Day: August 13, 2019

Steel bars for construction

Different Metal Types for Home Construction

When buying metal for home construction, it is important to know which types are suitable for the project. A basic understanding of how different types of metals are made and what they are made for could help you decide which part of your house would you place a specific metal to. Luckily, buying metal nowadays

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Should You Buy Off-the-shelf Windows?

Replacement-window shopping in California has never been easier. A single Google search can generate countless local stores near you, making it painless to compare products and prices. However, the Internet is good only for finding manufacturers and installers, not buying stock units. Off-the-shelf products seem the convenient choice, but their benefits pale in comparison to

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Cleaning air ducts for the air conditioner

What Happens If You Have Dirty Air Ducts?

Although it is very common to take for granted the air we breathe, poor air quality can have incredibly adverse effects on health. One possible contributor to this is dust and other forms of dirt being present in the air ducts of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Most people tend to overlook the air

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close shot of white weatherboards

Then as Now: The Enduring Appeal of Clapboards and Weatherboards

Clapboards and weatherboards—whether made of wood, metal, or vinyl—remain one of the most popular home cladding options in America. Clapboard and weatherboard coverings for exterior walls still present many advantages to this day, to say nothing of their continued aesthetic appeal. Weatherboards and clapboards are a uniquely American architectural flourish, brought about by the need

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Cool Down Your Home Without AC in Eight Ways

Want to get thru the summer without racking up your electricity bill? Sure, an AC can instantly cool down your home in Minneapolis, but it also uses up tons of energy that can cost you a lot. If you want to ditch your AC this summer, here are some quick tips and tricks to keep

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