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Why Is My Yard Soggy?

August 9, 2021

Nothing is more disturbing than stepping out onto your lush green lawn to find yourself standing ankle-deep in water. When this occurs it is a sure sign something is wrong with your plumbing. Here are some of the reasons your yard might be soggy and what to do about it. Find the Source First things…

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Many home buyers are drawn to shady streets with mature trees that add a lovely touch to the property and neighborhood. As lovely, and eco-friendly as they might be, trees can also wreak havoc with your property. One of the biggest threats is tree roots which can cause serious, costly damage to underground pipes. While…

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It might not seem like something as basic as turning off a water heater would be difficult. Many homeowners find themselves scratching their heads when trying to figure out what valves to turn and how to turn off water heater! And because it varies based on whether your system is gas or electric, it can…

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Tankless water heaters can be an excellent option to provide ample hot water for your household while creating a more energy-efficient home. Here are the pros and cons of a tankless water heater to help you decide it is the right solution for you. Pros of a Tankless Water Heater Instant hot water: Once the…

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Most of us take the readily available water in our homes for granted, whether it is for drinking, cooking, cleaning, or personal hygiene. You can access hot and cold water by simply turning on a tap. However, throughout history, how we receive water has often presented health risks, and continues to do so in many…

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The risk of burns at home is higher than you might think. Most people have suffered a heat-related accident at home, often as a result of scalding hot water. Burns can be mild, or severe injuring more than one layer of skin. The painful site will either simply turn red, or can blister and become…

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You know the scenario. You wake up in the morning, turn on the shower and your water is frigid cold. You stand there shivering waiting for it to heat up and it seems to take forever. Or maybe it’s just you. Maybe you’re last in line and the rest of your family has enjoyed a…

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Nothing is worse than having someone use the toilet and within minutes of them flushing it’s clear that the sound of a toilet running too long after flushing will annoyingly not stop. This is a constant source of frustration as it’s a sound that’s hard to ignore. That means someone has to get up and…

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Know the fastest way to go from “peaceful snowy winter morning” to “what in the bleepity bleep bleep is happening”? Discover a burst pipe. You have to: Find the pipe. Try to remember where the heck the water shut-off valve is. Clean up the mess. Figure out how to fix the problem. Explain to your…

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Clogged drains can get the best of all of us. Mystery odors, backed-up sinks, and non-functioning disposals are definitely near the top of the Worst Things about Homeownership list. Whether it’s a sink or a toilet, we’re always looking for a quick and inexpensive DIY fix. Today, our DIY might involve one of our favorite…

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