All-Natural Drain Cleaning: How To Remove Clogs With Baking Soda

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Over time, the drains in your home may become clogged and stinky. Food particles, hair, and other debris pile up in the drain—and soon they become quite noticeable: odd and unpleasant smells, slow draining, or a complete backup. When you notice a clogged drain, your first instinct may be to rush to the store and pick up a chemical-based cleaner. Although store-bought drain cleaners do work, they use unnecessary chemicals. If you want to solve the problem with a more natural approach, consider using items already found in your kitchen. Read More»

Hide Your Thermostat: 5 Creative Ways

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Thermostats come in all different shapes and sizes. Newer digital thermostats are a little on the large side and their basic white color can be a little unsightly on your colorfully-painted walls. There are a few ways to hide your thermostat, without hindering their ability to sense room temperature. See below for five creative ways to hide your thermostat. 1. Camouflage  Paint your stark white thermostat the same color as your walls to help your thermostat blend in better with your walls. Read More»

Dealing With A Damp Basement? Condensation May Be To Blame

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If your basement often has moisture on the walls, drips water from the ceiling, or always smells musty, you could have a problem with condensation. A wet basement is a common problem for homeowners, and the solution varies according to what causes the excess moisture. Some cases require the help of a contractor, but you should be able to clear up a condensation problem on your own. Here’s what you can do. Read More»

Frequently Asked Questions And Concerns About Roofing Repair

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As a homeowner, there are always going to be those maintenance projects that are a necessity. Replacing roofing every ten to 20 years just happens to be one of those things that cannot be avoided. If you are planning an upcoming roofing project for your home, you have most likely already been spending a fair amount of time asking around about what you should expect during the process. Most homeowners find that they have just about the same questions and concerns. Read More»

Important Reasons To Discuss Green Roofs With Your Roofing Contractor

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Is your home’s roof starting to look old and worn out? Are you tired of the look of ordinary shingles and instead want something as unique as you are? Here are some reasons why you should consider discussing green roofs with your roofing contractor: What is a green roof? While many people might consider any eco-friendly roof to be a green roof, the term actually has a specific application when it comes to roofing. Read More»