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How Urban Real Estate Development Is Helping NYC Neighborhoods

Urban Developers The past has left a mark on New York City real estate with buildings like The Empire State building, the Plaza Hotel, Rockefeller Center, and St Patrick’s Cathedral. Making this a unique city to live in and visit with the sights, Broadway, shopping, a verity of restaurants and districts. City and their neighborhoods...
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Signs You Need to Update Your Windows

Once it has been decided that the windows should be updated, where does one go? In the Maryland area there are many great window installers to choose from. HomeRite Windows & Doors is located in Milford Mill, MD. Kelemer Brothers Replacement Windows has locations in both Baltimore and White Oak, MD. Thompson Creek window complaints is located in Lanham, MD. It is important that homeowners find an installer that they feel comfortable with and will work with them to provide the best service for each project. Asking for quotes and references, as well as proof of insurance and licensing is a great start to building that relationship and having confidence in the finished project....
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The History Behind NYC’s Most Famous Skyscrapers

The view from Anthony Malkin’s observation deck seems to go on forever, and you might have a celebrity like Entourage star Adrian Grenier sharing a telescope with you. ...
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Home Windows That Are Suited For Maryland Seasonality

These companies include, but are not limited to: –

– Homefix custom remodeling in Baltimore
– Window Nation
Thompson Creek
– Renewal by Anderson Corporation
– Arocon Roofing and Construction LLC
– Advantage Home Exteriors
– A & B Home Improvement
– A Better House, Inc. dba Kelema Brothers
– Aaction Home Repairs and Restoration
– Acacia Builders LLC
– ADR Builders
– Advance Remodelling
– AES Builder & Home Improvements
– Air-Tite
– Albrecht Properties and Home Improvements
– Chesapeake Roofing, Windows, and Siding....
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New York City’s Iconic Skyscrapers

If you have ever been to New York City than you would know just how beautiful it is. With all the people walking around and all the sites to see, there is never a dull moment. Some of the best things a person could do while in New York would be to visit some of...
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Acquiring Office Space In The Famous Buildings Of New York

Office space in the most-iconic buildings of New York is a dream come true for the forward-minded businessman in the city. The iconic buildings everyone has seen in television and movies are used daily to run businesses, and business owners must invest in these buildings when they believe them the best investment. This article offers...
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Food and Drug Administration stance on trans fat

Trans fats are classified as naturally occurring or artificial. Naturally occurring trans fats are made in the stomach of some animals and found in some foods that we eat. Examples of these foods are milk and meat products. Artificial trans fats also known as trans-unsaturated fatty acids are created in manufacturing plants. These trans fats...
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Stunning Entryways to Punch Up Your House’s Curb Appeal

You have a beautiful home, however, an exciting entryway can really make your house pop. Not to mention, it’s the first thing people see when they come to visit, so it should definitely display your style. An entryway should be hospitable to your guests, while also celebrating your unique personality. If you are looking to...
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Five Tips to Retrofit Your Building to Be More Energy Efficient

The city of New York is known for many things and one thing that stands out about this magnificent city is its legendary skyscrapers. New York has some of the biggest high rises in the world and they are very intimidating and awe inspiring like the Empire State Building (managed by ESRT). When a person...
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Recycling Polystyrene Foam is the Future

Polystyrene is commonly used by manufacturers because it is cost effective provides protection to packaged goods. In addition, companies use the expanded polystyrene to hold food and beverages. Bike helmets are even lined with polystyrene to cushion riders from getting serious head injuries during accidents. Companies are able to save millions of dollars each year...
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Rain Season is Upon Us

As October quickly approaches, the temperature begins to drop, leaves crunch beneath your feet, and Instagram feeds fill up with endless apple picking pictures. This is what comes to mind for most of the country when we think about fall, what everyone forgets is about the actual weather in October. Ignore the crunchy leaves and...
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Why is Home Siding Necessary?

Quality house siding (http://www.thompsoncreek.com/siding) first and foremost protects your home. The main function of siding is to protect your home from all outdoor elements consisting of rain, snow or even excessive heat....
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Eco-savvy Massachusetts community rejects polystyrene ban

Northampton–recently named the second-highest ranking community in the US for sustainability efforts by the Journal of the American Planning Association–is setting an example to other communities in New England facing the proposed Massachusetts foam ban and similar propositions throughout the region....
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U.S. Companies Reduce Environmental Impact with Horizontal Drilling

As time goes on, more companies will realize the effectiveness of this method and start using it. In fact, privately owned energy provider Cunningham Energy is already using this technology, like many other companies are. This new advanced drilling system will change the future of oil, the ecosystem, and the economy for the better....
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Encapsulate Your Crawl Space

Encapsulating your basement with a crawl space barrier and insulation will keep air, dampness and even bugs from entering into your home through the basement area. By effectively sealing off this part of the house, you are keeping the elements outside of your actual living space....
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Raccoons: Homeowners Beware

Pest professionals have a deep understanding of how to get rid of raccoons. Additionally, they have special equipment to safely lure raccoons from these awkward areas, effectively, without damaging the home....
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Hydraulic Fracturing Flourishes in the U.S.

