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Tankless Water Heater for Your Home

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Tankless Water Heater

White gas boiler.For many years, water heaters with storage tanks have been the industry standard. The heating system would heat the water and store it in a tank, periodically warming it so that the water could stay hot throughout the day and night up to when it would be needed. There are many drawbacks to this model of heating water. First, this mode; consumes a lot of energy for no specific purpose. This is the energy that is required to maintain the temperature of the water throughout the day even if no one is using the water at that time. Everyone in the home could be out for a week, and the water heater would still be on, wasting energy. The storage tank also takes up a lot of space that could be used for more constructive purposes.

It is due to all these reasons that the tankless water heater was designed and created. By only providing hot water on demand, these tankless water heaters have completely revolutionized the industry. The following are some of the benefits and advantages that you will enjoy when you switch to this new system: Continue reading

Masonite Passage Doors

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Masonite Passage Doors

Masonite Passage Doors by the Design Build ProsFinding the right Masonite doors to install in your home can be a hectic task. Choosing the right doors depends on finding the best door styles that will not only partition rooms in the home, but also add glamor and sophistication while doing so. The following are the steps you should take in order to find the best choice that is suited for your tastes and preferences: Continue reading

Decorating and Preparing for a Halloween Party

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Decorating and Preparing for a Halloween Party

PumpkinHalloween is quickly approaching and you may wonder how to make sure your party is spectacular. Second to Christmas, Halloween is the most popular holiday for Americans to decorate their homes. Some simple changes to your home’s interior can give the perfect eerie atmosphere for Halloween. Many of these looks you can even keep throughout the year for a modern look. Continue reading

Heated Floor Options

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Heated Floor Options

Heated Floor Options by the Design Build ProsDepending on the location and size of your building you can choose from a variety of heated floor options to suit your needs. It is much comfortable to live and work in a warm environment. We absorb the cold from our floors through our feet since most buildings with concrete floor are poor conductors of heat. Due to this and many other reasons many companies have emerged to manufacture heated floor options. Continue reading

Creating Open Spaces for Home Entertaining

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Creating Open Space for Home Entertaining

Open Space in Interior Remodeling (1)Have you ever had a party and been annoyed by the fact that you are unable to talk to your guests as you prepare a meal in the kitchen? If you have a large family or like holding large gatherings of friends at your home an open floor plan can help all of your guests feel included and welcomed, while rooms that are separated can prevent everyone from participating in the all the fun, making some feel alienated. The most popular open floor plan usually includes access to the kitchen and the living area and even the dining room. Putting an open floor plan in an already existing home can be difficult but there can be some small changes that you can make to create the feeling of an open floor plan for entertaining. Continue reading

Alternative Kitchen Backsplash Material Options

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Kitchen Remodel In Bridgewater New Jersey (14)Handling of backsplashes in any kitchen is something that calls for serious consideration both in terms of its functionality and where it is positioned plus the materials required or available for use in making this essential part of the kitchen. By definition, backsplash refers to the vertical panel that is erected behind a sink or on the countertop to provide a layer protecting the wall against spillage or splashes. Continue reading

Air Jetted Tub

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Air Jetted Tub

Air Jetted Tubs (1)-Design Build ProsThe latest new trend in bathtubs is the air jetted tub. This is a new development that has taken the market by storm and effectively cornered it. There are many reasons that can be given to explain why the new air jetted tub is better than all the whirlpool tubs that we have been used to for such a long time. These heated tubs basically blow hot air through tiny air jets (or openings) at the bottom of the tub. Continue reading

The Story of Slugger

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SluggerI’m certain I have told most of you this story before. However I feel the need to rewrite the story of how we got Slugger, not for your benefit, but for mine.

It was a Friday morning in December of 1999. As I was getting ready to leave for work, my son Andrew, who had just turned 7, came to talk to me with a newspaper in his hand. The new, but avid reader circled an ad in the classified. Continue reading

Fall Landscaping for Your NJ Home

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Fall Landscaping for Your NJ Home

Landscaping for Your NJ Home (7)With fall comes a furry of home improvement activity for all home owners who take great pride in their homes. This includes their landscapes. Fall is ideal for outdoor home improvement projects. From creating a new patio, to setting up a new raised veggie garden for spring planting, there’s no limit to what you should do this fall in the landscape. Here are some ideas you can do this fall for your New Jersey fall landscaping project. Continue reading