2 Signs Your Bathroom Is Suffering From Underlying Water Damage

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If you have children, you might be used to mopping up flooded bathroom floors and drying out towels. Unfortunately, that water accumulation might be seeping under baseboards and wicking into drywall, which can spark rot and mold growth. Here are two signs your bathroom is suffering from underlying water damage so that you can do something about it: 1: Paint Problems Does your paint seem a little strange? Before you chalk up the problem to an unprofessional installation, you should consider the fact that those walls might be hiding water.

17 August 2015

Hand Railings Can Be Elegant Too - Restoring A Staircase's Old Look With New Functionality

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If you are remodeling an older home with staircases, don't forget to upgrade the hand railing for safety in your home. You don't want to have someone slip and fall just because you didn't upgrade this important safety feature. Here are three ways to restore your staircase hand rails so that they can be beautiful as well as functional. 1. Keep Classic Look With Restoration If you are trying your best to keep all original woodwork and decor within an older home, there may be charming hand railings that adorn a staircase.

30 June 2015

Driveway Flooding Got You Depressed? Consider These Better-Draining Concrete Alternatives

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Does your concrete driveway turn into a lake whenever it rains, flooding your yard and garage? Poor drainage may end up costing you dearly if you don't address it, but what can you do? Well, if you want a permanent solution for your poorly draining drive, you might want to try one of these permeable alternatives to concrete. Porous Asphalt The smoothest option for improving your driveway's water drainage is replacing your concrete with porous asphalt.

25 June 2015

Vinyl Siding Myths And Misconceptions Dispelled

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When compared to other siding options, such as brick or wood, vinyl is known as the more affordable option. Because of its low cost, it often gets a bad rap. However, most of the information about vinyl siding simply isn't true. If you're looking for an affordable yet durable home siding option, vinyl can meet your needs. Here are just some of the myths about vinyl siding dispelled.    Options Are Limited

24 June 2015

Tips And Tricks For Repairing And Restoring Furniture For Summer

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Summer has arrived, and with it comes expanded opportunities to spruce up your home's furniture. But there is so much work involved in fixing furniture – and you may be tempted to give up before you've even started. If you're looking for some direction to make tackling your furniture restoration projects just a little bit easier, then here's what you need to know. Give old furniture a lighter air Heavy, dark colors on wooden furniture look fantastic and stately in the winter, but can bog down your decor once the sun comes back.

17 June 2015

The 4 Types Of Smoke Damage Caused From A House Fire

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If you have ever experienced a house fire, you are very aware of the extent of the damage the smoke can cause. It can get between your walls, permeate your carpeting, and discolor anything in your home that is made of plastic. You may not have realized that there are four kinds of smoke damage based on how a fire starts within your home. Each kind of smoke will affect your home in different ways as well, being easy or difficult to clean.

16 June 2015

Tips For Caring For Your Commercial Refrigerators

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If you don't take the time to maintain your commercial refrigeration equipment, you're likely to find yourself with inefficient and unreliable refrigeration. In any food service industry, that can be both costly and dangerous. If you want to be sure that your refrigeration system is as clean and well-maintained as it can be, there are a few things you can do. Here are some steps that you should require of your staff to keep your refrigeration system working at its best.

16 June 2015