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Two Reasons Why Now Is The Perfect Time To Waterproof Your Basement

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Two Reasons Why Now Is The Perfect Time To Waterproof Your Basement

The basement is a part of the house that can be quite easy to ignore.  This is especially true if it’s unfinished since that makes it even more convenient to avoid going down there.  However, although you may think that your basement is an insignificant part of your home, it could actually be much more important than you think.  There could be tiny cracks in the walls of your basement that are affecting the way things operate in your home.  That’s why it’s such a good idea to have your basement waterproofed.  Use this information to learn more about why now is the perfect time to have a contractor come out and waterproof your basement. Waterproofing Your Basement Could Help You Save Money One of the main reasons why you should waterproof your basement is because it could be the...

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Learn What To Expect If You Need To Have Your Hot Water Heater Replaced

Posted by on Feb 7, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Learn What To Expect If You Need To Have Your Hot Water Heater Replaced

When the water heater in your home stops working properly, it can be hard to know what to do as a homeowner beyond calling a professional. You will more than likely need to get it replaced if it cannot be repaired. If you find out that your water heater needs to be replaced, use the following guide to know what to expect to ensure that the process goes as simply as possible. Hiring a Professional The first thing you need to do is hire a professional to help you with the water heater replacement. The water heater is an intricate part of the inner workings of your home. You do not want to risk causing damage to a water heater when you go to install it or any of the fittings that will attach to it when you take...

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When A Tree Occupies Two Properties: Your Tree Responsibilities

Posted by on Feb 6, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on When A Tree Occupies Two Properties: Your Tree Responsibilities

There comes a time in the life of many property owners when they discover that a tree that was planted on the property line by former residents has overgrown its boundaries. The tree could be mostly on your property, but planted by someone on an adjoining property, or it could be mostly on the neighbor’s property, but planted by previous owners of your abode. When the tree appears to be a nuisance to either you or the neighbors, who is supposed to take care of it? Here are your “tree” options. Consult with the Neighbors Regarding What to Do with the Tree If you are on good speaking terms with the neighbors, ask them what they think all of you together should do with this tree. They may decide that it can be removed, and then it has to...

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Adding On To Your Home? What You Need To Know About As-Built Surveys

Posted by on Dec 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Adding On To Your Home? What You Need To Know About As-Built Surveys

When you decided to renovate your home, you knew you had a long road ahead in terms of construction. What you probably didn’t expect was all the red tape that comes along with this process. Local and state agencies require homeowners to complete several processes before, during, and after embarking on major renovation, including as-built surveys. If you’re like most people and this term is foreign language, here are just some important things you need to know. What Exactly Is It? The most important thing to understand is that unlike traditional construction surveys, an as-built survey is not a single-phase process. This survey is generally performed routinely throughout the course of the project. In the initial stages, the survey is used to ensure the addition you’re planning will not infringe on the property lines of other owners that surround...

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3 Regular Maintenance Tasks That Can Keep Your Hot Tub Working Properly

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Regular Maintenance Tasks That Can Keep Your Hot Tub Working Properly

Having a hot tub can be a great luxury and a nice way to relax with family and friends. But the hot tub party can come to a stop if you don’t take steps to properly maintain it. Your hot tub requires regular maintenance and care to ensure things continue to operate without a hitch. Here are three maintenance tasks that every hot tub owner should be sure to perform on a regular basis if they want to avoid having to call a local hot tub repair company. Clean the Skimmer Weekly Keeping your hot tub’s skimmer clean is important to ensure proper filter flow. Even if you only use the hot tub once a week, the skimmer will still likely accumulate some debris, such as body hair. The skimmer should also be the first thing you check before...

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