Month: September 2020

A Side By Side Comparison: Bamboo and Wood Flooring

A Side By Side Comparison: Bamboo and Wood Flooring

At first glance, bamboo flooring can be mistaken for another form of hardwood flooring. And it is, in fact, often grouped together under the general category of “solid-hardwood” flooring. Bamboo and hardwood do have a similar look and feel, and both materials are available both in 3/4-inch-thick solid planks and in engineered versions in which …

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8 Common Problems With Conventional Gas Furnaces

8 Common Problems With Conventional Gas Furnaces

Conventional gas furnaces are those rated up to 89% AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency). These are often old furnaces that have standing pilot lights, and they are usually noncondensing furnaces that vent exhaust gases through chimneys rather than through PVC piping. Since 2012, high-efficiency condensing furnaces with AFUE ratings of at least 90% have been increasingly popular, …

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Learn How to Grow Veggies, Fruits, and Herbs in Your Backyard

Homegrown Food in Your Backyard Nothing tastes as good as homegrown, fresh-picked fruits and vegetables. It doesn’t take a lot of skill or space to grow something delicious in your backyard. You may have a large plot or choose to plant a small selection in containers on the patio. Either way, growing your own food is …

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