Recent discoveries have revolutionized the way Americans produce and use energy. As President Obama said, “For the first time in 18 years, America is poised to produce more of our own oil than we buy from other nations.” We can now extract the energy necessary for security, comfortability and growth from directly underneath us. Hydraulic...
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Oil & Gas Exploration Deemed Successful in West VA

Ryan Cunningham, founder of Cunningham Energy, plans to take advantage of the untapped oil and gas reserves in West Virginia. Cunningham’s business strategy is simple: lower risk and expenses by focusing on geographical regions which yielded profitable results in the past, but still hold demonstrably capacious, largely untouched reservoirs of oil and gas....
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Different Ways to Rid Your Home of Mice

These pests include such critters as mice, cockroaches, and spiders. We will explain how to get rid of the first one in this group in the following information....
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This May was the hottest on Earth

From The Guardian: Last month was the hottest May globally since records began in 1880, new figures show. The record heat, combined with increasingly certain predictions of an El Niño, means experts are now speculating whether 2014 could become the hottest year on record. Data published by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on...
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Managing Raccoons Around the Home

If you allow one raccoon to reside in or around your home, you will surely end up with a family of raccoons within a short period of time. It is wise to know how to prevent and get rid of raccoons if you live in areas where they frequently congregate....
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Creating A Cleaner Tomorrow With Green Energy

The Empire State Building is a very tall building in New York City. Many people like to go up to the observation deck at the top of the building. This provides them with a great view of the city, and it is a place that many people love to take pictures from. It is a...
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Crabs killing Northeast saltmarshes, study confirms

A marathon summer of field work by Mark Bertness, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, and a squadron of students may finally help settle the heated debate about what’s killing the coastal saltmarshes of southern New England and Long Island....
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Global Energy Production

Natural gas is odorless, lighter than air, and is usually found underground in close proximity to petroleum. Independent oil and gas producer Cunningham Energy works like other independent energy providers to offer efficient and forefront energy solutions....
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Goodbye, Bed Bugs

Initially, I thought I was losing my mind and imagining the small red bites/ bumps, which were all over my body. I always used to joke about bed bugs and pretend to search unfamiliar beds for the little pests, but I didn’t actually think I would ever encounter them. As soon as the red bumps...
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Environmental Issues: Foam Recycling

Now the Dart Corporation, in partnership with various local governments and businesses has found a way to repurpose polystyrene foam, http://www.homeforfoam.com/ specifically #6 foam....
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Hoop Tunnels & Cold Frames for Winter Gardening

When seasons change, it can be difficult to maintain a garden’s produce. Although we can store canned vegetables or buy them at the grocery during the cold months, there is no substitute for freshly picked vegetables from your own backyard. However, with the use of hoop tunnels and cold frames, it is possible to successfully...
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So You Have Bugs—A Guide to What to Do Next:

Pest control experts have become adept at handling certain situations. Make sure that if your issue is serious then you get a trained professional’s help. After you have found the proper pest control service for you, here are some of the bed bug treatments available…...
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Oil and Natural Gas Extraction

New techniques may allow more efficient extraction of fuel. Many energy providers like Cunningham Energy invest in new processes and technologies to bring cleaner and more efficient energy solutions to consumers....
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Developments in Energy Resources

Providers like Cunningham Energy strive toward efficient energy solutions, always working to develop new technologies and processes. Additionally, there is some red tape being cut on the way that solar energy can be provided....
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Growing Popularity of Agritourism

Agritourism is not new to the United States nor Australia, which is interesting in that both of these countries are now compared to the rest of the world. Young in age they may be, but the U.S. and Australians have used their ranches as effective tourism money makers, where visitors can visit a dude ranch...
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The World’s Largest Rooftop Farm

The world’s largest rooftop farm is, surprisingly, located in Brooklyn, NY. Established in May 2010, Brooklyn Grange is a solid 2.5 acres worth of farming ingenuity. The farm produces 50,000 pounds of organically grown vegetables each year. The food grown in Brooklyn Grange can be found in local restaurants, farm-stands, and through a community supported...
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Cities You Wouldn’t Expect to Have Community Gardens

When it comes to community gardens, you typically think of cities in the Pacific Northwest, such as Portland, Seattle and others. However, there are actually many other cities that are developing community gardens, some of which are incredibly urban, making them the last location you would expect to find a garden. However, with some land...
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The Best Farmer’s Markets in the U.S.

The country’s leading farmer’s markets are characterized by freshness, uniqueness and premier quality. It is important to support farmer’s markets vendors because they are the backbones of local communities. Nearly every penny spent at a farmer’s market will stay in the community. Here are 5 of the most intriguing markets: 1. Ferry Plaza Farmer’s Market,...
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Starting an Organic CSA

Community Supported Agriculture  (CSA) programs are on the rise. Through a CSA, you have access to fresh produce without having to go to the grocery store. CSA participation also supports locally grown food that is free from chemicals and fertilizers. Starting an organic CSA is good for the community and reconnects us with the life...
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High Yield Vegetable Crops to Grow

If you only have a small space to work with but still want to grow a substantial amount of vegetables, it’s important to know which crops have the highest yields. Once you have designated a space for your garden, you can start growing many of these vegetables with satisfying results.  Pole Beans (Non-Hybrid) Pole beans...
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Why Purchase a CSA Share?

Have you ever wondered how you can support your local farmer on a deeper level than just eating locally? If so, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is the program for you. Community Supported Agriculture In very basic terms a CSA provides you to own a share of crops grown by a local farmer. You pay up...
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Helpful Tips for Starting an Organic Garden

Successful organic gardens begin with soil preparation; all plants need food and nutrients abundant in well prepared soil. The ground must be broken up and tilled with hand or machine tools, usually a choice that depends upon the size of the plot. For beginners, garden hand tools and an 8-foot square space are a good...
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