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What You Can Expect During An Annual Fire Sprinkler Inspection

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Most cities, counties and states require commercial businesses to have their fire sprinkler systems inspected on an annual basis. This helps ensure the sprinkler system is functional should a fire break out. However, if your business has never undergone one before, you may be wondering what will be inspected and why. Here is a bit of information that will help you determine what you can expect during your annual fire sprinkler inspection.…

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5 Animal-Themed Decorations Ideal For French Doors

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Installing new French patio doors to your home adds elegance, natural sunlight, and easy access to the exterior. When you are installing the doors, there are many custom options you can choose that will appeal to your personal interests. If you’re an animal lover, there are ways to infuse your love of animals with a patio door installation. The following five decoration ideas can be blended seamlessly into your patio door setup and create a nice animal theme for your home.…

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Home Safety: Knowing When To Replace Windows

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If you live in a home with old windows that show signs of wear and tear, your residences is at a high risk for burglary. In fact, approximately 60.5 percent of all burglaries in the U.S. involve forcible entry, which means thieves target entry points like windows and doors at a high rate. Even if you have a lock on your window, if there are worn out or rotted parts around the opening, you might as well consider the structure to be insecure.…

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4 Reasons To Use Turf At Home In Place Of Real Grass

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A lawn makes your yard look nice and gives your family and pets a soft surface to play on. But, not every home and personal situation allows for an opportunity to have a real lawn. Here are four reasons you can use turf in and around your home in place of real grass Real Lawn Requires a Lot of Water If your home has a large lawn and you are fortunate to live in a cooler climate, you can water your lawn whenever you need to.…

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2 Adverse Health Effects Of Living Without Air Conditioning

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A central air conditioning system cools a house and removes high levels of moisture from a house during hot seasons, and both of these things are important for your health. If you have been putting off getting your AC fixed, you may want to consider calling a repair company before the weather gets too hot. Not only will it be hard for you to stay cool if you do not have AC, but it could also be putting you at risk for health problems.…

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3 Ways Your Air Conditioner Can Make You Sick And How To Fix It

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The home air conditioning system that makes you more comfortable can also be the reason you are not feeling well. Here are three ways your air conditioner can make you sick and how to fix the problem so you can eliminate the health risks. Airborne Mold, Bacteria, and Fungi Any time moisture remains on a surface for a period of time, mold and fungus can grow there. This is especially true in an air conditioning system.…

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2 Ways To Prolong The Life Of Your Water Heater

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You use your water heater for laundry, washing dishes, or bathing on a daily basis. For this reason, it’s necessary you take time out of your busy schedule to maintain it. If you don’t maintain your water heater, then you’ll soon find yourself in need of a replacement. To ensure your water heater lasts as long as possible, perform these three maintenance tasks: Regularly Inspect and Replace Your Anode Rod…

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Steps To Secure Your New French Doors With A Deadbolt Lock

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French doors are a unique, decorative way to add elegance to your home, particularly when you install them as exterior doors. The glass panels in the doors allow you to take advantage of as much natural light as possible, but they also mean you’ll need to be careful about installing locks so that you don’t damage the glass panels. Some door styles come without a pre-installed lock system, so you’ll have to add a lock to the door before you install them.…

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Is A Heat Pump Right For Your Home

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There are a few common types of heaters available for residential installation. If you have forced air ductwork in your home, then one of your heating choices is a heat pump. Some of this decision is based on personal preference, but the rest is based on what works best in your home. Here are the primary considerations for whether or not a heat pump is right for your home. Location, Location, Location…

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Beyond Repair: 4 Windshield Cracks That Necessitate Replacement

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The second you notice a chip or crack in your windshield, there’s no doubt you’re devising a way to fix it fast. Fortunately, windshield shops can fix most chips and cracks that mar the outer windscreen. Technicians survey the damage to make sure it meets the given criteria for a successful repair. The size of the chip or crack and its location all come into play in the decision process. You may need to just have your windshield replaced, however, if it deviates from the ideal scenario.…

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