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What You Should Know When Replacing Your Roof

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It’s time to replace your roof. This is a big undertaking, and the decision will last for years or possibly the rest of your life. If you’re considering replacing your roof, check out these four facts you must know first, so you make an informed decision. Some Materials Don’t Work on Low Roofs Depending on the slope of your roof, there are some materials you just shouldn’t use. Asphalt and metal are fine whether you have a low roof or steep roof because they do a good job of blocking rain and allowing it to slide off with ease.…

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How To Fix 3 Common Home Plumbing Problems

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All too often, leaks, clogs, and water temperature problems can ruin the convenience of a home plumbing system. While many homeowners rely on a professional plumber to fix all of their home plumbing problems, there are a few simple fixes that anyone can do. Here are the fixes for three common plumbing problems. Pipe Noise There are a number of different noises that can come from the pipes in your home, and the type of noise that you hear will vary depending on the cause of the problem.…

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The Threat Of The Emerald Ash Borer: What Canadian Homeowners Need To Know

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In many parts of Canada, the ash tree is a familiar part of the landscape, but this much-loved species is under threat from a foreign invader. The emerald ash borer first arrived in Canada more than a decade ago, and this innocuous green beetle now threatens millions of trees. If you have ash trees on your property, learn more about the threat from the emerald ash borer, and find out what you may need to do to control the spread of this voracious pest.…

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