Learning About Home Maintenance and Repairs

Hello, my name is Emily Green. Welcome to my website about home maintenance and repairs performed by general contractors. When I bought my first house, absolutely everything was in perfect condition. After living there for several months, however, I started to notice a slight decline in the finishes of certain materials in my house. I suspected that the items needed care, but I did not know how to proceed. A general contractor helped me learn everything I needed to know about home maintenance and repairs. I created this site to share this knowledge with my readers. Come by again soon to learn more.

Learning About Home Maintenance and Repairs

4 Products Every Older Homeowner Should Know About For Their Gutters

13 July 2015
 Categories:
Construction & Contractors, Blog

As an older homeowner, climbing up on the roof to tend to the maintenance needs of your gutters is just no longer a feasible solution. You could spend a lot of money paying someone to clear gutters of debris every time they start to show signs that they are not free flowing as they should. However, if you have to do this several times a year, there is no doubt you will have paid a hefty bill by December.
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Three Alternative Solutions For Filtration Of Septic System Waste Drainage

23 June 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If your home does not have sewage service, a septic system is needed to treat waste from your homes plumbing. These systems consist of a tank and a drainage field that filters wastewater. If you want to have a more efficient system with fewer problems, there are natural solutions for the drainage field of your septic system. Here are some alternative solutions for septic systems that can help you have fewer septic system problems:
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Cedar Roof Maintenance: Making Repairs To Damaged Shingles

10 June 2015
 Categories: , Blog

Cedar shingles create a look that you just can't get with any other type of roofing. The exposed wood grain creates a rustic look that fits with log-cabin-style homes or with a country cottage. Besides these aesthetic benefits, you also get a long-lasting roof. Cedar-shingles have been known to last for 50 years or more. Still, to get the most from your roof, you should do your part to repair your roof when necessary.
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What You Need to Know Before You Invest in a New Well Pump

28 May 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When you're facing the task of either replacing or installing a new well pump to service your home's water needs, finding the right one can make or break your investment. A well pump should not only deliver water efficiently for your household on demand, but it must work without the need for habitual maintenance or constant care. So before you replace your unit with one that's identical to the old one or buy a one-size-all model, there are a few things to know before you invest.
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Three Features to Add to Vinyl Siding for a More Decorative Look

13 May 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have a home with vinyl siding and modern windows, you may have things like metal or vinyl windows. These are commonly plain windows that have very few decorative details or trim. This does not mean that things can be done to give your home more of a decorative touch. You can do things like add frieze surrounds, shutters, window planters, and awnings. If you want to add more details to the dull vinyl on your home, here are a few things that you can have done:
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Learning About Home Maintenance and Repairs

Hello, my name is Emily Green. Welcome to my website about home maintenance and repairs performed by general contractors. When I bought my first house, absolutely everything was in perfect condition. After living there for several months, however, I started to notice a slight decline in the finishes of certain materials in my house. I suspected that the items needed care, but I did not know how to proceed. A general contractor helped me learn everything I needed to know about home maintenance and repairs. I created this site to share this knowledge with my readers. Come by again soon to learn more.

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