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Septic Systems: A Guide for New Homeowners

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If you’ve just moved into a home with a septic system after always living in homes that were connected to public sewers, you may feel a bit lost. Sure, the day-to-day operation of running water down the drain and flushing the toilet is the same, but where does that water and waste go? How does your septic system handle it, and is there anything you need to be doing to maintain it? Read More»

How To Take Care Of Your Home To Avoid Homeowners Insurance Water Damage Claim Denials

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Many homeowners have suffered the unfortunate incident of having a homeowners insurance claim denied after filing for coverage for water damage. Homeowners insurance does not cover the cost of repairs to damage that occurs due to the neglect of maintenance on the house. If you do not take care of your home, the insurance company will likely deny claims for water damage that occurs. Here, you will learn how to avoid costly, uncovered water damage to your home. Read More»

Look Up At What's Missing: How To Replace That Missing Wood Shingle

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If you’re like most people, you probably don’t give your roof a second thought until you’re faced with a roofing emergency. Unfortunately, by the time you notice the roofing emergency, you could already have substantial damage underneath the roofing material. For instance, by the time you notice the wet spot on your ceiling, the water has probably already damaged the substructure of your roof and caused mold growth. The best way to prevent roofing emergencies is to pay close attention to your roof. Read More»

Three Types Of Leaks Requiring Emergency Plumbing Services

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A leak in the pipes or the pipes becoming clogged are sure signs that you need to call a plumber. Some of these leaks will require emergency plumbing services, especially the following types of leaks. Leaky Faucets That Produce Mold - While most people might not think of a leaky faucet as being a threat to their health, it can be if the leak is starting to produce mold. Even though most types of molds are not hazardous, they can cause serious problems for those who have any kind of allergies. Read More»