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Termite Control: Liquid Vs Bait

An average colony of termites can eat through a foot of 2 x 4 in 6 months. That doesn’t sound too alarming until you release that as they eat through the wood they are creating tunnels; allowing new colonies to come into existence. Each colony can have approximately 60,000 termites. You only need a few colonies to open up concerns about the structural integrity if …

Top Tips For Buying A Car On A Budget

Are you interested in buying a car, but want to stick to a budget? The best way to find the most economical car, and stick to your budget, is to use an online marketplace with one of the most comprehensive buying guys available online. The best online buying guide helps you stick to your budget by giving you a payment estimator, tools to estimate your …

Should I Repair or Replace My HVAC System?

Your HVAC system may be a sophisticated assembly of components, but it will eventually need maintenance, repair or replacement. It’s easy to just pay a heating and cooling technician to fix the thing and be done with it, but is that the best course of action? If you find yourself asking the “repair or replace” question, here are a few factors to keep in mind. …

5 Tips for Welcoming Summer Into Your Home

The word “summer” conjures up images of beaches, lazy afternoons sipping lemonade, and balmy evenings by a pool. The hot months of the year seem to urge relaxation and a slower pace. When getting into summer mode, however, a more relaxed lifestyle does not mean that you must give up all style, for yourself or for your house. There are fashionable ways to get into …

Yes, You Can Keep Your Energy Bills in Check!

Buildings account for a lot of the energy that is used in the U.S. Of that energy, about half of it is used to power our homes. Reducing the amount of energy you use means that your energy bills will be lower. There are quite a few ways that you can lower your energy bills without breaking the bank to do it. Let’s take a …

Getting your home ready for the holiday season

In keeping with the holiday spirit, no home would be complete without festive decorations. Nothing puts festive cheer in the air quite like gathering the whole family together to deck the halls. Done right, it can be a fun bonding experience that even children can enjoy. Working with a plan Before hauling the Christmas decoration boxes down from the attic, it is important to have …

Tips for Shopping for Industrial Lights for Your Home on the Internet

Industrial lights are often found in various stores, restaurants and other businesses in urban settings. However, more and more households are now adopting the use of these types of lights because of their unique appearance and low cost as they typically use salvaged or refurbished items. You may find industrial lights in stores around your area, especially in flea markets. While you may find these …

The Top Five Expert Reports You should Expect when Selling or Renting Out Your Property

When you’re selling or renting out property, you’re bound to require the services of a surveyor – and these professionals are often placed in the wrong light as they have the tendency to recommend other people to do part of the job. It can be frustrating, and you may think the surveyor is simply taking advantage of the situation to further his or her own …

Keep Your Energy Bills in Check with Aluminum Siding

Aluminum siding is attractive, durable and cost effective way to help keep energy costs down during all seasons. It originally gained popularity as a more affordable alternative to wood siding, and homeowners who choose it appreciate its easy installation, minimal maintenance, durability, low cost and wide variety of available styles and colors. Siding made of aluminum can last the lifetime of a home, and also …