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What Do Home Renters Want from Their Outdoor Space?

Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What Do Home Renters Want from Their Outdoor Space?

It’s the responsibility of your rental property management company to ensure that your home renters are happy with their outdoor space, but do they know what your renters want? These tips will help you and your rental property management company provide functional and attractive outdoor spaces for your renters. Easy Maintenance Landscaping Features Home renters like attractive outdoor spaces, but might be less inclined than homeowners to spend their own time and energy making improvements and maintaining what’s there. Installing low maintenance plants will ensure that your home renters get what they want without forcing them to take on a lot of daily maintenance. This also ensures that your rental properties will look good without a lot of effort from the rental property management company. Drought-resistant shrubs. Drought resistant shrubs like Japanese boxwood and Western Serviceberry bring greenery and life to...

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3 Tips For Unclogging A Kitchen Sink Drain

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips For Unclogging A Kitchen Sink Drain

Kitchen sinks get clogged from many different things, from having a garbage disposal that is not grinding up food debris properly to getting an obstruction in the trap. It could also be from grease and oil coating the pipes and keeping food from traveling down the plumbing system. Follow these tips for unclogging your kitchen sink drain. Try Using a Plunger First Before you assume you have a major plumbing issue when your kitchen sink is clogged, grab your handy plunger and give it a few pumps in the sink. If there is simply an obstruction in the drain that is blocking water flow, the plunger might be able to force the water and obstruction down and leave you with a clear drain. Plunge both sides of the sink several times and run the water again to see if...

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What To Consider When You Are Preparing For Commercial Sliding Doors

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What To Consider When You Are Preparing For Commercial Sliding Doors

If you are installing new sliding doors in your business, there are a few things you need to consider. By asking yourself a few questions, you will be able to make a good decision that will help you get great use out of your commercial sliding doors. What Are the Code Requirements? There would be nothing worse than purchasing sliding doors and paying for them to be installed only to find out that they violate building codes. For example, your sliding doors, as well as your threshold, have to meet the code requirements that were put into place to accommodate Americans with disabilities. Mostly, you have to make sure your threshold isn’t so high that people have to step up and that your doors are wide enough to easily accommodate a wheel chair. In addition, you have to meet fire-rated...

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Waiting For AC Repairs? 3 Quick Ways To Cool Down While You Wait

Posted by on Jul 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Waiting For AC Repairs? 3 Quick Ways To Cool Down While You Wait

It never seems to fail. Your air conditioner breaks down on the hottest day of the summer. Now, you’re AC is broken and every technician in town is booked. You’re going to need some quick and easy ways to stay cool for the next few days. Take a look at these easy ideas. Create a Cross-Breeze If your home has limited cross-breeze, you can’t just open windows to cool it down. You’re going to need some help. You’re going to need two small box fans for this project. Place one of your box fans in an open window and turn it on to high. Now, place the other fan in another open window, and turn it on to high with the fan facing outside. The fan facing inward will draw the outside air into the home, while the other...

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3 Common Problems With Lights In Your Home

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Common Problems With Lights In Your Home

When you turn on the light switch, you expect the lights to come on. But what happens when the lights don’t come on? While the first thing many think of is the light bulb needs to be changed, that might not be the problem. There are plenty of other things that can cause problems with your lights. To help you get to the bottom of the problem and figure out what is going on, here are a few of the different problems you might encounter along the way. Some of the lights are blinking or flickering. If your lights are constantly blinking or flickering and there isn’t a storm outside, you might be dealing with a connection problem somewhere along the circuitry. When the lights blink in one room, it is probably a localized problem specific to one outlet...

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3 Questions To Ask Before Buying Your First Wood-Burning Stove

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Questions To Ask Before Buying Your First Wood-Burning Stove

Wood stoves are a great source of alternative energy, even for those who have no intentions of living off-grid. Wood-burning stoves can be used for heat in a power outage, for saving money on utility bills, and even for cooking. If you are buying your first wood stove, here are some questions to ask yourself so you know you will get what you need. How Much Space Do I Need To Heat? The size of your wood stove will determine the capacity of heat it can create. Consider the square footage, the climate and the amount of insulation in the area to be heated. The bigger the space, the colder the climate and the lower the insulation value, the bigger the stove you will need to get. Most brand-new wood stoves will have some estimate on the amount of square footage...

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