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Tree Damage After a Storm

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Usually in June at the start of summer, we are highly focused on ways to protect our yards against drought. This year we are seeing a more consistent amount of rain and storms, which can bring its own issues to our yards. A very common problem during storms is tree limbs falling. High winds can […]

Prevention

Garbage Disposal Do & Don’t

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Detail of the plumbing system under a modern kitchen sink

One of the handiest appliances in the kitchen is also one of the smallest: the garbage disposal. They can also be the one with the most issues – although you won’t have as many problems if you know what to do – and what not to do. Garbage Disposal Dos Use cold water. It may […]

Prevention

What to Do if Your Pipes Freeze

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It never fails to happen: Mother Nature lulls us into a false sense of security with warmer weather, and then another hard freeze (32F or below) sneaks in. And it’s times like these that we forget to take those last protective measures to keep our pipes from freezing, such as leaving faucets dripping. The biggest […]