Home Renovation Tips

3 Great Places To Install French Doors In Your House

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Are you trying to figure out how to update your home? Before you rip out those countertops or that old carpet, you should consider replacing those run-of-the mill interior and sliding doors with the double french variety. Here are three great places to install french doors in your house, and why you will love the transformation: 1: Your Home Office If you have a home office, you are probably familiar with the rigors of working around your family. Read More»

3 Reasons To Consider A Whole House Fan To Cool Off Your House

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If your home currently does not have central air conditioning, you may want to find out what options you have for making your house cooler in the summer. Installing a central AC system would be a good option if your home has ductwork, but if your home has a boiler this might not be a feasible option. Of the remaining choices you have, installing a whole house fan might be the best option for you and here’s why. Read More»

Installing Pool Lights For Night Swims: The Difference Between Incandescent, Halogen And LED Lights

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Although having residential pools can help enhance one’s quality of living by offering a chance to swim in private, maintaining and designing residential pools is not easy. Approximately 15% of all U.S. households have reported to have access to residential pools. Swimming at night is a hazard, especially if insufficient pool lights are installed, since one’s vision is limited. Speak with a licensed electrician to determine which types of pool lights are best. Read More»

DIY Stone Spiral Herb Or Flower Garden

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If you are tired of traditional flower beds and hanging baskets and would like to do something different in your backyard this year, you may have already considered a spiral stone flower or herb garden. If you are like most people, you probably assume it will take a lot of work to stack all those stones to get the look you want. This DIY project eliminates the stacking and securing of stones without compromising the beauty, as the spiral of stones is held neatly in place with a wire mesh cage. Read More»

Keeping Your Commercial Elevator In Compliance With The Law

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When you are fortunate enough to own the building that houses your company, you must adhere to a myriad of safety regulations for the equipment in your facility including elevators. While elevator accidents are rare, the safety of the conveyance machines hinges upon regular inspections and tests conducted by licensed technicians. If you are a first-time owner of a commercial property, the following guide provides a basic overview of how to keep your elevator in compliance with federal, state and local laws. Read More»