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How To Find The Perfect Blinds For Your French Door

Posted by on May 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Find The Perfect Blinds For Your French Door

One of the biggest challenges when looking for blinds or window treatments for your french doors is that you need blinds that can cover your windows and still allow room for you to use the handle on your french door. Here are a few things you need to keep in mind while looking for window treatments for your french door, as well as a few suggestions to point you in the right direction. Keep It Slim The most important thing to keep in mind when shopping for blinds for your french door is to stick to blind styles that are slim. The blinds that you choose need to fit between the door and the handle on your door. The blinds you choose should have a profile of an inch or less; this will allow you room to still use...

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Help With Financing Water Well Pump Repair

Posted by on Apr 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Help With Financing Water Well Pump Repair

If the water in your home comes from a well on the property, it’s important to keep the well pump working efficiently. But like other plumbing components, problems can occur when a well pump wears out or fails. When that happens, replacing the pump can add up to a considerable expense. In addition to the cost of the water well pump and the contractor’s labor, depending on the type of pump you install, other parts of the well system may need replacing – a project that can run into thousands of dollars. Although it’s an expense for which you may not be prepared, if you qualify, there are low-interest government loan programs available to help you finance the cost. Household Water Well Program If your well requires extensive repairs, or you need to replace it, you may qualify for...

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3 Ways To Keep Roof Trusses In Good Condition

Posted by on Apr 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways To Keep Roof Trusses In Good Condition

If you are planning to add to your home, or construct a garage or playhouse, you will likely need to invest in some wood trusses to help shape your roofline. Storing these trusses can be a challenge if you aren’t used to maintaining them, so taking the time to learn a few pointers before your wood trusses arrive can be beneficial. Here are three things you need to do to ensure your trusses are in good condition when you are ready to use them in the future. 1. Proper storage begins with unloading. It’s essential that you recognize that proper truss storage begins with the unloading process. When wood trusses arrive at your property, they must be carefully removed from the truck transporting them to avoid causing any inadvertent damage. Wood trusses can be very heavy, and the sheer...

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Home Renovation? Make Sure These Things Don’t Go In Your Dumpster

Posted by on Apr 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Home Renovation? Make Sure These Things Don’t Go In Your Dumpster

Provided that you have the tools and the aptitude, doing your own home renovations can save you the cost of hiring a contractor. When you’re taking the do-it-yourself approach, you’ll often rent a dumpster to help you dispose of the waste generated during the job. While you might be eager to throw everything from the demolition phase into the dumpster and have it carted away, it’s beneficial to think about setting aside the household items that you can donate to a local charity that provides building supplies at a reduced cost, for example. Here are four things that shouldn’t make their way into your dumpster during the renovation. Countertops Take care when you’re tearing up the countertops in your kitchen or bathroom — while they might no longer suit your sense of style, they can be used by someone...

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Ideas For Kitchen Cabinets That Stand Out

Posted by on Apr 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Ideas For Kitchen Cabinets That Stand Out

Your cabinets take up a lot of real estate in your kitchen. What’s more, as the National Kitchen and Bath Association points out, cabinetry and hardware are the biggest expense when it comes to a kitchen remodel. As such, you want the cabinets to be attractive and complementary to the rest of your décor. As you plan your kitchen’s makeover, give special consideration to the look of your cabinets. Chic Paint Job One of the first updates you’ll probably consider is painting your cabinets. A fresh coat of paint certainly goes a long way toward freshening up the kitchen. While cheery colors are common, consider instead a chic foundation such as gray or taupe. Both colors provide a neutral base. You can add bright colors elsewhere in the kitchen, such as in the backsplash. Alternatively, consider keeping the look...

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Warehouse Organization: The Key To A Smooth Running Operation

Posted by on Mar 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Warehouse Organization: The Key To A Smooth Running Operation

In your business, you may have fast production lines and a packaging department that never gets behind. You may have material handlers that are on task and never let machines stop running. However, if your shipping and receiving department is slow, you will see the results of it in lower profits. Follow these tips for ensuring your warehouse workers remain as fast as other departments in your company. Clearing The Way For Greater Organization Walk through your warehouse and look for problems that interrupt organization. If there are empty boxes piled up, have your workers break them down and place them in an area designated for them. Make sure all the trash cans in your warehouse are placed in areas that make it easy for workers to use them. For example, if your warehouse workers toss plastic bags into...

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