A Quick Look At How To Maintain Your Water Well
2 October 2015
Your well should supply you with water for many years. However, it isn't something you can just install and forget about. You have to maintain the well properly so the water doesn't become contaminated. This involves having annual inspections and keeping hazardous substances away from the well. Here's a closer look at how to maintain your water system.
When To Have A Well Inspection
It's a good idea to have your well tested annually just to ensure your family has safe drinking water.
Why A Gas Water Heater Might Become Inefficient
16 September 2015
Does your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system use hot water for heating up the house? If you have noticed that the heater is not as efficient as it used to be, it is possible that the water heater is in need of a repair. Find out in this article what can cause a gas water heater to stop being efficient, as well as what hiring a plumber to install a replacement might cost.
Three Tips To Help Deal With Foundation Settling And The Beginning Of Structural Damage
30 August 2015
The foundation of your home supports the structural loads in your home. Damage can cause major headaches like leaks in your basement. If the structure starts to settle, the foundation problems can be seen in other areas, such as sagging openings or cracks in exterior finishes. If you want to put a stop to your foundation problems, here are some tips to get the problems fixed:
1. Repairing Cracked Foundation Walls With Waterproofing Treatment
After You Remove A Nail Or Screw From Your Vinyl Siding, Be Sure To Patch The Hole Like This
13 August 2015
Small holes in vinyl siding aren't just cosmetic issues. While they have nails or screws in them, they're just a convenient way of holding up a wreath or banner. But once the decoration is removed and the hole is left behind, you've got an opening for moisture to infiltrate your siding. So when you take down outdoor decorations, be sure to patch up your vinyl siding afterwards—it's not as complicated as you might think.