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Questions to Ask a Waterproofing Contractor

Hiring a contractor to perform waterproofing work on your home is not a task that you should take lightly. There are many people who make the mistake of hiring the first contractor they see listed in the phone book. However, this is not what you should do. It is crucial that you do your homework so that you have a very clear understanding of the person you are hiring. This will help to reduce the chances of you making a decision that you will regret later. Here are a few of the most critical questions that you need to pose to any waterproofing contractor who you are thinking about hiring.

  1. How long have you been doing waterproofing jobs on residential properties?

It is imperative that you find out the level of experience of any contractor who you are serious thinking about hiring. You should be trying to find a person … Read the rest

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The Most Fantastically Beautiful Antique Chandeliers for Your Home

Whether a homeowner owns what would pass for a palace or one of those tiny little houses that are in vogue nowadays, nothing says class more than antique chandeliers. Their name is derived from a word meaning “to glisten,” and that is what they do, whether they’re made mostly of brass, lead crystal or colored Murano glass. Even chandeliers made out of wood or antlers have their own gleam. Chandeliers come in many shapes and sizes and can have can have all kinds of arrangements of arms, lights and other embellishments, but they all hang from the ceiling: smaller ones hung on the wall are called sconces.

How to Hang One

The oldest chandeliers were lit by candles that needed to be snuffed out one by one. Later, they were lit by gas. Now nearly all are lit by electricity and can come on and go off at the … Read the rest