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How To Fix The Pilot Light On A Water Heater

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A hot water heater is one of the most important appliances in a home. It generates hot water which means hot showers, cleaner laundry and dishes, and countless other household uses. When a hot water heater goes out or is not working, it can be disastrous. There are many different things that can go wrong with a hot water heater and because they deal with gas and electricity, they can cause a potentially dangerous situation if you do not know what you are doing.…

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Gutters And Downspouts: Important Dos And Don'ts For Any Homeowner

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Your home’s roof is important; there’s no doubt about that. But so many homeowners tend to overlook the importance of not just the roof itself, but the gutter system on which it depends. Without a sound gutter and downspout system, your home would not have proper drainage–and your roof would be in trouble. As a homeowner, then, there are some basic maintenance dos and don’ts you should know and follow when it comes to your gutter and downspout system.…

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It's Getting Hot In Here...Or Not: Roof Coating For Your Summer House Parties

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During a summer house party, it can be expected that heat and humidity can become intense with human activity in an enclosed space. In fact summer temperatures can cause your roof or attic to get up to a temperature of about 150°F. The addition of each person at your party can also add about a quarter cup of moisture in the air within an hour. Since about 4 to 6 pints of water can lead to an increased indoor humidity of about 45 percent, by deduction, a house party with more than 30 people is going to get quite hot indeed.…

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