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Keeping your home and yard clean can be an overwhelming task. Learn tips for handling home cleaning tools and supplies.

Preparing for Your Water Heater Installation Appointment

13 August 2020
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Installing a water heater is not an easy task for the average homeowner. Whether you have an electric or gas water heater, you really are best off leaving this work to a professional. While this means you won't have to worry about things like running wires or connecting valves, there are still a few preparatory steps you will want to take before your installation appointment. 1. Clear the path to your water heater. Read More …

Purchasing Quality Kitchen Cabinets for Your Home

22 June 2020
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Remodeling your kitchen can bring about more than a 50% return on investment (ROI) for your household. A big part of these renovations generally involves buying a new set of kitchen cabinets. These can either be purchased off the shelf of your cabinet shop's inventory, or you can go the custom route and building your kitchen cabinets from scratch. With this in mind, you can expect to get a lot of value out of purchasing new cabinets. Read More …

4 Signs That It’s Time to Replace Your Windows

1 May 2020
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Residential windows aren't meant to last forever. Windows have moving parts and they experience a great deal of wear and tear. On average, aluminum windows are meant to last for about 15-20 years while wooden windows have a longer life span, up to 30 years. Vinyl windows have a wider range, between 10 and 30 years depending on the quality of the frame. But besides the obvious signs like total frame breakdown, how do you know when it's time to have all the windows in your home replaced? Read More …

Tips To Keep Your Locks Maintained And Your Home Secure

17 March 2020
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Your home is your protection from the outside world, and the locks on your home can make or break the security of your home. Without locks that are secure and maintained, they can fail on you and allow unauthorized persons to get into your home. Here are some tips to keep your home locks in good condition to keep your house safe and protected. Change Out Locks One of the first things you need to do when moving into a new place is to change out the locks with a new lock and key set. Read More …

Five Ways A Damaged Lawn Mower Can Hurt You

28 January 2020
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

A lawn mower is in every yard. It's brought out every spring. And many assume that it's an innocuous piece of equipment. But a lawn mower is actually a very powerful tool, and a lawn mower that's been damaged can easily hurt someone in these five ways. 1. By Starting When You Don't Expect It Many older lawn mowers can actually start when you're working on the blade. If you spin the blade while you're working on it, it can trigger the motor. Read More …

About Me
the things we use to clean our homes

We rely on the tools that we need to keep our homes clean to work as they should when we go to use them. Unfortunately, things like vacuum cleaners and rug scrubbers tend to break at the most inconvenient times. Do you know what to do if your vacuum cleaner's belt slips, the filter clogs or it just won't turn on? What do you do when your rug scrubber won't suck the water back out of the carpet that it just put down? My blog is all about the things we use to keep our homes clean. You will learn what to do when they won't work and how to make them work to the best of their abilities.

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