Plumbing is not something that anyone wants to deal with, and it is easy to imagine that dirty water disappears into thin air. Unfortunately, this is not true, and an entire system of drains, pipes and septic tanks work harmoniously to keep your dirty water away. However, this system doesn’t always work like a well-oiled machine, and once in a while, you will have…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on November 28, 2017 at 8:48pm — No Comments
When electrical devices or fixtures in your home start malfunctioning, most homeowners will first try to fix the problem themselves. If you’re unsure of what to do, however, or in conditions where there’s a risk of electrical shock, it may be necessary to hire an electrician. The tools and experience that electricians possess will allow them to deal with the problem…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on November 21, 2017 at 5:18pm — No Comments
The time you take to get your furnace ready for the heating season will reward you all winter long. Taking care of it will lower the cost of keeping your home comfortable and might prevent an unfortunate breakdown when you most need heat.
Check the air…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on November 20, 2017 at 8:56pm — No Comments
There’s nothing worse than realizing you’ve been overrun by winter pests. Not only are you dealing with the bitter winter temperatures, but you’re suddenly sharing your home with rodents, roaches and spiders. That’s definitely not the way you want to spend your winter. Luckily, you don’t have to. There are actually quite a few things you can do to prevent winter pest…Continue
With winter fast approaching, it’s important to make sure your home is prepared to face the cold weather. Not only can snow and ice cause serious damage to your home, but repairs are very difficult to perform during the winter, and at times impossible. Here are five general…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on November 15, 2017 at 6:48pm — No Comments
A home disaster ranks as one of the most stressful experiences a person can have. Home represents security to most people, and to have it damaged, perhaps even beyond repair, is incredibly disruptive and upsetting. It can be especially upsetting if you aren’t anticipating the event and you’re not prepared for it. Fortunately, it is possible to overcome this…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on November 9, 2017 at 6:35pm — No Comments
As you see the winter start to move in, there are likely more than a few things on your “honey-do” list. Right at the top of that list should be making sure your furnace has been checked and tuned up. This is especially true if your furnace is 20 years old or older…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on November 3, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Living in a log cabin, surrounded by trees and wildlife, is a dream come true for many. But that dream can turn quickly to a nightmare if you’re not prepared. Here are 4 essential things that any cabin-dweller needs to have on hand.
Depending on just how far off the grid your log home is, cell phone service can…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on November 2, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments
A roof structure protects the building’s framework from external elements such as storms and wind. Over time, the roof structure may deteriorate due to various reasons. Therefore, it is vital to carry out an inspection and identify areas that need prompt repair. The following signs indicate the need to repair your roof.
Added by Lizzie Weakley on November 1, 2017 at 6:52pm — No Comments