorb dirt and moisture. [Read More]