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TOLL FREE (877) 983-2899 info@majorshomeimprovement.com July 2011

In this Issue:

Sizzling Summer Decks
Green Tip of the Month
Ask Mike
Monthly Trivia Challenge

Majors Home Improvement

6433 Old Hwy 90
Milton, FL 32570
(850) 983-2899
info@majorshomeimprovement.com
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majorshomeimprovement.com

We Welcome Our New Friends into the Majors Home Improvement Family

We believe in treating all of our customers like family, just ask any of our longtime customers.

We are excited to welcome each of our first time Majors Home Improvement customers. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you and hope to see you again very soon.

Here are just a few of the new members of the family:

Wanda Brown – Molino
William & Patricia Smith - Milton
Laura Dunning – Pensacola
David Wilson – Pensacola

Nelson Ortiz – Pensacola

Thank you and welcome to everyone who recently joined our Majors Home Improvement family… we couldn't do it without YOU!

Would You like to Have the Nicest Home in the Neighborhood?

Your family deserves to live in a beautiful home. Let us help you upgrade your home to the home of your dreams. Here are just a few ways we can help:

Replacement Windows
Hurricane Shutters
Sunrooms & Enclosures
Screenrooms & Patio Covers
Awnings
Entry Doors
Click here to request an appointment!

REFER YOUR FRIENDS & FAMILY AND GET A $25 GIFT CARD

Click here to email a referral to us : )

Major's Trivia Challenge

Stilton is a cheese which originated in which country?

A. England
B. France
C. Switzerland
D. The Netherlands

The first correct answer emailed in will be this month's winner of 2 Movie Passes!

Click here to email
your trivia answer

Last Issue's Answer

Congratulations to Christine Rowell, the winner of the last issue's Trivia Challenge… Christine correctly answered this question:

The first portable MP3 player was released 12 years ago and held up to 8 songs. Which company was behind this music playing marvel?

Answer: Saehan

Sizzling Summer Decks

Planning on installing a new deck or sprucing-up an existing one this season? If so, you're not alone. Decks are still among the most popular home improvements. So, what's hot in decks this summer? Here are some of the top deck trends for summer 2011:

Railings - Once merely a functional safety element, railings are now doing double duty as design statements Railings are often the first thing one notices about a deck, so manufacturers are offering more aesthetically pleasing, architecturally interesting options. Hot railing trends include decorative balusters of aluminum, iron or even cable, glass panels and railing systems that combine materials for durability, as well as visual effect.

Multiple Levels - Designers are using multiple levels to create virtual rooms for outdoor use. A main deck might function as living and dining space, while a smaller, lower level addition serves as a kitchen area, and another level might host a hot tub. Multi-level decks facilitate multiple uses and add visual interest to the overall deck structure.

Indoor Luxuries, Outdoors - Homeowners want to bring the same luxuries they enjoy indoors outside onto their decks. In response, builders are adding touches like built-in fire pits and fireplaces, full kitchens with professional grade gas grills, spas, built-in benches and cabinets, shade structures and lighting to deck designs.

New Shapes - Piano-shaped, arrowhead and even oval shapes are appearing in back yards across the country. Modern materials, improved building methods and the creativity of designers and homeowners have permanently changed the shape and size of the great American deck. For added pizzazz, you can incorporate a pattern, such as herringbone or checkerboard, into the deck surface.

Composite Materials - While some homeowners prefer wood, composite materials continue to gain popularity. Not only are they durable and often eco-friendly (as many of them are made from recycled materials), composites can now mimic the much-loved look of wood.

GREEN TIP OF THE MONTH

Home Made Wall Cleaner - Baking Soda Makes for Easy Clean-Up To remove baked-on food from a pan, put baking soda and water in the pan and leave it on the stove for a few minutes. Then simply wash and dry the pan.

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Question: Help! I'm having trouble with the commode flushing. The bowl water level is high and I have to use a plunger ever time we flush the commode. - Lauren DePaul

Answer: If you have other toilets in the house that are not experiencing the same problem, then the problem is likely with that particular toilet. If the toilet is older than 10 years old, there could be lime build-up in the passageway, restricting the flow of water, or there could be an object (such as a child's toy, bottle cap, toothbrush, etc.) lodged in the trap of the toilet. In order to remove an object from a toilet it usually has to be taken out and turned upside down in order to get access to the obstruction. If the problem came on suddenly, it's probably an object in the toilet. If the problem came on slowly, it is more likely lime build-up.

Remember that you can use more than bath strips for your next bathroom lighting project. Try sconces on either side of a mirror and a ceiling fixture for balanced lighting throughout the room.

Got a Question? Ask Mike! Simply click here "Ask Mike."

Please be sure to include your name and phone number in case additional information is required to answer your question.

Famous Quote

"I talk and talk and talk, and I haven't taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week."

- Mario Cuomo

Thank You for Your Kind Words...

"We had a pretty good experience working with Majors Home Improvement. It was pleasurable dealing with the guys. They were courteous and professional. I would recommend them to a friend.”

– Kenneth M, Pensacola

REFER YOUR FRIENDS & FAMILY AND GET A $25 GIFT CARD

Many of our customers “find” us as a result of word of mouth. This simple, yet gracious, act by our customers has allowed us to be successful. For this generosity, we offer our gratitude and a token of our appreciation through our Referral Reward Program!

Click here to email a referral to us : )

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