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

In this Issue:

What's Cooking in Kitchen Design
Green Tip of the Month
Ask Mike
Monthly Trivia Challenge
Why Is Sushi So Great?

Majors Home Improvement

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

Jerry & Sissy Marbut – Molino
Hugh & Faye Chavers - Milton
Patrick & Edith Endres – Mary Esther
Timothy & Kim Sowers – Milton

Bruce & Julie Weaver – Molino

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

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 : )

Major's Trivia Challenge

The first portable MP3 player was released 10 years ago and held up to 8 songs. Which company was behind this music playing marvel?

A. Rio
B. Saehan
C. Apple
D. Sanyo

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 Greg Moody, the winner of the last issue's Trivia Challenge… Greg correctly answered this question:

Many of us grew up watching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. Did you know that his mother was a major contributor to the show? Which of these things did she do?

Answer: Knitted his sweaters

What's Cooking in Kitchen Design

The kitchen remains one of the most popular places in the home. Even with slowing home sales in many U.S. markets, kitchen remodeling projects continue to provide positive returns at the time of a home sale. So, instead of major renovations and overhauls, this subdued market has kicked off beautification and smart kitchen re-dos to improve the home.

A successful redesign depends on making choices that enhance the kitchen and its role in today’s families. The kitchen is not just a place to eat but a place to entertain, to show off culinary skills and to gather with your family and friends.

Remember, not every kitchen remodeling project has to be a total ‘tear it all down’ operation to be an effective one. Here is a sampling of some hot trends that are simple, yet effective ways to improve the design and look of your kitchen:

  • Consider adding crown molding, corbels and appliqués.
  • New hardware can immediately revitalize old cabinets.
  • Add trash can pullouts and plate and utensil organizers to improve organization and convenience.
  • Replace older countertops with more popular ones like Corian or granite.
  • Add new cabinet fronts to bring a refreshing look to an older kitchen.
  • Consider mixing cabinet colors. This is a growing trend in today’s kitchens.

GREEN TIP OF THE MONTH

Squirrel Proof Your Plants and Bird Feeder -

To keep squirrels from eating your plants and eating your bird seed, use cayenne pepper. Sprinkle the pepper on your plants and in the bird seed. It doesn't hurt the plants or affect the birds and the squirrels won't come near.

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Question: Is there anything I should do to "Summerize" my home? -John Young

Answer: That's an excellent question, John. Of course it's important to have your home's cooling system checked. It's also an ideal time to look at energy efficient projects such as replacement windows, roofing, etc. Prepare your home for Summer by adding shade trees in your yard. It's a good idea to include planting a shade tree next to your air conditioner's outside unit; the extra shade should help it run more efficiently. Additional vegetation around any paved areas (driveways, walkways, sidewalks, etc.) will also reduce the reflected heat and sunlight. Finally, you can help your home run efficiently by having additional ceiling fans and dimmer switches installed.

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.

Why Is Sushi So Great?

sushiSushi is more than a tasty, low-calorie meal. Research shows eating it can do the following:

Improve your immunity. Nori (the seaweed in rolls) provides a good dose of Vitamin C.

Shrink your waist. Eat brown rice; it has nearly triple the fiber of white, so you'll stay full longer.

Treat your heart. Wild salmon is rich in heart-protecting omega-3 fatty acids. It's also low in mercury. (For more fish facts and to view a list of good fish to eat, visit oceansalive.org)

Curb cancer. Ginger may help prompt ovarian cancer cells to self-destruct.

Aid your smile. The same chemicals that add zip to wasabi (isothiocyanates) can also kill germs that cause tooth decay.

So, go ahead and pick up a pair of chopsticks!

Famous Quote

"I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They've experienced pain and bought jewelry."

- Rita Rudner

Thank You for Your Kind Words...

"The sales person was very professional and courteous. The installers were very professional, neat, and clean. They did the work in a timely manner. I'm very satisfied with their work. I didn't have to clean up after them at all. Overall, I'm very pleased with Majors Home Improvement."

– Norma Johnson, Mobile

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