4 Home Updates To Improve The Safety Of Your Home

Posted on: 11 August 2015
When it comes to the safety of your home, its best not to take any chances. There are various ways the safety of you and your family can be compromised. Negative events such as burglary, fire, and natural disaster happen at unexpected times and can cost a fortune. No one likes to be in these situations, so it's important to plan ahead. Some of the best solutions to home safety issues are installing impact windows, choosing a good security system, installing and checking up on smoke detectors, and taking advantage of lighting options.
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Be Sure Your Air Conditioner's Outside Unit Is Properly Placed And Well-Ventilated

Posted on: 22 July 2015
Drive through almost any suburban neighborhood in America, especially in the southern and western regions, and you will see rows of homes with central air conditioning units at their sides. Unfortunately, many of these outside units are not provided with appropriate care by the homeowners, and this can lead to premature system failure and expensive repairs. That's why you should take some time to inspect your air conditioner's outside unit to be sure it is properly placed and well-ventilated.
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What Materials Can Make Your Boat Dock Most Durable?

Posted on: 14 July 2015
Whether you're lucky enough to live on the waterfront, or just own a camping site or raw acreage bordering a creek, river, pond, or lake, you're likely wanting to take advantage of your property's natural features by investing in a boat or jet-ski. However, if you're planning to launch anything bigger than a kayak from your little part of the mainland, you'll need a boat dock. The constant water exposure and temperature fluctuations inherent in marine construction can be hard on wood, stone, and other building materials -- so to get the most from your money, you'll want to invest in quality, long-lasting materials, and ensure that you're building a deck that suits your lifestyle.
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5 Ways to Make Your Wood Stove More Safe

Posted on: 9 July 2015
Many people worry about installing and using a wood stove in their home because these stoves seem like a greater fire and burn hazard than a standard gas furnace. Every home heating source has its risks, but you should know that there are some things you can do to make sure that your wood stove is safer than ever to use in your home. 1. Burn dry wood. Burning dry wood is great for fuel efficiency and heat output, but it is also important because dry wood is safer to burn.
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