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  • Tips For Wooden Fences That May Surprise You

    17 October 2015

    Wooden fences are among the most beautiful additions to any home's yard. Guides to building fences are available all over on the Internet. However, the following tips aren't necessarily a step-by-step guide to building your fence. Instead, they are uncommon, but useful, tips that will help your fence look stellar and last longer. Choosing the Best Wood The first step in creating a great wooden fence is picking the best type of wood.

  • How To Add Privacy To Your Home Without Taking Away The Light To Your Patio Doors

    22 September 2015

    Patio doors are a wonderful addition to your home. They help add curb appeal and allow a lot of extra natural lighting into your home. That beautiful patio door adds another thing to your home as well--lack of privacy. If you live in the middle of nowhere, without any neighbors anywhere around you, privacy may not be a concern of yours. If you have neighbors around you, though, you may want a little more privacy.

  • Hydronic Radiant Floor Heating: The Basics

    5 September 2015

    Most homeowners use conventional systems, such as forced air heating, to keep their houses warm and comfortable during the colder months of the year. Another option, however, is to use a system known as hydronic radiant floor heating. This type of system uses hot water, not heated air, to warm a room. Here is a closer look at this innovative heating system.   How It Works   Radiant floor heating involves the use of tubes or wires placed under the flooring.

  • How To Add Insulation To Windows

    26 August 2015

    As windows age, they will inevitably become less energy efficient. This is why so many people invest in replacement windows. However, you do not need to buy brand new windows in order to make your property more energy efficient. If you have wooden windows, you can add insulation to reseal them. This article will explain how to add insulation to the inside of your wooden window casings. What You Need for the Job

  • Protect Your Cracked Window While You Wait For Repairs

    11 August 2015

    If you've got a cracked window, you want to get it repaired as soon as you can. The longer a cracked window is left alone, the more likely that the window will break completely, leaving you to clean up shards of broken glass and exposing your home to the elements. But it's not always possible for you to get a glass repairman, like the ones at South Jersey Glass & Door, out to your house right away.

  • Three Situations Where You Should Use Chain Link Fence Panels Instead Of A Silt Fence At Your Construction Site

    30 July 2015

    A short but long silt fence made of synthetic fabric is the ideal choice for a construction site that's surrounded by fragile soil that needs to be protected from erosion. However, there are many possible factors that could make larger and sturdier chain link fence panels supported by metal stands a better idea for you. When you're deciding whether you want to use chain link fence panels from places like A & R Rent-A-Fence instead of a silt fence at your construction site, look over these three situations where you should.

  • Ever Wish You Could Have A Bit More Privacy? Try Switchable Glass

    2 July 2015

    If you find yourself wishing you had a bit of privacy in an area that has windows or dividers, an easy way to take care of the situation is to have switchable glass installed. This glass can be changed from transparent to opaque as you wish. It not only stops the light from the sun, but also the heat, keeping the area cool. Here are just a few ways to enjoy a bit more privacy with switchable glass.