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Small Home Changes Can Improve Your Family's Health

My husband and I both suffer from allergies and asthma and, unfortunately, two of our children inherited our health problems. Living with both can be a struggle, but we take every step we can to keep our family healthy. One spring, when our seasonal allergies were especially bad, we decided to finally have our carpeting replaced with natural tile flooring and that was a great decision. Even though it seemed like we vacuumed constantly, I guess our carpets harbored more dust and mites than we ever expected! Since then, we have invested in other upgrades to improve our family's health, including antimicrobial kitchen counter tops. I enjoy helping others, so I decided to start a blog to share what we have learned about home upgrades and renovations. I plan to post on a variety of topics, so there will be something of interest to everyone!

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Troubleshooting The Obstruction Sensors On A Garage Door

If a  garage door comes down on a child or pet, the door can do some damage, so to protect your children and pets, garage door manufacturers will use obstruction sensors to prevent the door from closing when someone or something gets in the way. Normally, these sensors work just fine, but when they malfunction, it is important to know what steps to take to get them working again. Normal Sensor Operation Read More 

Six Tell-Tale Signs Of Affordable Tree Service

Take a look at this checklist, and you'll know how to spot tree service companies that are going to give you reasonable, affordable rates for taking care of tree work, such as Quality Tree Service And Landscape Maintenance, versus those companies that are ready to bill you quite a lot more for the same kinds of services. First and foremost, you want to be sure that your tree workers are licensed, bonded, and insured. Read More 

How To Prepare Your Grass For Winter

When winter arrives, most homeowners do not give their lawn much thought. It is dormant, they think, and requires no maintenance. So they relax and enjoy their time off and their grass does its job and comes back in the spring. They are surprised that it doesn't look as lush as it did the year before and wonder why. The simple answer is that they took the winter off. Continue reading to learn just what you need to do during the winter to ensure your lawn will be gorgeous and luscious in the spring. Read More 

Why Your Lawn Is Browning Even When You Water It

Maintaining a lawn can be a frustrating task, especially when it starts to turn brown or patchy even under the best care. You're most likely to see this problem during the summer when temperatures rise and you don't get as much rain, but the problem isn't always a lack of water. Sometimes your lawn may brown due to your own lawn care equipment and chemicals designed to protect your lawn. If you can catch the problem early enough, you can probably fix your lawn without having to re-seed or start fresh. Read More 

3 Reasons To Have A Copper Roof Installed

Deciding on a new roofing material for your commercial building can be a bit difficult, especially when you consider the fact that there are a large number of great options available. One good option you should consider is copper, which is a great choice for the following reasons: Weight It is very important to consider the weight of any roofing material that you select, mostly because you are going to want to make sure that the building's structure can actually support the new roof. Read More