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.

3 Telltale Signs It’s Time For A New Air Conditioner

10 December 2014
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A new central air conditioner isn't cheap; in fact, the average cost for a new unit can range anywhere from around $3,000 all the way up to $10,000—depending on the size of your home and the quality of the unit. Therefore, you certainly don't want to replace your AC unit if you don't need to, but it can sometimes be a challenge to determine when total air conditioner replacement is necessary (and cost-effective).
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4 Ways To Supplement A Central Air Conditioning System

10 December 2014
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An unconditioned home can be oppressively hot during the summer, especially if you live in some of the nation's warmer climate zones, like the southwest or southeast. Given the hot and sticky feeling associated with a lack of air conditioning, it's no surprised that the majority of U.S. homes rely on central air conditioning to keep things cool and comfortable. Unfortunately, even central air may not be enough to tame the heat in some cases.
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3 Ways To Improve The Heat Retention In Your Home

10 December 2014
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Keeping your home warm without having to use your heater constantly can be a struggle in the coldest winter months of the year. If you want to keep your home warm without spending a fortune, then consider these 3 ways to improve the heat retention in your home. Have Your Insulation Inspected One of the main ways to improve the heat retention in your home is to add more insulation. Most homes come with just a little insulation or basic insulation.
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3 Reasons It’s Important To Clean Your Gutters

10 December 2014
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When it comes to home maintenance, a lot of attention is paid to things like plumbing and roofing. Both of those things are important, to be sure, but there are other parts of the home that tend to get neglected. Your home's rain gutters are one part of the home that a lot of people tend to forget about for a good portion of the year. However, they need to be maintained regularly, just like another other aspect of your home.
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The Advantage Sod Has Over Seeded Grass

9 December 2014
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Sod refers to grass and a thin layer of dirt underneath that comes in large rolls and strips. It is used to put grass quickly and easily on a lawn, and is commonly used for playgrounds, golf courses, sports fields, and residential lawns. Sod offers a number of advantages over traditional seeded grass, and knowing the differences between the two allows you to make an educated decision about whether or not sod is the right fit for your needs:
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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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