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Winter Tips for Your Home

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Thermometer on snow shows low temperaturesThere are several small tasks that almost any homeowner can do or address around the house as they prepare for winter. With ever-rising fuel bills and diminishing resources, all homeowners should be more diligent with their seasonal preparations. Listed below are a few recommendations and reminders to keep you warm and happy during the winter months. Continue reading

How to Decorate Your Home for Thanksgiving

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How to Decorate Your Home for Thanksgiving

Fall cornucopia on a White back ground Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season in many people’s mind. A holiday that was created to celebrate our blessings, with a focus on food and family this holiday involves much preparation that often includes decorating. Deck out your home in a festive way that will please even the pickiest of guests. Continue reading

Mo’s Buffalo Wings

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Buffalo Wings Recipe (1)-Design Build ProsYou might not be able to make these for the start of the football games today (the first game takes place at 9:30 AM EST), but these buffalo wings will be perfect for the later games! Today, we are featuring a guest blog from our friends at Karma Cucina. You can find more great recipes and other blog posts by visiting their website here. Continue reading

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