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5 Trees That Are Perfect For Low, Soggy Areas In Your Yard

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If you’ve got a low-lying area in your yard that always seems to be damp, you might already know that many trees don’t thrive in this type of environment. Perhaps you’ve tried and failed several times to find a tree that would thrive in your soggy space. Fortunately, there are many varieties of trees that do well in damp conditions. Following are five of them.  River Birch  The River Birch gets its name because it is commonly found growing along the banks of rivers and creeks, making it a natural choice for planting in areas where soils have a higher-than-normal amount of moisture. Read More»

Post Seasonal Storm Cleanup: What Should You Know And Expect About It?

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If rainwater flooded your home recently, you may have a great deal of storm damage to clean up. Two of the problems you most likely face right now are mold and black water. If you don’t dry up your home and reduce the humidity levels in it, both contaminants can quickly take over your house and cause many health issues for your family and pets. Here’s how mold and black water affect your home and what you can do during your post storm cleanup to treat them. Read More»

Remodeling Your Bathroom? Caddies That Will Fit Your Shower No Matter the Shape or Size

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Remodeling the bathroom in your home allows you to create whatever layout suits you best, but it does also mean that you might have to buy different accessories. While many bath accessories are cheap and easy to get, you don’t want to have to keep returning accessories because they just didn’t look right or didn’t fit. The configuration of the tub or shower stall can really affect which accessories, like caddies, can be used easily in the new enclosure, and knowing what each style of caddy uses can help you find the right one on the first try. Read More»

Two Plumbing Problems You May Have And How They Can Be Repaired

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Plumbing problems can happen quickly, without any warning, and when they do, they can disrupt your life. There are many types of plumbing problems, two of which are sewer problems and slab leaks. Below is some information about each of these and how they can be taken care of. Sewer Problems If you have sewer problems, the plumber will likely call on a sewer cleaning company to fix the problem for you. Read More»

3 Signs You May Need To Dig A Deeper Well

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It is smart to only dig your well as deep as you have to if you want to cut down on costs and avoid disrupting the land on your property. However, a well that is not deep enough can cause problems, too. If your well is not deep enough, you might find yourself with a limited water supply, or the well might eventually go dry completely. These are a few signs that you may need to dig a deeper well. Read More»