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Learn What To Do If Water Stops Coming Out Of Your Drain Spout

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If you notice that water is not coming out of the bottom of a drain spout that is connected to your home, there is a chance that there could be a clog keeping water from coming down the drain. One common issue is that the gutter is clogged because the drain spout strainer needs to be cleaned. The following guide walks you through the quick and easy process of cleaning out a drain spout strainer.…

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The Benefits Of A Chimney Balloon

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Chimney balloons are installations for fireplaces that most people haven’t heard about. They are an alternative to traditional dampers, which are metal covers to your chimney that act to prevent air from flowing into your home when you don’t have a fire in your fireplace. However, because chimney balloons are made out of a fireproof plastic, they provide a better seal than dampers do. Understanding the benefits that chimney balloons provide your home can help you make the decision to have one installed.…

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Just Had Your Windshield Replaced? Avoid These 3 Things On The Way Home

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If you have been dealing with a windshield crack, you are probably pretty excited about picking up your car from the glass company and driving it home with its new windshield. However, if you want to ensure that your windshield sets into place as it is supposed to and doesn’t leak or otherwise become damaged, you will need to be careful. Things should be normal in a couple of days, but make sure that you avoid these things when you’re driving home for the first time with your new windshield.…

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The Real Hidden Dangers of a Roof Leak

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If you have discovered a roofing leak that has been occurring over a long period of time in your mid-20th century home, and the insulation throughout your ceilings and the drywall was damaged, you could have toxins airborne throughout the home. If you have asbestos, lead, or mold, you want to get the issues fixed. A roofing company needs to come to address the leak. The water from the leak could be down the exterior walls of the home and in other places, so you want to call a home inspection company right away.…

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Mold Prevention: Beyond Electricity-Hungry Dehumidifiers

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If you’ve been fighting a mold problem, you’re far from alone. According to Health Canada, mold is one of the most common air pollutants in the home. But changing the conditions in your home can mean the difference between occasional shower mildew and full-blown black mold in your walls. Since mold loves the damp, the most important thing you can do to avoid serious mold problems is to keep the humidity in your house low.…

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Don't Wait It Out! – How Early Automotive Repairs Can Save You Money

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The economy today isn’t what it once was, and we’re all trying to spend wisely. Most vehicle owners are perfectly happy to ignore that chipped paint or lightly cracked windshield in favor of more pressing concerns, figuring that cosmetic problems can be dealt with when funds are plentiful. Tempting as it may be to let your car “take a backseat,” it’s actually often more economical to get relatively minor issues taken care of before they become more expensive – or dangerous – ones.…

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Flooded Basement? 3 Ways To Make Sure Damage Is Minimal

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If you’re a homeowner, finding water in your basement can cause panic. Water damage can cause a host of problems from property loss to mold growth. Here are three ways to make sure water doesn’t cause that much damage to your basement. Remove Items As soon as you find out that water has infiltrated your basement, jump into action right away. Starting with electrical items, move your belongings to another room.…

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