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It Doesn't Get More Green Than Wood: Asphalt Vs. Cedar Shingles

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Choosing a roofing material for your home can be a complicated choice. You could simply go with the least expensive choice—asphalt shingles—but is that the most environmentally friendly choice? If you want to reduce the demand on earth’s resources, you have to look beyond the hit your wallet will take and consider where your roof comes from, how long your roof will last, and what will happen to it when it reaches the end of its service life. Read More»

How To Eliminate Shower Drain Odors

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Smelling a foul odor when you take your morning shower isn’t a good way to start the day. To get rid of the offensive smell, you first have to determine what is causing it. Since water in the shower drain pipe acts as a barrier, the odor most likely isn’t from sewer gas backing up into your bathroom. Instead, the source of drain smells is typically organic matter, such as biofilm and hair, or even mold and mildew. Read More»

4 Solutions To Your Drainage Issues In The Garden

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As a gardener, you can run into a host of issues. This is particularly true when it comes to managing water and ensuring adequate drainage. One of the main reasons for this is because of compacted and amended soil, which generally occurs during construction. If you aren’t over-watering your plants and have noticed significant water puddles after heavy rainfall, it is important to consider what you can do to improve the drainage so that your garden can be a success. Read More»

2 Reasons Why You Should Consider A Forced-Air Heating System

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Forced-air heating systems are among the most popular options, and with good reason when you consider the many advantages that they provide over radiant heating and the other alternatives. A forced-air heating system is going to be among the most reasonably priced and efficient heating systems that you can buy, Efficient A forced-air heating system is going to be extremely efficient in that it will warm your home up in the least amount of time possible. Read More»

Keeping Your Home Secure: Benefits Of An Automated Security Gate

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An automated custom gate can add security and a wealth of other benefits to your home and property. While it’s obvious that installing a gate will keep unwanted visitors out, there are several other benefits you may not have considered. You may be considering installing a gate simply to add curb appeal to your property, but by making the gate automated, you create function and design. Read this article to learn more about the benefits of an automated gate: Read More»