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Air Conditioning Heat Pump Services

Cool, Clean Air all Round You Indoor air conditioning is a key concept when constructing any modern household. Air conditioning systems will keep you cool during the hot summer months, and make staying in a pleasant, relaxing experience not to be missed. Depending on your living situation, you can purchase various types of air conditioners. […]

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Appliance Repair Services

Is it Repairable, Returnable, Covered by Warranty or Replaceable? Household appliances have been saving people time and energy for decades now. But they have also been causing endless frustration to people over the years when they breakdown. Do It Yourself or Call in the Experts? Of course, not every problem that occurs with your refrigerator […]

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Architectural Services

From Dirt to Design to Dream Home! You may have a building lot on which you now want to build your dream home or you have an older home and you now want to modernize your kitchen and bathrooms or you may desire a sun-room, recreation room or even another garage. Whatever your need, one […]

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Basement Repair Services

Check your basement for Water Stains, Cracks and Bad Odors Basement Basics The foundation supports the structure above it and resists the pressure of the soil around it. Fixing any foundation problems is essential to preserve the durability and structure of your home. Without a sound foundation, problems are inevitable. If problems with the foundation […]

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Bathroom

Bathroom Dreams to Bathroom Reality by your Bathroom Specialist Ideally, the bathroom is a place where you can feel relaxed and at peace. Far too often, it is the smallest, darkest and coldest room in the house! With a little forethought and minimal cash expenditure, you can transform any bathroom into the sanctuary it should […]

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Carpet Cleaner

Carpet Cleaning Tips & Tips for Hiring a Carpet Cleaner Before you roll out the red carpet, make sure it’s clean. Today we are talking dirty about carpet: how to buy it, how to clean it and how to protect it from everyday wear and tear. The carpet industry began in the late 1700s in […]

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Carpet Supplier

Treat Your Feet to Wall to Wall Carpet There are numerous carpet selections today, but you basically have two styles of carpet — loop pile and cut pile. In the loop style pile each of the ends is connected into the backing so that you have a continuous loop. In the cut style pile the […]

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Ceramic Tile Specialist

Ceramic Tiles a Timeless Elegance for your home Discover the world of ceramic and natural stone tile. The timeless beauty and infinite variety of colors, styles, and textures will amaze you. And because of tile’s durability and easy maintenance, you will never find a better or less expensive material for your kitchen, bath, patio and […]

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Chimney Sweep

Keep Santa’s Suit Clean and Red. It’s Time to Call the Chimney Sweep. Chimneys need to be cleaned if you use it once a year or 365 times a year. When home-heating costs began to rise significantly in the 1970s and 1980s, many homeowners turned to wood as a cheaper source of energy. Along with […]

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Drywall Repair Services

Dents, Cracks and Holes can be Covered Drywall Repair Services Avoid the need for Drywall Repairs by having the initial installation done properly. The Most Common Mistakes are: Neglecting to make provisions for insulation, ventilation, moisture control and wiring prior to the installation of drywall. Neglecting to install nail guards where wires or pipes run […]

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Duct Cleaning Services

Line up Your Ducts Before You Call the Duct Cleaner! Things to Consider and Tips about Air Duct Cleaning If you think duct cleaning might be a good idea for your home, but you are not sure, talk to the company that services your heating and cooling system, and contact a professional duct cleaning service […]

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Electrical Repair Services

Is it covered by Warranty, Repairable, or should it be Replaced? Most Common Lamp (Bulb Type) Failures: The light bulb is burnt out. Before installing bulb, make sure you have the right volt replacement bulb, check bulb carefully for damage. Then, with a towel lightly dampened with window glass cleaner or rubbing alcohol; wipe all […]

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Flooring Replace and Repair Service

You walk on ME 365 Days-a-Year shouldn’t I get a little TLC? Accidents do happen and sooner or later everyday wear and tear alone will cause an unsightly blemish on an otherwise perfectly good floor. Most of these scars can be fixed in just a few hours if you have left over material on hand. […]

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Furnace Repair Services

Maintain it, Fix it or Freeze! The furnace that warms your house is likely to be the most expensive home appliance you will purchase and operate. There is also the installation cost that may be as much as the unit itself, whether it is for heating only, or part of a combination unit for heating […]

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Garage Door Services

When Open Sesame Doesn’t Work call Garage Door Services Garage Door Basics Garage doors are undergoing their third period of metamorphosis. Wood used to be the material of choice in the first generation of doors. Then insulated, steel garage doors appeared. Fiberglass and other composites are now bringing about further change and advancements. The use […]

