Home Maintenance

10 Steps for Septic System Health

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If your septic tank failed, or you know someone whose did, you are not alone. As a homeowner, you are responsible for maintaining your septic system. Proper septic system maintenance will help keep your system from failing and will help maintain your investment in your home. Failing septic systems can contaminate the ground water that […]

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Common Plumbing Terminology

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Plumbers have been a common sight recently in the DFW Metroplex after the winter storm and the impact of frozen or burst pipes. With that comes a lot of plumbing terminology that you may have not encountered. Here are some common plumbing definitions that you may hear from a plumber or even from your favorite […]

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How to Get Rid of Carpet Mold

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As we know in Texas, burst pipes can cause our carpeting to stand in water, potentially for a bit of time until we can get the water shut off and a plumber called for repairs. Smaller things can also cause carpet mold – like overwatering plants, a persistent leak, and even an untrained puppy. This […]

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What to Know About Bidets

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One of the most common upgrades made to homes in 2020 may have been adding a bidet, in response to the shortage of toilet paper that was temporarily experienced. There are two types of bidets – the traditional standalone option that is more common in larger restrooms that can hold both a toilet and separate […]

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The Importance of Your House Numbers

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You may have not given much thought to the numbers on your house. In most cases, we use whatever was there when we purchase the property. But they have important use. House numbers are not only convenient for finding addresses but necessary for emergency responders to locate those in need. When responding to an emergency, minutes […]

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Holiday Home Prep Week 3: Final Touches

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Add Seasonal Scents Have your home smelling delightful with holiday-scented candles or stovetop scents that will warmly welcome your guests as they enter your home. Try a simple stovetop potpourri! Simply add your favorite ingredients to a large pot of water and set it on the stove to simmer. Try these: Cinnamon sticks Whole Allspice […]