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A slab leak is a water leak within the foundation of a home, which can often result in water damage, flooding, and structural damage. For homeowners, it's a complicated and expensive repair, and like many plumbing problems, it's best to catch the issue early on. Slab leaks occur for a number of reasons including inept [...]
Most of us know that garbage disposals are an invaluable tool in a busy kitchen, especially when it comes to getting rid of peelings and food items that do not need to go in the trash. Unfortunately, not all of us understand that a garbage disposal is not another type of trashcan that is suitable [...]
With leaves turning and falling to the ground, and into your gutters, knowing the very simple basics of how to clean out your gutters will help you remain safe and your gutters/roof to last longer. Dirty guttering will quickly send water running down the walls of your home, leaking through windows, doors and damaging walls [...]
If you’re about to have new concrete poured, it’s important to carefully prepare the ground beforehand. A smooth, compact surface under the new concrete will help to prevent cracking of the new pavement due to unstable soil underneath. Follow these steps to prepare the ground surface before your new concrete is poured. Make sure the [...]
The following article seems like such common sense, but I see situations that don't even come close to any of the suggestions below. Enjoy the article and, if you are renting, please at least clean up before you show the place! Are you thinking about renting your house and you are disappointed in its appearance? [...]