Archive for August 12th, 2013

Leaky Shower? House Not Heating Properly? Fix These Problems in One Go

Licensed plumbing contractors

Life without heat, air conditioning, and plumbing would be like an endless blackout. People would sweat or freeze, depending on the season, and toilets would stink to high heaven without the plumbing and clean water to flush them properly. It is not surprising that you do not want to think about that possibility for too long and, thanks to modern plumbing and heating contractors, you do not have to. What are some comforts these contractors promise you?

Reasonable Temperatures, or Heating and Cooling Services

Regulating temperatures is not a novel idea. Even the Romans recognized the need for temperature control, heating up the air with furnaces, and pumping it into rooms using pipes and empty pockets of space under the floor. This system was called “hypocaust,” and dates back t

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Physical Disibility Does Not Mean Giving Up Your Life or Your Home

Residential elevator

Physical limitations should not equate to living limitations anymore. C.C. Crispen felt the same way in the 1920s when he built the first prototype for the stair lift. As a self taught engineer, he came up with this design to help a disabled friend get from one floor of his house to another. With his emphasis on the importance of mobility, a vertical chair lift is now available to any disabled person who is unwilling to give up mobility in their own home.

The ADA is a huge civil rights law that bans discrimination of a disabled person, under certain circumstances. They define disability as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits major life activities. Since the enactment of this law, there have been thousands of devices engineered to help people with all kinds of disabilities. A v

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A Makeover for Your Kitchen

Remodeling tips

They say that home is where the heart is. It is also where the kitchen is, not to mention the living room, bedrooms and bathrooms. Our homes reflect our style and when we have our own homes we can decorate them any way we like. When there is a need for repairs, or when things have become damaged or outdated, or just whenever we feel like it, we can do some remodeling.

Bathrooms and kitchens are remodeled often, and can need an extensive amount of work. Other rooms, such as the living room, are not as complicated. They can look drastically different with a few coats of paint or by getting some new curtains and rearranging or changing some of the furniture. Remodeling kitchens and bathrooms is usually more involved, and often requires replacing or moving plumbing fixtures. For that reason, kitchen and

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