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The Benefits of Having a Synthetic Turf In Your Backyard

Synthetic Turf Benefits

For the most part, grass just seems to be there.  Most people hardly even think about it–until they own a home with a yard.  Suddenly, the grass is no longer a stationary piece of landscape, but a living, breathing entity that must be cared for.  Believe it or not, there are other alternatives to natural grass: a synthetic turf.   Looking for a professional opinion on this, we turned to Ernest from Synthetic Turf Dallas to understand the benefits of installing turf.

The benefits of installing synthetic turf in your backyard are various: it saves time, money and is environmentally-friendly.

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Air Conditioning Troubleshooting

No Cool Air…Yikes

When your air conditioner breaks down on a hot summer day it can seem like the end of days, but there is no need to panic. This brief post will explain exactly what you need to do if your air conditioner stops blowing cold air, and how it can troubleshoot and possibly do some at home repairs.

As with any type of home project, we always suggest you contact a professional to assist, otherwise, you could cause more damage if you are not sure what you are doing.  Also if you are working with electricity, be sure to turn off all electricity at the breaker box, or better yet contact a professional.   We have invited a professional Jason from AC Repair Frisco to show you a few good tips.

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Remote Worker Time Tracking

Best Way to Track Your Time When Working Temp

This may seem like an odd article for my blog, but as a contract worker, I love sharing when I run across something spectacular.  I have found a new software that will help you tremendously.  If you are a temporary or contract worker you have most likely spent a great deal of time filling out paper timesheets and faxing or scanning them in to send to your employer.  This task in itself can be a full-time job, and actually is no fun at all.   If you are one of the unlucky soles that have to go through these grueling tasks, you should speak with your staffing firm and have them look at investing in the best time tracking solution on the planet.  There is a new software on the market that will revolutionize how you enter time for all of your temporary and contract positions.

The new software allows any third party manager to actually approve your timesheet without having to login to your payroll system.  This is a huge deal for staffing firms and breaks down a barrier that has been looming over the heads of all staffing firms around the country.

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Great Pressure Washing Tips

Effective Tips That Will Guide You In Hiring The Best Pressure Washing Company

Pressure washing is one quick and thorough way to clean the exterior of your house. Due to the scale of the operation, you may want to hire a contractor to do the job for you. Then you’ll have to make sure the service provider you choose is fully qualified for the task. Otherwise, you run the risk of incurring costly damage to your property.

We went to an expert on Commercial Pressure Washing in Houston, TX, Jeremy and asked for some tips on finding a great pressure washing company.  Below are a few pointers that can help you in your search for a pressure washing contractor that will get the job done correctly. There are also additional tips for dealing with the contractor you choose while the job is ongoing and when it is done.

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Cleaning the Baseboards in Your Home

Baseboard Cleaning – Not A Fun Job

Cleaning baseboards is typically not a glamorous task for anyone, but actually cleaning the baseboards is all about making your room look clean and free from dust. It is the kind of task which when finished makes one’s home feel and appear to be better. You may spend much time dusting furniture, cleaning the floor and vacuuming crannies and nooks in your room, but whenever the baseboards are untidy, they will definitely attract attention thereby creating a total impression of neglect and shabbiness. However, it is very simple learning to clean your baseboards at home and should not be one of the huge housekeeping challenges you face in life.


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How To Clean Your Gutters

Cleaning Gutters

funky guttersWhen it comes to cleaning gutters you are not looking at a basic household chore. Cleaning your gutters can be very dangerous and cumbersome sometimes, but it is very essential if you want a home in good standing. I know of a few personally who put their gutter off for years, resulting in literally thousands of dollars in damage.


With the dangers of falling, slipping, or hurting yourself you must take appropriate precautions by ensuring you are using the right tools and techniques for the job. This article will help you with advice on the basic equipment and technique you can use, as well as how to clean your gutters.

What You Need
You will need items such as a cloth, bucket, gardening shovel, ladder, gloves, drain clearing tool, hose nozzle, and safety glasses. Of course, be in your working attires. Never try to clean if it just rained because it’s very slippery.

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