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Turn On Your Hose Bib (Spigot)

Posted by Curt K. on Sun, Apr 28, 2019

WHY DO THIS?

The hose bibb, or spigot, is the faucet located on the outside of your house where you connect a garden hose. In winter, homeowners in colder climates need to turn off the water to their hose bibbs to prevent flooding. Now, it's time to open them so you can water your garden and wash your car!

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Get your lawn ready for spring

Posted by Rochelle N. on Sat, Apr 27, 2019

Tips and pointers for lush, green grass around your home

Despite the reluctance of winter to release its grasp on the weather, there are warmer days ahead when Canadians will be heading outside to bring new life to their yards.
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Water Heater Maintenance Tips

Posted by Rochelle N. on Sat, Apr 27, 2019

Very few people know that in order to keep your water heater running properly and efficiently very simple maintenace procedures need to be performed. (These come with the instructions and are often overlooked.) 

As water is pumped into your water heater tank dirt, sediment and various minerals settle on the bottom. Depending on your water quality these extra "ingredients" can add up rather quickly robbing your water heater's efficiency and costing you in the long run. If left unchecked they can not only make your water heater work harder but also allow your tank to rust and slowly be eaten away until you need to replace the entire unit which is very costly yet easily preventable. And cheap to prevent! You just need a hose, bucket (optional) and gloves (optional too, but safer with.) 

This Instructable will show you how to perform a simple yearly draining of your water heater to keep it running smoothly.

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Tips for a Semi-Annual Roof Inspection

Posted by Mark E. on Thu, Apr 25, 2019

Your roof loves you. It must since it's the roof's job to literally take a beating to protect your home.

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Get The Best Price When Selling Your Home

Posted by Curt K. on Wed, Apr 24, 2019

Ready to build your dream home, but you need to sell your current home first? Before you call a real estate agent and list your home, there are a few simple things you can do to prepare your home to help you get the best price.

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