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  • Asphalt Paving: Driveway Maintenance

    Asphalt is a black construction material – much like cement – that varies from solid to semisolid at room temperature. When heated to the temperature of boiling water, it can be poured. Asphalt is used in surfacing...

    • Posted August 20, 2015
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  • Central Furnace Maintenance

    We hail from a part of the country where we enjoy four very moderate seasons. Summer temperatures climb to about 105 degrees or so (for about a week or two) and then drop back into the eighties...

    • Posted August 17, 2015
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  • Maintaining Your Water Heater

    Hot running water. It’s a luxury that, as Americans, we have grown to enjoy and expect. Unfortunately, we frequently take it for granted – until, of course, the tap ceases to deliver any. If your tired of...

    • Posted July 6, 2015
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    7 Home Maintenance Myths That Will Surprise You

    Myths, folktales and fairytales are amusing when it comes to literature. However, when the subject is home maintenance, myths can be dangerous and costly. We have created our top list of home maintenance myths that we hope...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Show Notes: Well Maintenance, Garden Tool Care and More

    It is now officially Spring! James and Morris are getting their garden tools tuned up, and ready to go to work.  If you have a well, good, safe water is a necessity. When was the last time you maintained it?...

    • Posted March 21, 2015
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  • Tools: Sharpening Knives

    A sharp knife can make a carving job easier and safer – just ask your neighborhood butcher. Chances are that you’ll end up with an ear full and maybe even a chop or two to take home....

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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    It’s Time For Furnace Maintenance

    With cold weather rapidly approaching, it’s a good idea to inspect your home heating system to make sure that it’s safe and in peak operating condition. Ideally, the furnace should be inspected by a heating professional at...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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    Check The Calendar. It’s Time For Furnace Maintenance.

    With cold weather rapidly approaching, it’s a good idea to inspect your home heating system to make sure that it’s safe and in peak operating condition. Ideally, the furnace should be inspected by a heating professional at...

    • Posted October 4, 2014
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    Air Conditioner Tips

    In 1848, the first air conditioner was build by J.E. Coffee and installed in a Broadway theater in New York City. A year later, on the first hot day of the summer, folks were knocking on his...

    • Posted August 4, 2014
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    Cleaning and Preserving Wood Decks

    According to reports by most major home improvement magazines, a deck is one of the ten best ways to improve the value of one’s home. And, the value continues to appreciate provided the deck is well maintained....

    • Posted July 27, 2014
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