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Three New Commercial Roof Types That Are Gaining Popularity

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you own a commercial roof, you may be familiar with metal, rubber, EPDM or asphalt roofing materials. These materials have commonly been used on commercial roofs for the past 50 years. However, there are three newer products that are gaining in popularity. Learning about these products now will give you time to thoroughly research them so you can decide if one is ideal for your commercial building when it comes time to replace your roof. Green Roofs One thing that sets commercial roofs apart from most residential roofs is that the majority...

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2 Reasons Not To Do Your Own Masonry Repairs

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are like most proactive homeowners, you might be more than willing to grab a few tools and try to fix your own problems. Unfortunately, not every job around the house is created equally, and if you don’t choose your tasks wisely, you might end up in trouble later. Here are two reasons not to do your own masonry repairs, and why a professional is worth every penny.    1: It Might Cost More After inspecting those mortar cracks around your chimney or on the façade of your home, you might run to the hardware store, buy some...

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Protect Your Garden: 3 Tips For Choosing The Right Fence

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You work hard on your garden all spring. From tilling the ground to planting seeds, many hours of love and labor have been poured into the ground to grow your own produce or flowers. Imagine how frustrated you’ll be when you find a rabbit munching on your lettuce or a deer making a snack of your corn. It could easily happen to you if you don’t have measures in place to protect your garden. Some gardeners use repellents or try to scare the animals away, but those are short-term solutions. If you’re into gardening for the long...

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How To Identify And Avoid Plumbing Scams

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Nothing can ruin a weekend more quickly than a clogged drain, a leaky pipe, or a backed-up sewer. Unfortunately, like many other areas in which the average person lacks expertise (and which can have serious consequences if tackled by a non-professional), drain cleaning services occasionally attract scam artists looking to make a quick buck at your expense. Read on to learn more about some red flags to watch for when hiring a drain cleaning specialist, as well as ways to ensure that you hire the best person for the job. Why do scam artists...

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2 Ways To Protect Your Auto Glass This Winter

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Although cold temperatures and softly falling snow provide an attractive landscape for your holiday festivities, the environment can be brutal on your auto glass. As you rush around town and scrape ice away from your parked car, you might be unintentionally damaging your windshield. Here are two ways to protect your auto glass this winter, so that you can avoid hassles and stay safe.     1: Get Those Rock Chips Repaired Those tiny glass divots might not seem like a serious threat, but they can cause more trouble than you might...

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Interesting Facts You Never Knew About Asphalt

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Asphalt is everywhere. It’s used to provide roofing materials, roadways, parking lots, airport runways and outdoor basketball courts. Even though nearly everyone uses asphalt daily in some way, most people don’t know too much about it. Did you know that asphalt can be found in large quantities in several lakes? Here are a few other fun facts you probably don’t know about asphalt. Asphalt Is the Oldest Engineering Material Asphalt has been used for thousands of years. It is said to be man’s oldest engineering material....

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How To Fill And Seal An Asphalt Pothole

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Managing and maintaining an asphalt parking lot or road can be difficult—especially when your asphalt surface is constantly used by thousands of heavy vehicles year after year. As vehicles drive over your asphalt surface and environmental issues chip away at your asphalt’s sealant, cracks and potholes will form and make it difficult or even dangerous for vehicles to navigate your lot or road. To ensure that vehicles can drive over your asphalt surface without risking damage to their tires, fill and seal your potholes by following these...

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4 Pruning Mistakes To Avoid

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have trees, you should know that you need to prune them in order to keep them healthy and strong. When you are pruning there are a number of mistakes that you should avoid in order to prune your trees successfully. Removing Green Fronds While, at times, it may be easy to be deceived by an abundance of fronds and think that extreme pruning is necessary, most of the time patience is the key to success. If you’re removing fronds, search for lower fronds first and inspect for any dying or damaged fronds. Removing live green fronds...

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3 Ways To Improve Your Front Door For The Holidays

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Your front door can leave a good or bad impression on your guests when they arrive at your house for the holidays. If your door needs some improvement, learn how to fix minor repair issues and give your door a makeover so it will be a welcoming sight for your holiday guests.   Squelch The Squeaks If your guests will wonder if they’re entering a haunted house when they open your front door, it’s time that you squelch the squeaks. Door hinges can squeak due to rust and dirt buildup on the hinge pins. Read on to learn how you...

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