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Can You 3D Print Your New Home?

Posted by on May 20th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The last few years have marked a dramatic explosion in the types of items that can be created by a 3D printer — from prosthetic limbs (or even assistive devices for disabled pets) to food and everything in between. But the technological advance that perhaps offers the most benefit to society is the ability to 3D print entire homes. These homes can be constructed from wood, mud, clay, concrete, or even paper, and can be fully assembled at a low cost within only a few days. Read on to learn more about the advantages of 3D printing your...

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Keep Your Wall Convector Running By Performing These Simple Maintenance Tasks

Posted by on Apr 28th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

What a wall convector is and how it works A wall convector is a residential or commercial heating device that functions similar to a radiator. It is either mounted adjacent to a wall, or in the case of older properties, is often mounted in the wall itself to save space and preserve the aesthetics of a room. Some convectors can also function as cooling devices, though most units are strictly designed for heating. Convectors typically utilize hot water pumped from a central boiler unit as the heat source. An incoming supply line feeds hot water...

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Asphalt Bird Baths: What Are They And Should You Fix Them Yourself?

Posted by on Apr 8th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Traditional bird baths make attractive and eye-catching accessories on your property. But when bird baths or asphalt depressions develop in your driveway and collect muddy water, the visual effects can be less than stellar. Asphalt depressions aren’t the same potholes, which are large holes that form deep within the ground below asphalt pavement. Asphalt depressions affect the surface layers of the asphalt but have the potential to become potholes without the proper repairs or maintenance. Because asphalt bird baths require a...

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Prevent Window Condensation With These Moisture-Reducing Tips

Posted by on Mar 20th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Ever take a look at your windows on a particularly hot or cold day and found them covered in a light fog or water drops? Under the right conditions, condensation can form on your home’s windows, making cleaning a nuisance while promoting dangerous mold growth and decay. The following explains why window condensation happens, what you can do about it right away and how you can prevent it from occurring in the future. Problems That Could Cause Window Condensation Moisture is a constant presence in the air you breathe. The warmer the air,...

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Using Glass Art To Enhance Your Home

Posted by on Mar 9th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

After you move into a home, you begin to notice the small details that really make a house feel like it’s a reflection of you. One way to do this is through your choices in artwork and decor, and custom made glass windows can serve as a breathtaking focal point that will let your house stand out from others and make a statement that is uniquely yours. Here are some ways you can use custom glass in your home.  Personalize Windows Use stained glass or painted glass to enhance a prominent window or a front door and let the world know...

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4 Things To Consider When Choosing A Flat Roof

Posted by on Feb 23rd, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your commercial roof is nearing the end of its design life, you may be inclined to repair any damages to add a few years on. However, more often than not, a complete renovation is the best way to go, as repairs only fix small problems where a renovation can inject a new lease of life into your building. If you’ve decided to install a new flat roof on your property, there are a few things you have to consider:  Durability Flat roofs are subject to more onerous pressures, as they do not have a pitch to allow surface run-off. As...

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Comfortable, Classic, Cozy Cottage: Tips To Create A Cottage-Style Home For Entertaining

Posted by on Feb 10th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As a homeowner, you most likely furnish, decorate, and design your space to suit your unique style and family’s needs. From painting rooms in different colors to placing decorative accessories around your house as accents, the process of making a house into a home can be fun. Of course, if you are planning to entertain at home, extra planning can be helpful. Considering spring and summer are quickly approaching, it is a great time to get your home ready for entertaining family and friends. The design and d├ęcor of a cottage-style home is...

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How To Be Safe When You Have A Home Elevator

Posted by on Jan 30th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Residential elevators have rapidly grown in popularity in the United States. When compared to the results of a study done fewer than 15 years ago, over three times as many homeowners today consider an elevator as worthwhile to have. That’s not surprising when you consider the relief that home elevators can provide for busy, tired, or disabled occupants. However, owning a home with an elevator requires an extra level of care as compared to a home without one. Serious or fatal accidents can occur if elevators are mistreated or left...

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Don’t Delay Having Your In-Ground Pool Leak Repaired

Posted by on Jan 27th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You can’t deny it any longer — your outdoor in-ground swimming pool has a leak. The water loss isn’t dramatic, but it’s noticeable. Since you’re a bit strapped for cash at the moment, you can’t decide whether to call a pool repair service right now or wait. Maybe you’re worried that the project will be a big one, and that the technicians will even have to drain the pool to find and fix the problem. It’s best not to delay, since a pool leak is associated with several types of expenses that...

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4 Tips To Make Your New AC Installation A Breeze

Posted by on Jan 23rd, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

With many air conditioning (AC) units available, selecting the right one can be a chore. Several features are available with newer AC models that can make you happier with your decision. Furthermore, the installation location of your unit and preventing theft can reduce problems in the future. Opt For Solar-Ready Models You may not be concerned about alternative energy sources, but when cost is not a significant factor, consider choosing a model that is capable of using solar panels. When you are ready to make the transition to using solar...

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