Archive for March, 2017

What to Consider When Hiring an Appliance Repair Service

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Appliances are not meant to last forever, but the good ones should a while. When they stop working, your best bet is usually calling upon a repair service to come and make them as good as new.

When it comes to refrigerators, those should last somewhere around 13 years before you ever have to think about getting a new one. That being said, r28 percent of refrigerators with freezers on the top or bottom will break within three to four years. That number is even higher for side by side refrigerators and freezers, at 36 percent.

The good thing is that if your refrigerator breaks all you need to do is call someone who does refrigerator repairs. A trained service person will be able to see what the issue is as well as fix it before too much time has gone by. It can be a hassle to be without a w

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Get Ready to Go Green with These 3 Organic Lawn Care Tips

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Did you know that close to 70 million pounds of pesticides and herbicides are applied to yards in the U.S. every single year? That’s almost 10 times the amount used on U.S. farmland, acre for acre. These chemicals might keep your lawn looking nice, but the impact they have on the environment is nothing short of catastrophic.

If you’re ready to make a change and stop using harmful chemicals on your lawn, organic lawn care might be the solution. Here are a few organic tips to help you cultivate a naturally healthy lawn.

Think about soil like it’s a living thi

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Replacement Windows Why They’re Worth Considering

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Windows are a vital part of the home — nobody is arguing otherwise. But all too easily, we come to take our windows for granted. They, much like other utilitarian parts of a house, aren’t often checked up on or replaced. As long as they’re doing their basic function, people aren’t often worried about how their windows are working. Many don’t realize that an inefficient window can make a big difference in how much you pay in energy bills on a monthly basis. Often, the windows that are already installed before you buy a home are outdated and need to be either updated or replaced entirely. But windows, as previously mentioned, can be ignored in a way that aesthetic renovations often aren’t. However, not only are window updates necessary; they also tend to be easier to make than other updates t

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Types of Pollutants The Could Be in Your Drinking Water Why You Need a Whole Home Water Treatment

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The last thing we want to see when we go to fill up out refillable water bottles or go to take a shower is a discoloration or funny smell connected to our water. We want to make sure out water remains clear and clean, free of any contaminants. If you do not have some type of whole home water treatment at your house, here are a few signs it may be a good idea to get one.

Physical Signs

Physical pollutants are pollutants that change the look or other physical properties of the water. A lot of water distillers can catch these types of pollutants, but not always. If your water has an off-collar look to it, or has particles of sediment in it that you can physically see, it’s ti

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Exterior Lighting Trends to Update Your Outdoor Spaces

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When updating your home’s landscaping this spring, don’t forget to include lighting in your outdoor style. As outdoor spaces become hubs for leisure in entertainment in the warmer months, it is essential to make your yard welcoming and reflective of your home’s overall aesthetic. With the majority of home owners focusing on their backyard in their outdoor upgrades, custom lighting design can be tailored to individual homes. While shopping for your unique pieces, consider these outdoor lighting trends.

  • Statement Lights

    Exterior lighting no longer needs to be understated. Draw the eyes of your guest to your lighting fixtures with boldly sh

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