Adding Fire To Your Home's Design -- What Type Of Fireplace Should You Choose

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Heat and warmth. These two things are usually foremost on the minds of Canadians during the often harsh winter months. If you are currently building a new house, don’t forget to include at least one fireplace, which can help keep your home cozy and warm while lowering your heating bills. In addition, fireplaces can also play a very important role in keeping your home warm in the event of a power outage.…

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Solving Your Air Conditioner's Short Cycling Problems

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Short cycling is one of the reasons why an air conditioner may not cool as effectively as it should. When this happens, it can take a toll on your central air conditioning system’s longevity and prevent your home from staying cool and comfortable during warm weather. Learn about the causes behind short cycling, how it affects your air conditioner and ways you can prevent it from happening. What Short Cycling Does to Your Air Conditioner…

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The Top 5 Mistakes Made When Preparing Footers For A Deck

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The footers are the concrete supports that sit under the deck’s posts and keep it from sinking into the ground. Without strong and sturdy footers, the deck is a safety hazard and won’t pass a local building code inspection. Get your deck building started on the right foot by avoiding these five common mistakes. Forgetting About Frost Heave No matter what part of the country you call home, the freezing temperatures of winter put the integrity of your new deck at risk.…

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