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Tips To Care For Your Gutters

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If you own a home and need to be sure that you are maximizing on your property values, don’t forget about the gutters. This is important because your roof will become drenched and heavy if your gutters start to break down or get clogged. When you want to get a little bit more performance out of your gutters, look into some of the tips below, which will help you buy a great set of gutters, get excellent performance, and receive a repair whenever you need it. Read More»

Why A Cool Roof Is Just As Great For Cool Climates As For Hot Ones

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Metal roofing is all the rage in warm areas of the country, such as the American South. It’s great because it can reduce air conditioning bills and keep the home more comfortable during the summer. However, you may be wondering if cool roofing has anything to offer you at your home in the north. Fortunately, the benefits of metal roofing extends far beyond just cooling down your home’s interior. Here are three reasons why cool roofing is still a great choice no matter how cold the area is in which you live. Read More»

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»