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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.

When Is The Best Time To Render A House?
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 1:45pm

Rendering a house can be expensive, but it's worth it. It protects your home from outside elements and prevents any damages that could happen to your walls. 

The best time of year to render a house is during the spring season. It is during this time of year that it will be easier for you to apply cement on your house's external walls because the weather starts to get warmer and better condition. If you try to render your house during winter, then you might have a hard time applying the cement because it will just sit there until it dries up.

How to Get More Hot Water From a Shower
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 1:45pm

There is nothing that can turn a good morning into a bad day as quickly as a hot shower that becomes a cold one while you are still soaping yourself! If you are experiencing this problem regularly, then you might be wondering what you can do to get a consistent flow of hot water from your shower.

Hot water systems can only keep hot water hot for so long before it becomes lukewarm, and if you are just setting the water too hot when you turn on your shower, then it might just be a simple problem of making the temperature hot enough.

How Much Does It Cost to Repair a Garage Door?
Monday, February 4, 2019 - 4:06pm

The function of a garage door is meant to make life easier. It is an effortless way to enter your home at the push of a button, only exiting the car once you are safely inside your garage. Unfortunately, a problem with your garage door will usually occur internally. The inner workings of a garage door are usually made up of small complex parts. It can be hard to determine what is broken if you can’t see it. This can lead to the complicated task of diagnosing and fixing the problem. 

What Is CAD/PAD?
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 7:28pm

The success of any military mission depends on a myriad of factors, the most important of which is security. Cartridge Actuated Devices (CADs) and Propellant Actuated Devices (PADs) play a great role in ensuring safety among equipment, weaponry and personnel. Defective CADs and PADs most likely translate to failed missions and/or loss of lives.

How Do You Calm Down a Scared Dog?
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 6:43pm

When a dog gets scared, it’s hard to know what to do. You can’t reason with them. They may not understand that they’re not in danger. It’s important to know how to handle this. It will help your dog be less stressed and help them to feel better. This will make things easier on you too!

What Commonly Scares Dogs?

Every dog is different. Not every dog is going to be afraid of the same things, but there are a few common situations that can scare a dog. Here are some things that can cause a dog to become scared:

What Is Intercollegiate Sports Insurance?
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 4:19pm

Intercollegiate sports insurance is a policy that is specifically made with student-athletes in mind. This insurance covers a student-athlete in the unfortunate event that they suffer a catastrophic injury that impedes their ability to play their sport of choice effectively. This type of insurance is typically purchased by colleges and universities to cover their sports team. While every institution is different, these policies are typically managed and purchased through the athletic or risk management divisions.

Can Bathroom Lights and Receptacles Both Be on the Same Circuit?
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 10:23pm

If you're like most people, redesigning your home is a dream come true. Of all the rooms we spend our time in, the bathroom is near the top. This explains why so many want to renovate their own. But, there are some immediate issues, and one of them relates to electricity. Bathroom lights and receptacles must wire into the house. Can they both be on the same circuit?

Simple Small Kitchen Remodel Ideas to Try
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 2:54pm

If you live in a small space, you will have much less space to work with. This gives you fewer options for remodeling. Luckily, there is still plenty to do with a tinier kitchen. 

In a smaller kitchen remodel, you can focus on opening up the space. There are lots of ways to create an open layout, which will make your kitchen look bigger. 

Let’s take a look at some of the best small kitchen remodel ideas!

Put in Open Shelving

Traditional cabinets can make a kitchen look cramped. An easy fix is to swap your old cabinets out for shelves. 

How Much Do Letting Agents Charge to Manage a Property?
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 4:55pm

Having a letting agent manage a property can mean a whole lot of things for a client. The stress and worries of the management of the property can be handed over to a letting agent. Simple tasks like collecting the rent or calling a professional for repairs can become a daunting and exhausting task. A letting agent can juggle all of that. How much does it cost though? Here is the long answer.

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