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3 Ways Residential Design Can Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Residential design services can offer solutions to a number of issues that might arise for the homeowner, but they can also help ensure your building is as energy efficient as possible. In performing lighting analyses and energy modeling, residential design companies can better determine the overall energy needs of your home, as well as how exactly to keep your energy consumption as low as possible. This article outlines three of the ways residential design services can help you build a more environmentally sustainable home. Read More 

How To Make Small Repairs To Your Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding isn't invincible. It can be damaged by wind, hail, or even the random baseball thrown at your house by your eleven year old. It happens all the time, but you don't have to leave that piece of damaged siding up any longer. You can make small repairs to your siding yourself with just a few tools and a little bit of know-how. See below for instructions on how to change a piece of damaged siding and how to repair a small hole. Read More 

How To Tell Whether You Need An Emergency Electrician In Your Home

It is important to make sure that you are well aware of the various signs that would indicate that you are in need of an emergency electrician. This way, your electrical problems can be resolved before they get too serious. The Outlet Doesn't Work Over time, outlets can stop working because the mechanics of it simply wear out. While this could be what you are experiencing, the problem could also be the result of a mouse chewing through the wires. Read More 

Detecting Leaks: 3 Types Of Tools Plumbers Use To Locate Hidden Leaks

The majority of your home's plumbing system is hidden under floors, above ceilings and behind walls. So, when you have a leak, it can be particularly hard to locate. When left untreated, leaks can cause damage to your home's foundation, resulting in the growth of mold and home rot. Luckily, when you can't find your own leak, you can call on the help of a professional, who has high-tech tools that they can put to use to detect those hidden leaks before they do damage to your home. Read More 

3 Reasons To Find Your Groundwater Before Drilling Your Well

If you are interested in installing a well on your property, you might be thinking about installing a test well first to determine where the groundwater can be found on your property. Although this used to be the standard before people installed wells, it isn't your best bet nowadays. Instead, you can hire a company that will find your well water for you first, without the need for a test well. Read More