Tips For Safely Abating Lead-Based Paint From Your Home

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If your home was built more than a few decades ago, then it is very likely that its walls have been painted with lead-based paints. Since lead-based paints are a health hazard and can lead to lead poisoning in young children, it is important that you carefully remove them from your home when you are renovating. To this end, follow these tips to safely abate lead-based paints from your home:

4 November 2016

3 Reasons To Utilize An Upholstery Service

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An upholstery service is one of the most useful services to have at your disposal, mostly because it can help you repurpose older furniture and save quite a bit of money versus purchasing new furniture. Listed below are three reasons to utilize an upholstery service. Save Yourself Money One of the biggest reasons to use an upholstery service is because new furniture can often be quite expensive, especially when you compare the cost of buying new furniture to the cost of simply reupholstering your current furniture.

1 November 2016

Why You Need to Hire a Mold-Remediation Company

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Do you live in an area with high humidity? Have you found mold growing in your home? Your first instinct may be to simply attack the mold and mildew with household cleaning products. However, this might not be the best idea. There are a variety of reasons why you should leave the removal of mold to a trained professional. Some of these reasons include the following. Chemical mixing: When trying to get rid of mold, you might find it tempting to spray the mold with everything and hope that something works.

28 October 2016

Remodeling Your Home: Four Things You Should Know Before Hiring A Structural Engineer

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Whether you are considering building an addition to your house or knocking down a wall to renovate your existing space, you'll want to consider hiring a structural engineer. A structural engineer's job is to make sure that your house is sufficiently supported as you make changes to the existing structure. Here are a few things you should know before hiring a structural engineer for your home renovation. Budget For The Work

28 October 2016

A Guide To Safely Removing Mildew From Your Home When Someone Is Asthmatic, Allergic Or Sensitive To Chemicals

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Although few people enjoy the smell of mildew in their homes and almost everyone would like to get rid of it whenever possible, it is important to understand how harmful it could be to allergic, sensitive, or asthmatic persons. For instance, its presence in your home can prompt headaches and respiratory problems, while also increasing the likelihood of damage to the underlying structure of the building. In addition, the risk of respiratory challenges will often increase for persons who suffer from asthma and similar breathing difficulties.

28 October 2016

4 Tips For Dealing With Water Damage

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Having too much water in your home due to a burst water pipe or even flooding can be a scary time. You will want to act fast to ensure there is minimal damage to your property or your belongings. It's critical to your success to know the right things to do in a potentially catastrophic situation such as this. Being aware of tips that can be extremely helpful in a time such as this are essential for your well-being.

27 October 2016

Water Damage: Can My Carpet Be Saved? Three Questions To Ask

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If you're a homeowner, chances are that at some point in your ownership lifetime, you'll deal with water damage in one form or another. One common issue that many homeowners are faced with when dealing with water damage is determining whether their carpets can be safely cleaned and restored. To learn more about making such a decision, consider the three questions below. 1. Is the Carpet Wall-to-Wall or an Area Rug?

27 October 2016