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Hello, my name is Emily Green. Welcome to my website about home maintenance and repairs performed by general contractors. When I bought my first house, absolutely everything was in perfect condition. After living there for several months, however, I started to notice a slight decline in the finishes of certain materials in my house. I suspected that the items needed care, but I did not know how to proceed. A general contractor helped me learn everything I needed to know about home maintenance and repairs. I created this site to share this knowledge with my readers. Come by again soon to learn more.

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Four Options to Give Your Homean Affordable, Energy Efficient AC

24 September 2015
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If you have a home without central HVAC, installing a new air conditioner can be a costly investment. Central HVAC systems can also require a lot of maintenance and may not be the most energy efficient solution for every home. Today, there are other options for a more energy efficient and affordable cooling solution. Here are some choices you may want to consider for the new AC for your home:
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Having A House Built? Don’t Forget To Have A French Drain Installed

8 September 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

One of the problems with having a new home built is that even if you have had a perk test done to ensure the ground drains properly, there is no way to know for sure that you will not end up with a yard or basement full of water. There could be extra precipitation or you could have a problem in your plumbing that ends up creating a damp or wet environment.
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Three Tips To Help Find And Repair Leaks Around Rooftop Structures

19 August 2015
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If you have a home with different levels, you may have structures on your rooftop. Structures like chimneys and dormers can often be the cause of leaks. This is because the walls in these areas have flashing that can get a lot of wear and eventually begin to leak. Sometimes, it may be difficult to find the cause of the leaks in these areas of your roof. Here are some tips to help you find the source of water getting into your home and getting it repaired:
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Are There Drywall Solutions That Stand Up Better To Mold Infestation?

5 August 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If your home is located in an area that's prone to flooding, you might be constantly dealing with water damage in your home's flooring and walls. When water damage leads to mold growth in your drywall, it creates both an unsightly flaw and a health hazard. Mold spores in your home's interior air can aggravate conditions such as allergies and asthma, and some types of mold produce mycotoxins that are poisonous. Some drywall solutions are especially effective at standing up to mold growth, making them ideal for homes constructed in a geographic region that's prone to flooding.
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Add Color To Your Kitchen Design

23 July 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The kitchen is one fun place to add color. It may be your private retreat for household tasks or the center of the family's meetings. Either way, kitchens are meant to be homey and personal. Design your kitchen specifically to add color. Nature's Kitchen If you like the idea of cooking outside without the actual hassle, add green to your kitchen. Start with a neutral earth color for the walls, and bring the green through in the backsplash or the countertops.
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Learning About Home Maintenance and Repairs

Hello, my name is Emily Green. Welcome to my website about home maintenance and repairs performed by general contractors. When I bought my first house, absolutely everything was in perfect condition. After living there for several months, however, I started to notice a slight decline in the finishes of certain materials in my house. I suspected that the items needed care, but I did not know how to proceed. A general contractor helped me learn everything I needed to know about home maintenance and repairs. I created this site to share this knowledge with my readers. Come by again soon to learn more.

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