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How to Lay Decking on Uneven Ground
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 12:00am

Unless you’re rich enough to buy whatever you want whenever you want it, you’ll most likely have to deal with things in life being imperfect from time to time.  A common example of this is an uneven yard. It’s exceedingly rare that a home is bought with a perfect yard that’s already leveled, at least for those of us who fall into the middle-class range. Luckily, with a little bit of research, it will be easier than you think to build a great deck or patio and get the results you want. 

How to Clean a French Drain
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 5:58pm

A French drain is a commonly preferred type of drainage system for property owners or developers. It serves a very functional purpose and has the benefit of solving some basic flooding issues. When you have a French drain, then you don’t have to worry about your flat yard becoming waterlogged or your basement getting wet. A French drain is designed in a sloped way in which there is a trench that’s filled with gravel, with a pipe that channels all the water away from your house, towards the gravel trench.

What Is a Consumer Unit?
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 7:54pm

You just might have heard the term "consumer unit" often, and still not understand what it is all about. In fact, as long as you have electricity supply, a consumer unit is something very useful and functional to have. Which in fact you do! Although you might not exactly know what it is or what it does, it is quite easy to recognize. And of course, you need not to be so techy to understand the basic, yet vital details about using a consumer unit. It is mostly located in the utility room, garage or somewhere not so open within the home. This is probably for safety purposes as well.

What Are Some Easy Ways to Increase My Car’s Horsepower?
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 12:00am

You’ve heard the word horsepower before and you know it’s good to have a lot of it in an engine. There are many ways to increase your car’s horsepower that range from the simple to more in-depth. Before we jump into that though let’s first define what horsepower is.

What Insurance Should My Builder Have?
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 1:44am

Much like any other type of business professional, insurance coverage is needed to adequately protect the insured from claims that might arise. Being a contractor means that some hazardous work could be performed. It is important as a customer to make sure that your contractor is properly insured. Otherwise, you could be facing out of pocket charges on claims that aren’t your fault. What kind of coverage is needed and how can you make sure that your contractor is covered? The following guide will assist you in making the smartest decision on your contractor selection.

Does Renters Insurance Cover Water Damage?
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 2:47pm

When you rent an apartment, it is important to stay protected. Unlike homeowners insurance, there is only a need to cover your inside walls, because the apartment complex should have a separate policy in place to cover the rest. Your renters insurance policy will protect your items, or “personal property.” If you have things that are valuable, such as clothing, electronics, jewelry, and other items, it is worth obtaining a comprehensive insurance policy to make sure that you are covered. Plenty of things can happen in your apartment.

What Is the Difference Between HVAC and Air Conditioning?
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 12:00am

If you are unsure of the difference between an HVAC unit and an AC unit, you are not alone. Many homeowners are confused about what the two terms mean and what the difference is between them. To further add to the confusion, oftentimes even contractors and builders use the two terms interchangeably. So just what sets the two apart?

To put it simply, the HVAC unit includes heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, while AC is only referring to your air onditioning unit. We’ll go a little deeper into that in this article.

What Is an SEO Consultant? What Do They Do?
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 8:42pm

The internet is a fast-growing machine moving at a rapid speed and every day there are millions of more websites being created. Now more than ever, being at the top of your industry is getting harder and harder as the competition is getting fierce. One thing that is very important is to be ranked high on Google searches. Why, you may ask?

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 7:57pm

Adding space to your home is crucial. As you get older, you naturally need more space for many reasons. But just because you have outgrown your space does not mean you should sell it if you love where you live. Most of the time you just need to add more space, and whether this means lifting the roof or adding more windows, it may be a bit cheaper to do a loft conversion than buying a new home. But does a loft conversion add value to your home?

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 12:00am

Any small company or business can grow their business online by using SEO to bring them customers, and traffic. But knowing which SEO techniques to use and where to find them may be the tricky part for most people. Because without research and knowing where to go, a lot of companies fall through and either hire a professional to get it done for them, or don’t even use SEO on their website.

Is that smart? Not really, since Google needs keywords in order to have your business thrive. Without SEO optimization, it will be much harder to be seen on Google or any search engine.

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