6 Reasons Pipes Can Break in the Summer

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Broken pipes are most notorious in the winter. When cold temperatures freeze your water supply line, pressure builds up inside and causes the pipe to burst. But frozen pipes aren’t your only concern. Here are six surprising reasons pipes can break in the summer and what to do if this happens to you. Why Do Pipes Break in the Summer?… Continue reading

Gutter Cleaning 101

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It’s easy to neglect your rain gutters, but gutter cleaning is essential for proper water drainage. Here’s everything you need to know about completing this home maintenance task. Why Clean the Gutters? Rain gutters are notorious for becoming clogged with leaves, pine needles, animal nests, roof shingle debris, and more. When this happens, rainwater overflows the gutters and runs down… Continue reading

10 Pre-Vacation Home Maintenance Tips

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Got vacation plans? Some of you may be planning that final summer vacation before the kids head back to school. But, before you leave on your next trip, follow this pre-vacation home maintenance checklist to protect your house from intruders and potential disasters while you’re away. Ask a friend or neighbor to housesit: Have them water your plants, feed your… Continue reading

10 Home Maintenance Tasks to Do This Summer

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As a responsible homeowner, you know how important it is to keep up with seasonal home maintenance. Take advantage of the warmer days and spruce up the outside of your house this summer. Not sure where to begin? Simply follow this home maintenance checklist. Pressure wash the exterior: If your driveway, sidewalks, patio, deck and siding look dingy and grimy,… Continue reading