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Roofers fixed the shed roof

Roofers fixed the shed roof

My husband built a backyard shed totally on his own. It was such a relief since storage was a big concern in our household. We had one bedroom that was converted into a storage area. I ended up needing the space for laundry. All my husband’s tools had nowhere to go then. He leveled the

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Rewarding feeling when making a sale.

Rewarding feeling when making a sale.

Working in sales can be tough. I have quotas and deadlines that need to be met in order to prove that I am an asset to the company that they can’t afford to lose. There are times during the year when it is hard to meet these demands but as Summer comes to an end

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Portable solution to a damp problem

Portable solution to a damp problem

Is there anything more frustrating than waiting? It seems that I am always waiting for something or someone these days. Just the other day I wasted three hours waiting for a contractor that was supposed to give us a quote on a new roof only to get a call from him saying he would be

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Being in control makes my job easy

Being in control makes my job easy

I certainly don’t miss those days and I have no regrets about leaving the corporate world to strike out on my own For many years I simply hated my job. It wasn’t the work necessarily, it was dealing with a boss that controlled my every waking moment while I was there. I had to abide

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No more middle of the night wake ups

No more middle of the night wake ups

As of last week we are finally able to sleep through the night again. For the past three years, during the winter, we have been forced to set an alarm for every four hours so that one of us could get up and tend the fire. If we failed to do so the house would

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Best Christmas Present

Best Christmas Present

Each year I spend countless hours pouring over online sites and looking for the perfect gift for each person on my list. I am not a fan of crowds so I tend to have things shipped to me instead of venturing out. I am also not a fan of extreme cold weather so this is

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Why won’t a geothermal system work in my area

Why won’t a geothermal system work in my area

When we decided to build a house I wanted to make it as eco-friendly as possible. This meant investing in some non conventional ways to power and heat our home. I did a lot of research ahead of time so that I would sound knowledgeable when talking to contractors. The easiest thing to have installed

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Efficiency rating is important

Efficiency rating is important

Look them up and take the list to your local dealer to see what they carry and what their pricing is Government guidelines seem to affect just about everything. Now, some people don’t like the idea of “big brother” watching but there has to be some sort of regulatory process in order to hold companies

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Why does my filter need to be changed so often

Why does my filter need to be changed so often

As a new homeowner I figured I had a lot to learn. I never really helped my parents around the house and would complain if I were asked to do any manual labor. Now, I wish I would have paid more attention to all of the little things my parents attended to on a regular

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Broken pipes caused severe damage

Broken pipes caused severe damage

I can not get over the week that we have had. A severe winter storm blew through about four days ago and knocked out power to our entire town. With snow drifts over three feet and winds gusting to nearly sixty five miles per hour it was impossible for utility companies to repair the lines

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The chill that would not end

The chill that would not end

When it comes to my preferred temperature it is around ninety with seventy percent humidity or higher. If you haven’t guessed, I am from the deep south where this type of weather is quite common. When I married my husband and we relocated to the Northeast I decided quickly that I would hibernate for the

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Even the dog is complaining.

Even the dog is complaining.

My dad has a strict rule about turning on the heat at the beginning of each season. For some reason he decided that November 1st was the day that he would turn on the heat for the first time each year. I think that this is ridiculous because we had very cold weather long before

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Will this cold snap ever end?

Will this cold snap ever end?

It isn’t even officially winter yet and I’m already over it. This is probably because of the fact that our home is never really warm and no matter how hard I try I feel cold. The problem has been getting worse over the past couple years and we really need to consider upgrading our insulation

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What type of roof do I need?

What type of roof do I need?

My husband built a backyard shed totally on his own, then it was such a relief since storage was a big concern in our household. We had one entryway that was converted into a storage area. I ended up needing the space for laundry, however all my husband’s tools had nowhere to go then, he

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Getting a roofing repair

Getting a roofing repair

My hubby built a backyard shed totally on her own, but it was such a relief since storage was a massive concern in our household, then my friend and I had one bedroom that was converted into a storage area. I ended up needing the space for laundry, then all my hubby’s tools had nowhere

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Even the dog is complaining.

Even the dog is complaining.

My dad has a strict rule about turning on the heat at the beginning of each season, but for some reason he decided that August 1st was the morning that he would turn on the heat for the first time each year. I assume that this is ridiculous because my pal and I had undoubtedly

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Being in control makes my job easy

Being in control makes my job easy

For many years I simply hated my job. It wasn’t the labor necessarily, it was dealing with a boss that controlled my every waking moment while I was there. I had to abide by his schedule for lunch, getaway, and even overtime but now I am free of all of that. As a designer I

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Rewarding feeling when making a sale.

Rewarding feeling when making a sale.

