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  • 4 Ways To Save Money On Pool Maintenance

    23 February 2016

    Are you thinking about having a pool installed on your property? If so, then you should carefully budget not only for the cost of the installation itself, but for the ongoing maintenance costs associated with the pool as well. After all, keeping your pool clean and safe for swimming will require the use of equipment and chemicals. Fortunately, maintenance doesn't have to be a huge expense so long as you follow some money-saving tips.

  • Dryer Scares: 5 Ways To Prevent Dryer-Related Fire Hazards

    4 February 2016

    Did you know that your home's dryer could be the cause of a fire in your home? With data that was compiled between 2008 and 2010, there nearly 3,000 residential fires caused by clothes dryers, resulting in hundreds of serious and fatal injuries. In 28 percent of those fires, dust, lint and fiber were the primary items that ignited, and it was determined that 34 percent of those fires were a result of owners failing to clean their dryers adequately.

  • How A Contractor Can Create A Productive Workspace In Your Building

    13 January 2016

    Has your business grown to the point of having to purchase an office building to hire employees? If you have no clue how to go about designing a workspace that will encourage your employees to work productively, you should leave the task to a professional contractor. Find out in this article what a contractor, like one from Midwest Commercial Interiors, can do to create a productive workspace in your office building.

  • Important Questions To Ask Before Your Windows Are Replaced

    24 December 2015

    Do you own a home that has a broken window? Are you in the process of trying to get a replacement installed? When cold air is leaking into your home through a window and warm air is leaking out, you probably feel pressured to get replacement windows as quickly as possible. But if you just go with the first company you find, you may have problems with your window or windows later.

  • Bring Aesthetic Appeal To Asphalt With Some Decorating Ideas

    8 December 2015

    If you have asphalt around your home or property, you already know the many benefits of this surfacing material. Furthermore, the black color often complements and enhances the looks of your house or building. id you know that there are some ways to give it a unique look and bit of flair? There are some practical ways that you can make your asphalt spaces distinctive, without compromising their utility. Some ways to dress-up and optimize the asphalt spaces around your home or property include:

  • Move Over Cedar! These Other Woods Are Good Choices For Fencing, Too

    19 November 2015

    When most homeowners think of wooden fencing, the first wood that comes to mind is cedar. While cedar is an excellent fencing choice because it repels insects and resists rot naturally, it can also be costly -- and some people just don't like its look! Here's a look at three other woods that are also well suited for fencing. White Oak White oak is known for its toughness; a fence made from this material will last for years.

  • Three Types Of Specialty Tools For Electricians

    2 November 2015

    Electricians need specialty tools that help get wiring projects done safely and efficiently. Outfitting your electrician's toolbox with the right specialty tools can make it easy to handle jobs both big and small. Here are just a few tools you should consider adding to your toolkit.  Wire Pulling Tools Pulling wire can be a cumbersome and time-consuming task. Universal wire pulling tools make it easy to pull wires into an outlet box.