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Make Your Home's Rooms Look Bigger With Hardwood Flooring

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Most homeowners install hardwood floors because they like the look of wood flooring, find it easy to clean and want to increase the value of their home. Hardwood flooring has a fourth benefit, one that many homeowners don’t think about. When well designed, a hardwood flooring can make rooms appear bigger than they really are. Here are four ways to visually expand the size of your home’s rooms by simply installing a hardwood floor. Read More»

Spring Into A New Season With These HVAC Preparation Tips

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The arrival of spring heralds more than just warmer weather. It also brings with it an opportunity to ready your HVAC system for the summer ahead. With summer temperatures just on the horizon, it’s a good idea to commit some of the following preparation tips into memory: Check and Change the Air Filter This is one of the simplest, yet most important tasks you can perform to ensure your HVAC system is ready for summer duty. Read More»

3 Ways Contractors Can Deal With Scrap Wood

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When contractors are hired to build homes, one of the first steps they take is to order a dumpster for the jobsite. Dumpster services are vital for building projects because a lot of waste is created and it all needs to go somewhere. If you are a contractor and are trying to become more environmentally-friendly, you might wonder how you can reduce the amount of waste you throw away during a building project. Read More»

Two Tips for Making Your Utility Bill More Manageable

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The costs associated with heating and cooling a home today are pretty significant compared with those of a decade ago. The increasing costs of fossil fuels and electricity make hot summers and cold winters an expensive prospect for homeowners trying to save money. If you’re torn between your family’s comfort and the contents of your wallet, use the following tips to help you cut back on the costs of heating and cooling your home. Read More»

3 Things You Need To Protect Your Concrete During The Winter

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Freezing temperatures create a different environment for new concrete in the winter, so you need to be careful when you are pouring and caring for your concrete. Here are three things you will need for keeping your new cement in good condition through its first winter. The Right Cement Mixture Warm temperatures are not always available when you need to pour new cement. Sometimes you may need to pour cement in the winter, when temperatures outside are near freezing or below zero. Read More»