Archive for March, 2014

    Landscaping to Save Money

    Written by Dave on . Posted in Landscape construction spokane, Outdoor sports court, Spokane landscape design

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    Home ownership is a major point of pride for many individuals. Although it requires a great deal of work, regular home maintenance can be a smart investment. This is just as true for the exterior of your home, as it is the interior. Nothing communicates pride of ownership more than well-executed landscaping. If you are in the Spokane, Wa. area and are interested in learning more about landscape design, here is some information that may be useful.

    Landscape design is not just about aesthetics. Many elements of landscaping construction involve processes and procedures that increase the efficiency and value of your home. For instance, planting trees and bushes around your house can reduce your

    Does Your Chimney Need to Be Cleaned? Find the Right Professionals in Your Area

    Written by Dave on . Posted in Chimney liner supplies, Fireplace chimney liners, How to clean the chimney

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    Nearly 15,000 houses catch on fire annually due to creosote fires specifically. This is all the more reason to make sure you are using quality chimney liners to help make sure that there isn’t a build-up of materials that could be harmful to your safety and well-being.

    The precursors to chimneys were the buts that Romans installed within bakery walls to get the smoke out of the buildings effectively. What could be accurately called chimneys were not introduced in Europe until the 1100’s.

    Today, the highest brick chimney to stand on its own is 585 feet tall–Montana’s Anaconda Smelter Stack. Interestingly, there is a kind of bird that chooses the chimney as its nesting area, especially during warmer months. This bird is called the Chimney Swift.
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    Cutting-Edge Air Conditioning Maintenance

    Written by Dave on . Posted in Air conditioning repair, Commercial refrigeration specialists, Local air conditioning repair

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    Do you know when air conditioning was invented and who was responsible for inventing it? According to a highly credible source, a gentleman by the name of Willis Carrier designed and assembled the first usable air conditioning unit, and he didn’t even use it to cool himself off! Mr. Carrier actually used his air conditioning to cool down printing rooms, because he was very afraid his ink would warp during very hot days.

    While Mr. Carriers invention apparently served his original intentions well, the rest of the country had other ideas. Instead of opening windows relying on open windows and fans to cool off, folks could finally control the temperature by simply turning different types of air conditioning