Preparing For A Hurricane

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Sep 112014
 

hurricane_house_damageAs we saw with Hurricane Sandy, the end of the summer does not necessarily mean the end of hurricane season.  It’s never too early or too late to start planning for a hurricane and there are some things to take care of both before a hurricane and when the storm is impending. 

Boarding up windows, securing outdoor furniture in basements or sheds, getting your insurance in order, and having a proper emergency plan are just some of the things that should go into prepping for a hurricane.

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Originally posted 2013-09-20 17:05:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Sep 112014
 

porcelanatoPorcelain floor is one of the most expensive and most fragile types of floors that can be installed at your home. Even though its appearance can be highly elegant when recently installed, if proper care isn’t given to the porcelain tiles, it can eventually crack, stain or break.

Fortunately, the maintenance for porcelain floors is not that difficult you just have to follow some basic guidelines for taking care of the floor for its entire lifespan.

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Originally posted 2014-09-08 15:53:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Sep 112014
 

building suppliesThe subjects of building and DIY are topics which can hold a deep fascination and interest for some but for others are a source of confusion. There are many people out there who would not know where to start if they had to initiate a much-needed building project in the home.

Need laminate flooring but can’t afford the high costs of a professional fitter? Don’t know what materials to buy? Need plastering done or does that garden wall look a little bit dilapidated (and, perhaps, a little unsafe?)Again, builders don’t come cheap but at least they have knowledge and know exactly what building supplies are needed and where to find them.

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Originally posted 2014-06-09 15:56:57. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Outdoor Kitchens: The Design Is In The Details

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Sep 112014
 

foto de cocina al aire libre 2There is no mystery that summer is known for being the ultimate grilling season.  Accompanied with fresh veggies, ball park franks, the smell of fresh cut grass, and lightening bugs, who wouldn’t want to grill outside for every meal?

Nowadays a standalone grill is not sufficient, grilling has become all about having an outside kitchen. We have all seen those amazing outdoor kitchens, but what is it that makes them so special?  Many people say the kitchen is all about the appliances, others say its all about the finishing touches.

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Originally posted 2014-07-16 15:53:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Sep 112014
 

elevadores neumaticosVacuum Elevators.   Are going to install an elevator in your home or Office?  Forget about the concrete box, cables, pulleys or pistons. Today we can move people to  upper floors  in pneumatic elevators such as we saw in the old films of science fiction, where people were transported in one cristal capsule, without the aid of wires. This extraordinary technology has made the future becomes reality.

Vacuum elevators are also known as pneumatic elevators.  These consist in the combination of a cylindrical stack with smooth inner surface and a coaxial cab to the vent that moves inside. The vertical cylindrical duct is a self supporting structure, light and resistant polycarbonate.

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Originally posted 2014-06-20 15:59:39. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Sep 112014
 

tuberia-pvc-flexibleIn the world of PVC not all pipes are created equal. There are different thicknesses, colors, and a wide range of sizes. In addition to all that, there is a relatively new type of pipe on the PVC scene – flexible PVC. Flex pipe (sometimes called hose or tubing) has a similar chemical makeup to rigid PVC, but it has added plasticizers that allow it to bend more easily.

Flexible PVC has gained popularity in some markets for its pliable properties, while some insist rigid PVC is superior. Which is best for your application? Let’s take a look at some of the pros and cons of each.

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Originally posted 2013-04-05 00:01:24. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

How To Illuminate Your Kitchen And Bathroom

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Sep 112014
 

kitchen skylightsAre you looking for creative ways to brighten up your kitchen or bring a dreary bathroom to life? Illuminate these interior spaces and create your own light show with skylights.

Let It Shine With Skylights

Skylights are unique design elements which open up new angles of light and color for your interior spaces. Skylights have different effects upon design than conventional windows and lighting. With proper planning for aesthetics of lighting and architecture, and keeping energy efficiency in sight, you can achieve dramatic effects which bring your kitchen and bath to life.

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Originally posted 2014-07-07 03:55:13. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Sep 112014
 

climatizacion-de-piscinasImagine coming home from work to your home and dive into your pool no matter how cold outdoors.  The pool heating using heaters can extend the swimming season and enjoy the pool for a few months, if the pool does not have a structure that meets or why not, throughout the year if we are fortunate to have an indoor pool or having some kind of cover.
A few years ago, when the construction of pools of home was just beginning to take off and sales still grew somewhat slower step, certain benefits, such as the heating of swimming pools, had a high cost and install was complicated and even fewer useful because often the equipment used for this purpose were inadequate. Continue reading »

Originally posted 2014-09-02 15:53:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Sep 112014
 

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If you have a party outdoors the chances are that before you know it the daylight is replaced by dusk, which quickly succumbs to darkness. Whilst outdoor parties are usually confined to being a pleasure of the summer – at least here in the UK – with the help of a chiminea or even an open fire, you can be sipping wine and be engrossed in conversation even on a dark winter’s night.

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Originally posted 2014-08-18 03:52:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Air Conditioner Prices: A Beginner’s Guide

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window-air-conditioner-300x225For some homeowners, installing AC is as easy as buying a new window unit and mounting it in a centralized room. Whether you opt for central air or a window unit, you’ll still need to compare air conditioner prices.

These prices can range from a few hundred dollars for a window unit to thousands of dollars to install central air.

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Originally posted 2014-06-09 03:55:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter