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  • 3 Tips For Protecting Your Self Storage Unit From Pests

    19 April 2016

    Self storage units can help you store all of those items that you just don't have the room to store in your home anymore but just can't bring yourself to part with. Unfortunately, one of the problems that you will have to contend with while storing these items is keeping pests out of your storage unit. Throughout the course of this brief guide, you will learn of some preventative measures you can take to ensure that pests don't make their way into your storage unit.

  • Treat Yourself To Easy Elegance: 2 Fresh Ways To Vastly Improve Your Kitchen

    15 February 2016

    With all of the innovative kitchen appliances designed in the last few years, customizing your food-prep and cooking areas can save you time and help keep you healthy. There are a few quick and simple choices you can make to create your own updated, hi-tech kitchen. Consider the fresh-coffee-plus-fresh-air combo as an easy kitchen makeover: Start by kicking out stale air Proper ventilation is one often-overlooked detail that will help keep your home fresh and your kitchen comfy year round.

  • You Can Replace Broken Storm Window Glass On Your Own

    2 August 2015

    Your storm windows are a way to help protect your house's windows during the winter or during severe weather. They just add in another level of protection before anything gets to your house's windows. The storm windows can also help to keep out drafts and keep your house warmer during the winter. These windows sometimes get broken. You can replace the glass in them yourself, if you choose to.  Measure the Frame

  • 5 Tips For Keeping A Beautiful Flower Arrangement In Your Home

    16 April 2015

    Having fresh flowers in your home is a great way to liven up the space. However, you need to be sure that you are caring for the flower arrangements in the best way possible to ensure that they last a good amount of time in your home. This is why you will want to consider these five tips for keeping a beautiful flower arrangement in your home: Fresh Water is Important: One problem some homeowners experience is that some of the flowers die sooner than others, which makes the arrangement appear off-putting.

  • 4 Reasons To Hire A Property Management Company For Your Rental

    20 March 2015

    Purchasing a residential property and renting it out can be an excellent investment. But the details and every day responsibilities of being a landlord can be overwhelming. If you are considering renting out a property that you own, you may want to consider working with a residential property management company to help make your life easier. The top reasons for hiring a property management company include: Finding Quality Tenants A rental property is an investment, so you want tenants who will pay rent on time and properly take care of the property.

  • Practical Tips For Landscaping Around A Pool

    16 February 2015

    When you're planning the landscape design for the area around your pool, it's easy to forget to take into consideration practical matters that will make your landscaping and pool easier to maintain. These tips will help you create a design that is practical for a poolside landscape.  Choose the Right Mulch  Mulching in the flower beds around the pool area is good idea because it holds moisture into the soil and gives garden a uniform, organized appearance.

  • Tips For When You Need To Change Your HVAC System

    14 January 2015

    If you are planning to change your HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) unit, there are many factors you need to consider. This will ensure you purchase a HVAC unit that suits your needs, and keep you and your family comfortable during the summer and winter. Energy Star When shopping for an HVAC unit, look for one that is energy star approved. This will make your system more energy efficient, and it is better for the environment.

  • 4 Tips For Increasing The Longeivity Of Masonry Building

    7 January 2015

    Masonry involves workers constructing buildings out of concrete, brick, stone, marble and a variety of other materials. Masonry is highly regarded because it of its durability, versatility, and maintenance.  There are a few varying factors that heavily influence how long masonry building lasts. Fortunately, there are a few tips you can take into consideration in order to increase the longevity of your masonry based building. Choose A Solid Foundation Masonry materials are all heavy, therefore, they need to be built using a strong and solid foundation.