15 September 2015
If your basement has recently been flooded, the sooner you get the water out, the easier it will be to begin repairs. There are many things that you will want to do to clean up the water. You will want to start with getting the standing water out, then do things like remove damaged materials and air out your basement. Here are some tips to help you with the steps for drying out your flooded basement:
27 August 2015
If you want to update your bathroom, but don't have the funds available for a full demolition and remodeling job, you may be wondering what you can do to give the space a new look—without taking out a second mortgage to do it. Well, for starters, you can update your faucet by painting it, and this guide explains how. Step 1: Gather Your Supplies sandpaper painter's tape newspaper spray-on metal primer spray paint for metal surfaces handheld vacuum Step 2: Clear the Area
30 July 2015
When you think about your septic system and companies like McDermott Septic Tank Pumping, you probably think about how it is used in relation to your toilets. However, all of the grey water from your home goes into your septic tank, including the water that is used for washing your clothes. Many people never think about the impact that their washing machines have on their septic tanks and systems, but the truth is that your laundry habits could be putting an unnecessary strain on your system.
14 July 2015
There are several things that people toss into their garbage disposals that will cause clogged drains and possible damage to the disposal's blades. Generally speaking, the only items that can be placed in the garbage disposal are those that you would also put into your mouth. Forbidden items include: Oils and grease Any fat that is solid at room temperature should never be dumped into a garbage disposal, or even an open drain.
29 June 2015
Do you have an electrical outlet that has stopped working? That's a frustrating experience, especially if you need the outlet to run something important like your refrigerator or some other major appliance. Before you call an electrician, there are a few steps you can take to troubleshoot the problem yourself. First, try plugging a different device into the outlet. If that device works, then you know the outlet isn't the cause of the problem.
3 June 2015
Appearance is everything when it comes to business, so having a nice facade is important. After all, no one wants to give their business to a place that appears to be rundown and dirty. As such, proper maintenance of your building is an important step in keeping your business healthy. One particular place of scrutiny is your windows. However, you might not have enough staff members that are free enough to take the time to clean your windows.
20 May 2015
Water can be very damaging to your home, especially if not taken care of quickly and properly. Your home could end up being inundated with mold and mildew, which can result in health issues like respiratory problems for you and your family if it goes undetected. Water damage can be caused from a leaky roof, broken or leaky pipes, or from a basement flood that was not cleaned up properly. Cleaning up water from this type of damage must be done quickly and properly.
4 May 2015
If you plan on using the major appliances in your kitchen for many more years, the need to avoid expensive repairs is obviously crucial. However, it is important to understand that by spotting the early symptoms of problems, you have a much better chance of not having a secondary issue occur, like a fire or water damage. It is easier and cheaper to prevent a problem than it is to make it go away, so check your appliances regularly and know what signs they provide of a developing issue.
16 April 2015
Your new French patio doors add an element of elegance and beauty to your home, and cleaning your doors is an important part of maintaining that beauty and elegance. These tips will help you keep your new French patio doors clean using standard household products and environmentally friendly methods. Finished Wood Most of the time, the wooden parts of your French patio doors will only need to be wiped down with a microfiber cloth to remove dust.
6 April 2015
If you are looking to upgrade your garage doors, there are a lot of different materials to choose from. One of the more popular types of garage doors is an aluminum garage door. There are many benefits to this material for your garage, but there are also some drawbacks to be aware of. Compare the following pros and cons when deciding if aluminum is right for you. Pro: Aluminum Does Not Rust