May 21, 2015

The Critter Contol in Orlando

Bats, beavers, birds, chipmunks, squirrels, house mice, raccoon's etc are some of the many wild animals that cause problems that are capable of inflicting minor and even serious injuries if handled by someone without proper training. Aside from that, these wild animals can carry a variety of diseases, making improper handling all the more risky.

EmergencyAnimalRemovalUsually these wild animals can be found under our house roof,  the common spots of their home invasion because they can easily make their way into your attic. This is especially easy for rodent sized animals such as squirrels and rats. Once they are already inside, they can tear up ductwork and insulation, as well as use your attic for nesting and multiplying. You will then be surprise, but the vast majority of homes do not have their roof returns sealed. Whether there are noises in the attic or not, this is a dangerous entry point as long as it remains unsealed.

If you are looking for an animal trapping expert near Orlando, you can contact Critter Control Orlando, they can provide animal removal and control services in the neighboring cities. They also handle animal trapping in a safe and effective manner. They specializes in animal proofing, including roof return seals. The best news is every seal they make is guaranteed for life, so you will never have to worry about it again. 

Two years ago, we moved-in into our new house near the forest and we noticed recently that in our we always hear scratching noises in the ceiling especially during at night. Hubby and I suspected it as a rat/mice or sometimes a cat but never a wild animals. Anyway, we are so hesitant to check the ceiling that is why we are planning to hire an animal trapper expert in our place too.

FYI: Animal Wildlife Trappers, Inc. is a family owned and operated wildlife trapping company. We specialize in animal apprehension and removal, as well as repair of damages caused by nuisance wildlife. Backed by Company President Alden Weed, we strive to provide quality, efficiency, and most of all safety for our clients.

April 28, 2015

Home Owners: Banishing Noise Pollution Once And For All

If you trawl the internet for long enough you will quickly start to see all of the factors that buyers prioritize when it comes to the purchase of a new home. Some of them are obvious, such as the size of bedrooms, while others maybe aren't - with some real estate agents telling sellers to brew fresh coffee before a viewing, because the smell is proven to have a positive effect on buyers!

We're not going to tell you to pull out a sledgehammer and get to work on your bedroom size, or buy a brand new coffee machine, this guide is for another reason. Noise pollution is something that can blight absolutely any home.

You could have a picturesque mansion, but if it's situated inappropriately nobody wants to live next to a barrage of noise, whatever the source, for years and years.

Rather than seeing buyers walk away time and time again, there are solutions to rectify this issue.
The first is probably one of the most obvious out there - just thicken your glazing. If you have single glazing, it goes without saying that the benefits of upgrading to double will be tremendous. Alternatively, triple glazing offers even more rewards - albeit at a much higher cost.

Of course, most readers will have probably already explored and executed these avenues. Therefore, we're going to concentrate the bulk of this article on a slightly different tip; window treatments.

On first glance, a set of window blinds or curtains surely couldn't make all the difference to blocking out that terrible racket outside. If you opt for one of the thin, traditional types - you're probably right. The material is just too thin to make a noticeable difference.

Over the years manufacturers have started to explore just how blinds can aid with noise-related problems though. Their solution was initially for cold rooms, and the need to insulate them. However, insulated blinds also perform superbly well in relation to noise prevention, and here's why.

These are blinds which are constructed with a honeycomb shape, effectively creating small pockets. The trick is, particularly in very noisy areas, is to purchase insulated blinds which are at least two or three levels thick. That means that there can be three cells, with each one acting as an insulating layer. Such inventions have been found to work wonders from a thermal perspective and science means that the same occurs with sound.

Will these blinds eradicate all of your outside noise once and for all? It's impossible to say without analyzing just how much your property is subject to noise pollution. Still, the difference they can make is tremendous and when compared with the benefits of upgrading to triple glazing, there really isn't much of dissimilarity. Unsurprisingly, they are much cheaper than performing such a major structural alteration to your home though, which is why this method could be one of the best solutions from a value point of view.

My Treasure

I am glad, yet somewhat sad…
My heart seems happy, yet I feel gloomy
Not because of you Phebie,
But only because I am me.

At first I thought you are too far
But now I feel just there you are.
If time will come that this will end,
I hope it’ll not just be around the bend.

For if it comes in time so sudden
My heart will bleed and will forever be saddened.
But, no, it should not be a very sad ending,
If both of us just go on loving.

Please give this heart of mine a second chance,
To beat in love holding your lovely hands.

Image result for my treasure this poem from a very dear friend!
Thank you so much Boss!

April 25, 2015

Sliding Door Repairs that You Can Complete Yourself

A lot of people in this country have sliding doors to get into their garden areas. As a result, there is also a high need for repair. What most people do not know, however, is that they can complete many of these repairs themselves.

An out of Square Door
The first thing you need to understand is that, as a home ages, it becomes out of square. Basically, the house starts to settle. As a result, however, doors will start to jam and not open as easily anymore, and this is perhaps most noticeable in glass doors. Check the top and the bottom of your door to see how it is doing. If you notice a crack when you’re trying to slide the door, it is out of square.

You can generally fix this by adjusting the wheels. There should be some small holes at the bottom of the frame, often with a small cap on them to make the holes less visible. Simply lift the caps and use a screwdriver to move the wheels up or down until the door slides again.

You can also try to shim the door if adjusting the wheels doesn’t work. This is a little more intensive, because it means you have to remove the door trim. Once you do that, you will see that the whole door is shimmed into the opening and it is likely that it will be quite significantly out of square. Unscrew the door, square it back into place and this should solve the problem. Plus, it will make it more efficient as it will once again be able to keep your heat in.

Broken Mechanisms
It is also possible, as your door ages, that the handle or latch mechanism breaks down. This is reasonably easy to replace and you only need to find the hardware. Even if your manufacturer has long since gone out of business, or you don’t know who they are, you should be able to find parts online and in many hardware stores. Consider replacing all the different parts as long as you are working on some of the hardware anyway.

Dirty Door
Finally, you would be surprised at how often a sliding door appears to be broken when it is actually just dirty. As dirt accumulates in the track and along the frame of the door itself, blockages and obstacles will star to appear. These must be cleaned up and addressed if you want your door to continue to work properly.

If none of these solutions work, it is time to call in a sliding door repair company. A professional will be able to identify exactly what is going on and what is causing the problem, as well as how it can be fixed, if at all. Do not see this as a last resort option either. As glass doors are made from glass, they have the potential to be very dangerous. If you have tried the above three methods or you’re sure they are not the cause of the problem, then get a professional in straight away.