construction--contractors

  • Renting A Dumpster For Your Home Improvement Project? Keep These 4 Things In Mind

    If you're doing a home improvement project, renting a dumpster can help you get rid of waste and debris. Here are some things to keep in mind so that the process goes well. Get a Permit If you plan to put the dumpster on the street in front of your house, you may not realize that you need a permit to do so. Failure to seek a permit from the city planning office may very well result in a steep fine, so be sure to contact the planning office to find out what is involved in getting a permit.
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  • Three Solutions to Help Retrofit Old Homes with Ducted AC Systems

    If you have an older home, it may not be ready for central HVAC. This may be because it was not built with central heating and cooling. It may have existing radiant heating and no air conditioning. This can present a challenge when it comes time to install a ducted cooling system in your home. You will have to find the space to install the ducts without doing renovations to your home.
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  • How To Replace A Toilet Supply Line

    If your toilet supply line is leaking at a connection or anywhere along its length, it is simple to replace. The only issue you may experience is contorting your body to reach it, if your toilet is located in a corner where access is limited. You will need to call plumbers if you have back problems or can't change the supply line yourself for any reason, because water supply lines are pressurized, and could burst if sufficiently compromised by age or other causes.
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  • Three Custom Features With Vinyl Siding Styles On Your Home

    There are many different choices of siding materials to have installed on your home. Vinyl is a great material that requires very little maintenance.  There is also a variety of different vinyl siding styles and products available, which can be shakes, traditional lap siding and ones with foam backing. If you want to have vinyl siding installed on your home, here are some things you may want to know before choosing the material"
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  • Exposing Myths About Tree Injections

    Many homeowners make the mistake of taking their trees for granted when it comes to maintaining their health. While it is true that your trees will usually need very little care, there can be times when the trees contract a disease or suffer an injury. When this is the case, you may need to have the tree treated by a professional to correct the problem, and a favorite tool of these professionals is the tree injection.
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  • How To Maintain Your Central Air Conditioner And Heat Pump

    You rely on your central air conditioner and heat pump to work properly and provide you with hot or cold air as you need it. Maintenance for your HVAC system is important to keep everything running smoothly and avoid more costly repairs. Here are some tips for maintaining your central air conditioner and heat pump. Shut Off the Power Any time you plan to clean, maintain, or do repairs to your HVAC system, make sure the power is off completely.
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  • 4 Advantages Of Awning Replacement Windows

    When replacing windows in your home, there are a lot of options. Awning replacement windows are windows that swing out from the bottom, and are hinged at the top. These windows are generally fairly small and are normally used in areas of a home that are not accessible (or not frequently accessed) from outside. Awning windows are less common than other window types and can be very distinctive. 1. They Are Wide and Open
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  • Tips For Maintaining Oil-Burning Furnaces

    An oil-fired furnace is one of the most common types of heaters for homes in particularly cold climates. These furnaces are able to reliability and affordability provide tremendous heat on frigid nights. However, if you do not take the time to care for your oil-burning furnace, you may encounter severe malfunctions when you need the furnace the most. These two tips will help you avoid common causes for your furnace to malfunction.
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  • Ways To Handle Property Disputes

    When your neighbor decides that he or she wants to build something on your property, you might object to it. But then, your neighbor might make a claim that the portion of your property is actually his or her property and might then make a property boundary challenge. You might need a land survey and you may also need legal assistance. Find Out if There is an Easement First off, with an easement, your neighbor might have a legal right to encroach on some of your property.
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