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Lizzie Weakley's Blog – December 2016 Archive (5)

Home Maintenance 101: Knowing When to Hire a Plumber

One of the toughest determinations for homeowners is when to call a plumber. Simple plumbing problems are easy to fix: dripping faucets, leaky toilets, replacing worn washer hoses and clogged drains can usually be handled with a few tools and an instructional YouTube video. But plumbers exist for a reason. Sometimes a plumbing job requires more tools and expertise…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on December 19, 2016 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Preparing Your Home for Winter: 3 Ways to Take Care of Your Plumbing

Ice and snow may be fun in winter, but not when they're forming inside your plumbing. Frozen pipes can burst inside your house, causing thousands of dollars of water damage. Here are some tips on how to keep your pipes and your home safe this winter. Of course,…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on December 16, 2016 at 6:01pm — No Comments

3 Signs Your Water Heater Needs to be Replaced

Turning on the hot water in most homes is just another thing we do. Whether it's hot water in shower or for doing dishes, we rarely think about from where the water comes and what makes it hot. But if that water suddenly turns cold while we are soaping up our hair, well, suddenly the water heater is the most important thing in our world. How can you tell,…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on December 15, 2016 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Pest Control for Winter: How to Keep the Creepy Crawlers out of Your Home

Pests are a common problem for most homes where critters are prone to finding their way onto properties. For many residents, it can be challenging to protect the building from pests and keep them away long-term. When prepping the property for the winter season, there are a few ways to keep the creepy crawlers out of your home and secure the premises.…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on December 5, 2016 at 1:31pm — No Comments

The Great Escape: 5 Reasons Every Man Should Have a Garage

The latest trend in house hunting is wanting the home to have a man-cave. Many men want a space that is all there’s with no women allowed. This is an area where they can do all sorts of things. While a basement seems to be a common trend, the garage has always been the ultimate guy hangout. Here are five reasons why every…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on December 1, 2016 at 1:13pm — No Comments

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