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Why You Should Get Your Carpets Professionally Cleaned

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Carpeting can get dirty pretty easily, and, over time, it can get so dirty that a regular once-over with a vacuum won’t be enough to clean it. Professional cleaners can use vacuums that shampoo and steam your carpets, which helps restore their cleanliness and shine, but there are more reasons to get them deep cleaned. Dirty carpets can house plenty of germs, and getting them cleaned can actually help them last longer. Read More»

Repairing Water Damaged Drywall

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Because it is inexpensive and easy to work with, drywall is one of the most versatile building materials today. Yet one main drawback of drywall is that it is highly susceptible to water damage. If you would like to learn more about repairing water damaged drywall, read on. This article will provide a basic overview of the process. Step 1: Identifying the damaged areas. By far, the drywall most vulnerable to water damage is that in your ceiling. Read More»

What Can Your Doors Tell You About Your Home's Foundation Issues?

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If you are concerned that there might be foundation damage in your home, you have probably thought about taking a look at the foundation itself. Although the exterior of your home’s foundation can give you some clues about this type of damage, it isn’t the only place to look if you think there might be a problem. Believe it or not, taking a look at your doors can also give you an idea of whether or not you are dealing with foundation damage. Read More»

Do You Have Hard Water? Perform This Simple Test to Find Out

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Hard water can leave behind mineral deposits, dry out your skin, and make it nearly impossible to get a clean load of dishes out of your dishwasher. The good news is, remedying this problem can be as simple as installing a water softener in your home. Of course, before you are able to take action to correct the problem, you will first need to determine whether or not your problems truly are caused by hard water or if there may be another culprit to blame. Read More»

For Plumbing Maintenance, Do Sweat The Small Stuff

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Many people take their plumbing for granted – until something goes wrong. But modern plumbing systems, while reliable, do wear down over time, requiring maintenance and repair. Knowing a little bit about common plumbing problems can help you get them fixed quickly before they balloon into costly repairs. Dripping, Leaky Taps – This might be the number-one most-ignored plumbing problem. After all, it’s just a minor annoyance, right? Well, unfortunately, leaky taps can actually have some pretty bad consequences. Read More»