How to Winterize Your Home’s Plumbing

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Keeping your home safe and warm this winter starts with preparing indoor plumbing for the upcoming dip in temperatures. When it’s cold enough for snow and ice, it’s cold enough to freeze your pipes. Start with winterization in autumn to protect against any early freezes, and feel secure all the way until spring. Here are […]

Freezing Weather Tips

Here are some tips to protect your home from freezing weather: Turn off outside faucets and remove any garden hoses. Wrap the faucet with a towel or styrofoam insulator. Turn off and drain any automatic sprinkler systems. A trickle of hot and cold water might be all it takes to keep your pipes from freezing. […]

What to Do If My Child Put Dishsoap In the Dishwasher?

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While dish soap and dishwashing detergent both clean dishes, dish soap was not made to be put in the dishwasher. However, that nuance often escapes the notice of children who just want to be helpful around the house. As a result, they might have put dish soap in the dishwasher in their overzealous attempt to […]

How to Pet-Proof Your Plumbing

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From the minute they join your family, pets become a huge part of your life. No matter what kind of pet you have, they are a constant source of amusement, companionship, and love. Oftentimes, they are also a huge source of extra messes, but almost every pet owner will agree they are well worth it. […]

Leaking Garbage Disposal

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Discovering a leak coming from your garbage disposal under the sink can be stressful. Not only are you probably worried about water damage to your cabinet and flooring, but you’re also wondering what caused the leak and what it will take to repair it. There are a few common causes of garbage disposal leaks. Some […]