Understanding The Construction Process

How To Avoid Problems With Your Garbage Disposal

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A garbage disposal is a handy kitchen appliance, but it can sometimes do more harm than good. You have to be careful about what you put inside it. Remember, the food bits come out the other side and flow through your drains. Even if the food you put in it doesn’t hurt your garbage disposal, it may still clog up your drains. Here are a few tips for avoiding common problems. Read More»

Sink Styles For Your Kitchen Remodel

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Your sink is one of the most utilitarian additions to your kitchen. It’s the center for cleaning dishes and the kitchen itself. The sink is also where you fill pots and water bottles, rinse produce and wash your hands. All these jobs don’t mean a kitchen has to be utilitarian in design, though. Choose a sink that complements your kitchen remodel.        Self-Rimmed Sink The most basic style of sink is one with its own rim. Read More»

3 Questions To Ask When Hiring A Concrete Contractor

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If you’re looking to install a concrete driveway or patio at home, but find the prospect of pouring and stamping the concrete too daunting to take on by yourself, you’ll want to consider getting in touch with a concrete contractor. When you find a contractor you like, be ready to ask a variety of questions and write down the answers so you know exactly what to expect when the concrete pouring process begins. Read More»

3 Tips For Dealing With The Aftermath Of A House Fire

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A house fire can be an extremely traumatic, dangerous, and stressful situation. In the event of a fire in your home, the most obvious first step is to get all people and pets out of the house to safety as quickly as possible. After the flames are extinguished, there are several things that you will have to deal with in order to restore your home to its previous state. Use the following tips for dealing with the aftermath of a house fire: Read More»

How To Fix A Shower Mixer Valve

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Shower mixing valves are installed behind the wall to balance the water temperature on the house’s main water valve. This keeps you from getting scalded in the shower when someone runs another faucet in the house. Two common problems with shower mixer valves include leaks and water that is too hot or cold. However, these valves are permanently attached to plumbing and you need to access the valve through a panel for repairs. Read More»