• In What States Is Tinting Your Car Windows Legal If You Are Photosensitive To Sunlight?

    13 October 2014

    You can legally tint your windows at a lower percentage than the usual state standard regulation of around 35 percent, if you have a condition like lupus where you must restrict sunlight due to photosensitivity. The higher a tint's visual light transmission (VLT) number, the more ultraviolet light gets through. So those with a medical photosensitivity to sunlight need to seek a lower VLT number. This will let in less light which will aggravate your condition less.

  • How To Prepare For A Professional Painting Project In Your Home

    11 October 2014

    Painting the interior of the home can be a very big task that takes a lot of time and effort to complete properly. This is why so many homeowners choose to hire a professional painting service or general contractor instead of attempting the task on their own. If you have hired a professional painter to complete your home project, there are things you should do to prepare for their arrival.

  • How And Why To Flush Your Hot Water Heater

    11 October 2014

    Your home water heater is one of those appliances you rely on each and every day, so making sure that its efficiency and longevity are maintained is of utmost importance. Replacing an old water heater can prove costly, so caring for your existing one can go a long way in saving you money and guaranteeing the quality and constant availability of hot water in your home. There are several inexpensive ways you can ensure you always get the most out of your water heater, one of which is flushing it at least once annually.

  • 3 Ways To Advertise Your Business While You're On The Go

    11 October 2014

    If you own a company, it's important that you're always looking for unique ways to advertise your brand so that you get as much attention as possible. While there are many ways that people chose to advertise, signage is a great way to make a big impact. You can even use signs to advertise while you're on the go. Take a look at the following information to better understand how you can use signage to advertise while on the go.

  • 3 Most Commonly Used Plumbing Products

    11 October 2014

    If you are doing a plumbing job yourself, you might be wondering what products are the best to use and what you should avoid using. Here are three of the best products for plumbing and their uses. 1. Thread Paste Thread paste, or pipe dope, is one of the most used products for plumbers. You use this paste by sealing the tiny void on items. For instance, if you are putting in a pipe, you put this paste all around the site at which it will be sealed, and it will protect the pipe from leaking.

  • Determine The Source Of Your Water Heater Leak

    11 October 2014

    Your water heater is probably one appliance that you don't give too much thought about. You get up in the morning and hop into a nice, warm shower. But that day the water runs cold, that's when you start to think about your water heater. When you investigate to see what the problem is, you find a puddle of water all over the floor.  While you may think a leak may mean a minor adjustment, that may not necessarily be the case.

  • Keeping It Light: The Scoop On Cool Roofs

    11 October 2014

    What exactly is a "cool" roof? The roofing industry uses that term to refer to any professional roofing systems that help save energy costs for heating and cooling the building beneath them. The appeal is clear: Lower energy bills and a way to help the environment. But not all commercial building owners or homeowners will find that a cool roof saves money. A lot depends on the climate where the building is located, the type of roof and the building's position.