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General Contractor Talks About the Longevity of Home Basics | Kensington, MD

General Contractor Talks About the Longevity of Home Basics | Kensington, MD
Homes have many things that can either last a long time, or can breakdown only years after purchase or installation. Sometimes with good reason, sometimes because of faulty manufacturing. Alongside the misery of having to replace a roof or a furnace, is the fact that the expense can run you into the tens of thousands of dollars. So how long can you expect the basics in your home to last? Let a knowledgeable and trusted  general contractor  tell you. Roofs : As mentioned in the introduction, roofs are expensive if you need it all replaced. Metal and stone roofs (like copper, slate, and tile) can last 50+ years; wood about 30 years; and asphalt/shingle 25 or so years. It's also important to consider climate when figuring longevity. AC Units : Outdoor cooling units have the worst experience working all day in the heat and sun, especially if they are left to do...
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Dec
07

Experienced General Contractor Gives Advice on the Benefits of Installing a Radiant Heat System | Kensington, MD

Experienced General Contractor Gives Advice on the Benefits of Installing a Radiant Heat System | Kensington, MD
Ever heard of radiant heating? It's one of the best ways to heat your home that has been flying under the radar for years, and comes with tons of great benefits.  It is virtually undetected, because it makes no noise; no water filling radiators clunking and clanging; no air kicking on like jet engines; no dust being shot up from the bowels of your basement. Just simple, even heat throughout your entire home. It is also highly-efficient and incredibly comfortable. Here are some tips from your local  general contractor  in Maryland on the great benefits of installing a radiant heat system in your home. Even Heat is the Best Heat It's a simple fact of thermal dynamics: when there is a heat source in any location, the greatest amount of heat being emitted is located nearest to it. Which is the sad summation of most HVAC and furnace systems in homes across...
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Aug
12

Decorative Bathroom Remodeling Ideas | Kensington, MD

Decorative Bathroom Remodeling Ideas | Kensington, MD
When it comes to  bathroom remodeling , many people place the focus on upgrading for usefulness. While it's true that functionality is of prime importance to bathrooms, a remodeling plan should not immediately skimp on decorating things up a little bit. After all, you spend a lot of time in the bathroom. Why not enjoy that time a little more? Transparent Blocks They used to be called glass blocks, but today's transparent building material isn't the Art Deco standard of old office buildings. Glass blocks are more likely made of acrylics today and come in a vast array of colors, sizes and textures. A bathroom remodeling scheme utilize transparent blocks regardless of the budget. Just a few can be stacked to lend a frame around the shower or you could utterly transform the bathroom with a curved wall of blocks.  Powder Room Ever watch old movies where the women characters leave...
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