Archive for January 2017

Plumbing 101: How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

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Extreme winter conditions can cause pipes in your home plumbing system to freeze and burst, releasing a heavy stream of water that can flood your home with gallons upon gallons of water within minutes. Taking preventive measures will help prevent frozen pipes and the costly […]

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3 Potential Dangers of the Self-Cleaning Oven Cycle

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With all the responsibilities that come with home ownership and home maintenance, hearing the words “self-cleaning” makes your ears prick up, doesn’t it? Compared to the old-fashioned option of elbow grease, the self-cleaning function on your oven is a pretty appealing alternative. But before you […]

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Quick & Easy Guide to Electrical Wire Color Coding

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Have you ever encountered a rainbow-colored jumble of electrical wires and not known what how to tell them apart? Electrical wires are color-coded according to purpose. Understanding the electrical wire color coding system and knowing the function of each wire is important to make sure […]

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