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2018 Trane Spring Promo at SS&B Heating & Cooling

Thanks to periodic zero-interest promos and trade-in allowances, Trane goes out of its way to help consumers afford its equipment. We think that’s great. Heating and air conditioning equipment is a major investment. You want a great system, but you don’t want to stretch your budget. Trane helps you get that former without doing the latter. ... Read More

Can Lightning Strike Me Inside a Storm Shelter?

Will I be electrocuted if the storm shelter is struck by lightning while I’m inside? At FamilySAFE Storm Shelters & Safe Rooms, we hear this question from time to time, and the answer is simply no. Should your shelter be struck by lightning while you are inside, the electricity will travel down the outside of ... Read More

How to Hire an Architect by Insight Design Architects

Welcome I prepared this guide after seeing so many people struggle with understanding the design and construction process. This process can seem like a complex and frightening roadblock for those who haven’t been through it before. The first and most important step is to find and hire your architect. You may be wondering: How do ... Read More

Luxury Vinyl Tile Flooring That Fits Your Style

Luxury Vinyl Tile Flooring That Fits Your Style There’s a loosely kept secret among places like restaurants, hotels, offices and other hip, chic establishments that see lots of foot traffic, and it’s all of three letters long: L-V-T. This sleek acronym stands for “luxury vinyl tile,” never to be confused with the linoleum that your ... Read More

Four Reasons to Hire a Personal Decorator Before Christmas [video]

PART 1: 4 REASONS TO HIRE A PERSONAL DECORATOR BEFORE CHRISTMAS [VIEW VIDEO] The holiday season has arrived! Soon, you'll be building snowmen, wrapping presents and hanging ornaments on the Christmas tree. But before you invite guests over for the big celebration, you may consider hiring a personal decorator from Decorating Den to help you deck the halls! You're ... Read More

5 Mistakes to Avoid While Designing a New Home

Many thoughts may fill your mind as you begin to design your new home. You might turn to online home designs for inspiration and start making an exhaustive list of what you wish to see in your new home. The process of building a home is answering ten thousand questions in the right sequence with ... Read More

How to Revive Your Windows

THIS PRESENTATION HAS CONCLUDED - How to improve your energy efficiency and spruce up your windows. Come listen, learn or even participate by asking questions at our presentation "How to Revive Your Windows." Presentation at the 2017 HBA Home Remodeling Show - Springfield EXPO Center Upper Level Friday, Sept 29 - 2:30pm Presented by Meek's ... Read More

House Plans - Getting them Right!

THIS PRESENTATION HAS CONCLUDED - If you're building a new home you need  House Plans & You Need to Get them Right! Houses are more complicated than a few years ago. (But they are also more livable if they are done right). Technology has changed how we build houses. Today it is easier than ever ... Read More

The Latest Trends & Technology in Hardwood Floors

THIS PRESENTATION HAS CONCLUDED - During our presentation, at the 2017 HBA Remodeling Show, we will discuss how to choose the right wood floor or wood look floor for your situation.  With so many options like, solid to engineered, laminate to vinyl wood looks how do I know what to choose? We will discuss the ... Read More