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  • Winter Damage On Roofs: Beyond Weight Damage

    When people think of winter damage to roofs, they mostly think of destruction due to the weight of snow and ice. Unfortunately, this is not the only way that winter can reduce your roof's durability. Other ways in which the low temperatures can damage your roof include the following: Freeze-Thaw-Freeze Cycle During a snowfall, the first layer of snow melts because the roof is relatively warmer than the environment above it.
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  • Are Your Elevators Ready For An Anime Convention?

    Anime conventions are fun and profitable events for attendees and bystanders alike. Attendees don't just stand around in costume: they spend money and help to boost the local economy. Fanimecon attendees created an economic impact of $10.5 million dollars in San Jose in 2014. Attendees also bring a huge boost to nearby hotels by booking rooms and purchasing food, toiletries, and using valet services. Before your hotel can start raking in these profits, however, you should consider the functionality of one thing in your hotel that will affect every convention attendee that stays in your hotel: your elevators.
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  • 3 Appointments You Want To Make Before The Winter Season Hits

    With certain parts of the country already seeing a few inches of snow, it won't be long before everywhere will be covered in the fluffy, white snow. As much as you might want to hold it off, you know it is only a matter of time before you are trying to unbury yourself from the mounds of snow. It isn't just the snow that people dread, though. It is also the bitter cold that takes your breath away when you step outside.
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  • Simple Yet Effective Improvements For Insulating Your Home

    When your home has an issue with excess airflow, you need reliable ways of controlling any leaks you find. This does not mean you have to replace all of your insulation to complete this task. There are several simple and effective improvements you can make that will help reduce the amount of air that comes and goes throughout your home. Insulate Electrical Outlets One area that allows air to flow into your home is the electrical outlets on your exterior walls.
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  • One Versus Two: Separate And Combo Shower/Tub Units Both Work In Different Situations

    Are you planning to remodel your bathroom and replace the shower enclosure? Are you trying to decide if you should have separate shower and tub space, or have a typical combo tub surround? Both options offer benefits, but be sure you think the situation through carefully. Both options also have disadvantages, and you want to be sure you're not making more work for yourself with your choice. Take a look at how the different options would affect you before you make your decision.
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  • 2 Reasons To Hire A Contractor To Repair Your Asphalt Driveway Or Roadway

    Asphalt roadways and driveways are extremely tough, and can handle just about any weather conditions. However, from time to time they can become cracked and damaged. Two reasons to hire a contractor to repair your asphalt roadway or driveway are to improve the aesthetic appeal of your property and prevent further damage. Improve Aesthetic Appeal It doesn't matter if you own a residential or commercial property, the aesthetic appeal of the building and grounds is extremely important.
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  • Pros And Cons: DIY Landscaping Versus Hiring A Professional

    Landscaping your yard is about both aesthetics and function. A well-landscaped yard can provide shade to your home, provide a healthy drainage system, and add value to your home by improving its appearance. As you take on a landscaping project, you'll face one major decision immediately: should you do it yourself, or hire a professional? There are pros and cons to both methods. DIY Landscaping Pros: No Labor Costs—One of the most costly aspects of landscaping is the time involved.
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  • 3 Important Questions When Installing A New Air Conditioning Unit

    Replacing your central air conditioning unit can be a little more confusing than you might expect if you try to do it on your own. There is more that goes into purchasing and installing an air conditioning unit than simply finding the one you think will work. For the best results, you should work with a certified HVAC technician such as Perry Heating Cooling and ask several questions prior to choosing the air conditioning unit for your home.
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  • Changing The Look Of Your Bathroom On A Budget

    If you are tired of the way your bathroom appears, and don't really have it in your budget to do a complete overhaul, you can remodel your bathroom yourself without spending a ton of money. Here are some cheap ways that you can change the way your bathroom looks. Flooring Pick up some remnant linoleum flooring from a flooring store or hardware store. Contractors will often return flooring when they do not use the entire amount that they had budgeted out for a flooring job.
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  • How To Choose A Compressed Air System For Food Production

    People often think of an air compressor as something that's used in an automotive repair shop to quickly fill tires or clean off engines, but in truth a compressed air system can be used in a number of different industries including food production. Bakeries, beverage makers, and other food production facilities can find that a good compressed air system can help their facility in a number of ways, but they need to choose the right system and maintain it properly.
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