Learning All About Gutters

Septic Tank Maintenance - How To Retain The Helpful Bacteria

If you have a septic tank on your property that holds the sewage wastes produced within your home, then you should invest in a septic tank pumping about every three to five years.  The pumping should be completed by a professional to reduce spill and septic tank damage concerns.  Once the pumping is completed, you should do everything in your power to make sure that the bacterial colony within the septic tank remains intact. Read More 

5 Strategies For Safe Roofs In Cold Climates

If you're in the process of having a home built or redoing the roof on an existing structure in an area that features cold winters, there are several available strategies designed to make your roof as cold-climate friendly as possible. These will not only help keep heating costs down, they'll make your roof last for a longer period of time and limit the necessity for repairs. Following are five ways that you can create the best possible cold-weather roof that will be trouble-free for years. Read More 

7 Tips To A Healthy Furnace

Owning a house is similar to giving birth. You are handed something of great value, are expected to take care of it for the rest of its life and, yet, you often have no idea what you are doing. While babies do not come with instruction manuals, houses, luckily, do. There are still so many things to look after, inspect, and maintain, from the roof to the foundation, and everything in between. Read More 

Don’t Let Fido Pee On Your Air Conditioner

Do you have a dog who likes to mark his territory? Fido is likely housebroken, but few homeowners address outdoor urinating habits. At most, they may yell at their pooch to not pee in the garden. If Fido marks your home's central air conditioning unit, though, he is shortening its lifespan. Male Dogs Mark Air Conditioners While any animal, including female dogs and all cats, may urinate on your air conditioner, male dogs are most likely to pee on it. Read More 

Hot Water Heater Repair: How To Repair A Leak

The average hot water heater holds approximately 40 gallons if it runs on gas and 65 gallons if it runs on electricity. That's a lot of water that you don't want spilling out, which is why it is important to conduct thorough annual examinations in order to determine whether there are any leakages that need to be addressed. If there is water dripping from your hot water heater, don't fret just yet. The water may be condensation. Read More