2014

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.

2014

Two Things To Be Aware Of When Using Homemade Grout Cleaner

16 December 2014
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Construction & Contractors, Blog

The grout between your bathroom and kitchen tiles can be very difficult to deal with. Fortunately, there are many situations where a homemade mix of bleach and baking soda is all that's necessary to keep your grout looking at its best. But if you decide to go the homemade route when cleaning grout, make sure that you're aware of these two things. The Coarse Nature Of Homemade Grout Cleaner Makes It Easy To Overuse
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3 Investments That Will Help You Save On Heating Costs

10 December 2014
 Categories: , Blog

Whether you live in a mild climate or a location that gets really cold in the winter, chances are that you spend money throughout the cold season to heat your home. The cost of heating a home can be very high, especially if your home is not well-equipped to withstand low temperatures. You can make many small changes in order to keep your home warmer when it's cold outside. To really save on heating costs, though, there are three big investments that you ought to make.
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Kid-Friendly Bathroom Remodeling Ideas

10 December 2014
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Creating a kid-friendly bathroom doesn't mean sacrificing your adult needs or design choices. You can often combine the best of both with a few creative bathroom remodel upgrades. Make the Sink Accessible Tripping over step stools in the middle of the night isn't fun. Why not remodel your bathroom so your little ones can reach the sink without a stool? There are two options when it comes to the sink:
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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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5 Tips For Preventing Bathtub Clogs

10 December 2014
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

A clogged bathtub drain is a common plumbing problem, but that does not make it any less frustrating. Fortunately, you can avoid clogged bathtub drains with proper maintenance. If you take good care of your drains, you will not have to call a plumber. Here are five tips for preventing bathtub clogs. Do Not Empty Mop Buckets In Your Bathtub If you have ever emptied a mop bucket in your bathtub, you are not alone.
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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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