Allergies And Your Air Conditioner: Things To Consider
7 August 2015
When the weather channel calls for a heat wave, you are thankful that you have air conditioning; however, within a few minutes of turning it on, your eyes are watery and itchy and you start sneezing uncontrollably. What gives? Well, it could be that your air conditioner is irritating your allergies.
You're probably wondering how you could possibly be allergic to air conditioning. To clarify, it's not that you're allergic to your AC unit; it's that you're AC unit is kicking up the elements that you are allergic to.
Should I Repair Or Replace A Damaged Asphalt Shingle Roof?
24 July 2015
Your roof should last you about one or two decades, and you can help extend the life of your roof by making minor repairs as necessary. If your roof is old and damaged, you can often make a determination yourself as to whether it can be repaired or if you have to spring for a more costly replacement, but in either case, expedience is key--a damaged roof left untreated can quickly start to cause damage to the rest of your house.
How To Repair A Cracked Asphalt Driveway And Add Sealer Over It
13 July 2015
If hot weather and moisture have caused cracks to form on the asphalt driveway in your yard, learn how to fix them so that the surface is smooth. After completing the repair, seal the driveway to prevent damage in the future and to give the asphalt a shiny surface.
Use The Following Items
broom water hose scrub brush detergent degreaser asphalt crack filler caulk gun putty knife plastic sheeting vinyl tarps asphalt sealer squeegee temporary fencing or sign Clean The Driveway And Fill The Cracks
How To Clean And Protect Your Travertine Tile Floor
24 June 2015
Travertine tile floors make beautiful additions to your home. However, travertine stone is porous, so it must be protected and cleaned properly to remain looking its best. Here are a few suggestions to keep your travertine tile floor in great shape:
Don't Let Spills Stand
Travertine is especially sensitive to acid, so acidic liquids, such as soda, orange juice, or tomato sauce, can permanently etch or stain your tiles. Since you may not know the pH of every spilled liquid that comes in contact with your floor, it is best to never allow a spill to sit for a prolonged period.