They don’t have to settle for the bottom of the line when these programs are available Working in sales can be tough. I have quotas and deadlines that need to be met in order to prove that I am an asset to the supplier that they can’t afford to lose. There are times during the

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No more middle of the evening wake ups

No more middle of the evening wake ups

As of last yearwe are finally able to sleep through the evening again. For the past three years, during the winter, my associate and I have been forced to set an alarm for every four hours so that one of us could get up and tend the fire. If my associate and I failed to

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Efficiency rating is crucial

Efficiency rating is crucial

Government instruction seem to affect just about everything. Now, some people don’t like the idea of “big sister” enjoying but there has to be some sort of regulatory process in order to hold companies and manufacturers in check. If not for these agencies anyone could put any claim on their product and you would have

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Why does my filter need to be changed so often

Why does my filter need to be changed so often

As a new homeowner I figured I had a lot to learn. I never unquestionably helped my parents around the property and would complain if I were asked to do any manual labor. Now, I wish I would have paid more attention to all of the little things my parents attended to on a usual

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Getting a new roof for my shed

Getting a new roof for my shed

My partner built a backyard shed totally on his own, and it was such a relief since storage was a big problem in our household. My friend and I had one home office that was converted into a storage area. I ended up needing the space for laundry… All my partner’s tools had nowhere to

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Portable solution to a damp problem

Portable solution to a damp problem

Is there anything more aggravating than waiting? It seems that I am typically waiting for something or someone these afternoons! Just the other morning I wasted three hours waiting for a supplier that was supposed to give us a quote on a up-to-date roof only to get a call from him saying he would be

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Will this frigid snap ever end?

Will this frigid snap ever end?

It is not even officially winter season yet and I’m already over it. This is easily because of the fact that our apartment is never easily warm and no matter how hard I try I feel cold. The complication has been getting worse over the past couple years and my pal and I easily need

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Rewarding feeling when making a sale.

Rewarding feeling when making a sale.

Working in sales can be tough. I have quotas and deadlines that need to be met in order to prove that I am an asset to the supplier that they can’t afford to lose. There are times during the year when it is hard to meet these demands but as Summer comes to an end

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Portable solution to a damp problem

Portable solution to a damp problem

Is there anything more aggravating than waiting? It seems that I am always waiting for something or someone these nights. Just the other afternoon I wasted three hours waiting for a company that was supposed to give us a estimate on a new roof only to get a call from him saying he would be

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No more middle of the evening wake ups

No more middle of the evening wake ups

As of last year my buddy and I are finally able to sleep through the evening again. For the past three years, during the winter, my buddy and I have been forced to set an alarm for every four hours so that one of us could get up and tend the fire. If my buddy

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The chill that would not end

The chill that would not end

When it comes to my number one temperature it is around ninety with seventy percent humidity or higher. If you haven’t guessed, I am from the deep south where this type of weather is quite common. When I married my partner and my buddy and I relocated to the Northeast I decided abruptly that I

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Being in control makes my job easy

Being in control makes my job easy

For several years I simply hated my job. It wasn’t the toil necessarily, it was dealing with a boss that controlled my every waking moment while I was there. I had to abide by his schedule for dinner, holiday, and even overtime however now I am free of all of that. As a designer I

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Efficiency rating is pressing

Efficiency rating is pressing

Government guidelines seem to affect just about everything. Now, some people don’t like the idea of “substantial sibling” watching however there has to be some sort of regulatory process in order to hold companies and manufacturers in check. If not for these agencies anyone could put any claim on their product and you would have

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Why does my filter need to be changed so often

Why does my filter need to be changed so often

As a current homeowner I figured I had a lot to learn. I never genuinely helped my parents around the home and would complain if I were asked to do any manual labor. Now, I wish I would have paid more attention to all of the little things my parents attended to on a regular

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Broken pipes caused dire detriment

Broken pipes caused dire detriment

I can not get over the week that my associate and I have had. A dire winter season storm blew through about four days ago and knocked out power to our entire town. With snow drifts over three feet and winds gusting to nearly sixty five miles per hour it was impossible for utility companies

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Will this cold snap ever end?

Will this cold snap ever end?

It is not even respectfully winter season yet and I’m already over it, but this is really because of the fact that our household is never genuinely hot and no matter how hard I try I feel cold. The concern has been getting worse over the past couple years and my associate and I genuinely

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Rewarding feeling when making a sale.

Rewarding feeling when making a sale.

Working in sales can be tough. I have quotas and deadlines that need to be met in order to prove that I am an asset to the company that they can’t afford to lose. There are times during the year when it is difficult to meet these demands but as Summer comes to an end

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The chill that would not end

The chill that would not end

When it comes to my preferred temperature it is around ninety with seventy percent humidity or higher. If you haven’t guessed, I am from the deep south where this type of weather is quite common. When I married my spouse and my associate and I relocated to the Northeast I decided quickly that I would

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This roof is a problem

This roof is a problem

My hubby built a backyard shed totally on his own; It was such a relief since storage was a substantial concern in our household… My good friend and I had one kitchen that was converted into a storage area. I ended up needing the space for laundry, but all my hubby’s tools had nowhere to

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Being in control makes my job easy

Being in control makes my job easy

For several years I simply hated my job. It wasn’t the work necessarily, it was dealing with a boss that controlled my every waking moment while I was there. I had to abide by his schedule for supper, getaway, and even overtime however now I am free of all of that. As a designer I

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