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How To Clean Your Electrostatic Furnace Filter

Unlike the standard forced-air furnace, your furnace uses an electrostatic filter to clean your home's indoor air. Although your electrostatic filter provides significant improvements in air quality over a conventional furnace filter, it also requires more maintenance—and without any HVAC training, servicing your electrostatic system may seem impossible. However, your electrostatic system isn't as complicated as you may think. Maintain your electrostatic filter by following these furnace service steps. How Your Electrostatic System Works Read More 

I’m Responsible For The Parking Lot, Too? Tips For Choosing The Right Paving Material For New Small Business Owners

From payroll taxes and hiring to budgets and advertising, when it comes to being a small business owner, you're forced to wear several hats that don't always fit. In addition to all the financial and administrative duties, as a small business owner you're also responsible for keeping your store front and parking lot looking good, as well. If you're planning to renovate your parking lot, and don't know where to begin, here are a few of the pros and cons of two popular materials: asphalt and concrete. Read More 

4 FAQs About Basement Waterproof Paint

If water has been entering your basement lately, you may be looking at waterproofing that space. There are many ways you can waterproof a basement, including concrete sealers, waterproof membranes and waterproof paint. If you have never heard about these methods, you may have many questions about each one. Get answers to these questions to help you determine which form of basement waterproofing is right for you. Here are some of the questions you may have about basement waterproof paint and the answers. Read More 

4 Things You Should Never Throw In Your Dumpster Rental

Local garbage disposal and recycling regulations control the type of construction waste you can throw into your dumpster rental. Although the dumpsters seem concealed from outside view, dumpster pick up professionals must directly inspect the contents of the container before disposing of the items in the landfill. If the dumpster contains banned items, you could lose your deposit or be required to clear out the contraband items before the company will empty the container. Read More 

Keeping Your Hardwood Floors Looking Great

If you are the proud owner of a home with brand new hardwood floors, you want to make sure that you protect your flooring from damage. Several factors can contribute to premature aging and discoloration of hardwood floors. However, you can avoid common problems by heeding the following tips for preventative maintenance of your floors. Floor Mats and Flannel Protectors Place floor mats at all of the entryways in your home to limit the amount of dirt, grime and debris that reaches your floors. Read More