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General Contractor

House Facelifts Home Surgeries! Tips and Advice on Remodelling Your Home. That day has finally come. You’ve decided to remodel your home. Perhaps you’ve decided to split up the kids, give junior his own room and let big sister have some privacy. Maybe you’ve decided to make over the kitchen or bathroom. No matter what […]

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Heating Contractor

Replacing or Up-grading your Home Heating System? Heating Contractor Basics It is easy to overlook, but the heating and cooling systems in your home are important to your family’s comfort, safety and health. When you choose a contractor, hire a qualified, full-time professional and not a handyman who does this type of work on the […]

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Home Entertainment Center

How to guide for a great Home Entertainment Center Welcome to the Information Age, where your television is digital, your stereo follows you from room to room, and the lights are cued as you pull in the driveway. If you’re considering home networking, High Definition Television (HDTV), or any of a number of other digital […]

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Home Inspection Service

Two of the Three Little Pigs Could Have Used My Help! Why You Need a Home Inspector Did your builder skimp on nails for the vinyl siding? If there aren’t enough nails, a big wind will blow it off. A good home inspector would see it a mile away. Once a rarity on a residential […]

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Home Owners Insurance

What if Chicken Little is Right? (The sky is falling) Are you covered? What Is Homeowners Insurance? Homeowners insurance provides financial protection against disasters. A standard policy insures the home itself and the things you keep in it. The insurance is a package policy. This means that it covers damage to your property and your […]

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Home Renovations Services

Home Surgeries! Tips and Advice on Remodeling Your Home. That day has finally come. You’ve decided to remodel your home. Perhaps you’ve decided to split up the kids, give junior his own room and let big sister have some privacy. Maybe you’ve decided to make over the kitchen or bathroom. No matter what you’ve chosen […]

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Home Security Services

Do You Have a Burglar Friendly Home? Don’t Become a Statistic, Protect Your Assets. If you want peace of mind and trouble free deadbolt locks, have a professional install them. Usually a locksmith, this person can evaluate your existing doors and doorframes. S/he will also make sure that high security strike plates, and heavy duty […]

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Home Wiring Services

Is your Home Wired for Security, Cable, High Speed Internet, Sound and Health? Electrical System Basics Electricity is a safe and convenient source of energy for heat, light and power in your home, provided it is distributed in correctly sized and properly protected conductors. Good wiring systems are safe and energy-efficient. Because of their convenience, […]

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Hot Tubs, Whirlpools, Spas Services

Hot Tubs, Whirlpools, Spas, I want them all! So, you’ve decided to invest in a hot tub or spa. These amenities can provide hours of family recreation and a peaceful escape from the grind of ordinary life. But there’s also the issue of maintenance and choosing the right model. Hot Tubs and Spas A hot […]

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House Cleaning Services

Win the War on Dirt! How to Safeguard Your Investment by Keeping it Spick and Span. So you’ve bought your first home, or perhaps you are getting ready to sell your home. Which ever it is, you may now be faced with the formidable prospect of cleaning. It’s a big and timely job. Along with […]

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Interior Decorator Services

Understanding Remodelling, Hottest Trends, Interior Designers and Make Over Perhaps you’re trying to decide if it’s a good idea to purchase a model home (a professionally decorated show home). Perhaps you’re thinking of remodelling your present house. Maybe you’re just trying to find the right interior decorator or maybe you’re toying with the idea of […]

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Internet Provider Services

Are You Connected to the World’s Information Highway? What you should know about Internet Service Provider! Internet Basics The Internet, or simply the Net, is the publicly accessible worldwide system of interconnected computer networks that transmit data by packet switching using a standardized Internet Protocol (IP). It is made up of thousands of smaller commercial, […]

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Kitchen Contractor

Replace, Reface and Renovate: Homeowners Tips to a Better Kitchen The days where grandmothers locked themselves inside the kitchen slaving away over a small stove and smaller counter have long since past. Today’s kitchen owners still want to produce the amazing meals that grandma use to, but not at the expense of isolating themselves from […]

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Moving Companies

Moving Day! Wagons Ho!! The low-down on Loading up and Heading Out Nobody but a lunatic enjoys moving. Moving is work, not pleasure. It takes time, energy, money, and attention. So it won’t be fun but does it have to be painful? No, but like the dentist says, “it may pinch a little”. When you […]

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Moving Truck Rental

Here are 12 steps in Renting a Moving Truck: Looking for ways to save money during your next move? Consider renting a moving truck. Renting a moving truck is one of the more cost-effective ways to relocate a whole household or even a small office. Just like renting a car, you can rent a truck […]

