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What Are Your Air Conditioning Options If You Have Boiler-Style Heating?

Installing air conditioning in a home with forced air heating is pretty straightforward. Your HVAC technician can just install a compressor and coil, and the cold air will circulate through the same ducts used to deliver heat in the winter. But when you have a boiler system, things get more complicated. Your home does not have ductwork, and installing ductwork is a huge endeavor -- it's often not even possible without extensive remodeling that involves tearing down walls. Read More 

3 Areas to Check To Help You Decide Whether To Replace Or Repair A Failing Well Pump

Water wells have to have a pump to get the water from the ground, to the surface, and to the plumbing in your home. Because of the minerals and water that these systems are exposed to, they often need a lot of maintenance and repairs. Sometimes, repairing an old pump may be an affordable solution, but there are also times when you may want to replace the pump to reduce the need for constant maintenance and repairs to your well system: Read More 

4 Easy Ways To Clean Up After A Memorial Day Picnic

The unofficial start of summer is usually considered as Memorial Day weekend. This is a great time to host a picnic with family and friends while enjoying the outdoors. But when the picnic is over, you may find yourself with a large mess that can take hours to clean up. Instead of worrying about the future mess, you can learn four different ways to make cleaning easy and hassle-free. By implementing these methods for your Memorial Day bash, you can also apply the same tips to future picnics for holidays like the Fourth of July. Read More 

Finally Saying Goodbye To Your Asbestos Siding? What Are Your Removal And Replacement Options?

If your home was built before 1978 and hasn't been substantively remodeled since then, you may be dealing with the prospect of removing asbestos cement siding when performing a remodeling project. While the prospect of handling and disposing of asbestos siding yourself may leave you nervous, careful preparation can allow you to do this project yourself with minimal expense and risk. Read on to learn more about some situations in which DIY asbestos siding removal may make sense, as well as some health- and eco-friendly siding replacement options. Read More 

Tips For Spotting And Dealing With Oak Wilt Infections In Your Trees

Oak wilt is a serious threat to red oak trees. Not only can it kill the tree quickly, but it can also spread rapidly among other red oak trees in the area. The fungus that causes oak wilt can spread via beetles and other insects as well as the distribution of spores. It spreads throughout the tree's water vessels and can destroy an entire cluster of oak trees rapidly. Luckily, you may be able to stop its spread if you identify its symptoms quickly. Read More