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Cracked Or Broken Patio Door Glass? Dos And Don’ts For Fixing It Quickly To Keep Your Family Safe

When patio door glass cracks or breaks, it is important to fix the door quickly to keep your family safe. A broken patio door window makes your home easier for criminals to break into, and if there is jagged glass left in the door, it poses a safety hazard to small children, pets, and even adults. Whether you have swinging, sliding, French, or any other patio door style, make sure you fix your door(s) promptly to re-secure your home and eliminate the safety hazard it poses. Read More 

How To Protect Your Health And Clean Up Your Home After A Flood

After you have experienced a flood in your home, you want to clean it up and return back to your home and life as soon as possible. While cleaning up after a flood, be sure to take precautions to protect your health from contaminated flood waters, clean and disinfect your home, and prevent mold growth. Here are tips to help you accomplish this. Protect Your Health Flood waters in your home can bring in bacteria and other contaminants, which you want to protect yourself from, such as tetanus, E. Read More 

How to Protect Your Home from Termites

As a homeowner in an area prone to termites, you need to take all precautions to protect your home from them, as they can damage any wood structures inside your home. Here are some tips and methods you can use to get rid of and prevent termites in an existing home or a home being newly-built. Use Treated Wood During construction of your home, it is important to make sure your contractors use lumber that has been treated with chemicals to prevent a termite infestation. Read More 

Do You Need A Plumbing Upgrade Before Switching To Low Flow Toliets?

It's all too common for homeowners to change the water-using fixtures in their homes, such as sinks and toilets, without consulting with a plumber to find out if the new fixtures will work with the rest of the structure's plumbing. This usually turns out fine with newer homes, but if you're living in a home that's already a few decades old, there's a good chance that an upgrade like a new toilet could cause serious problems. Read More 

You and Your AC against the Sea: Fighting Seawater-Borne Rust and Corrosion

Living near the ocean may have its perks, but it also comes with a few downsides. One such downside is rust and corrosion caused by salt-laden air and sea water. In this environment, your AC system won't stand a chance unless it's adequately protected against exposure to salt and other corrosive chemicals. Here is how rust and corrosion can affect your AC system and ways you can effectively deal with it. Read More