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Mr. Fix-It Services

Mr. Handyman, Mr. Fix-It, Hire a Husband or Honey-Do-List Services A search of the internet will produce a list of men, women and companies who will provide the services to repair, fix, and remodel anything in or around your home. Busy schedules leave little time for home repairs. Let Mr. Handyman handle it. Mr. Handyman […]

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Oil Tank Removal Services

Heating Oil Underground and Above Ground Storage Tank are a Big Expensive Problem Issues regarding oil tanks, whether underground oil storage tanks (USTs) or above ground indoor or outdoor tanks, include: oil tank leaks, oil tank leak testing methods, oil storage tank removal, environmental damage, oil spill cleanup, oil tank abandonment procedures, and oil storage […]

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Painter Interior

Revive, Renew and Transform in a Brush Stroke! The perfect shade of quality paint can transform your home. Not only a color change, but a new coat of paint can change your mood! It is also a good way to clean and disinfect a wall that has gone beyond scrubbing. Cleaning and Preparation No matter […]

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Pest Control Services

Rid Yourself of Pesky Varmints with Pest Control Services Pest Control Basics Pest control refers to the regulation or management of another species defined as a pest, usually because it is believed to be detrimental to a person’s health, the ecology or the economy. Pest control is at least as old as agriculture. In order […]

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Plumbing Services

Good Plumbing is Not Just a Pipe Dream Domestic Home Plumbing System Basics A house has several plumbing systems. Water supply piping brings water to the house and distributes it to fixtures and appliances, including outdoor sprinklers and irrigation. Drain and waste piping disposes of used water and waste. Vent piping exhausts sewer gasses and […]

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Radon Gas Services

Should I be concerned about Radon Gas in My Basement? Definition of Radon Gas Radon is a naturally occurring, inert, radioactive gas, derived from naturally occurring uranium deposits in the earth. It is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. Radon-222 is the environmentally important form of radon. Radon itself is not particularly harmful, but some of its […]

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Restoration Services

Fire and Water Damage Restoration Services Without exception, regardless of what your handyman capabilities are fire and water damage restoration is best left in the capable hands of an experienced restoration contractor. The reason is because properly handling the house restoration process can be tricky business. Creating possible health hazards for both the person handling […]

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Rubbish Removal Services

Let us make your world neat and tidy! Rubbish Removal Service provides removal of rubbish and waste. Our services cover all kinds of waste removal, waste disposal, garbage disposal, rubbish removal and clean up services. Waste removal services cover: Light and heavy household rubbish Concrete rubbish removal Timber and steel waste removal Tree stump removal […]

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Storage Services

Please read this report before you PACK and STORE. Self-storage is an affordable option if you have run out of space at home and need to store personal items and furniture. With 24-hour access to secure storage facilities, it provides an ideal opportunity for you to de-clutter your house and perhaps prepare it for a […]

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Telephone, Cell phone, Tablet Repair

Telephone, cell phone, sip phone, satellite phone repair and services Why Won’t My Telephone Work? Telephone Repair – do a little common sense trouble shooting before your call. If you hear noise on your line, it may be caused by the weather, poor grounding, electrical interference or other conditions beyond your control. There is nothing […]

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Vacuum Cleaner Services

Central Vacuum, Luggable Vacuum, Built-in Vacuum If you’re tired of lugging a vacuum cleaner around the house and have been thinking about some type of alternative, you might want to give some consideration to a central vacuum system. For many homes, central vacuum systems can offer not only additional convenience, but also less noise, less […]

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Water Conditioning Services

Is Cool, Clean, Fresh Water Flowing from your Taps? What is Hard Water? Hard water is probably the most common water problem found in the home. Hard water spots your glasses and dishes, makes laundry dull, and causes soap scum and scale to build-up making cleaning a chore. The most common hardness causing minerals are […]

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Window Cleaning Services

Do You Find Cleaning Windows A Pane? Window cleaning can be frustrating. The secret to getting crystal clear windows is simple. The right window cleaning tools, and especially a quality squeegee, will get your windows spotless. You will never see a professional with a spray bottle of blue liquid and a roll of paper towels […]

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Window Covering Specialist

Give Your Windows the Royal Treatment. Improving your windows is one of the most effective ways to improve the look of your home. These decorative touches, such as window shutters, window blinds or window curtains, greatly impact how a window is viewed. Window coverings are an important part of interior design for a couple of […]

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Window Repair and Replacement Services

 Foggy, Cracked, Chipped, Stained or Broken Window Expert Residential Glass Services Window installation, repair, and replacement, should be trusted to a certified residential glass specialist. Residential Window Repair Window seal failure is a common problem for aging windows. A failed seal around the insulated glass unit allows moisture-laden air to get in between the panes […]

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