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Is your home healthy?
Is your home healthy?

First ask yourself these questions: Does anyone in your home have asthma, allergies, or chronic respiratory challenges? Does a family member notice burning eyes, headaches, coughing, or sneezing that happens most often while at home? Do any rooms in your home smell...

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Top 3 problems garage door installers find
Top 3 problems garage door installers find

At Garage Door Solutions Inc., we have seen a lot of unusual and strange problems with garage doors. However, there are 3 main items we run in to that need to be addressed, Broken SpringsThey need to be replaced quickly since they an important part of the doors...

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The crucial stage in floor installation
The crucial stage in floor installation

The real estate market is insane. Instead of dealing with the chaos, many homeowners have chosen to remodel and update their homes. One of the most well-liked remodeling projects is new flooring, which significantly alters the appearance. You must prepare for the...

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What is mold testing and remediation
What is mold testing and remediation

Mold tests and remediation are ways to find and get rid of mold growth in buildings and homes so that they are healthy places to live. A quick look at each step is given below: Testing for moldMold testing is the process of finding mold in a building and figuring out...

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The 5 questions to ask roofer—before you hire them.
The 5 questions to ask roofer—before you hire them.

The recent devastating storms spawned a need for qualified tradesman to repair and rebuild roofs. Every roofer will be in high demand, and there is a great need to get things done as quickly as possible. The Oklahoma State and Moore Home Builders have been inundated...

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Home Inspection vs Commercial Inspection
Home Inspection vs Commercial Inspection

A home inspector is not the same as a commercial property inspectorJust as you wouldn’t build a skyscraper on a house foundation, you shouldn't use a home inspector for an apartment building. Sure, a few very small commercial jobs are basically home inspections. The...

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Which contractor do you need?
Which contractor do you need?

There are a number of contractors in the remodeling and rebuild trades. How do you know which one to choose based on skills and costs? First of all, they should all have experience and photos of the work they have finished. Secondly, they should be able to give you 3...

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HVAC industry helping the environment
HVAC industry helping the environment

Over the following 15 years, the HVAC industry will need to reduce hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) by 85% in order to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Many manufacturers will stop using R410a refrigerants in order to accomplish these objectives. R-454B will be used in new...

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Odd odors from your electrical system
Odd odors from your electrical system

When you are sitting around the office, all relaxed and about finished after a hard days work, the last thing you want is to smell some funny odor or buzzing from a nearby outlet. First, you should immediately TURN OFF the breaker. Second, unplug anything from the...

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3 factors in every commercial property purchase
3 factors in every commercial property purchase

1} Price 2} Timing 3} ValueThe standard rule on these three factors involved in every purchase is that you can, at best, secure only two out of the three. The variance occurs when all the facts are not known, either you do not have all the facts or the process reveals...

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Commercial Inspection finds the unknown issues
Commercial Inspection finds the unknown issues

During a Commercial building inspection, finding mold can alert you to the problem early on. This discovery can save you time and money. Water can enter a building and cause unpleasant odors and the dreaded presence of mold when there are problems with the foundation,...

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5 questions for the HVAC contractor
5 questions for the HVAC contractor

What to look for in an HVAC Professional Many HVAC companies in the Oklahoma City Metro area say they offer quality installations and the best products from leading brands. How do you know who to use for the repair? Who do you trust for an entire new system? Here are...

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One big problem with Federal Pacific Breakers
One big problem with Federal Pacific Breakers

The Washington Post reported on Friday, September 9, 2018, that 2,800 fires and an estimated 13 fatalities are brought on by Federal Pacific panel breaker malfunctions annually. When the electrical wires were moderately overloaded in 1983, the Consumer Product Safety...

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What to do about that black mildew like substance
What to do about that black mildew like substance

Molds have the potential to harm people's health, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency. These black mildew like substances produce allergens( substances that can trigger allergic reactions), irritants, and occasionally potentially toxic substances(...

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Five questions for building inspectors
Five questions for building inspectors

This is the time of year that many people are moving—even in the cold. Building inspections in Oklahoma City will be going fast and furious. Make sure you hire a reputable, experienced home or office inspector in Oklahoma City. Over 75% of individuals who give up...

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Does your foundation need repair
Does your foundation need repair

If you think your foundation might need to be fixed, you should take care of it right away to keep your home from getting worse. Your base may need to be fixed if any of these things happen:How to Tell If Your Foundation Needs Repair Wall or floor cracks Cracks that...

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What should a restoration company provide?

A restoration contractor should provide more solutions, equipment and resources for smoke and soot removal and water extraction to complete reconstruction. They should have a 24-hour hotline because if you need someone for emergency damage at your at 3AM you need them...

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How shortage of white paint affects costs
How shortage of white paint affects costs

Costs can go up or down a lot when there isn't enough white paint, which affects both producers and customers. These are some of the main ways that a lack can change prices: The cost of raw materials went upWhite paint usually needs certain ingredients, like titanium...

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