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  • Top 5 Chimney Cleaning Tips

    27 June 2015

    Chimney cleaning is absolutely essential to maintain the safety of fireplaces and homes. Creosote is a sticky, tar-like substance that adheres to the chimney whenever the fireplace is used. If creosote is not removed regularly, it will create a fire hazard. If your chimney needs to be cleaned, you may be thinking about doing the job yourself. Here are five chimney cleaning tips: 1. Determine if your chimney needs to be cleaned.

  • Preparing For A Bathroom Remodel? Here's 2 Tips To Help Along The Way

    16 June 2015

    Regardless of whether you have a small bathroom or a large one, the right lighting can make all the difference in your space. Bathrooms are a place where you can go and relax in your tub and whisk the cares of the day away. By incorporating a blend of light into your space, you can create the perfect mood and accentuate all of the delicate features of your space. To help make your space visually appealing, try incorporating the tips below into your bathroom remodel.

  • Hardwood Cleaning 101: Sometimes It's Okay to Throw Food on the Floor

    3 June 2015

    When you want tidy, shiny floors between professional cleanings, it's actually helpful to use a few specific food products on some floors. There are several rules to follow if you want to try offering your floor a bit of food and drink to keep it clean. The first rule is, you won't actually be throwing food on the floor. There are several other key points to remember: No vinaigrette dressing allowed on the floor.

  • Guide To Buying A Sump Pump

    19 May 2015

    Sump pumps are an essential part of any home in a wet area. While they don't need much maintenance, sometimes they break and need to be repaired. This guide will help you determine the right sump pump for your home. Verify What Size Sump Pump is Needed The wrong pump size can create big problems in a bad storm. In order to avoid a disaster, check and see what size tank is already installed.

  • Ways To Keep Your Spring Allergies Under Control

    3 May 2015

    If you're one of the 50 million people who suffer from seasonal allergies, you understand the challenges that generally occur trying to keep troublesome symptoms at bay. Learning ways to control your allergy symptoms starts with trying to avoid common triggers and keeping your home environment as clean as possible. Here are just a few ways in which you can get an upper hand on your allergies in order to find some relief this allergy season.

  • Options For Sealcoating Your New Commercial Parking Lot

    16 April 2015

    When you invest in a commercial property, one of the first things you should do in your renovation is have the parking lot maintained. With the right sealcoating treatment, you can protect the parking area and make it look great, all without the investment of having to repave the space entirely. Here are a few sealcoating options to consider for your new parking area. Sand The process of sand sealing includes applying a layer of asphalt emulsion to the top of the parking area, then spreading a layer of sand granules over the top.

  • Keep The Bamboo Floors In Your Apartment Shining With These Tips

    2 April 2015

    If there is bamboo flooring in your apartment, it's important that you set aside some time to get familiar with how to properly care for the floors. While bamboo flooring can look beautiful and is quite durable, you'll need to understand the proper maintenance required due to their difference from other wood floors. With the tips below, maintaining and cleaning your bamboo floors will be simple. Avoid Most Cleaning Solutions