5 Green Features Each New Home Should Have

Posted on: 20 January 2017

If you're having a new home built, you're lucky—you won't be dealing with the environmentally unfriendly aspects of many homes that were built in previous decades. For instance, today's new construction doesn't feature lead paint or aluminum wiring, which are two health and safety issues faced by homeowners in the past. Following are five more eco-friendly features you should request that your contractor include in your upcoming new home construction. 
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Quick And Simple Ways To Earthquake Proof Your House

Posted on: 20 January 2017

According to the United States Geological Survey, there were approximately 14,588 earthquakes with a magnitude of 4.0 or greater across the globe in 2015. If you in an area that is prone to earthquakes, or if they are few and far between, you want to make sure that your home is as safe as possible. In addition to hiring a professional to strengthen your foundation and perform several other upgrades, there are other simple ways to make your home more earthquake proof.
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Why You Should Get Your Basement Waterproofed Before You Sell Your Home

Posted on: 18 January 2017

If you are getting ready to put your home up for sale, there may be some repairs you will need to do before you list the house. When you list a house, you will be required to state any problems the house has that you know about. If you have dealt with water issues in your basement for many years, you will have to state this, and this can be a deal breaker for many buyers.
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3 Jobs Every Commercial HVAC Technician Should Sub-Contract Out

Posted on: 18 January 2017

Many people in the skilled trade industries dream of working for themselves, including those who install commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems to rooftops. Many imagine themselves as working for themselves, but it takes a lot of self discipline to be self employed and run a business. However, even the most experienced HVAC contractors understand that they cannot—and should not—do everything by themselves. Here are a few crucial things that many commercial HVAC technicians subcontract out to others.
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