Dehumidify and Cool for Max Comfort

Have you ever been in a store, hotel room or home where the air conditioning is obviously working because you are cool but you are still uncomfortable because you feel clammy?  The issue is humidity not heat.  Make your home more comfortable by dealing with the humidity and the heat.  Air conditioning is naturally a…

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Harkey Tile and Stone

We are the third generation of our family to provide stone and tile products and services to the Carolinas. We would sincerely appreciate the opportunity to earn your business. Let us show you why our family has been serving the Carolinas for three generations. It’s very simple – “Golden Rule” service with top quality materials…

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All About the Pipes

All About the Pipes Plumbing was founded in 2003 by Christopher Vigna. Chris has over 19 years experience in the Charlotte plumbing industry. He started the company with one truck and some tools. Now, the fleet has grown to 6 trucks and 9 employees, but no matter the size, we’re staying true to our founding…

Extension Cord Size and Safety

Using power tools outside often requires an extension cord.  The right size cord is important. A cord that is too small will not carry enough current to the tool which causes diminished performance and can cause damage to the tool’s motor over a period of time.  A minimum 14 gauge cord is likely best.  If…

CFL Bulbs

If you want to make your house not your wallet light replace your regular incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs (CFL’s).  CFL’s use less energy to provide the same amount of light as a regular bulb.  For example, a CFL that produces as much light as a regular 75 watt bulb only uses about…

Hanging Shelves on the level

Have you ever tried to install a shelf that had pre-drilled holes in the back that fit over a screw in the wall?  You know how difficult it can be to make the measurements and then get the screws mounted on the wall so that they are both level and spaced correctly.  Try this. Take…