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Are You Suffering From Whole-Apartment Plumbing Backups? Bottom Floor Clogs Might Be To Blame

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Dealing with plumbing backups in your apartment building can be a long-term process, especially if multiple ones are occurring throughout the building. However, if this problem continues to recur for residents in your complex across multiple floors, there might be a clog in the bottom floor piping contributing to this problem. The Plumbing In Your Building Is Connected To deal with this problem, you have to understand the ways thatthe plumbing in your complex is connected.

7 November 2016

Shredding: Not Just For Paper Documents Anymore

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With more and more companies converting to digital communications, the importance of being able to successfully destroy electronic components is growing. While companies used to be able to rely on a shredder to eliminate correspondence on paper, digital correspondence can be more challenging to eliminate. Shredding companies have risen to the demand for successful elimination of electronic information by offering shredding services for hard drives. Here are two ways that a shredding contractor can assist you in destroying any potential information on your unwanted hard drives in the future.

24 October 2016

How You Should Release The Tension In A Garage Door Spring

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The most dangerous part of replacing a broken spring on a garage door is releasing the tension in the spring. The tension in the spring can make it spin around quickly, and if the broken end hits you, it could result in serious injury to your hands and/or arms. If you're working on your own broken garage door and have never released the tension in one of the springs, here is how you should do it so you don't get hurt.

4 October 2016

Sick of Your House? Or Is Your House Making You Sick? 3 Shocking Ways Your House Is Making You Sick

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Owning a home can be challenging due to the different tasks that are needed to keep it clean, functional, and appealing. Unfortunately, forgoing these tasks will not only decrease your home's appeal and value but it can also cause you to develop conditions that affect your health. From the use of products that contain toxic ingredients and a heavy buildup of dust to an overwhelming moisture problem that resulted from a simple leak, your home may actually be making you sick.

14 September 2016

3 Options to Use Renewable Energy for Winter Savings

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If you want to save money on heating your home this winter, you do not have to be wrapped up in blankets to do so. Today, there are many options for renewable energy that you can add to your home to reduce your energy costs. Some of these options include solar water heaters, geothermal solutions, and bio-fuel solutions. If you are tired of high winter heating costs, here are some of the options that you may want to consider to give your home an energy-efficient system.

8 September 2016

Pros And Cons Of Distillation As A Water Treatment

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Whether you have heavy metals, bacteria, or other contaminants in your well water or whether you have city water and simply want to remove the standard additives before drinking the water, distillation may be a possible treatment. It has a lot of good points to recommend it, such as its effectiveness and versatility. But before selecting distillation you'll want to hear both sides of the issue. Here are the pros and cons of distillation as a water treatment option.

8 September 2016

Create Custom Curtains For Your Home With Lace

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If you want to have elegant window treatments in your home but have a limited budget to purchase them, consider creating a unique set of window treatments on your own. Transforming a plain pair of curtains into something elegant and beautiful is easy to do. Use the guide below to learn how to add lace to a plain pair of curtains to get the elegant look you want. Choose the Curtains

24 August 2016

Why You Should Not Use A Drain Snake

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Kitchen drain clogs are extremely common, and you may have tried a variety of different tricks to remove debris from your drain. Boiling water, vinegar, baking soda, and plungers can all help to loosen clogs. All of these things will place minimal pressure on your drainage pipes and reduce damage. However, they may not completely remove a solid clog formation. A drain snake may be able to do this, but you should probably hire a professional if heavy duty tools need to be used.

20 July 2016

Learning More About The Plumbing System In Your Older House

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If you have purchased an older home and you plan on renovating it, one of the first places you need to start is with the plumbing system. The plumbing system in a lot of older homes used cast iron pipes that could cause you a lot of costly, stressful trouble. Learn more about older cast iron plumbing systems and how you can improve them during your renovation efforts. Visible Signs Of Compromised Cast Iron Pipes

20 July 2016

Practice Boat Safety To Protect The Condition Of Your Dock

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A dock is a significant investment. As with any other investment, protection is key. You play the most important role in this area. How you maneuver and care for your boat has a direct effect on the condition of your dock. Make sure you know what boat care tips you should be following to keep your dock intact for many years to come.    Always Dock Correctly There is a wrong and a right way to dock.

4 July 2016