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How good is your home heating system? Does it warm up the whole house on a cold day? Does it cost more than you think it should to get enough heat in the winter? Are you thinking about switching to an alternative heating system? Do you want to upgrade to a newer heating system? I started this blog to talk about the different alternatives for heating your home. Find out when it’s time to upgrade your heating unit and when you can make modifications or repairs to your old unit to improve its efficiency or keep it going a while longer. Also, check out the pros and cons of different alternative heating options from geothermal units to pellet stoves. Your home heating answers are here!

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  • A New Bathtub Refinish Can Protect A Family From Lead Poisoning

    3 January 2017

    Lead poisoning is a problem that affected millions of Americans before lead was banned from use in commercial products. Unfortunately there's a chance that an older bathtub could contain a lead-based finish. Thankfully a new bathtub finish can protect a family from this danger until they can afford a new bathtub. Yes, Lead Exists In Older Bathtubs In bathtubs made before the dangers of lead were fully understood (before the 1980s), there is a chance that its finish contains lead.

  • 3 Tips to Avoid the Waste of Materials During Welding

    3 January 2017

    Welding, although essential, can also be costly. One thing that can drive up the cost of welding within your business is the waste of gas and materials. Luckily, though, there are ways that you can cut down on this waste. Try these tips if you'd like to avoid the waste of materials during welding. 1. Install a Gas Turbine on Your Welding Equipment Have you installed a gas turbine on your welding machines yet?

  • How To Fix A Sagging Gutter

    14 December 2016

    The weight of heavy snow and ice can cause your gutters to sag. When the gutters sag, water will collect at a mid-point along the gutter instead of flowing to the downspout and will drip over the edge of the gutter and down the front of your house. This can cause damage to the facade on your house, our sidewalk, and the landscaping in your garden. You need to take the gutter partially off of the house and re-hang to remove the sagging section.

  • Quick Repair Tips For Shingle Roof Problems

    23 November 2016

    If you're seeing problems with your shingle roof, it's important that you act right away to fix them. However, you can't always get a roofing contractor to your house right away. That's why it's important that every homeowner understand how to address roofing problems with temporary solutions. Here's a look at a few common problems that you may encounter and some tips to help you deal with them until help arrives.

  • Steps For Adding A Gravel Driveway

    28 October 2016

    Adding a gravel driveway to your home can give it a more polished look over an unfinished path. There are a few steps to take to expedite the process; here are some of the decisions and steps that you'll take along the way.  Decide Whether to Hire a Professional The first decision you will make is whether to do the job yourself or hire a professional. The benefits of hiring a professional are that it can expedite the job and make it easier.