Prevent Damage To Your Sewage System
25 February 2015
After having a new sewage system installed, take some precautions so that damage is not caused to it. Your system will last for years without having to make any unnecessary repairs.
Be Mindful Of What You Plant And Where You Place It
Some large plants and trees tend to have large root systems that can grow deep into the ground and cause damage to one of the sewer lines. Ask the company that installed your system for its exact location and draw a map of where it is in your yard.
Tips To Keep Your Home Safe From Electrical Fires
20 February 2015
Electrical systems are essential in any modern building, and while these systems will often go years without problems, they may eventually encounter severe problems that can result in major damage to your home. Luckily, you there are steps you can take to help mitigate the threat of an electrical fire destroying your home or taking your life.
Avoid Placing Rugs Over Power Cords
Extension cords are a common device that homeowners use when an electrical outlet is too far away.
How To Lower Your Energy Bills When Replacing Windows
13 February 2015
Window replacement is a common home improvement project. Not only is it a great way to make your home look better, but you can improve how energy efficient your home is at the same time. Follow these tips for getting the most energy efficiency from your replacement windows.
Look For The ENERGY STAR Rating
The easiest way to identify if your replacement windows meet the minimum standards for energy efficiency is if they have the ENERGY STAR rating.
How To Handle A Clogged Drain In An Older House
10 February 2015
Houses that are even a couple of decades old can encounter drainage issues. But ones that are a century or older in age, like Victorian houses, commonly have drain problems that are delicate and require sensitive handling of the issue.
With changes to plumbing pipes over time, from steel and lead to copper and polybutelyne, then finally to PVC, it can be difficult to determine the course of action for your drainage issue.