Common Signs Of Hidden Leaks In Your Home's Pipes


In most homes, the majority of the plumbing is hidden behind walls, so homeowners may not realize that there are problems right away. It is not uncommon for pipes to fail and begin to slowly leak water. Knowing the signs of a hidden leak will alert you to issues so you can contact a plumber to make repairs. Some of the signs that you have a pipe leaking behind your walls include:

11 December 2017

Want A Damage Free Roof In The Spring? 2 Things You Need To Do To Before Winter Arrives

Construction & Contractors Blog

There are things you need to do now before winter arrives. This will help your roof and home from getting damaged.  Fortunately, there are things you can do now to ensure your roof is in good condition when spring comes back. Below are two of these things to help you get started. Check and Clean Gutters If you have a lot of trees near your home the gutters can quickly become filled up with leaves during the fall.

8 November 2017

3 Ways To Level Out Sunken Patio Concrete

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If your patio has a sunken area, you may be tempted to tear out the concrete and replace it with a new patio. While that's one way to solve the problem of a sunken slab, there may be a better solution. Here's a look at a few other ways to level concrete. Add New Concrete On Top Although it may only be a temporary measure, you could add new concrete to the top of your patio and level out the surface.

5 October 2017

Why Do People Trim Trees?

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In some cases, you don't need to fully remove a tree, but there are benefits to trimming it. Here are some of the advantages of trimming that people use to justify hiring a tree trimming team: To Keep it Away from the Roof Roofs can be vulnerable to tree debris that gets wet, sits on the roof, and decomposes. Keeping the trees away from the edge of your home helps to prevent this; cue a tree trimmer.

7 September 2017

What To Do If Your Garage Door Isn't Opening Properly

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Garage doors go up and down with the press of a button (if you have an automatic opener), but that one time you press the button and it doesn't open all the way, opens up at an angle, or opens noisily, it could be a bit of a pain. See below for some helpful troubleshooting tips to repair your door and get it open properly again: Check The Tracks 1. Tighten Screws And Make Repairs

18 July 2017

Three Common Ways To Clog Your Lateral Sewer Line

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If you live in the city, you probably have a sewer line running from your home or business to the main sewer line out in the street. This is called your side sewer or lateral sewer line, and the city probably won't take care of it if you get this line clogged up. So any problems you create (or magnify) with your drain-use habits could end up costing you a lot of money.

22 February 2017