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Understanding Your Home's Wiring: An Interview with Lightning Volts Understanding Your Home's Wiring: An Interview with Lightning Volts

By Kristen Bosse

We interview Andy Reese of Lightning Volts about the new innovative technology involved with electrical services and their true advantages.

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Getting Stains out of your Walls Getting Stains out of your Walls

By Ben Levy

Stains are things that you would always want to keep away from your newly painted walls. But things are always not in your control. More often than not your kids are the culprits behind it, but even you may unknowingly end up putting a stain on the wall. Here is what you need to do to get it off your wall.

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Shining Up Your Wood Floors Shining Up Your Wood Floors

By Ben Levy

The best thing to do to make your wood floors shinier is to use poly urethane for refinishing the floor. You should clean the floor to get rid of dust, hair and lint before applying it.

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Fixing a Leaky Faucet Fixing a Leaky Faucet

By Ben Levy

The most common faucet type is the compression faucet although you may also own a disk or cartridge faucet. The disk or cartridge faucet rarely needs any repair, and when it does require repair it simply means throwing away the old disk or cartridge and dropping in a new one. This short article will give you the basics for fixing a dripping or leaking compression faucet.

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Keeping Your Fireplace Safe Keeping Your Fireplace Safe

By Ben Levy

Before purchasing a home, it's very important to have your fireplace and chimney inspected for structural deterioration and adherence to safety standards. Masonry chimneys can deteriorate over time if not regularly cleaned and maintained, and even metal insert fireplaces must be checked before every heating season.

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Maintaining Your Driveway Maintaining Your Driveway

By Ben Levy

How do you know when it's time to repave your driveway? It all really depends on your feelings. If you see large cracks in your driveway but you don't mind them, then maybe you could get by with a resurfacing. If the large cracks are driving you bonkers, then it may be time to repave.

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Things to Think About When Cleaning out your Home Things to Think About When Cleaning out your Home

By Ben Levy

It is past spring cleaning and that old item that's been lingering about your house is still there. So, here comes the age old question. How do you know when to throw something away?

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What is APR What is APR

By Ben Levy

APR is the Annual Percentage Rate and tells you your interest rate on a mortgage for the whole year. It is also used for credit cards and automobile loans. Usually, the higher your APR, the more it will cost you.

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Why Everyone Should have Homeowners Insurance Why Everyone Should have Homeowners Insurance

By Ben Levy

Homeowners insurance, though costly, has the potential to save you millions of dollars over your lifetime. Many people think that they do not need home insurance because they are careful and responsible owners. Unfortunately, there are many bad things that can happen to your home that are completely out of your control.

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Understanding Loans: An Interview with Frank Romano of Harbour Equity Partners Understanding Loans: An Interview with Frank Romano of Harbour Equity Partners

Harbour Equity Partners is a private equity fund. Our resources in investment banking and private banking make it possible for us to offer loans to high net worth borrowers. Harbour Equity Partners has seen the opportunity to help borrowers that do not conform with traditional lending options. Utilizing our private banking resources, Harbour Equity Partners will structure finance options that meet a borrower's end goal.

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