Category Archives for Maintenance

DIY Termite Inspection – How To Detect Termites Around Your Home

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Before talking about a DIY termite inspection, let’s talk just a bit about what it is we’re looking to find. Anyway, it’s always a good idea to know your enemy..What Are Termites?Termites are small burrowing insects that eat wood and pulp. They get nutrition from cellulose found inside of dead trees and plants. They also […]

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Ejector Pump Maintenance and Troubleshooting

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by Vincent West Many inventions have been made to make life more comfortable, healthy and sustainable. One such invention is the ejector pump. Although many people may overlook its importance because of its dirty job, the ejector pump ensures that household waste is disposed of in the right way and keeps the homeowner safe from […]

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Prepare Your Home For Winter

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Prepare Your Home For Winter Proper care for your home in every season is time-consuming and expensive, but proper care of your home will make it last, letting you enjoy every benefit of owning your own home!  If you are aware of the problems that can arise, you can prepare your home for winter and […]

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I Have Done A Lot Of Mulching


Mulching Serves A Few Purposes Mulches should retain moisture, protect trees and plants from mowers and trimmers, and they keep weeds at bay. I used to work on the grounds crew for the college I attended. We had rings of mulch around all of the trees on campus. We replenished the mulch in these beds […]

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Is A Heat Pump Service Contract Expensive?


Heat Pump Service Contracts Are An Option To Consider One of the best things you can do to keep your heat pump in proper working order is to secure a heat pump service contract. Contracts of this type can cost a little money, but the benefits provided by the service technicians will more than justify […]

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Regular Gutter Cleaning And The Hidden Values

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Make Gutter Cleaning Part Of Regular Maintenance Like all maintenance chores around the house, gutter cleaning on a regular basis is extremely important. When you make the decision to purchase a home you are not only taking on the benefits of home ownership, you are also taking on all of the responsibilities that come along […]

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DIY Air Conditioning Maintenance

DIY air conditioning maintenance

Savvy homeowners have a DIY air conditioning cleaning routine for cleaning the furnace and evaporator compartment as well as the compressor unit before winter sets in and when spring breaks. And, they know the importance of monthly filter changes.DIY Air Conditioning CleaningDIY air conditioning maintenance Salt Lake City residents perform in the spring and fall […]

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Pest Control and Home Security

  Crawling insects and creeping rodents are a sure sign you need some sort of pest control. Nobody likes it when pests appear. Aside from being startled and outright scared, the presence of these annoyances poses an actual threat to the people living with them. Yes, it’s obvious pests are an annoyance, but they can […]

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Air Conditioning Cleaning: How To Clean Central A/C Evaporator Coils

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This article is a compliment to “How To Clean Central A/C  Condenser Unit Coils”. For the purpose of this article, we’ll be discussing air conditioner evaporator coil cleaning inside of the air handler of a split central air system, typical of air conditioning systems in the Dallas area. My central air conditioning system happens to […]

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