Archive for December, 2016

7 Tips for Finding the Right Contractor for Your Home Project

Heating and cooling cloquet mn

If you need to have work done around your home, you want to find the right experienced professionals to do the job. Choosing a contractor can be challenging. If you need to have a new air conditioning unit installed, if it is done wrong it can cost you more. Here are some tips for choosing a contractor.

  1. Talk to everyone you know. Tell your friends, family, coworkers and neighbors that you are working on choosing a contractor. Tell them what work you need to have done. The construction services company your friend Bill used to put in the driveway might not be the same general contractor services that you need to install a new heating and cooling system. The best case scenario is that you get the same recommendation from two people independently of each other.
  2. Look online

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How Kitchen Sink Plumbing Repair Can Save Your Wallet and the Planet

Water heater installation

When you think of your ideal home, the vision that you have is likely one that includes everything in working order. There are not many people who envision a fixer upper, though if that’s your passion, there is certainly excitement to be found in building something exactly how you want it.

Either way, not every new home purchase will necessarily fit that ideal vision, and often there are home repairs that will need to be completed before the place becomes the home you have always dreamed of. And if kitchen sink plumbing repair is part of the project, you will likely want to make it a priority.

Finding the right company for kitchen sink plumbing repair

Having a properly operating plumbing system is paramount to the functionality of your home. So finding

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Necessary Planning Tips for Your Kitchen Renovation

Vinyl tile

As the near year approaches, homeowners will begin their housing renovation projects. Many homeowners use this time to complete needed household projects. The busy holiday season is over, and the weather is not yet nice enough to enjoy the outdoors. One of the most common household renovations is that of the kitchen design. Kitchens are an extremely important part of the house, and many things should be considered when planning the kitchen design.

Overall layout The kitchen is a place for family gathering. Families share their meals in the kitchen. Meals are cooked in the kitchen for entertaining. Children may complete their homework in the kitchen, at the kitchen table or counter. With so much traffic in the kitchen, you want to ensure that your kitchen is laid out correctly. Work with an

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Going Camping? Don’t Forget Your Camper Jack Pads!

Camper jack pads

How long was your last camping trip? According to the 2014 American Camping Report, people usually camp for longer periods of time when they stay in their recreational vehicle (RV). On average, 13% of RV campers spend a week or more camping every year.

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association recently reported that there are roughly 8.9 million households that own an RV. Whether you have a motorized or a towable RV, you probably prefer staying in it rather another type of camp lodging or shelter, such as tents.

According to the 2014 American Camping Report.16% of campers prefer staying in their RV. Even when you prefer staying in your RV, you can still include a night or two in a tent or under the stars.

According to Recreation Vehicle Industry Association research, RV o

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Protecting Your Kitchen Understanding the Four Classes of Fire for Commerical Kitchens

Fire extinguisher servicing

As someone who works in a commercial kitchen, the threat of a kitchen fire breaking out is a very real one that occurs over 8,000 times per year. Aside from the possible loss of life and injury, kitchen fires are absolutely devastating for businesses, costing an annual average of $246 million in direct property damage. Understanding the potential for fire, as well as how to prevent and fight different kinds of kitchen fires could be the difference between life and death.

Class A Fires

Your Class A fires are perhaps the ones that people are most familiar with. These fires consist of ordinary combustibles such as wood, trash, paper, or anything else that leaves ash behind. Likewise, as many people would expect, water is the best combatant to douse and extinguish Class A

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