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Diagnosing Common Well Water Pressure Problems With Simple Solutions

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Relying solely on a private water well to keep your home supplied with water is beneficial, but also means the responsibility to tackle issues will usually fall on your shoulders. While most issues with a water well will be a simple fix, none can be more frustrating than dealing with lacking water pressure. Without an ample amount of water pressure, you may find it hard to do even the most basic things inside your home, whether it is taking a shower or washing a load pf laundry because your washing machine refuses to work correctly without ample water pressure. Read More»

Steps to Assist with Cleaning and Sealing Gutter Pieces

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If leaves and debris have clogged portions of your home’s gutter system, clean each piece’s interior by completing the following steps. Once you have finished, inspect adjoining gutter pieces to ensure that they are connected and sealed so that water that drips from your home’s rooftop is distributed through the system and deposited away from your home’s exterior. Materials extension ladder safety goggles harness hand shovel hand rake scrub brush detergent spray bottle water hose tube brush caulk gun waterproof epoxy sealant thin paintbrush Remove Debris and Stains from Each Piece Read More»

Weather The Storm: Dos And Don'ts For Handling A Homeowner's Insurance Claim For Hail Damage

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During a vicious thunderstorm, you hear the recognizable sound of hail pinging off your roof. Afterwards, a quick glance at your roof confirms what you expected: hail damage. If your roof requires repair or replacement, you may decide to make a claim against your homeowner’s insurance policy. Understand what to do and what not to do when dealing with your insurance company. Do Have a Copy of Your Homeowner’s Insurance Policy  Read More»

Three Tips For Avoiding Routine Septic System Problems

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Buying a home in a rural setting can provide you with great value for your money. However, it is common for homes in these settings to use septic systems, and if you have never owned a home with one of these systems, you might not fully understand what needs to be done to help the system avoid routine problems. To make sure that you avoid some common complications, you will want to be mindful of the following tips. Read More»

Think You Need A New Boiler? 5 Symptoms That You Should Replace It

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Your boiler is important as it provides you with hot water and can also heat your home. If you have an old boiler, it may be time to replace it. Below are five symptoms it may be having telling you that you should. Hear Too Much Noise Your once quiet furnace may be making a lot of noises, such as squealing, rattling, popping, or banging. These noises may mean there is a problem with one of the components inside the boiler, a belt may be broken or loose, or many other reasons. Read More»