Building In-Law Space: Considerations For The Planning Process

Sizing: What To Consider Before Buying A New Air Conditioner For Your Home

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Since most air conditioners do not last forever, there will come a time when you need to replace the one in your home. However, before you simply go out and buy a new one, you need to know how big the unit should be. By taking this opportunity to understand a few aspects about sizing options, you will have a much easier time picking the best model for your home.  Read More»

Two Answers For Roofing Hail Damage Questions

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When strong storms roll through your neighborhood, your home can be subjected to a variety of risks and types of damage. In particular, hail stones can devastate your roof, and if you are a relatively new homeowner, you may not understand much about this type of roofing damage. After a couple of questions are answered, you will find yourself in a far better position when it comes to repairing any hail damage that may occur to your roof. Read More»

4 Garage Door Problems That Can Easily Be Fixed

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Garages provide a safe place to park cars and store household belongings, and automatic garage door openers make getting in and out of the garage very convenient. When your garage door isn’t opening or closing as it should, it can be a big hassle, but many garage door problems can be repaired. Some common garage door and automatic garage door opener problems include: Garage Door Closes Quickly or Slams Shut Read More»

How To Maintain Grout Lines In Your Bathroom

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A tile floor can be such a fun and colorful addition to any room. At the same time, tile is also a very practical and durable floor product. It is especially great in bathroom and kitchen areas because it can withstand the constant moisture and foot traffic. However, you need to be willing to take on a little more TLC if you want to have tile floors in such a wet environment. Read More»

Windows, Heat Gain, And AC Efficiency

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If you want to optimize the function of your AC—and who wouldn’t?—you need to understand heat gain. The central question for understanding heat gain is this: if your house is insulated, why does it heat up during day? One of the main culprits responsible for heating up your home are your windows. Luckily, if you know what you are doing, there is an easy step for decreasing heat gain without blocking the view from your windows or costing you and arm and a leg. Read More»