Home Renovation Tips

3 Dangers Of Dirty AC Filters

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It’s been a long, hot summer. In fact, July 2015 was the hottest month ever in the history of recorded temperatures. And it’s not over yet – in many parts of the country, there are still at least a few weeks of heat and humidity. If you’ve been relying more heavily than usual on your air conditioner this summer, you may not have been changing the AC filter as often as you should. Read More»

8 Simple Tips For Keeping Your Garage Door In Good Shape

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A garage door can last for decades on end, but only if it’s properly cared for. Keeping your garage in great shape also sidesteps many of the nuisances associated with garage door operation, plus you’ll be able to prevent small problems from snowballing into larger and more expensive ones. Here are a few simple pointers to keep in mind when it comes to garage door maintenance: Check All of the Nuts, Bolts and Other Fasteners Read More»

Advantages And Disadvantages Of A Flat Roof

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When it comes to home construction, there are many things that are usually taken into consideration. For example, no one readily ignores the dimensions of their bedroom, whether or not the home will have a basement, or what sort of earth the property rests upon. However, there is one primary thing that few people think about prior to the construction of their home or business: what type of roof would you like your home or business to have? Read More»

Making Sure Your Vinyl Siding Holds Up To Hurricane Winds It's Rated For

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Is your house located in a hurricane zone? Are you about to install new siding on it, and wondering how you can do your best to protect that siding from succumbing to the high winds it might encounter? If so, read on to learn about vinyl siding testing and how to make sure siding holds up to the wind speed it’s rated for. Understanding The Testing Process How do vinyl siding manufacturers really know how much wind their products can stand up to? Read More»

How To Inspect And Clean Your Solar Inverter To Keep It Functioning Properly

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 A solar electrical generation system in residential settings is fairly low-maintenance, and most homeowners don’t need to do much in the way of upkeep. However, one integral component, the solar inverter, requires regular cleaning to prevent failure. The solar inverter transforms the often-irregular direct current flowing from solar cells and storage batteries into usable alternating current. If it becomes clogged with dust, cobwebs or other debris, it can overheat and burn up its internal components. Read More»