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How Regularly Should You Recoat Your Foam Roof?

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Many homeowners use foam covering to protect their roof from ultraviolet sunrays. A recoat is a layer of protective coating that preserves the lifespan of your foam roof. It helps your roof to maintain a fresh appearance. If you don’t maintain the recoats, then it could lead to you needing a foam roof repair. Here is what you can do to make sure that your roof lasts a long time. When to Apply Recoats? Applying your first recoat within five years keeps your roof in good condition. The foam roof is up under the recoat layer, which acts as...

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Signs That You Might Need To Replace The Old Pipes In Your Home

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Just as with anything in your home, there might come a time when you have to replace the plumbing in your home. Of course, this can be a big job to take on. Therefore, you want to make sure that you are well aware of the signs that this needs done before you start ripping pipes out of the walls. By taking a look at the following tips, you will have a much easier time figuring out when this needs done. Corrosion Of The Pipes Take a moment to locate as many exposed pipes as you can find. Do they appear to be in good shape? Are the pipes...

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Residential Heating Systems: Exploring Your Options

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Are you planning to install a new heating system in your home this winter? If so, it is important that you take the time to explore all of your available options before choosing your new residential heating system. By reviewing the pros and cons of each heating system outlined below, you can be sure that you are installing the most beneficial heating system for your home. Option #1: Furnace A furnace is the most common type of home heating system. The popularity of this heating system is due in part to its affordable nature, as well as its...

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The Whats And Whys Of Cold Rolled Steel

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Chances are pretty good that you don’t think about cold rolled steel every day, but you are probably affected by it more than you think. Steel is an alloy of iron, carbon, and other elements. It is hard and strong and has been the building material of choice for many years. In order to make steel more versatile, it must be shaped and molded to many different sizes and specifications. This is where cold rolling comes into play. If you have ever had a can of soda, opened a fridge, or driven a car, you might be interested in cold rolled...

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Lifting The Veil: 3 Simple Loss Prevention Blunders Made By The Average Retail Business

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When it comes to loss prevention in your retail business, you may feel like you have all of your ducks in a row to keep your store protected from shoplifters. However, there are a few things that you may be doing to hinder your store from being as safe and secure as it should be. Here are three of the most common loss prevention blunders store owners tend to make. Making All Surveillance Conspicuous In some states, it is illegal to place cameras in an inconspicuous manner so that it could be deemed hidden. However, most states only require...

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Three Ways You Can Customize Your Home To Increase Its Value

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If you’re like most people, purchasing a home is the largest investment that you will make in your life.  Unless you plan to stay in your home for good, you are likely looking for ways to upgrade your home so that when it’s time to sell it, you can receive a hefty profit.  Along with performing regular maintenance on your home to keep it in good condition, customizing your home is another way to increase its value.  Use this information to learn more about the additions you can incorporate into your home that will...

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Installing A Thermostat? 3 Things You Need To Think About Before Picking A Place

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In an effort to save money, you might head to the hardware store to pick up a brand new programmable thermostat. Since you will be taking apart your old model anyway, you might be thinking about moving that ugly white box to a different part of your house. However, your placement choice could drastically affect your thermostat’s ability to gauge the current air temperature. Here are three things you need to think about before you pick a place, and why it might matter. 1: Enclosed Spaces Wouldn’t it be nice to move that box into...

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Troubleshooting Central Air Conditioners: 3 Common Issues And Solutions

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When the temperature outside begins to rise, you probably look to your air conditioner for relief. But what do you do when your AC unit suddenly stops working? Calling a professional HVAC repairman is one option—but if the problem is mild, you can probably fix it yourself. Here are three common issues with central air units and simple fixes for each: 1. The Unit Is Not Running At All If you switch the unit on and nothing happens, it is likely that there are issues with the power. Fortunately, power issues are the easiest to fix. First, check...

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Two Pool Maintenance Tips You Need To Follow

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A pool is an addition to your property that can dramatically improve both the comfort of your family and the value of your home. However, it takes a lot of maintenance to keep a pool in good condition. If you don’t keep your pool in good condition, you can be forced to pay expensive repair bills. While you may not have any experience with owning a pool, there are a couple of tips that can help you avoid some routine problems.  Monitor The Calcium Levels Of The Water Most people are aware of the fact that it is necessary to monitor...

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