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Siding and Energy Savings

Posted 01-28-2017 at 05:38 PM by Windows on Wash

Replacing the siding of your home is not an easy decision to make. There are countless factors to take into account, from price and durability to aesthetic criteria and energy efficiency. One of the major concerns of homeowners in the climates that have a definitive heating season is how adequate siding can help reduce their heating costs.

Thankfully, homeowners have many choices from which to choose. From wood to aluminum, there is a vast array of options can all effectively...
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The Easiest DIY Solutions for your Floors

Posted 01-27-2017 at 04:19 AM by Michael Jacobs

An entire house of carpet is so yesterday. The problem is that new flooring can be expensive and you end up shelling out even more cash for installation. There are great ways to bring life to your new flooring by doing it all yourself. Here's our top DIY flooring solutions.

Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring isn't the crazy patterned linoleum of yesterday. Laminate flooring...
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Tarkett Vanguard Quikloc Oak Wheat

Posted 01-15-2017 at 06:31 PM by connie122

I have some water damage to my ten year old floor. I saved some wood but it's not enough to cover the damaged area.
I am looking for nine boxes of Tarquett Vanguard Quikloc Oak Wheat flooring (USA5921) 14.75 square feet per box. 9/16 " thick x 7-1/2 " wide x 47- 1/4 " long. SKU #617068120832.
Thank you.
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How to make your basement flood proof

Posted 01-12-2017 at 05:38 AM by Michael Jacobs
Updated 01-12-2017 at 05:43 AM by Michael Jacobs

As a homeowner, you know how important it is to protect your home from flooding. One of the most vulnerable areas to flooding is the basement. Much of the plumbing of a house runs through the basement. It is also the easiest place for water to collect, whether it is from an internal burst pipe or external sudden rainstorm. There are some simple steps you can take as part of your flood damage preparedness plans. See if your home needs the following remodels.

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furnace will not stay lit

Posted 01-08-2017 at 06:43 PM by lbeers

Update to previous blog.

The only tube to ignite during the initial start up is the far left one where the igniter is. None of the others ignite.
So how does the flame sensor get enough heat to ignite the other tubes? Or is the flame sensor not allowing the other tubes to light?
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