Tag: Home Maintenance

Posted on 02/18/2024
Ways Homeowners Can Reduce the Risk of a Chimney Fire
Homeowners sometimes visualize a chimney fire as an event that involves flames shooting out of the top like a flare. While that type certainly happens too often, slow-burning chimney fires tend to go undetected and place unsuspecting household members in harm's way. The good news for homeowners with fireplaces is reducing the risk of a chimney fire ranks...
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Posted on 11/26/2023
How to Tell if Your Chimney Needs to Be Repaired
Unlike some home repair issues, the gradual decline of a chimney often goes unnoticed for years. During this period of modest disrepair, a wide range of structural problems and fire risks can arise. Even small gaps between brick layers create an opening for unwelcome pests. Here are three telltale signs your chimney may require repair. 1: Check for...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
Home Improvement: Best Ways to Pay for Your Projects
While qualified borrowers often like to have choices, having too many funding options can get confusing. If you are considering borrowing money to upgrade your home, here are a few things to consider. How Do Home Improvement Loans Work? It’s essential to understand that the term “home improvement loan” is not precise. This type of borrowing typically involves...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
5 DIY Steps to Replace Drawer Slides
Photo by StockSnap via Pixabay Kitchen and bathroom drawer slides are built to take a beating. You've undoubtedly had an item stuck and had to force the drawer open. Somehow it still worked after that. Children pull down on them, trying to climb up onto the cabinet. Mindless adults or teens slam them shut from time to time....
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