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Want To Drain A Lake? How A Deep Well Pump Helps

If you recently bought a property with a deep lake, and you would like to drain the lake to line the bottom and sides with concrete, you may want to try a deep well pump. Depending on how many gallons of water fill the lake, you may need several water storage tanks to go with the pump. Here is how to make this project work. Drop the Submersible Pump into the Deepest Part of the Lake Read More 

Does Your Child Use A Wheelchair? 4 Tips To Help You Design An Accessible Home

There's nothing better than designing your own custom home. Once you're done, you can relax knowing that everything is to your liking. Now that you've decided to build a custom home, it's time to get down to the details. If you have a child who's confined to a wheelchair, this is the perfect opportunity to create a truly accessible space for them. Not sure where to start? Here for four simple additions that will make your home more livable for your child. Read More 

Tips For Preparing Exterior Trim For Painting

Painting the exterior of your home isn't complete until the trim is done. This includes window frames, the roof fascia boards, and any decorative trim work on the home. Unlike the siding, which can be painted quickly with a paint sprayer, trim is typically painted by hand. The following tips can help you prepare it for painting so that the process goes as smoothly as possible. Tip #1: Replace damaged trim Read More 

Could Your Household Plumbing Be Harboring The Legionnaire’s Disease?

Legionnaire's disease is caused by bacteria which eventually causes pneumonia. If this condition is left untreated, it can be fatal. Fortunately, it is easy to treat with antibiotics. Did you know that, while it is rare, the bacteria that causes Legionnaire's disease could be lingering in your household plumbing? What is Legionella? Legionella is the name of the aquatic bacteria that causes the Legionnaire's disease. This bacteria thrives in warm water. Read More 

3 Reasons To Choose An Asphalt Driveway Vs. Concrete

If you are thinking about having a driveway poured, you might be undecided of whether you want a driveway that is made out of asphalt or concrete. Even though both types of driveways can be nice, many find that an asphalt driveway is the better choice. These are a few reasons why. 1. It's Cheaper Even though pricing obviously varies between one contractor and another, asphalt paving is generally cheaper. For someone who wants to make an improvement to his or her property but who is on a budget, choosing asphalt can make the difference between a project that is affordable and a project that is not. Read More