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Some maintenance needs are easy to detect. For example, if your car's brake lights come on, you get your brakes checked, or if your clothes aren't drying appropriately, you call a professional to service your dryer. But what if it's time to have your chimney maintained? There are ways to tell if your chimney needs cleaning if you know the signs. Read on to discover four … Read More
Above all else, the most important aspect of any project or service for your household is that everything is safe. There is no reason to consider modifying your home at all, if it will put your home at risk or any member of your household in harm’s way … Read More
The surge in popularity of outdoor kitchens is no real surprise. Savvy Longview homeowners like to find ways to spend more time outdoors, especially when it comes to their own house. This has created quite a spike in any type of outdoor living space, including the culinary type … Read More
If you have a wood-burning fireplace, then your chimney is subject to some serious mess over time. The process of burning wood causes material known as “creosote” to build up in your chimney, and over time, this creosote can build up enough that it becomes a hazard … Read More
How you grill your food: charcoal or gas. This issue can be debated until everyone is blue in the face and half ready to come to blows over the best way to sear a steak, and such emotional discourse won’t help you when it comes time to buy your own grill. You need objective, unemotional facts to help you figure out which is REALLY best for you: a charcoal grill or a gas grill. To help you figure out the best fuel for your barbecues, just read the following list of pros and cons of both fuel types … Read More
The most commonly used materials for fireplaces is gas or wood. Both fuels have their positive qualities and their downsides. Of course, these qualities are good or bad depending entirely upon your needs. But how do you know what those qualities are so that you can get the best kind of fireplace? Read our list of pros and cons for gas fireplaces vs. wood fireplaces … Read More