Archive for January, 2016

Commercial Plumbing Services Will Keep Your Pipes Happy and Healthy

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You never know how important a good plumbing service is until you need to find one for an emergency. Plumbing problems and unexpected sewer line repairs happen quite frequently at commercial buildings and operations. Are property owners and manager prepared for an inevitable plumbing repair crisis?
Property owners of hi-rise buildings, hotels, apartments and other commercial properties need plumbing repair services to correct plumbing and sewer problems that will arise.

Faulty plumbing can create a variety of issues that most property owners and managers want to minimize in their facilities. Studies reveal a leaky faucet that drips at a rate of one drip per second can waste over 3,000 gallons of water each year. That is money going down the drain if the problem is not fixed quickly. However, most plu

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You Can’t Really do the Electric Slide Without Electricity

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If you’re a home owner, the top two things on your to-do list are probably save money and get all of the bills paid. If a electrical problems arise, fixing them yourself could potentially save you a lot of time and stress. But what if the problem turns out to be something you have no idea how to fix? How do you know when to fix it yourself and when to call an electrician?

Odds are, if something goes wrong with your electricity that’s more severe than a burnt out light bulb, you’re not going to be able to resolve the issue before you get a quote from an electrician. Unless you’re a trained electrician, fixing it yourself probably isn’t the best option, especially i

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Choose Cooling Materials for Your Next Roof Replacement

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When considering roof replacement, there are many factors to take into consideration. For example, roofing materials are not like the used to be. There are a number of energy efficient and environmentally friendly options that can save you money on your monthly heating and cooling expenses.

For example, ENERGY STAR qualified products can dramatically reduce the need for air conditioning by working to regulate the temperature of the building. During peak cooling demand, the need for cooling can be reduced 10% to 15% with ENERGY STAR quality roofing products. While the initial cost for this type of roof replacement may be higher, the ongoing cost will be lower. The difference is in how heat and light are reflected or absorbed by the roofing material.

Traditional roofing materials

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10 Ways to Protect Your Home

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With over 2,000,000 home break ins reported every year in the United States there is a need for upping your home security. That is one burglary every 13 seconds.

According to statistics about 30% of these break-ins burglars simply walking through an open or unlocked door or window

Thrives prefer easy access into the home and will not choose houses with metal windows and doors and such. They will usually target homes with escape routes and a lot of cover in the public eye. They will usually wait for the home to be unoccupied but if desperate enough they will enter even someone is home.

Here are some simple precautions you can take to avoid becoming a victim of a home break in.

  1. Security System

    Having a security system is very helpful.

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Tips for Keeping Your Travertine Tiles Looking Great

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Travertine is a popular floor material. It is beautiful and versatile. Homeowners in the United States use about .85 million tons each year. This surface weighs about five pounds for each 12? by 12? tile. It is a very versatile surface that is easy to clean and maintain. Cleaning travertine tile floors takes some special care to keep them looking the same way they did when they were installed.

Tips for Protecting and Cleaning Travertine Tile Floors:

  1. Test your travertine tiles. Before you start cleaning travertine tile floors, test the sealant. You can test your tile by pouring some water on it. If the water stains the tile (not permanently, of course), you need to seal it. If the water beads up, your seal is good to go. You should get a sealer for natural stone. Some people worr

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