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Common Heating Problems and their DIY Solutions

9 Heating Problems Most Homeowners Experience and Ways to Fix Them Yourself 1. Cool air coming from the heating unit Quick DIY fixes for heating units giving out cold air: 2. Faulty thermostat Quick DIY fixes for a faulty thermostat: 3. Irregular heating around the home (some parts cold, others warm) Quick DIY fixes for parts of the home not heating properly: 4. High heating bills Quick DIY fixes for when your heating bills are too high: 5. Moldy furnace …

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The Complete Plumbing Checklist You Need for Home Maintenance

A broken faucet, a leaking pipe, and a clogged drain can make you groan in frustration. These frustrations can be mitigated by a plumbing checklist for your home. This complete plumbing checklist for home maintenance is the best way to prevent falling into the myriad of frustrating residential plumbing problems that exist. If you ignore them, they can snowball into catastrophic situations that’ll make living in your home difficult, if not impossible. But annual inspections and regular maintenance will fix …

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The Complete Plumbing Checklist You Need Before Paying for a House

Introduction Buying a new home is a big deal. So, a lot of thought and consideration has to go into it. Bad plumbing should be a deal-breaker if you intend to enjoy your new home. You wouldn’t want to buy a new home and immediately start struggling to fix one plumbing problem after another. If you do not check out the property properly, you might end up buying a liability and spend so much on the house in the long …

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Common Plumbing Problems and Their DIY Solutions

Introduction Your plumbing will fail sometimes. And it’s usually unexpected; without telling signs to give you a hint. While a lot of them would need you to call your local plumber, there are minor ones that you can fix. All you need is a little knowledge of how it works and the determination to get it done. We believe in you! Here are some common plumbing problems to expect as a homeowner and their DIY fixes: Top 10 Most Common …

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Snow Melting System: Everything You Need to Know

It’s that time of the year when your driveways and patios are covered with snow, making you slip (and possibly get caught on camera falling). And if there’s something we can both agree on right now: shoveling tons of snow is not a fun activity. What if this chore could just melt away? Having a snow-melting system in your home or workplace can literally make that happen. It can also keep you and other users of your property safe during …

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How to Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing During Winter

Pipes are often freezing during winter. This could happen when there is a sudden drop in temperature or the thermostat is just too low. It could also happen where there isn’t proper insulation, or the insulation is old and not as effective as it should be. Frozen pipes are a major plumbing challenge during winter. And this is why: When water freezes, it expands. When the water expands, it causes extreme pressure inside the pipes. Despite how strong the pipe …

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5 Tips to Prevent Plumbing Failure this Winter

Introduction The snow and the chilly temperature during winter can cause a lot of plumbing issues if you don’t take care. You wouldn’t want to have plumbing failure in winter, especially with the freezing temperature. That would be such a mess! There are ways to prevent plumbing failure and that is what we’ll be diving into below! Ensuring the plumbing around your home or building is in good condition is one way to go through winter without hassles. Failing to …

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How to Save More on Heating this Winter

Introduction When it’s winter and snows everywhere, as a homeowner or business owner, you know the heating bills will soar. During winter, many people stay indoors and use up more energy to stay warm. So, you end up spending way more on heating bills. We want to help you save on your heating this winter. Also, the cost of energy is increasing as demand for heat during winter increases. It is the simple law of demand and supply at work. …

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Here’s What to Do When Your Toilet Won’t Stop Running

Looking for a solution for a toilet that won’t start running? While several things may be to blame, the first thing to know is the flushing mechanism you have installed. In North America, many homes have the flapper flush, siphon, or the dual system. In commercial spaces, the toilets typically utilize the pressure-assisted flushing mechanism that packs more flushing pressure to prevent clogging. For the scope of this article, we will focus on remedies for a leaking toilet flapper, defective …

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How to Remove Hard Water Stains from Glass

How do hard water spots form on glass? For showers, the stains form as a result of soap scum. For exterior glass, when rain water or snow dries it leaves mineral deposits. One way to avoid hard water spots, particularly in your shower glass is to wipe down areas immediately. But this is not always possible.  And how can you tell hard water stains from normal stains? With hard water stains, you can remove them using regular detergent. Hard water …

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