Archive for July, 2016

Weird Plumbing Problems and What They Might Mean

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How can you tell the difference between easy DIY plumbing repairs and when you need to call in emergency plumbing services? Some fixes you can make yourself, while some are better left to the pros. Look for these small signs of potential plumbing problems to get a jump start on fixes before they get out of hand.

  • Noisy Pipes

    You know when pipes make that reverberating sound like they’re going to ricochet off the walls? That could be one of two things. One is that your water pressure is too high and you need to address your water hammer. Too much pressure could lead to a crack in a pipe; even a small three millimeter crack can drain 250 gallons of water per day.
    The other reason is also pressure

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What You Should Know About Roof Repair and Solar Panels

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It seems like everyone these days is going solar. It’s not hard to see why: The price of solar panels have dropped by 60% over the past five years. On top of that, using the power from those panels will save homeowners an average $84 per month on their electricity costs. Of course, it’s not just about money — there’s the environmental aspect, too. When you install solar panels on your rooftop, you can decrease your home’s carbon footprint by an average 35,180 pounds’ worth of carbon dioxide every year.

However, before you go throwing panels up on your roof, take a look at the state of your roof to begin with. Do you know when to replace your roof? Do you know the lifespan of

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The Top 3 Reasons to Consider Terrazzo Floor Restoration for Any Home Renovation Project

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People are often told not to sweat the small stuff, and for good reason too. It’s important not to sweat the small stuff like a rude or inconsiderate driver cutting you off in traffic or another person’s poor opinion of you. While it’s perfectly understandable that these events can be stressful or at the very least irritating, sweating them does little to no good aside from adding to the problem. On the other hand, people are also cautioned to remember that the devil lies in the details, or as many people would say, the small stuff! And although the details are small, they can still have a big impact on the overall big picture.

The devil lurking in the details or the small stuff is especially true when it comes to home remodeling and renovation projects. Whether you’re tackling them on your own wit

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Well Drilling Contractors Dig Deep for the Good Stuff

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Water is a vital element of our existence and survival. Clean, reliable, safe access to it is crucial, and unfortunately that access is not equally available to everyone across the globe. Even within the United States, there are some areas that water well drilling contractors have yet to visit, and groups of people who have different ideas of quenching their thirst than pressing a button on the refrigerator. Well specialists can confirm that about 40% to 50% of the water in the U.S. is impaired or threatened, w

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Radon Gas The Risks, The Tests, And Mitigation

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It’s easy to think that you’re safe in your home. In many ways, everyone should have the right to feel that — but unfortunately, there’s a difference between what we want and reality. Many times, that sense of safety that we have in our homes is belied by the presence of unseen dangers. These dangers are not intruders or predators, but perhaps something even more insidious simply because you don’t know it’s there. One of these dangers is radon. Perhaps you’ve heard of the risks of radon in the workplace. However, radon can also be present in residential areas. Sadly, it’s quite possible that radon is even more dangerous in residential areas, simply because you spend more time in your home. You and your loved ones could be sleeping calmly in bed, unable to know that you’re breathing in radon

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