Want A More Wildfire-Proof Roof? Start With These Tips

Posted on: 6 December 2018

Recent wildfires throughout many of the western states of the US have led many homeowners to question whether their home could survive the rushing flames of a wildfire. As these fires grow in intensity, heated air currents lift embers and burning debris and move them through the air. If they are deposited onto the roofs of homes and other structures, they can ignite and continue the spread of the wildfire. If you are in or near an area where wildfires are a concern, taking steps to help save your home from total loss may well depend upon how well your home's roof can withstand direct contact with embers and heat without igniting.
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How to Search for a Dumpster Rental

Posted on: 26 October 2018

Whether you're doing some remodeling in your home or trying to tidy up your garden, a dumpster can make things a lot easier for you. Such activities tend to generate a lot of waste that exceeds what your normal rubbish bin can handle. Since most people don't own a dumpster, renting one is usually the logical solution. However, a rental that'll give you good value for your money can be hard to find.
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Having A Hard Time Lifting Your Garage Door? Your Old Springs Could Be Bad

Posted on: 14 September 2018

If you have a hard time getting your old garage door to raise and stay in place, it may be due to the springs. Just like your garage door, springs can wear out from old age. The weakened springs can struggle to lift and support your garage door's weight. Here's more information about your old garage door springs and how you can repair or replace them without risking your safety. What Should You Know About Your Springs?
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Foods You Should Absolutely Avoid Flushing Down The Toilet

Posted on: 1 August 2018

It can be tempting to treat your toilet as a garbage can. But even though certain foods and liquids are flushable, it doesn't mean you should. That is unless you want your pipes to get clogged and cause a sewer backup. When this happens, you could end up needing a sewer cleaning, which costs around $300. Worst case scenarios could end up costing closer to $1,300. If you want to avoid flushing your money down the toilet, you should absolutely avoid flushing these kinds of foods down there, too.
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