Archive for September, 2015

3 Ways To Protect Your Home In A Storm

Metal windows and doors

If you live in an area that is prone to stormy weather, you need to know how to protect your home in the event of a weather emergency. There are many things that you can do to ensure that your home will be safe if major water and winds hit, and you want to take care of them ahead of time to prevent any damage to your home and property. Here are just a few of the ways that you can secure your home against weather damage, and keep it from destroying your belongings and your house.

Metal Windows and Doors - Investing in steel windows and doors for your home is a great way to ensure that you

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3 Times You Could Use Professional Movers

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Sometimes, moving can be a chore, especially if you can’t do it all by yourself. One of the best ways to bypass the moving stress is by hiring a moving company. Moving companies can help you do a lot of things that you may otherwise be unable to do alone. Here are just a few of the ways your local movers can help you to achieve your moving goals, so that you can have the most successful move possible.

If you’re elderly – If you’re reaching your later years of life and don’t have the strength or stamina to move furniture and boxes like you used to, your local movers can help you reach your moving goals. They’ll be able to help you lift your chairs, couches, tables and more, freeing you up to plan the rest of your m

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Is Your Home Losing Value Because of a Dated and Damaged Roof?

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Sometimes it seems like the rain will never stop. A recent week in the Midwest was like like that. The rain started falling, gently at first, early Sunday afternoon. It continued through Tuesday night and by Wednesday morning a local school district had cancelled classes because of flooded streets and unsafe driving conditions. While local school authorities were concerned about the safety of their students and teachers, you sit at work worried about the rain for different reasons.
The roof repair that you have been putting off is jeopardizing several parts of your home. You come home from work during lunch and at the end of the day to check for signs of inside damage caused by leaks. You promise yourself that you will call a contractor today so you can finally get the required repairs finished.<

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Don’t Flush Your Money Down the Drain! Find a Good Plumber

Emergency plumbing

When you really stop and think about it, indoor plumbing is a very recent luxury in the story of human habitation. It wasn?t too long ago when someone who awoke at 3 am in late February to use the loo was forced to put on a robe and slippers and shuffle out the back door through the snow to the outhouse. Today we shudder at shut a prospect.

In today?s world, indoor plumbing isn?t even given a second thought. The idea that we wouldn?t have it doesn?t seem possible. But, with indoor plumbing come the obvious?indoor pipes. Water runs through these pipes and travels through the house, allowing our toilets to flush, sinks to flow and bathtubs to fill. On occasion, to state the obvious, this beautiful system can break down somewhere along the line. Pipes can leak; faucets can drip; toilets can clog; and in cold

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How Fixing Leaks in Your Basement Walls Can Prevent Expensive Flood Damage

Crawl space leaks

Over a quarter of all insurance loss claims in the United States in 2013 were caused by water damage. Nearly all homes with basements will experience some level of water damage eventually. Fixing leaks in basement walls, repairing foundation problems, and quickly cleaning a wet basement are all important steps to mitigate home disaster loss. Homeowners who take the following precautions are less likely to suffer from flood damage and more likely to save money in the long run.

Protecting Your Basement
Your basement serves as the foundation for your home, and when that foundation has cracks and leaks your home is threatened by expensive natural

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