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Cost-Effective, Efficient Cooling for Your Home — Buying the Right AC Unit and Regular Air Conditioner Service

Written by Projects To Do At Home on April 8, 2016. Posted in Ac repair tampa fl, Air conditioning repair wesley chapel, Tampa ac repair

Air conditioners

Apart from the basic amenities at home like electricity and running water, most families expect a few more things as part of their daily home life. Basic creature comforts are now considered to be a necessity by many, and a large number of homes in America now have some kind of heating and cooling systems installed. In fact, cooling has developed into such a priority in the country over time that at present, about two-thirds of all residences in America are currently fitted with air conditioning machines.

Air conditioners fulfil a very important purpose — they cool down your home by bringing down the ambient temperature of your interiors to comfortable levels. This is no more considered to be a luxury, but rather a household staple, espec

How to Keep Your Basement Water Proof

Written by Projects To Do At Home on April 4, 2016. Posted in Basement waterproofing chicago il, Home waterproofing, Repairing cracked foundation

Chicago basement waterproofing

When I was a kid, we lived in a house with a converted basement. I was sitting down there, playing a game one afternoon when all of sudden it sounded like a water fall was coming into the basement. I looked over to where the sound was coming from and sure enough, coming from an area near the ceiling, there was water gushing into the basement. I ran upstairs and my dad was in the patio, frantically trying to get our above ground pool to stop pouring water over the top. I guess a side of the pool had broken and fallen over. I told him about the basement and he instructed me to shove towels up against the vent outside that led to the basement. Later I found out that the vent wasn’t supposed to just empty into the basement. There must have been a broken pipe that coincidentally happened about the sa

5 Reasons You Should Install a Commercial Fence

Written by Projects To Do At Home on March 28, 2016. Posted in Leesburg fencing company, Long fence deck, Long fence decks

Fencing company fredericksburg

Fencing is a much important important factor than we give it credit for. As many fence types that there are now, it’s fairly easy to get exactly the look you want without sacrificing functionality. If you own a business than taking advantage of commercial fencing services is not only beneficial but it is necessary. There are many ways that having a fence surrounding your property or certain areas of your property can really help your business. Here are just a few reasons why you should consider hiring commercial fencing services.

  1. Establishing Property Boundaries
    Especially in very congested areas, it can be difficult to tell where one establish

Tips for Keeping Your Heating and Cooling Systems Happy

Written by Projects To Do At Home on March 20, 2016. Posted in Gas furnace repair, Home air conditioning service, St louis furnace repair

St louis water heater installation

How much time do you spend thinking about your heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system? If you are like most homeowners, the answer is probably something like, “not much.” Given how important they are to maintaining the comfort level in our homes, they deserve more care and feeding than most of us give them. When we properly maintain our systems, they can last anywere between 12 and 15 years. There are things we can do to prevent needing expensive heating ad cooling repair.

Tips to avoid expensive heating and cooling repair services:

Check your system often.Take a look at your HVAC unit and walk around and inspect all of your vents on a regular basis. This should be done regularly so you can catch any problems with your sys

Did You Know A New Fence Or Deck Can Increase Your Home’s Value?

Written by Projects To Do At Home on March 9, 2016. Posted in Fencing company fredericksburg, Fencing leesburg, Residential fence

Residential fencing company

What are you planning as your next great homeowning project? Are you considering a brand new solar power roof to convert the sun’s rays into eco-friendly and affordable sustainable energy? Or are you more interested in inspecting your sewer drain system and pinpointing expensive cracks and leaks? An increasingly popular choice for homeowners across America has been found in screened porches and commercial fencing, an accessible and beautiful method of decorating your home while simultaneously increasing your security and real estate value. Commercial fencing companies are staffed by professionals well-versed in the art of drafting, architecture and metalwo

Can the Windows in Your Home Save You Money? The Answer May Surprise You!

Written by Projects To Do At Home on March 9, 2016. Posted in Hot rolled steel windows, Metal windows and doors, Thermal broken steel windows

Custom steel windows

In the average home, up to 20% of heat loss occurs through the windows. Windows are naturally thinner than walls, but that doesn’t mean they should cost you money in energy bills! In fact, your windows should help you save money during all times of the year.

By replacing your standard windows with Energy Star certified windows, you could save anywhere from $100-$460 annually. While the double glass pane can help save a lot of money, there are other window options for you to explore as well. Metal window manufacturers specialize in making windows that are not only the most secure you may ever buy, but also some of the most energy efficient.

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Things to Keep in Mind When Buying Your First Home

Written by Projects To Do At Home on February 12, 2014. Posted in Real estate in suffolk va, Real estate market research, Real estate portsmouth va

Gloucester real estate for sale

Buying your first home can be an intimidating process. But through all the forms and phone calls and steps in the process, it might be helpful to remember that first time buyers account for two-fifths of all home purchases. So don’t for one second think that the sellers hold all the cards — without buyers, there would be no sellers. And with a little bit of research and planning, you can make it much easier to buy a new home than you ever thought possible.

  • Know Your Budget
    Most people know what they’d like to spend on a house, but until you know what you can spend, you’re inviting setbacks and disappointment. Buyers who get pre-approved for first time home buyer loans know exactly what they can spend on a house — there are no surprises. An

The Benefits of Building a Custom Home

Written by Projects To Do At Home on February 11, 2014. Posted in Arizona home builders, Building custom homes, New home builder arizona

Building a custom home

A custom home is a site-specific home built from a unique set of plans according to the client’s desires and lifestyle. In Arizona custom home builders are especially popular because Arizona is a state in which there is a lot of demand for custom homes. However, building a custom home can often be very expensive, so for the most part, the custom home industry caters to a wealthy clientele.

One of the best benefits of choosing a custom home builder is the ability to create a “green” (environmentally friendly) home. Plus, in many cases, custom home builders construct on land the home buyer already owns.

Custom homes allow the homeowner to choose fr

Exterior Window Treatments are Great for More Than Just Curb Appeal

Written by Projects To Do At Home on February 11, 2014. Posted in Designer window blinds, Outdoor window blinds, Panel blinds

Blinds and shutters

Upgrading the exterior of your home is a great way to increase curb appeal and build a property that stands out on the block. However, perhaps surprisingly, the right window treatments are actually great for improving the functionality of your home’s interior. That is especially true if you choose to install outdoor plantation shutters. Because they are highly customizable and can be built to fit just about any exterior design ideas, they will always look great. However, they are also beneficial because they can make a bedroom or living room far more comfortable on the inside. As a result, wooden plantation shutters will always prove to be an awesome option when you are looking to upgrade.
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Looking for a Great Place to Retire? Santa Fe is a Great Choice

Written by Projects To Do At Home on February 7, 2014. Posted in American indian art, Homes in santa fe, Santa fe homes for sale

American indian art

“Retirement isn’t so bad. Give me a tall drink, a plush sofa and a rerun of ‘Matlock,’ and you can have the rest. Matlock is my hero. He never loses.” – Ken Venturi

After retirement, there is certainly more time for watching reruns of old cop dramas. However, being able to retire often means having both the time and money to pursue hobbies that you couldn’t enjoy often enough while you had to handle a full-time job and raising a family. For instance, if you love American Indian art but have never had the time to visit every museum and gallery, retirement is the perfect time to do that. Regardless of what your favorite hobby might be, choosing to buy or build a home where you get as much enjoyment as possible is a great idea.

If you happen to be interested in American Indian art, then you might want to t