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Saving Energy Easily

Most people are aware that if you turn your heating thermostat down a degree or two, you can save a few bucks on your heating bill. This is not the only way to save energy, however. There are some subtle methods you can use around your home that can save you even more. No one enjoys paying more for something than they need to, so here are some tips you can use to help you save money on your own energy bill this winter. Read More 

How To Remove A Wrought Iron Fence

Wrought iron fences are made of fence posts that are evenly spaced apart so as to support horizontal fence sections. The primary difference between removing a wrought iron fence versus removing a plastic or wood fence is that the wrought iron fence has to be handled carefully so as to avoid any injury to the people removing it. As with other types of fences, each section of the fence is connected to the supporting posts with hardware, all of which have to be removed in order to take down the fence. Read More 

Cool Fence On The Block: 5 Ways You Can Make Your Chain Link Stand Out

Who says that chain link fencing can't stand out? Some people might view chain link fencing as an eyesore, but there are plenty of people out there who see it as a charming accessory for a front yard. It all depends on what you do with it. Utilize these tips to find a new look for your yard and truly stand out from the rest of the block. 1. Create Bold Patterns Read More 

Learn The Truth Behind These Common Boiler System Myths

Many homeowners turn up their noses when they hear the words "boiler system." Boiler-style heating, while once a mainstay of the HVAC industry, has fallen out of vogue in recent years. While it is not necessarily the best choice for every home, boiler-style heating does not deserve such a bad rap. A lot of its poor reputation is derived from myths, rather than facts. Myth #1: Boilers are a very inefficient heating method. Read More 

The Many Uses Of Wire Mesh

Wire mesh can be found all over Pennsylvania, including places that you might never suspect. Wire mesh, also called wire cloth, is used for many purposes and comes in many varieties. What is wire mesh? Wire mesh is basically metal screen material, but much thicker than window screen. It usually has square or rectangular holes that range in sizes from 1/4 to 1/2 inches square. It can be made of many materials, such as steel, aluminum, stainless steel, and copper. Read More