Garbage Can Infestation

Most homeowners will have some kind of garbage can outside their homes. It's a reality of life that we generate quite a bit of trash in our everyday life, but whenever there is any kind of organic matter left outside for a period of time, there is a chance that flies...

How to Keep Appliances Running

Often when you buy a home, there will be some major appliances that are left behind by a previous owner. It could be that they are moving into a place where there already are appliances, or it could be that they decided to include them in the sale. There could be...

Your Friend In The Bathroom

If your home didn’t have a toilet in it, you would probably go crazy. The inconvenience of not being able to go to the bathroom in your own home is obvious whenever there are problems that cause you to go without running water for a longer period of time. While...

The Wrong Kind of Stuff

A dishwasher can be a great convenience, but not everyone is familiar with how to operate it. This can lead to complications when you have friends or family over. One misunderstanding that some have had regarding dishwashers is that it is possible to use regular dish...

How Much Water is Flowing?

There are many numbers to keep track of when it comes to your home. There are measurements of sizes, temperatures, costs, and other things. One number that you might not know is your faucet flow rate. It tells you how much water comes out of a faucet in a minute. If...

Where is That Banging Coming From?

Whenever you turn on and off the water in your sink, the pressure inside of the pipes changes quickly. All that water that was flowing before is now brought to an abrupt standstill. What happens when you do this? Some homeowners hear the result when they have an issue...

What’s Wrong With Your Windows?

When you see windows that are foggy and difficult to look through, do you assume that they need a cleaning? This is not always the reason, often it can be due to a failed seal that keeps the gas between the panes of your double-pane windows inside. Double-pane windows...

Walking on Recycled Sawdust?

Do you want a “green” home? We’re not talking about the color that you choose for the paint, but rather a home that is environmentally friendly. Of course, there are different levels you can go to accomplish this, but sometimes the choice that is green might also be a...

Going Up In Smoke

One of the most difficult odors to get out of a home is that of tobacco smoke. If you look online, you can probably find thousands of horror stories of homeowners that bought a home not realizing that they would be dealing with this issue for a long time to come. The...

Getting Stuff Out of the Way

One issue that comes up often for homeowners that finish their basement is that of sewage. If you are installing a bathroom that is below the level of your plumbing, some extra work will be required to get sewage from the basement out. The solution for this issue is...

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