construction--contractors

  • Clearing Out Your Clogged Bathroom Sink Drain

    Over time, debris builds up in your bathroom sink until it starts to flow slowly, or stop draining completely. You may be able to pull some of the material out, but if you have a pop-up drain stopper, the clog may be wrapped around the mechanical pieces that open and close the drain. You can call a plumbing services company if you're uncomfortable working with your household plumbing. But if you're a DIY homeowner, here is how you can take the drain apart and clear out that clog in a few minutes.
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  • Interior Design Tips To Make Those Small Rooms Look Larger

    Designers use a variety of techniques to make spaces look much larger. These techniques are available to you to transform small, confining rooms in your home or apartment into spacious-feeling living areas. Here are some easy-to-do tips to open up your rooms and make your home brighter and more welcoming. Using Color and Contrasts The key with color is to not trap the eyes in any one place. Earth tones, such as tan, gray and light brown, allow the eyes to move through a room, making it appear larger.
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  • 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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