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Choosing The Perfect Hardware To Hang Pictures, And How To Use It

Hanging pictures and artwork on your walls may seem like a no-brainer, but it is not as simple as pounding a nail in and setting the picture on it. In fact, if you visit the picture framing departments of most hobby and craft stores, you will find that they have several different types of hardware at their disposal. The reason for this is that pictures of different weights demand different hanging strategies. Read More 

3 Reasons To Install Motorized Blinds In Your Home

If you are like many people, you might be impressed by the idea of motorized shades, but you might not have made the switch just yet. However, these shades offer a lot of benefits that you might realize, more than just being technologically advanced. These are a few of the main reasons why installing motorized blinds in your home can be a very smart decision. 1. Save on Cooling Costs During the Summer Read More 

Pros And Cons Of A Wireless Fire Alarm Monitoring System

Advances in fire alarm monitoring technology has made a wide range of features possible, including wireless monitoring. For many, switching to a wireless system has made sense. If you are considering a wireless monitoring system, here are some pros and cons to consider.  Advantages One benefit to a wireless fire alarm system is that it can be installed virtually anywhere. The system does not have to be wired to function and usually only requires a few screws and bolts to place it. Read More 

Waterproof Your Home: 4 Tips For Keeping Your Rain Gutters In Good Condition

Those metal rain gutters on your home do more than just keep water off your porch. They also waterproof your home by draining rain water away from the foundation and basement. If your gutters aren't cleaned and properly maintained, you could be putting your home and your wallet in danger, especially if your basement floods. If your rain gutters have seen better days, you don't have to have them replaced. Here is a step-by-step guide for cleaning and repairing your rain gutters. Read More 

3 Innovative Features to Consider When Replacing Windows

As you begin shopping for window replacements, consider some innovative features that manufacturers have introduced in recent years. Research and development teams in these companies learn the features homeowners would love to see in windows and respond to those wishes with new products. You might be interested in invisible screens, locks that allow venting and self-cleaning glass. Invisible Screens Unlike conventional window screens, you can't see invisible screens unless you're very close to the window. Read More