2 Types Of Chimney Liners Commonly Available Today

4 May 2016
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The time comes in the life of every chimney when it needs to have a new liner installed. Yet few homeowners understand the importance of this vital component--let along the differences between commonly available types of liner. If a professional repair person has recently told you that your chimney needs a new liner, and you would like to learn more, read on. This article will explain the differences between two common varieties of chimney liner. Read More 

Three Topics To Cover With Your Chimney Repair Contractor

5 February 2016
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Keeping your chimney in proper working order ensures not only that it will look correct from the exterior of your home, but also that it will safely vent the smoke and soot from your fireplace away from your home. Given that many chimneys are made of brick, the mortar between the bricks or the bricks themselves can break down over time and call for a repair job. It's ideal to hire a professional chimney service for the job. Read More 

3 Ways To Remove Rust From Your Tools

8 December 2015
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One drawback of keeping your beloved tools in the garage is that moisture often has an easy time finding its way in. Before you know it, this may result in a layer of rust on even your most commonly used tools. Luckily, removing rust isn't as hard as you might imagine. If your tools are in need of some TLC, read on. This article will present three ways to rid them of rust. Read More 

How To Protect Your Windshield From Hail When You Don’t Have A Garage

9 October 2015
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Along with rocks and road gravel, hail is one of the most common causes of windshield damage. Fortunately, there is usually plenty of warning before a hailstorm so you can bring your pets in, cover your garden plants and put your car in the garage. But what if you don't have a garage, or don't have time to drive to your friend's house or to the covered parking garage at the mall? Read More 

Should You Buy A House With Vermiculite Insulation?

2 June 2015
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Asbestos, a product known for its insulating properties, was used in numerous consumer products like floor tiles and brake pads for decades. Medical professionals became aware that fiberglass-like fibers in the asbestos products were able to become lodged in the lungs, leading to irreversible damage over time. Because of this danger, asbestos was removed from most products, and a host of regulations were created for how and when to remove asbestos-containing items in the home. Read More