Archive for May, 2017

The Leading Cause Of Lung Cancer Isn’t Cigarettes, Exposure To Smog Or Genetics

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Radon denver, Radon testing company, Vapor barrier for crawl space

Moisture barrier for crawl space

Lung cancer is a major issue in the United States. Thousands of lives are lost every year to this virulent disease and, thanks to many conflicting awareness campaigns, it can be difficult for the average American to understand how to better prevent it. Although smoking and exposure to hazardous city chemicals are commonly cited as contributors to lung cancer, there’s a more insidious and widely spread element that finds its way into everyday lungs. Radon gas is a chemical present in many an American home and can even affect your family if unchecked over a long period of time.

How Many American Homes Have Radon Gas Poisoning?

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How a Hot Tub Improves Your Back Yard

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Hot tub, Outdoor kitchen, Pool contractors tampa

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According to a 2014 House Spring Landscaping Trends Study, about 83 % of people that participated in the survey believed their back yard is “an ideal entertaining space.” The perception of what a back yard should include has changed over the years. A home owner can no longer have only a grill and trampoline in their backyard and consider a fun and entertaining space. Now more than ever, home owners are adding outdoor kitchens and pools to their back yard. This trend is only going to continue to grow, and there are some strong reasons as to why you should join in on the fun of having a hot tub in your back yard.

1. Swimming is very popular.

As of today, swimming is the 4th most popula

Three Situations You Will Want a Standby Generator

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Generator installers, Generator panama city, Whole home generator pricing

Standby generators

You?ve likely grown to depend on electricity for many functions. Almost every aspect of our day has something to do with electric power. As you?ve likely seen, power outages can be a disruptive event in the home. When the power goes out, it can be a scary moment for you and your family. All of the sudden, the electricity you use for so many things is gone. However, there is a way to have electricity in your home, no matter the outside situation. In this post, you will learn three situations where having a standby generator is essential.

  1. Extreme Weather Conditions: In any part of the world, extreme weather can rise. Hotter summers can bring about dangerous blackouts. In winter months, an ice storm and heavy snow can wreak havoc on power lines. Extreme weather can bring tho

New Windows Decrease Energy Costs

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Best windows, Window installation, Window installation chicago

Chicago replacement windows

To some of your neighbors the fact that you were working with a local window company right now seemed a little strange. Being seven months pregnant and the mother of 17 month old simply did not seem like a great time to be taking on a home remodeling project. They way you see it, however, and the way you explained it to your husband is that these are the last two months that you can even have a chance at addressing the needed repairs and upgrades needed in your home.
The window installers, for the most part are completing their work upstairs, while you and your 17 month ol

Common Security Mistakes Businessowners And Homeowners Make In America

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Door installation, Installing a door, Locksmith schaumburg il

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Do you worry about the safety of your business? How about your residence? You’re not alone. Security measures are a common concern many businessowners and homeowners share, causing many to spend hundreds and even thousands of dollars every year on measures that can prevent theft and vandalism. One of the best ways to ensure your belongings remain safe is to contact locksmiths and request them to craft high-quality locks, doors and windows that are more difficult to break through. Let’s take a look at theft in the United States and what you should stand to expect with improved security measures.

Burglary Statistics

The United States sees over two million home burglaries reported every sing