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2 Tips To Prevent Mold And Mildew From Growing On Your Vinyl Siding

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2 Tips To Prevent Mold And Mildew From Growing On Your Vinyl Siding

There are a lot of things to love about vinyl siding; it looks good, is affordable and is pretty easy to maintain. Vinyl siding is not 100 percent maintenance free, however — unfortunately, many homeowners have to worry about the growth of mold and mildew. Luckily, following a few tips can help you keep mold and mildew at bay so that you can enjoy your low-maintenance and beautiful vinyl siding as much as possible. 1. Keep Trees Trimmed First of all, you should pay attention to the trees that are growing closely to your home. A tree can be a beautiful thing, but it can provide all of the things that are necessary for mold and mildew to grow. Trees attract and hold moisture, which mold and mildew love. In fact, you might have seen mold or mildew growing...

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3 Ways To Use Custom Glass To Make Your Home More Glamorous

Posted by on Jan 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways To Use Custom Glass To Make Your Home More Glamorous

Constructing your own home gives you the opportunity to customize many different design elements. When it comes to selecting materials for your home, glass provides you with the ability to create a unique and glamorous design aesthetic. Here are three ways you can incorporate custom glass into your home’s design to make it appear more glamorous. 1. Install glass railings on decks. It’s often said that location is one of the most important aspects of any piece of real estate. If your home provides views of beautiful scenery, you likely will want to include some decks in your design. Using custom glass pieces as railing on your decks will allow you to enjoy unobstructed views. You can also opt to continue your design aesthetic indoors by using glass for the railing of indoor staircases. Glass railing systems lend a...

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2 Signs That Your Water Pump Pressure Tank Is Bad

Posted by on Dec 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2 Signs That Your Water Pump Pressure Tank Is Bad

If you have a well that supplies water to your home, you will also have a pump that is used to pull the water up from the well into your home. One key component of a well pump is a pressure tank, but pressure tanks can wear out over time. If you are having problems with the water supply in your home and are wondering if your pump is bad, you might be happy to discover that it is your pressure tank that is actually the problem. Here are two signs that your pressure tank might be the cause of your water problems.    Your pump runs each time water is used One of the features of a pressure tank is the ability to store water along with water pressure in your water pump. This feature is nice because...

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Fiber Cement Boards Are A Great Upgrade

Posted by on Dec 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Fiber Cement Boards Are A Great Upgrade

Updating your exterior siding is a major project, but it is well worth the investment. One of the most popular siding materials is fiber cement. Fiber cement is a material that is ideal for exterior siding in all types of climates and environments. This article will highlight some of the most popular reasons for investing in fiber siding over other popular siding materials when updating your house. Easy Installation The first great thing about fiber cement siding or is that it is possible to install it on your own, even if you have no construction experience. Fiber cement is not as heavy as real cement, so handling the siding planks is not too strenuous. It is also engineered with a very handy modular design. This makes an attachment of the siding pieces quite simple because it necessitates few power...

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Steps To Take When Your Shingles Blow Off

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Steps To Take When Your Shingles Blow Off

A bad storm and high winds can wreak havoc on an asphalt shingle roof. If you go outside to find shingles in your yard and not on your roof, there are some steps to take. The following guide can help.  Step 1: Call Your Insurance Agent For those with homeowners insurance, an immediate call to begin the claim process is a must. Your insurance company will send out an adjuster who will decide if your roof simply needs a repair or if you need full replacement. It can take several days for an adjuster to get to you after a major storm, so get on their list immediately.  Step 2: Clean Up When shingles come down, they also bring down roofing nails. You don’t want these laying in you yard, street, or driveway where they can hurt feet or...

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