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By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
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The warm temperatures and pleasant environment associated with the summer season makes said period an optimal time for many homeowners to tackle needed home renovations. Optimal projects often tackled during the warmer months include: Power Washing Significant cleaning of a home's exterior should...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
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The history of houses dates back to well before humans started to record history. For thousands of years, humans have been living in shelters that we built from materials in our environment. And, we have sought to improve the quality of these shelters by keeping the elements from wearing the mat...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
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A homeowner has far too much to worry about with regular care and upkeep. The roof, chimney, heating and cooling, wiring and ventilation systems all need to be managed and maintained. An often forgotten part of the home is the plumbing. In fact, most homeowners don't even consider calling a plum...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
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When people think of a theatre, they most likely envision a large building with a gigantic screen and hundreds of different seats lined up, elbow to elbow, where the latest movie releases are going to play to cheering crowds of onlookers. Though with technology really increasing, more and more p...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
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Building an addition to your home is a big step. The time, expense, and labour included make this a project to consider seriously. Make sure you consider every possible scenario before you embark on this project. Start with these four tips that are sure to help you achieve exactly what you want ...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
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Deciding to work with a contractor for your home renovations is a good move. Certain projects are complicated to do yourself, while others require a lot of skill and experience. But you may be trying to figure out how to find the right company. Here are some helpful pointers:  1. Assess the Revie...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
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One of the biggest hurdles in home renovations is knowing where to start. If you feel stuck at the word "go," take a little time to get organized. A little planning goes a long way toward creating the home you love. Below are some ideas for where to start when launching your remodelling project. ...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
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You may want to renovate your home, but how do you move forward if you have a very small budget to work with? Despite what you may have heard about the costs of renovations, there are many things that you can do to keep your costs low. Here are some tips about reducing your costs and choosing the...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
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Windows are vital home components that perform essential functions, such as allowing sunlight to enter and protecting residents from harsh conditions like temperature extremes and adverse weather phenomena. Once windows age or fail, pre placement is often necessary to prevent the occurrence of po...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
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Most people do not think about their furnace until the cold weather kicks in during the fall and winter. Then, they start up the HVAC system and wait for hot air to come pumping through the vents. At this point, some people realize they need to service their furnace. Other people wait until well ...

By Duane West
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Can You See What's Wrong With This Picture?On the surface, this home looks beautiful! It's clean and tidy, looks well maintained, and is very inviting. But, what we don't know... there is something lurking behind the siding causing great damage! After a careful inspection they discovered water ha...
At first glance, being a commercial wallpaper designer may seem like a relatively easy job, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. From designing the materials of the backing and ground coat layers to the artwork for the applied ink layer, every aspect of commercial wallcovering design impa...

By Richa Nayyar
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When shopping for furniture for your commercial property, you need to consider the size of the business and what type of furniture is required. The size of the space available for the furniture will be determined by the floor area of the room or the square footage of the building. The colour and ...
Making sure that you choose the right air conditioning unit for your home in Miranda is crucial. The unit you go for can either be an effective cooling solution or an avoidable, costly lesson!There are many points that you should consider when on the market for an air conditioner, and while no tw...
It’s almost time to switch leaf rakes for snow shovels, well, at least in some parts of Australia, and shove those vests back into the drawer and swap them for long sleeves and jackets. And now that winter is approaching, its time to prepare your homes for comfort and worth Rinnai hot water syst...

By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
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Finding the perfect piece of furniture for your needs, especially an option that won’t break the bank, can be a daunting task. The perfect furniture to fit your style and budget may just require a little hard work and some ingenuity. These furniture items can be easily DIY’d,  even by novice craf...
We all know how important first impressions are and, as a business owner, how perception can either draw new customers or drive them away. When was the last time you paid attention to the state of your current driveway paving Peterborough and parking lot? What does it say about your Peterborough ...

By Micheal John
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Asif Ali Gohar has recently created a floribunda rose variety named Gohar and it was rather spectacular. Features like great resistance, flowering till late autumn, the big leaves and long stems are things that a lot of people passionate about flowers love to see and they really enjoy this type o...

By Duane West
(3R's Construction Management LLC)
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How Many Problems Do You See With This Siding?TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!We found five problems that need to be addressed: Possibility of Lead Paint (CAUTION… lead paint is hazardous!)Bright colored thick paint applied before 1978 may contain lead and should be tested before any work is done.The EPA has...

By Micheal John
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Are you wondering how much does an HVAC unit cost? If yes, you should check out our informative guide here on the prices you can expect. According to a recent Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS), more than 87% of homes in the United States now use HVAC equipment. While central air-condit...