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  • 5 Ways To Create A Wildlife-Friendly Backyard

    16 September 2016

    If you're like most people, you've been hearing a lot lately about the importance of providing habitat for wildlife in our outdoor living spaces. This doesn't mean that you've got to give over your entire yard to wildlife — you can still have a pleasant outdoor environment for human friends and family to enjoy while providing some wildlife-friendly amenities for non-domestic furry friends. Following are five ways you can help local wildlife.

  • Helpful Information About Asphalt Shingles

    26 August 2016

    Have you been considering asphalt shingles as the material to use for your roof? Asphalt shingles can actually give a roof a lot of appeal, and they are a popular choice for many homeowners. As long as you make sure the asphalt shingles are properly maintained, you will not have to worry about making untimely repairs. In this article, you will learn some helpful information about asphalt shingles so you can decide if investing in them is a good idea.

  • How To Create A Super Efficient Heating And Cooling System

    7 August 2016

    An efficient heating and cooling system can help you save money and also eliminate undue wear and tear on your system. Here are some steps for creating an ultra-efficient heating and cooling system.  Review the HVAC Designs Carefully The first step is to make sure that your HVAC plans are solid. Review the plans with an HVAC contractor to be sure that the system's ductwork is balanced. Make sure that the air flow to each area of the home matches the size of the space and the amount that you use it.

  • Transform Your Boring Backyard Pool Into An Exciting, Resort Caliber Escape With These 4 Improvements

    24 July 2016

    If you are tired of your backyard pool, and want to enjoy the luxurious type of pools that you see in decorating magazines, then you should consider some pool improvements. Here is a list of some things you can have done to give it more of a luxury, resort style look. Add A Slide Slides don't have to be made of cheap plastic. Those won't give you the luxury look you're going for.

  • 4 Tips For Reducing Summer Cooling Costs If You Live In The Desert Southwest

    6 July 2016

    If you live in the desert southwest, you most likely dread opening your summer electric bills. During the hottest months of the year your air conditioner probably runs around the clock, which can be quite expensive. If you want to keep your home at a comfortable temperature while saving money at the same time, use the following tips to reduce your summer cooling costs: Purchase a Programmable Thermostat A programmable thermostat is a wonderful tool that will allow you to dictate when your air conditioner runs, which can lead to drastic savings on your cooling bills.

  • 3 Special Considerations When Choosing Sliding Entry Doors For Your Business

    1 June 2016

    Glass sliding doors offer an easy way for customers to access your business while also adding to the visual appeal of your building. Commercial sliding doors come in a wide variety of styles to suit a variety of needs. But there are some special situations, brought about by geography or the nature of your business, where you might want to choose a door that's a bit more specialized than a standard sliding door.

  • 3 Reasons Why It's Important To Keep Maintenance Records For Your Commercial Fleet

    1 June 2016

    Keeping up with your commercial fleet can be a whole lot of work. This means that you might want to reduce this work as much as possible, which could result in slacking off on keeping proper maintenance records. However, coming up with a system and keeping track of oil changes, filter changes, tire rotations and other maintenance is important. These are a few reasons why. 1. Maintain the Warranties on All of Your Commercial Vehicles