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4 Ways Water Can Trash Your Basement

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If you have little to no waterproofing in your basement, sooner or later you’re going to regret it. Basement waterproofing systems can help prevent substantial damage due to moisture infiltration, some of which may already be occurring right under your nose. Here are four ways water can get into your basement and wreak havoc. 1. Foundation Failures The concrete slab and walls surrounding your basement are vulnerable to many stresses and strains over the years, from heavy storms and tectonic shifts to the sheer weight of the house it supports. Read More»

What You Should Know If You're Considering A Heat Pump

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If your furnace or air conditioner are in need of replacement, and you’re on the fence about what to do consider a heat pump. A heat pump is an affordable way to provide for your heating and cooling needs. Check out these important facts about heat pumps to determine if one is the right solution for your home. They Heat and Cool Heat pumps are an all-in-one solution for both your home’s heating and cooling needs. Read More»

Your Household Power Demand: Tips For Ensuring Your Home Can Keep Up

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As technology becomes so ingrained in society and daily life, older homes may start feeling the strain. After all, each of those new electronic devices that you just had to get is going to put some demand on your home’s electrical system. If you’ve decided to do any kind of remodeling project on your home, make sure that you prioritize the electrical system. After all, older wiring will be insufficient for your electronics, appliances and routine household demand if you don’t keep up with it, and it may even leave you facing the risk of fire. Read More»

How To Determine The Amount Of Wire Mesh You Will Need For A New Garden

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Whether you are a contractor adding a garden for a client or a potential homesteader trying gardening for the first time, you may be surprised by how helpful basic wire mesh can be in the garden. Below is an outline of some of the basic uses of wire mesh and the amount you will need to start a small garden in a 10’ by 16’ plot.  Miniature Greenhouses  You can start the planting season up to a month earlier if you use a miniature greenhouse to help keep frost from harming delicate seedlings in your garden. Read More»

How To Choose Between Window And Central Air Conditioning

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When you are buying a new home, choosing the right type of air conditioning is one of the most important things you can do to make sure you will be comfortable indoors. While central air conditioners are by far the most popular choice for large, multi-story homes, you may find yourself wondering if window units would be a better choice if you will have a smaller home. Here is a comparison of window air conditioners and central air to help you make the best choice for your home. Read More»