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How To Inspect And Maintain A Roof For Homeowners

Replacing a roof on a home can cost thousands of dollars and for that reason it’s a great idea to inspect and maintain the roof on your room. Inspecting and maintaining the roof on a home can save a homeowner a lot of money by extending the life of the roof and postponing the date [...]
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Why Should You Use Solar Energy?

Why Solar? Many believe that harnessing the sun’s power is the future of sustainable energy production. Although the initial costs can be quite high, photovoltaic technology is starting to become more affordable and increasingly commonplace in new building developments. Businesses, companies and individuals are becoming more aware of their carbon footprints, and are willing to [...]
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The New Wave of Discreet and Stylish Solar Power for Your Home

The environmental and financial benefits of solar panels cannot be disputed. Installing solar panels will reduce your carbon footprint, reduce your electricity bills and earn you an average of 11% rate of return on investment from the government-introduced Feed-in Tariff. A point that is sometimes raised however is the appearance of the panels, as some [...]
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Multi-Tasking Solar Screens are “Green”

One of the best secrets for “Going Green” is an item that isn’t just energy efficient, but enhances the comfort of your family’s home life as well. Shade is an Asset If you happen to live in an area where big beautiful shade trees are nowhere in sight, there is an increased burden in the [...]
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Home Plumbing Projects – Making the Connections with Pipe

A weekend plumbing job or repair? At some point in time with the positions and positioning of your new plumbing fixture or its pipes established you will be good and ready fro that moment of truth  to make the final “connection” on the hook up. Its one big test of skill, patience on the completion [...]
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Five Reasons to Choose Vinyl Roofing

1) You have a flat or low-sloped roof. Vinyl roofing can be a great choice if you have a flat or low-sloped roof. This is because it comes prefabricated in a single sheet, and it is designed to perfectly fit to your flat roof. This kind of PVC roofing helps to eliminate seams during installation [...]
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5 Tips for Building a Shed on Your Property

Building a shed is a great way to both add value to your home and have a space for extra storage.  Whether you are using it for lawn and garden equipment or just need a little outbuilding to keep some supplies, a well-built shed can last as many years as your home if it is [...]
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Bathroom Tiles Transformed in a Weekend

You love your home. After all, you put so much time and effort into it (not to mention money), that it would be hard to call it your home if you hated it. But, there’s this one room in your house that could use a little sprucing up, your bathroom for example. Wouldn’t it be [...]
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Roofs Are Like Hats

Roofs are Like Hats, You Say? Um-hm—they top the house, the way a hat tops a head and: come in a variety of styles endless shapes use a variety of materials adorn, or merely cover have crowns have brims float or embrace angle or curve have decorative features The list is longer, but you get [...]
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Construction Not Deconstruction: Selecting the Right Contractor

When considering a building or home improvement project, selecting the right contractor is one of the most important steps of the entire endeavor. This critical step can make or break the project. The following are some tips to help you select the right contractor to ensure you’re happy at the completion of your project instead [...]