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  • Renting Specialty Tools Instead Of Buying Them

    When you start a project that requires some very specialized tool, buying it for one use might not make sense. Whether you are a professional that is working on a job that you need a tool for or a homeowner working on your house, there are times when you will need something you don't have. You can rent just about any tool you need if you know where to look for it.
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  • Stove Getting Old? 2 Problems You May Have With Your Oven

    If your stove is getting old, you may start having problems with the oven. If you do, do not immediately go out and purchase a new stove. This is because some problems you will be able to fix on your own or an appliance repair contractor can repair the oven for you. Below are two things that may happen with the oven so you can be prepared. Oven Door Will Not Close All the Way
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  • 3 Signs It's Time To Buy a New Cover for Your Hot Tub

    Keeping a cover on your hot tub is a good idea for a few reasons. One of the main reasons is the fact that it can help keep your hot tub nice and warm, so it will always be comfortable when you get in it. This can also help reduce the cost of owning your hot tub as well, since you do not have to worry about using as much energy to keep the temperature where it's supposed to be.
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  • Fire Protection Tips For Your Business

    In 2015, non-residential fires cost property owners more than $3 billion in damage. As a business owner, keeping your property out of this statistical group is important. Fortunately, there is a way you can easily work towards this goal. Here are just some of the things you can do lower the fire risk for your building.   Know Your Risk In any battle, you can't adequately protect yourself if you don't know what you're up against.
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  • How To Keep Your Glass Railings In Tip-Top Shape

    Glass railings are delicate things and can be easily marred and dirtied. If the glass railings are outside, it is even more important to care for them properly. Here are some tips and tricks to keeping your glass railings in tip-top shape. Keeping Them Clean Inside, your glass railings are easily cleaned with glass cleaner and a soft cloth. It is generally recommended that you use cloths designated for the cleaning of glass and nothing else.
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  • Tips For Assessing Your Air Conditioning After An Electrical Storm

    If you live in an area that's prone to lightning storms, it's important that you understand how those storms can affect your central air conditioning system. After all, while most homeowners understand that a direct strike can cause damage, many don't realize that even indirect lightning strikes can lead to electrical damage that can affect your air conditioning. Here are a few things to watch for with your system following a storm.
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  • 3 Excellent Reasons Why A General Contractor Should Hire A Truss Contractor To Create Their Trusses

    When a general contractor is building a home, they have several different areas of the home that they hire different specialist to help create and install. This includes the electric work, the plumbing work, the cabinets, etc. Another aspect of the home that a general contractor should consider hiring a specialist for are the trusses. A truss contractor is going to be able to do a great job creating the trusses, which will simply make the structure as a whole that much better.
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  • Nipping At Your Nose? Tips For Keeping Warm On The Cheap

    Wintertime is creeping up on you again, and with colder weather means more of a need for heat in the house. But if you don't have central heating, or if you have a very small budget with which to work to heat your house up, you may be dreading the nights of frozen toes and noses that you see before you. It doesn't have to be this way, however – there are lots of ways of staying warm this winter without having to wrap yourself in a blanket (or two, or three) 24/7 until March or April.
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  • Troubleshooting Slow Drains

    A slow drain may be frustrating or a pain, but many people often just live with it because they either don't know how to fix it or just assume that's how that particular drain is. However, a slow drain could mean that something major is wrong. The following can help you get to the root of the problem. Count your drains Your first task is to determine whether this is an isolated issue or a more pervasive problem.
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  • Tips For A More Efficient Air Conditioner

    Running your air conditioner but not noticing any improvements in your home's temperature? If this is a reoccurring problem then it is likely that you have failed to keep up with the maintenance of your home's air conditioner. Though it may have been a while since you last serviced your unit, no need to worry as there are many great at-home services that you can implement to improve the performance and efficiency of your unit, like the following:
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