What Makes A Bathroom Functional?

Posted on: 16 March 2015
If you've spent even a single hour watching home improvement television you've heard the word "functional" bandied about like a beach ball at a concert. It seems like no one on those shows has a single "functional" room in their entire mansions, and at first you might think "You spent three quarters of a million dollars on that house, how on earth could your bathroom be anything less than amazing?" Then you watch them try to get ready in the morning and you realize how uncomfortable it looks.
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Seven Steps To Preparing Your Home For Low Maintenance Retirement Living

Posted on: 3 March 2015
Are you planning to retire within the next five years? If so, and you plan to remain in your current home once you retire, then now is the best time to consider taking care of any renovations that the home may need. Doing them now will allow you to fit this cost into your current budget and keep that expense from eating into your retirement savings. It will also reduce the risk of having to deal with heating repairs or other expensive maintenance issues after you retire.
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Keeping Black Bears Out: A Look At Electric Fences

Posted on: 18 February 2015
According to the U.S. Endangered Species Act, there are approximately 900,000 black bears residing in North America, and while some of the subspecies are endangered or "threatened", most are not. The chances of a fatal attack is relatively low, as there have only been 61 fatal bear attacks since 1900; still, it is generally best to be safe rather than sorry, especially if you have young children or small pets around. If you have a friendly bear who loves to roam your property, it may be time to consider installing electric fences.
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Keyless Vs. Keyed Door Locks: Which Should You Choose?

Posted on: 9 February 2015
The traditional keyed door lock has been around for ages and it's proven itself as one of the best security measures for any home or business. However, technology is also bringing keyless door locks to the forefront. These door locks offer comparable security along with the convenience offered by keyless entry. If you want to know which type of door lock works best for your business, check out the following comparison between keyed and keyless door locks.
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