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3 Tips To Help Protect Your Home From Lightning Damage

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Electrical storms can produce some awe-inspiring lightning bolts, but they can also wreak havoc on your home. Preparing for an electrical storm isn’t something that many homeowners take the time to do, but it could help you save a significant amount of money in the future. Here are three tips you can use to ensure your home is prepared to withstand the potential negative effects of an electric storm in the future. Read More»

Water Damage 101: 4 Non-Weather Related Causes

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If you are like most people, you probably think of a natural disaster whenever flooding or water damage is mentioned. While natural disasters are certainly a common cause of residential water damage, they aren’t the only reason. In fact, there are several reasons for water damage—and most of them are all hiding within your home. So what non-weather related reasons might your home suffer from water damage? Here are four causes: Read More»

4 Advantages of Installing an Asphalt Driveway Instead of a Concrete Driveway This Summer

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If you are tired of parking on dirt or gravel when you come home, summer is a great time to pave your driveway. Your two primary paving options are either asphalt or concrete, and here are four advantages of using asphalt in particular: #1 Asphalt Is Less Expensive to Install One of the biggest upfront advantages to installing asphalt is that it tends to be cheaper per square foot to install than concrete. Read More»

Why Is Your Air Conditioner Making A Rattling Noise?

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When your air conditioner is working properly, it should make very little noise. There will be the obvious blowing noise when it’s turned on, and depending on the model, it may make a clicking sound when it first switches on or off. But a rattling sound is a sign that something is wrong. The good news is that rattling is usually cased by a minor issue that you can solve yourself. Read More»

How To Waterproof A Basement When You Can'T Dig Around The Exterior

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For homes that have a basement, professional waterproofing is essential if you want to prevent water from seeping inside your home. It will help prevent mold, mildew, and other water related damage from happening due to foundation problems. Waterproofing can actually be performed on the interior and exterior of a foundation. Due to the digging involved, an exterior waterproofing solution may not be an option due to your budget or the practicality. Read More»