Archive for June, 2016

When Did You Clean Your Roof Last? Maybe It’s Due

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Most homeowners do not spend a lot of time thinking about their gutters but they should. The number one cause of basement water problems is clogged gutters. That may seem counterintuitive but it really is not. Roof water can overflow if the gutters are clogged. It will then accumulate around the foundation where it can now leak into the basement. When homeowners do their roof cleaning, as all should do on a regular basis, doing at least some gutter cleaning is important. That is not the only reason to put roof cleaning on your “to do” list if you own a home.

The Reasons It Roof Cleaning Is Important:

  • You limit the

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Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Investing in a Vacation Rental

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Are you interested in Outer Banks homes for sale as a vacation home and to generate some income while you are in it? The beauty and atmosphere of North Carolina beach towns make it an appealing place to visit, for both you and potential renters. If you are looking at Outer Banks homes for sale though, it is important really consider the pros and cons to make sure it is a great investment. Before signing the dotted on any Outer Banks homes for sale (or any vacation condos for that matter), ask yourself the following questions:

  1. Can I afford to have my money tied up in Outer Banks homes for sale?
    Some investments —

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How A Few Small Changes Can Turn Your Plumbing Issues Around

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Plumbing problems can be one of the most pressing issues of concern for homeowners. For one thing, a plumbing problem can produce symptoms that range from annoying to disgusting. The fact is that nobody wants to deal with them, at any point in time. The second issue is that a plumbing problem often puts the entire workings of a house or commercial building on hold. Without running water, your house can be positively unlivable. This is why it’s vital to have a good, reliable plumbing service on hand to mend any and all issues. The thing about the plumbing industry is that the problems inherent to it can range from mild to severe. In turn, the solutions for these problems can be simple in some cases — sometimes, all you need is a good drain cleaning — and complicated and exp

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Looking to Replace Your Roof? Here Are the Five Most Popular Roofing Materials

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Knowing when to replace your roof can be a tough call, but once you’ve made the decision to invest in roof repair, you have more decisions to make. The most important of these decisions may just be what material your new roof will be made of. In a world of possibilities, some roofing materials are more popular than others. So if you’re struggling to decide, here are the top five most popular residential roofing materials.

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Renting Heavy Equipment Is a Money Saving Decision for Many Construction Companies

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In two days it will be the site of both the College World Series of Baseball and the Olympic Swim Trials. Today, however, the city of Omaha is making quick use of different kinds of equipment to fill in pot holes throughout the city. Much of the work was completed before the baseball games began, but with the biggest crowds expected the last Monday and Tuesday in June, some work still remains.
Sometimes even cities with fleets of their own equipment still make use of equipment rental for construction projects that have a short completion window. Pot holes and other road problems, for example, often develop at several locations at once. Unexpected high temperatures in the city of Omaha on the Friday before Father’s Day caused one major road to buckle in at least seven spots. Anxious to complete a larg

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