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  • Deep-Well Pumps: How Deep Is Too Deep, and How Do You Get the Pump to Stay Put?

    Many wells are not nearly as deep as you might think. The minimum drilling distance is usually about twenty feet down, but it could be more depending on the underground terrain and the quality of water in the area. Really deep wells can occur as the result of not reaching the bedrock where your contractor would expect it to be. Since it is important to reach bedrock, the contractor may have had to drill until he or she hit it.
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  • Building A House In An Area That Floods? What You Must Consider Before Starting Construction

    Are you getting ready to build a home in an area that has frequent flooding with heavy rainfall, and you want make sure your house won't be at risk? You don't want to build your dream home and then have to worry about flood damage, or worry that every time it rains or the snow melts there will be leaks and problems. There are some things you'll want to talk with your building contractor and with your home insurance provider about before construction begins for extra precaution, so consider the following options when building your home.
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  • 5 Reasons To Hire Professionals To Restore Your House After A Flood

    Have you been trying to bring your house back to a good condition after it was damaged from flood water? If you want to speed up the restoration process, it is in your best interest to leave the task in the hands of skilled professionals. A water damage restoration company can cleanup and make repairs a lot faster than you can. Take a look at this article to discover a few of the things that professionals can do to bring order back to your water damaged home.
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  • Summer Holiday: 4 HVAC Preparation Tips All Homeowners Need To Know

    During the summer months, many families take vacations. If your family is planning on taking a vacation away from home, be sure to take some time to prepare your air conditioner. Although most people don't give their cooling system much thought, it is very beneficial to take the extra time to prepare it. So what should you do to prepare your AC for a summer vacation? Here are four tips:
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  • Want To Watch Out For Roof Damage? Keep An Eye On Your Gutters

    Most people take their roof for granted and don't give it a second thought, that is until they start having problems with it. There are many things that can damage a roof from large tree limbs falling on it or large pieces of hail hit it from a storm. By this time, your repair bill will be high, as part of the roof will likely have to be replaced. One thing that tells you there is something wrong with your roof is by your gutters.
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  • Advice On Cooling Your House During The Summer

    When you turn your central air conditioner on during the hot summer months you want it to work efficiently. This means it will cool your house well without working harder than it should, which would put more wear and tear on it and cause your energy bills to be larger than they should be. Keeping your air conditioning system in good working order and making sure the cool air isn't escaping are two things you need to do in order to keep the house comfortably cooler for less.
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  • Tips For Weed Free Landscape Rock Areas

    Landscaping rocks serve multiple purposes in the yard. You can use them to cover large or small areas for visual and textural interest. They can allow water to filter through to plants planted in the landscape bed, while smothering out any unwanted weeds or grass. Unfortunately, they can also be a maintenance nightmare if they aren't installed and cared for properly. These tips will ensure that your rock areas remain attractive and low maintenance.
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  • Three Signs It Is Time To Replace Your Boiler

    The last thing you want to wake up to is a cold house. All it really makes you want to do is stay in the bed and remain unproductive. When your boiler quits working, you have two options. You can choose to call a licensed HVAC repairman like Boiler Services, Inc. to come and fix it or you can replace it with a newer model. In general, boilers last around 15 years if properly maintained.
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  • Cleaning Vinyl Siding: 2 Alternatives To Pressure Washing

    Neglecting your vinyl siding can have it looking unsightly, not to mention the possibility of a mold and mildew infestation. For many homeowners, there is only one way to truly clean vinyl siding; pressure washing. Though effective at removing dirt and incredibly easy to pull off, pressure washing isn't necessarily the most reasonable way to clean your vinyl siding. Renting a pressure washer is often expensive, and it still may not be the best way to remove mold and mildew on your siding.
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  • Three Great Tips For Buying An Air Conditioner

    A great deal of the energy in your home works through your air conditioning system. Further, your comfort during the spring and summer months will rely on the performance of this unit. For that reason, you need to be sure that you do your due diligence in purchasing an air conditioning system that will give you excellent performance, while also being less wasteful of the energy in your home. With this in mind, read the points below and use them, so that you get the best air conditioner service in your home possible.
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