6 Things You Should Consider Before Choosing a Home Warranty Plan

It's the holiday season, and this year it's your turn to host the family party. You've been looking forward to the festivities with mixed feelings. Your oven's been on the verge of going out for a while. You just haven't gotten around to having someone fix it. A family party holiday potluck doesn't sound great, but it's your best...

Key Factors to Consider Before Installing Construction Cameras on the Job Site

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The construction industry in North Carolina is booming, with a year-on-year growth of about 2.1%, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors. Construction is a primary driver of the economy and one of the biggest employment generators. But nowadays, more and more contractors are setting up construction cameras on site. And there is a reason for that, other than tracking...

8 Tips to Help You Sell Your Home Fast

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1. Use Online Marketing Most buyers start their search for a new home online. A proper listing will help sell your home. That can mean several things, including great pictures, shooting a video, and more.  List Your House for Sale There are tons of property listing websites where you can put your house up for sale free of charge. Spend some time...

Buying a Home in the Mountains of North Carolina

Much of the western portion of North Carolina is covered by the Blue Ridge Mountains, making the state an ideal place for mountain lovers to call home. Although this mountain range extends  from Georgia to Pennsylvania, it’s North Carolina’s additional access to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Appalachian Trail, and spectacular scenery that...

How To Protect Your Home From Wildfires

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With the climate around the world rapidly changing and warming, there has been a dramatic increase in spontaneous wildfires. Thousands have lost their homes as fires burn and spread uncontrollably through vast areas. The West Coast and parts of the south have been particularly hard hit in the past decade. Wildfires can be close to impossible to control. If the...

Top Safety Tips When Using Welding Equipment

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Welding can be a dangerous task if you don’t follow the proper safety instructions, safety practices and equipment are universally applicable. Welding exposes an individual to the same hazards, it doesn’t matter if you are working on a small job or a large contract, you must take steps to ensure your safety and the safety of others around you....

How Professional Cleaning Can Help You Sell Your Property Faster

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If you’re looking to sell your property out on the market, there are a couple of factors that you should consider in order for you to sell it quickly. One of those factors is making sure that your property is attractive enough to potential buyers. But how do you do that? It could be by renovating a room, fixing...

Get Government Help with Installing a Virtual Solar Power System

If you happen to be a South Australian homeowner, you can take advantage of a new government scheme that will allow you to install solar power in your home at a reduced cost. The South Australian Marshall government recognizes the need to reduce our dependency on fossil fuel-based energy, and are therefore offering huge subsidies to encourage SA homeowners...

3 Security Considerations That Should Factor into Every Building Design

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Whenever you are designing a building, irrespective of its purpose, you need to factor in the security of the building and its occupants. Unsafe building designs can have fatal consequences and can lead to serious damage to your reputation, and potentially your finances if someone decides to sue. The following three security considerations should factor in to every major design...

Home Security Tips for the Winter Season

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You already know home security is essential in the prevention of burglary, but that's not all. Home security promotes safety no matter where it originates from. There are a host of season-specific dangers and homeowner obstacles, and with winter right around the corner, it's best you're prepared. Here are some must-know tips you can use to prevent left and...

How to Purchase a Foreclosed Home

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Are you on the house hunt with your eye on a foreclosed home that seems like a great deal you can't let slip by? Find out what you need to know. In the US, there is 1 foreclosure in every 2,814 homes. Sad news for the homeowner can be good news for you, though.  Do you know someone who bought a...

Effective Ways to Make a Home More Disability Friendly

As of 2018 there are 13.9 million disabled people in the UK, including people experiencing everything from visual impairments to physical disabilities. Disabled people therefore make up a large portion of both homeowners and renters, required many different adjustments so they can live happy lives. Whether you own a home and need to adapt it as you or a...

The Benefits of a Home Water Softener

A water softener works by softening water. It does its job by getting rid of minerals that harden the water. The water is hard if it contains high levels of magnesium and calcium. Hard water causes many problems in your home, some of which are not noticeable. For one, it can lead to clogged pipes. It also makes it...

Keep Your Home Nice and Dry by Working with Experienced and Professional Plumbers Every Time

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As a homeowner, there’s a sense of pride that comes with being able to make repairs and take care of problems on your own. However, there are certain systems on your home where you may not want to put your DIY skills to the test without a bit of experience, and your plumbing is definitely one of them. The...

A Mini-Guide to Green Cleaning

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If you are like other natural living enthusiasts, you’ve probably gotten surprised by the number of chemicals in everyday products. It can be overwhelming to replace every product in your house in a day. It is best to pick one or two cleaning supplies to replace with green cleaning products a month. Here is a list of tips to help...

How to Find Your Dream Home Using MLS Listings

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Finding your dream home is a time-consuming process, but it’s an exciting journey despite all the time and hard work involved. In the beginning, it’s fun to look through MLS listings and stop by a few open houses, but after a few weeks of this, you’re ready to find your dream home and move in already! So how can...

The Ever-Present Dangers of Asbestos

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Asbestos is a natural silicate mineral that has been mined extensively throughout the world, and until the 1970s, asbestos was used in construction, mainly because of its fire-resistant properties. Asbestos fibres were pressed into sheets and the material splinters when cut or broken, sending minute slivers of fibreglass into the air, and these airborne fibres can easily be inhaled....

A Guide to Stress Free Commercial Relocation

If your business is booming and you need bigger premises, there is much to consider. Obviously, the location of your new premises needs to be right, and you also need to think about future expansion, which will allow to avoid yet another move. Once you have found the ideal venue, the next step is to organise the relocation, and...
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