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Air Conditioner On The Fritz? Here's How To Keep Your Home Cool In The Meantime.

There's nothing that can make a hot summer's day even worse than the inside of your home being just as warm as the outside. Dealing with a broken air conditioner is never easy, and is one of those home repairs that usually needs immediate attention. But while you're waiting for your air conditioner to be repaired, here are two of the biggest ways you can keep your home cool. Tip #1: Keep Your Windows Closed and Blocked If your air conditioner isn't working, the first thing you'll probably want to do is open the windows to circulate air.

Picking The Right Type Of Asphalt For The Job

If you need to lay down asphalt, either for a personal project or for a business venture, then it is important that you understand the major differences between the most common types of asphalt. Here is an introduction to help you get started: Background First, you should have a basic understanding of what asphalt is composed of. All asphalt is a combination of a semi-solid petroleum product and minerals. It is usually laid down in several layers, and then compacted by applying a great deal of pressure from above.

Drain And Sewer Cleaning- The Tools Of The Trade

Drain and sewer cleaning is an important part of all water systems. Whether you have a large or small system, without making sure that the drains are clean and cleared you run the risk of damaging the system and causing many problems down the line. Here are some common tools that are used to clean out sewers and their drains in order to keep a clean system. One of the most common tools to use when cleaning drains is a sewer jetter.

2 Types Of Aquaculture Tanks And The Benefits They Provide

Aquaculture tanks are a necessary part of raising and farming fish and aquatic plants. However, it can be a bit difficult to find the right aquaculture tank for you due to the many different styles available and the fact that they all have their own benefits. Two types of aquaculture tanks to consider are round and raceway tanks. Round  Round tanks are the most common type of aquaculture tank, mostly because they are easy to find and setup.

2 Window Types That Are Easy To Clean

Replacement windows are a great home improvement to consider, especially when you consider the many benefits that they can provide. Two replacement window options that can make your life easier because they are easy to clean are double-hinged windows and windows with enclosed blinds. Double-Hinged Windows Cleaning traditional windows can be a serious hassle, mostly because you cannot reach the outside surface of the glass without running outside of your home and wiping the glass clean.

Adding Security Features For Self-Storage Managers On A Budget

For a smaller storage facility, the cost of implementing some of the more advanced security measures is prohibitive. But if you have a small self-storage facility, there are a few things you can do to stay in the game and remain competitive. Add Wireless Door Alarms to Your Storage Doors People want the peace of mind that comes with knowing everything they put behind the storage doors will still be there when they return.

Why You Should Choose Quartz Countertops

One of the best ways to remodel kitchen cabinets or sinks is to upgrade the countertops. New quartz countertops are great for kitchen and bathroom counters. They are becoming more popular than the more expensive granite countertops. This article will explain why it is the best option for homeowners who want a stylish, affordable and functional product for their remodel. Perks of Quartz One great thing about quartz is that every slab is unique.

How To Install A New Toilet

Installing a new toilet is a quick and easy bathroom remodel. This article will explain how to install a toilet and what tools you will need. Removing the Old Toilet First things first: turn off your water! Do not disconnect the main water line until you turn the valve to the off position. Even when the water is off, the water in the line will inevitably leak out. So, be prepared with a large bucket to catch the water spills.

Guests Arriving To Your New Home Soon? Clean Your Marble Flooring Fast

If guests plan to arrive to your new home by the end of the day, you may not have enough time to call a professional marble floor cleaning service to polish your marble flooring. But you can clean your flooring yourself with the right tips. Here's what you need to do in two steps. Step #1: Remove Dirt and Dust With a Soft, Dust Mop If you're unfamiliar with cleaning your marble flooring, you may not know how to keep scratches, discoloration and other problems from affecting the flooring's surface.

Commonly Asked Radiant Heating Questions

There is a dizzying array of heating systems available to the modern homeowner. Unfortunately, many of these systems are highly inefficient, and this can lead to major energy bills during the long winters. However, there are some forms of heating that are efficient, and radiant heating is one of these options. Yet, radiant heat systems are somewhat new to the marketplace, and many homeowners have a couple of questions because they are unfamiliar with this type of heating system.