Air conditioning isn't just a luxury for those who live in the Southern USA; it's a vital way to stay cool when temperatures break into the triple digits. While it is possible to live without it, it can be risky, especially in areas like New Mexico, Arizona and Southern California. Although cooling your environment can seem expensive at first, there are plenty of ways to ensure better conditioning efficiency all throughout warm weather.
11 November 2014
If you're an allergy sufferer, you're probably used to regular allergy attacks or difficulty breathing during the spring and summer months. Those are the times when the pollen count is the highest and you're most likely to encounter allergy triggers. So, you should be looking forward to being able to breathe a sigh of relief in the fall and winter months, right? Not necessarily. You may notice that once the weather cools down, you have a harder time breathing inside your own house than you did before the temperatures dropped.
10 November 2014
Are the trees in your yard starting to look a little overgrown? Because chopping off a few extra branches might sound fun or simple, you might figure that you can take care of things in an afternoon with a handsaw and an old ladder. Unfortunately, pruning is a lot more challenging than it looks. Here are two reasons that you should hire a professional to trim those trees. 1: Professionals Have the Right Equipment
10 November 2014
If you are upgrading your new tile floor, consider the different patterns available and how they accent your home. You can find a pattern that complements your home. Patterns are made using either same-sized tiles or incorporating various-sized tiles. Take a look below. Floor Patterns Using the Same-Sized Tiles At first it may not seem like you have a lot of options with one tile size. Aside from the classic grid and checkerboard patterns, there are actually quite a few distinct patterns that can only be made using uniform pieces.
7 November 2014
Have you ever walked into someone's house that smelled simply amazing? You can have that experience in your own home, and it's easier than you think. You don't have to spray air fresheners every 15 minutes, and you don't have to get rid of your pets. All you need are a few tips and tricks and your trusty air conditioner to get and keep your home smelling fresh. Here are some easy tips to get you started.
30 October 2014
After a storm leaves your roof with damage, you may want to instantly call your insurance company to find out what can be done. Before you rush into this call, there are several things you might want to investigate. As you do this, look into these three questions. The answers will help you know whether to file a claim with your insurance company. Did the Damage Occur From the Storm?
30 October 2014
When big decisions have to be made about renovations, executives think carefully about the potential benefits of every building component- right down to the rooftop. Here are two commercial roofing trends that you might see more of in the future, and how they might help your business. 1: Rooftop Terraces After you have made it big in the business world, you might want to design a building that really portrays the image that you want to send to the world.
29 October 2014
Certain TV shows illustrate what houses look like when people become hoarders, and these houses often have several common problems that must be fixed in order for the homes to be safe to live in. While this is something you may see on TV, this might also be a problem that you are currently dealing with. If your have a relative that is an extreme hoarder, you may want to step in and help this person regain control of his or her home, and here are three things you will need to do to make this happen.
28 October 2014
Do you remember the day that you had your pool installed? If you are like most people, you probably never imagined that it could become anything other than a pristine oasis where you could cool off after work. Unfortunately, time can be rough to an interior pool surface, and you might be left staring at a blotchy, unattractive water hole where your tropical paradise once was. Here are three reasons why you should consider having your pool resurfaced and how it might help you in the long run.
23 October 2014
A water feature or pond constructed by professionals like Kona Land and Water Escapes can add beauty and value to any home. If you've decided to go for it and place one in your yard, you undoubtedly need to pick the right spot. This takes careful planning as the right location will bring you and your family years of enjoyment, and the wrong one can spell disappointment down the road. Before you retrieve the wheelbarrow and shovel, here are some quick and dirty tips to ensure you pick the perfect place for your pond.
22 October 2014