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It Keeps Running And Running: 3 Steps To Take If Your AC Won't Shut Off

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Now that the warm weather is here, you’ve probably already turned your air conditioner on. If it’s been running non-stop since you turned it on, your air conditioner might have some problems that you weren’t aware of. Listen to it for a while longer – about an hour or two. If your air conditioner still hasn’t turned off by then, you’ll need to start tracking down the culprit. Here are three things you should do if your air conditioner won’t stop running. Read More»

Custom Pool Installation Questions

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For a homeowner that is wanting to increase the enjoyment that they get from their property, a swimming pool can be an extremely effective solution. The process of installing a swimming pool will require the homeowner to complete numerous steps, and being informed about this process can help to reduce confusion and other issues that can develop. Why Do Many Pool Contractors Require Soil Tests? During the process of receiving quotes for the pool building project, you may find that many contractors, like Nassau Pools Construction Inc, will want to perform soil tests on the area where the pool will be placed. Read More»

Making Small Farms More Affordable

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Do you have a small farm of about 30 or 40 acres? If you’re just getting started with farming, want to keep thing sustainable, or need to get a leg up on chores to help your farm grow into a bigger property and business, you’ll need more equipment than an old antique tractor. Instead of buying a plowing, disking, and harrowing service from neighboring farmers every time you need to prepare your fields, take matters into you own hands with a few of the following equipment selections and plans. Read More»

Landscaping Your New Home With Plants For Desert Climates And Dry Summers

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In the hottest weather, keeping your landscaping green can be a difficult maintenance task if you want a well-kept garden. Instead of conventional plants that are commonly used in landscaping, consider desert and warm climate plants that can withstand the changes in weather. Here are some of the best choices for plants that will last and look beautiful in any dry weather: 1. Using Cactuses That Withstand Extreme Temperatures and Dry Conditions Read More»

4 Things Artificial Grass Lets You Get Rid Of

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Thinking of replacing your lawn with artificial grass?  Synthetic turf is always green, always perfectly clipped, and will save you money on your water bill. Once your real, thirsty, high-maintenance lawn is removed and your artificial grass is installed in your yard, you can officially get rid of these 4 things. The Lawn Mower Your children will probably be more excited than you about not having to mow the grass every week to keep it looking nice. Read More»

The Top Home Design Trends Of 2017

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When trying to build a custom home, you will want to make sure that it is designed in a way that matches your preferences, since it is your house. However, you also want to make sure that your home follows the current trends so that it is not dated in 2017. Natural Woods Engineered woods with a lighter finish are more popular than dark wood. White and grey finishes are becoming more popular again. Read More»

Considerations For Adding Concrete Flooring In A Residential Home

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Have you ever considered concrete floors? No, not outside of the home, but inside. It’s not a common flooring material people automatically consider. However, when you’re considering your redesign, remodel, renovation, or custom home plans, you may want to consider using beautiful concrete for your indoor flooring. First, Stop Thinking about Outside Concrete Cement and concrete are not the same things. Polished concrete is a smooth, elegant, and gorgeous material. It has a shine to it that can turn your floor into something to marvel at. Read More»

Protecting The Public in Construction Zones: It Isn't Just Police Work

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People are fascinated by construction. They love watching you and your construction crews at work. They love trying to figure out what kind of building you are working on and how tall it will be when it is complete. Unfortunately, some may wander too close to get a good look and that puts them in danger. As a construction contractor, you are obligated not only to protect your crews, but also to protect the public in work zones. Read More»

Protecting Yourself From Loss When Moving Medical Equipment

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High-value medical equipment may eventually need to be shipped by your clinic. A mistake in the medical equipment movement process can lead to expensive damage. For that reason, it is important that your clinic have a process for moving the medical equipment that will reduce the risk that damage will occur and to ensure that you are adequately compensated in the event that the equipment is damaged. Protecting Yourself From Loss Read More»

Three Mistakes That Can Ruin Wood Siding

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If you are like many people, you may have wood siding on your home. This durable material is often chosen because it is durable and affordable, while also simple to update as your color preferences for your home changes. To ensure the longest life for your wood siding, make sure that you avoid the following mistakes. #1: Skipping damage inspections Wood can last for decades as long as any damage, no matter how minor, is fixed promptly. Read More»