Blogs in September 2015

For most people, there’s nothing better than a nice hot shower or warm relaxing bath at the end of busy day. This luxury comes courtesy of your water heater, and unless there’s something wrong with it, chances are you probably don’t give much thought about it. However, if you’d prefer not to...Continue Reading

As outdoor activities and sports taper off, the time you and your family spend indoors is on the rise. Is your home ready to become the warm, safe haven you need from weather’s wrath? Now is the time to prepare your home heating and cooling system, and consider cleaning the air ducts to ensure...Continue Reading

With the weather cooling off, you’re probably anticipating putting your wood-burning fireplace to good use. Before you do, be aware of common fire hazards so you can enjoy a warm blaze at the hearth without burning the house down. Then, check your home for other fire dangers.

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Water is essential for life, but it can also be very destructive. Even simple storm water runoff can damage your home and leave you scrambling for a solution. Find out why directing runoff away from your home is so important and top tips for doing so.

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What’s the number one task that strikes fear and dread into the hearts of suburban homeowners every spring and fall? That’s right: cleaning the gutters. Whether you hire a pro or do the job yourself, gutter cleaning is an important home maintenance task.

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Is that really great cheese, or your kid’s smelly socks? Or is it maybe perfectly grilled sockeye salmon, or yesterday’s trash? When it comes to great food – and leftover odors – there is definitely an element of perspective. 

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