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3 Things You Can Do To Prevent A Wet Basement

The lower levels of houses are usually used for storage, or can be transformed into an additional bedroom. These areas allow for a number of great details, and the imagination can go wild with what can be done with the additional space. However, one uninvited guest could settle in and that’s water damage. There’s a few ways that you can prevent a wet basement with basement repair, and it’s not complicated. If the following steps do not help, then the issue may be of a more professional scale, at which point you may want to call in an expert to assess the situation and apply a good fix.

Plant Watering

There’s nothing wrong with a good irrigation or sprinkler system. However, it’s very easy to have them turned on and let them run too long. When doing this, you’ll flood the grass areas, as well as flower beds that do … Read the rest

Preparing For Fun In The Sun In Your Own Backyard

Here in the North we make still have a foot of snow on the ground but I guarantee you spring is right around the corner. It is the time to start thinking about summer fun especially if you are considering the addition of an in-ground gunite swimming pool. A swimming pool is a terrific investment to consider. Not only will it bring you hours of at home entertainment and exercise but it also increases the value of your home and property. A swimming pool built into your homes landscape comes with many decisions to be made. Below are some tips to help ease you through the process of planning and installing a concrete swimming pool to enjoy this summer.

With the installation of a pool your home value instantly increases. Construction of an in-ground, concrete swimming pool is an investment that not only adds value to your homes equity but … Read the rest

Baths – A Style Statement

In the majority of bathrooms, the bath is going to be the most dominant feature, mainly due to its size relative to the rest of the room. With this in mind, when looking at a room’s interior, a bespoke bath should be among the first considerations, as it gives more control over the room’s most striking feature. There are, of course, many ways to customise a bath, whether it is freestanding or built in. The most common means of doing so are the bath’s fittings, with the range of choice in this department being fairly wide, with plenty of choices in style and type.

In what would be considered by many a traditional bath shape, taps are generally arranged at one end or, in some cases, roughly mid-way along one side. For one occupant, the decision is mostly aesthetics, but if two share the bath, then taps at an end … Read the rest

Looking On The Bright Side of Companies

Benefits of Pest Control Managing the home sometimes include pest control. It is a reality that pests come to our homes and become a nuisance in our daily lives. These nuisance insects and animals come in different forms and sizes. There are more insects that plague the home than the bigger animals. The pests in the home that need to be managed include ants, termites, wasps, bees, cockroaches, raccoons, rats, moles and a lot more. The small insect usually bring pest infestation into the house because with their size they can practically fit in any tiny hole that they see and if this left unchecked then they can take over the house. It is important to have pest control for insects since, when they enter the house, you will not notice them for many months, even years because of the smallness of their size and subversive movements. Before any observant … Read the rest

Harris Family Furniture Re-Vamps Website and Publishes Online Catalog

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(Laconia, NH)–According to recent statistics released, nearly 70% of all Americans shop online at least once a month. It’s no surprise to retailers in the brick and mortar establishments that much of their foot traffic researched their products before coming in the door. According to retail experts, buyers strive to build their lifestyle by researching products online, be it linens, mattresses or furniture. Online catalogs allow shoppers to visualize their homes with a certain style and confirm their choices. Finding a better value or saving money on their purchase is a great motivator behind purchases. The product catalog can emphasize prices, old price/price reductions, value for cost and showcase top sellers, deals and discounts.

With this in mind, Harris Family Furniture, one of the largest furniture and mattress retailers in Northern New England, announced the revamping of their website ( and logo, updating their online presence.

Says … Read the rest