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  1. Finishing A Basement Is The Best Way To Expand Your Living Space

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ID:	10578Finishing a basement is a practical solution if the main living area does not have enough space for expansion. To go about it, make a plan in detail for the renovation project. It should include the expected costs of purchases, labor charges, the changes which need to be done and also the minor repair jobs may crop up. This allows you a clear overview of the project. Keep on updating it as the project progresses so that you can keep an eye on the goals and the budget. ...
  2. Professional Plumbers Offer Much More Than Just the Basics

    Leaky taps and clogged toilets are no fun, but if you contact a professional plumber your problems will be over sooner rather than later. Plumbers know the ins and outs of repairing all types of systems, appliances, and brands, and since most of them offer 24/7 emergency services, you will never have to wait long to get your home or office up and running again soon. From basic water leaks in your pipes to complete renovations of kitchens and bathrooms, plumbers can accommodate a variety of needs ...
  3. Maximizing Storage Options in Your Luxury Apartment

    As more people desire to live in the prime areas, many living spaces have become smaller. Do you own a small luxury apartment? Do you have so much stuff that you’re worried it won’t fit in? Even if you own a lot of stuff, space should not be a big problem when you find your dream home because there are many ways to maximize storage options in your luxury apartment.

    Here are ways to maximize your storage options in your apartment.

    Hidden Storage

    Make the most ...
  4. What's the potential cost of a plumbing leak?

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    The plumbing in your home - under the kitchen sink, behind the shower or running alongside the bathtub - is part of an efficient, simple system.

    However, this system needs maintenance to perform optimally, and it may require hiring a plumber for emergency assistance to stop a leak or prevent major damage to your home.

    If left untreated (or undetected), even small leaks can cause major damage to your home that can be costly to repair. ...
  5. Preparing power tools for winter storage

    Temperatures are lower, trees are changing color and the first snows are expected soon. This means fall is in the air, and it's time to prepare our power tools for winter storage.

    Lawn mowers, string trimmers, hedge trimmers and all outdoor equipment need to be cleaned of dirt and debris prior to winter storage. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) offers the following tips to help home and business owners prepare.

    - Drain and change engine oil and dispose of old/used ...
  6. What's that funny smell when the heat turns on?

    If you notice a funny burn smell when the heat turns on, it may be a sign that your furnace needs maintenance.

    It could be something as minor as a dirty filter, but it could also be a serious problem like a broken electrical component in the furnace. Don't ignore it. Try to find the source of the odor to avoid costly repairs in the future.

    Here are some tips to get you started.

    WHAT CAUSES THE SMELL OF BURNING DUST?

    When your furnace is not used ...
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