Home Maintenance

Ladder Safety

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As we edge closer to summer in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, we start thinking of a list of chores we can do around the house – especially preparing the exterior and yard for summer. And many of these chores require the use of a ladder. Knowing how to use a ladder safely can help prevent […]

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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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How is Your Indoor Air Quality?

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We’ve all been spending a lot more time indoors in our own homes since the pandemic began, which has us thinking about the quality of our indoor air. If you’ve ever appreciated the smell of a fresh morning and been prompted to open the windows, you know the importance of air quality. Research has shown […]

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How to Save Money on Your Electric Bill This Summer

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The average American household spends about $2,060 per year on energy costs, according to the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Most homeowners waste energy, and wasting energy is like throwing away money. Most homeowners throw away the equivalent of a 42″ flat-screen TV every year in wasted energy. They’re throwing away a brand new mountain bike or a really […]

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Advantages of Solar Energy

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Have you been considering a solar system for your home? Solar energy offers considerable advantages over conventional energy systems. While both types of energy systems have both pros and cons, the pros of solar panels definitely outweigh any flaws. One big advantage is seen during a Texas summer – in the potential savings on your […]

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Landscape Irrigation/Sprinkler System Inspections

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Water can be your yard’s best friend and your home’s worst enemy. Many homes have landscape irrigation sprinkler systems to irrigate and water the lawn.  Lawn sprinkler and irrigation systems are complex mechanical systems with lots of potential failure points, including valves, heads, sensors, shut-off switches. If your lawn sprinkler isn’t operating properly, it can […]