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Designs, Inspiration, Advice and More from Contractors

Hi, my name is Amber, and I have worked alongside of contractors for years. I ran the sales department of a contracting firm, I bought my own house and hired multiple contractors to help with projects, and I am an amateur researcher of all things related to contracting. If you are thinking about a home or commercial repair or refurbishment, this blog is for you. It has designs, inspiration and advice that I have picked up from my close relationships with contractors over the year. I hope these posts illuminate your next project and help you decide which direction to take your home or business.

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Designs, Inspiration, Advice and More from Contractors

2016

4 Ways to Use Natural Stone in Your Home

Using natural stone in the construction or design of your home provides you with eco-friendly materials that are durable and long-lasting. There are a lot of different types of stone to choose, such as granite, marble, and limestone. You can also go with other stone like onyx, slate, travertine, and sandstone, depending on the look you are going for and what your budget is. Here are some different uses for natural stonework in your home.

Two Common Questions About Range Hood Filter Cleaning

By virtue of being constantly exposed to grease, grime and dirt from kitchen exhaust fumes, range hood filters need to be cleaned on a daily basis, if possible. This article provides answers to two questions that the average homeowner is likely to have in relation to the cleaning of kitchen range hood filters. What's The Risk Of Having Dirty Hood Filters? Foul oduor: The accumulation of grease, grime and dirt particles on range hood filters often results in the release of unpleasant odours into the kitchen atmosphere.

Best Practices in Cooling Tower Water Treatment

Cooling towers are simply heat exchangers that make use of water and air to discharge heat from HVAC systems to the external environment. More often than not, cooling towers are ignored in terms of maintenance, leading to reduced cooling-system efficiency. Further, health and skyrocketing energy costs also surface. In this regard, here is one of the major steps to help in cooling tower maintenance for facility managers. Water treatment program

Why Pay More For Thermal Infrared Building Inspections?

The use of thermal imaging technology for pre-purchase building inspections has gained immense popularity in recent times. However, a large number of prospective homeowners often have reservations about the use of thermal imaging technology owing to the fact that thermal infrared inspections often cost more than traditional building inspections. Discussed in this article are some of the advantages associated with the use of thermal imaging technology in building inspections. For a large number of prospective homeowners, these advantages justify the higher cost associated with thermal building inspections.