2016

Eco-Friendly Interior Demolition Tips

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Interior demolition typically involves the destruction of anything standing in the way of the remodeling or renovation process. But when sledgehammers start swinging, many household components get damaged that could have had a second life. Charity organizations and individuals who prefer to buy used instead of new can make good use of older house features. Instead of tearing everything to shreds during demolition, consider these eco-friendly interior demolition tips. Save Light Fixtures

12 December 2016

5 Metal Roofing Advantages You May Not Know About

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Is it time to replace your aging roof? Your first thoughts will be to replace the material with the exact same material you've been using, which is most likely asphalt. You should be considering alternative materials because they provide many benefits you may not even be aware of. Here are some reasons to go with metal for your next roof. The Variety Metal doesn't come in a single variety, since there are actually many varieties when it comes to metal materials.

1 December 2016

A Custom Gateway Entrance For Your Residence Or Business Property

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A well-designed gate for a residence or business is a distinctive asset that can add interest, value, and security to your property. A wrought iron or wood gate can be created in a classic design motif or you can design a gate yourself and have it custom made for your entryway. Here are some features that can be included in a custom gate for your residence or business property: Gate Opening and Closing - A custom wrought iron or wood gate can be created to electronically swing open or slide open in any direction.

11 October 2016

How To Change Your Bathroom Baseboard

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Getting the most for your money is the key to any commercial remodel. So, if you are looking for a cost-effective project to do at minimal cost, you should consider updating the baseboard in your bathrooms. All the moisture in the bathrooms can cause the wooden baseboard to wear out quickly. When your baseboard looks old and dilapidated, the entire room will too. Here is  how to remove your current baseboard and install a new product.

11 October 2016

Troubleshooting A Shaking Or Sticking Garage Door

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Your garage door should open smoothly each time you activate the automatic garage door opener. If your garage door begins to stick or catch, shimmy, or shake, you have an issue. Fortunately, many of the root causes of these problems can be fixed relatively simply, so they aren't cause for a new door or automatic opener. The following guide can help you troubleshoot the issue. Check the tracks One of the simplest to repair causes of a sticking or shaking garage door is track problems.

11 October 2016

Reducing The Risks Associated With Underwater Welding

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Much of the crude oil used by our nation is being mined from beneath the ocean floor. In order to access these undersea oil reserves, rigs must be built over the water. Underwater welding plays a critical role in the construction of these open-water oil rigs. Working under the water can be dangerous, but here are some simple things you can to do minimize the risks associated with welding underwater.

30 August 2016

3 Ways To Prevent Snow From Causing Problems For Your Hardwood Floors

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If you have hardwood flooring installed in your home or are considering having it installed, it's a good idea for you to also look into how to best maintain it throughout the year. If you live in a climate that receives a decent amount of snow during the winter and want to have hardwood flooring near the entryways, you need to take some time to consider the potential damage involved and what you can do to prevent the floor from becoming warped or otherwise damaged.

30 August 2016

Getting The Home Ready For Monsoon Season

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When the word "monsoon" is mentioned, many people think of far away exotic locales. What many do not realize is that there is monsoon season right here in the US. The North American Monsoon starts around June 15th every year and brings moisture and thunderstorms up through Mexico into parts of Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Colorado, Utah, and Nevada. The thunderstorms associated with the monsoon can mean a lot of rain in a short period of time in areas that usually don't get a lot of precipitation.

26 July 2016

3 Ideas For Choosing New Kitchen Cabinets With A Focus On Easy Cleaning

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Remodeling your kitchen may be out of your budget, but replacing older cabinets may be a project that you can afford to tackle. If you want to get new kitchen cabinets installed in your kitchen due to the new look it can give the room or even the extra storage they can provide, it's important that you consider the work that will be involved with cleaning. By knowing how to choose cabinets that are easy to clean, you can avoid time-consuming cleanings and make sure that your kitchen can be cleaned without much trouble—cabinets included.

26 July 2016

Four Benefits of Using a General Contractor for Your Kitchen Remodel

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As you begin planning your large-scale kitchen remodel, you may understandably be feeling uncertain of where to start. An extensive project is usually far beyond the capabilities of a DIY enthusiast, but tracking down and coordinating with multiple contractors can quickly become overwhelming. Instead of treating your remodel as many small jobs that must fit together perfectly, it is usually more efficient to hire a general contractor to oversee the entire project as a cohesive whole.

11 July 2016