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How To Fix A Smelly Water Heater

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If your water heater releases a strong rotten egg odor, then you may consider hiring a professional for plumbing repairs so a new appliance can be secured in your home.  Unfortunately, this may not be the best solution.  A strong odor does not mean that your water heater is not working correctly.  It just means that you need to take some steps to restore the appliance.  Keep reading to learn how you can do this. Read More»

3-Step Guide To Flushing And Cleaning Your Old Electric Hot Water Heater Using Vinegar

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After noticing that your hot water has lost its warmth or the stream is slow, you may be thinking it is time to replace your electric water heater. However, it may only need to be flushed and cleaned. Before you spend the money on a new one, use the following three-step guide to flushing and cleaning your hot water heater with vinegar. Step 1: Drain The Water Heater’s Tank The first step involves draining the water heater’s tank and flushing out the excess sediment. Read More»

Essentially Easy Ways To Improve The Curb Appeal Of Your Property

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Improving the curb appeal of your property helps to keep it looking new and in good shape, and can even increase the value of your home overall. If possible, have a contractor install new doors and windows to get started. They’ll give your home an instant facelift and add some depth to your landscape design. New doors and windows can also provide you with up to an 88 percent return on your upgrade investments. Read More»

How To Treat Injured Tree Bark

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It may be strange to think of a tree as being injured, but trees are susceptible to being wounded in a number of ways. One of the most serious tree injuries is damage to the bark. Bark damage comes in varying degrees, ranging from a few missing chunks all the way to being completely stripped. Below is more information on tree bark injuries and what you can do to properly treat an injured tree with bark damage: Read More»

3 Great Heating Options For A Log Home

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When you chose to build a log home, you probably had visions of living off the grid, or at least of creating the illusion of a rustic rural homestead. So, you may not be interested in putting a modern electric combination heating and air conditioning unit  or gas furnace in your new log home. However, you still have to heat the house somehow if you want to stay comfortable in the winter. Read More»