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Tips For Getting Your Heater Ready For Winter

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Having a heater is an amazing privilege. Unfortunately, however, most people don’t realize just how much they rely on their heaters until they suddenly stop working. The worst time for a heater to stop working is, of course, in the winter. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to get your heater ready for the cooler months and to make sure it lasts all the way through. Change Your Filters…

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How To Avoid Puncturing A Gas Line When You Have Your Sewer Line Cleaned

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If you suspect that you have a sewer blockage, you’re probably on the verge of calling a plumber to clear the sewer line. While this is a great idea, there’s one thing you should do first: call your gas company! Calling your gas company before a plumber comes to work on your sewer line can save you time, hassle, and reduce the risk of puncturing a gas line. Cross-bores You might be wondering how a gas line could possibly be punctured by a plumber clearing a sewer line.…

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3 Great Roof Maintenance Tips

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In order to keep your home in the best working order possible, you will need to be sure that you give yourself the best roof maintenance you can muster. Your roof is one of the most important facets of your home, as it protects your property and the people inside of the property. As a homeowner, you can use some of the following tips to help you take good care of your roof.…

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How To Clean Your Air Conditioner When It Is Iced Over

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If your air conditioner is running, but your house is too warm, you should check the unit for signs of ice buildup. Although it may seem strange, when your air conditioner malfunctions, the unit can get cold enough for ice to form, but your house will heat up. That’s because the ice keeps air from flowing through the system. A few different things can cause this problem. Before you call a heating and cooling contractor to come to the rescue, you may want to try cleaning your HVAC first.…

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7 Ideas For An Attractive Enclosed Porch

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A porch enclosure (such as those offered by Lexington Tent & Awning) allows you to enjoy the outdoors all year round. Designed well, an enclosed porch becomes a relaxing getaway or even a social center. Plan a porch enclosure that blends with your home while adding value to your indoor-outdoor living. Sunroom A sunroom is a valuable addition to any home. Consider enclosing your porch with windows and even adding a skylight.…

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