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How to Tell If Your Water Heater Needs to be Replaced

When a water heater fails, it takes most people by surprise. It leads to potential water damage, which can be frustrating and expensive. Knowing the warning signs of a water heater failure can help avoid the situation. Fixing a potential problem before it gets out of hand will help in the long run. Below are some things to watch out for: Continue reading “How to Tell If Your Water Heater Needs to be Replaced” »

How to Prepare Your Isle of Palms Vacation Rental for Summer Travelers

You have decided to rent your Isle of Palms vacation home for summer vacationers. The prospect of earning additional income is appealing and worth the preparation that it takes to rent out your vacation home. There are a few things to keep in mind as you arrange for the summer travelers.

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How to Get Your Home Ready for Warm Weather

Spring has sprung, which means millions of Americans have begun their annual round of spring cleaning tasks. While dusting, vacuuming, and getting rid of unwanted clutter often comes to mind, there are several other home maintenance tasks that are often forgotten. Here are our tips on how to get your home ready for warm weather.

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Wire Mesh Filters: How They’re Made and How They’re Used

Similar to wire mesh, wire mesh filters are easy to manufacture, are available in different styles and gauges (thickness), and have many uses in many different industries, as well as for consumer and commercial purposes. Continue reading “Wire Mesh Filters: How They’re Made and How They’re Used” »

Frequently Asked Questions on Water Heaters

There are several things to consider when purchasing a new water heater or getting your current one fixed. A water heater essentially heats the water to give your home hot, running water. Whether you’re looking for a new water heater or just want some overall water heater tips, we have a few frequently asked questions that may help you.

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So, You Want To Be An Innkeeper?

If you live in a Victorian house with at least three bedrooms, I’m sure it has already crossed your mind to be your own boss. You can give the property a makeover, and you can have yourself your very own bed and breakfast. Being an innkeeper sounds like a great job. You don’t follow the regular office hours, and you don’t even have to beat the traffic. Your home is your office, and you get to manage your own business. So what does it take to be a great innkeeper? Does it just involve cooking breakfast and entertaining guests?

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Green Your Home

Don’t’ wait to “go green” in your primary residence, or in your vacation home. It’s not necessary to buy or build a new property to begin making important changes in your home and life that are better for the environment.

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Renting A Vacation Property

An increasing number of people are looking to rent apartments or homes when on vacation. While hotels are often hassle free, they are usually expensive and busy. To rent a vacation property usually means not worrying about food and constant upkeep, allowing you to save money and to enjoy a greater level of privacy.

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5 Things Every Tea Lover Needs In Their Home

Tea lovers love a cozy home where they can cuddle up with their favorite cup after a long day. There are a few things that tea lovers can have in their home to reaffirm their love for their favorite drink. Here are the top things ever tea lover needs to have around the house.

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Your Guide To Wine And Food Pairings

The most important rule to remember when pairing wine and food is to eat and drink what you like. Although many suggestions are out there, you can disregard any of them that don’t work for you. Think of them less as hard-and-fast rules and more as loose guidelines.
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