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Trendy Home Technology You Should Try

[fa icon="calendar'] October 05, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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Make the most of the time you spend in your home by using the latest trendy home technology that is available. You will probably be amazed at how much more enjoyment you will experience at home when you use technology. Smart technology expands beyond security and thermostats. Now, you can equip your home with robot vacuums, wireless LED bulbs, smart faucets, and even self-sterilizing door handles.

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Plumbing Help: What to Do When Your Shower Won’t Drain

[fa icon="calendar'] August 14, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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Have you recently taken a shower and noticed that the water wasn’t draining properly? If the water doesn’t flow quickly and smoothly down the shower drain, but pools up around your feet instead, then you have a clogged shower drain. At first you may not notice the water draining slowly, but eventually you will have a problem on your hands when it won’t drain at all.

When you have a clogged shower drain, you have a couple of choices. The first choice is to try and unclog the drain yourself. And the second choice is to hire a professional Chico plumber to do it for you if you can’t stand the thought of trying a DIY repair (yes we know it can be gross to clean a drain). If you want to try a few quick fixes that could save you some money, then read on!

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Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Do More Often

[fa icon="calendar'] December 18, 2019 / by Home Services Expert

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Maintaining a house is a big responsibility, but also very rewarding. There are many different areas in your home to maintain, and some need to be serviced more often than others. Doing smaller tasks more often can help reduce your electricity bill, ensure larger costs aren’t accumulated over time, and keep your home cozy and safe for years to come. 

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Common Reasons Why Your Toilet Tank is Leaking

[fa icon="calendar'] August 16, 2019 / by Home Services Expert

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The toilet is the main throne in the home, whether we like it or not. This seat gets used on a daily basis and will get some wear and tear over time, which can turn into leaks. The tank on the toilet may be the reason for these leaks because all of the valves and pipes are located in this area. Here are some common reasons why the toilet tank might be leaking and a few tips on how to fix them.

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What Can I Do About Low Water Pressure in My Home?

[fa icon="calendar'] August 14, 2019 / by Home Services Expert

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If the shower stream in the morning is barely a trickle, the dishwasher or washing machine takes awhile to cycle through, or your sink won’t fill up so you can do the dishes, you’re probably feeling frustrated and losing your patience. These are all signs of low water pressure and there are a few things you can try to fix it.

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Tips to Prevent Mold Growth in Common Plumbing Areas Around Your Home

[fa icon="calendar'] August 13, 2019 / by Home Services Expert

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A common area that mold likes to grow in and around are pipes. These dark and moist areas help the mold grow and if there are any leaks or condensation in those areas then mold can spread. Here are the most common plumbing areas that can have mold and some tips on how to prevent mold from growing.

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Things to Consider When Building a Good Neighbor Fence

[fa icon="calendar'] August 05, 2019 / by Home Services Expert

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You take a look at your fence and come to the realization that it’s time for a fence face-lift. To make sure that both you and your neighbor can have a beautiful fence you might want to build a Good Neighbor fence. Before you get too excited and start drawing up those plans here are some things you will need to consider.

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DIY Electrical Repair: How to Safely Change a Light Bulb

[fa icon="calendar'] June 20, 2019 / by Home Services Expert

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By now, we've all heard the joke: “How many (fill in with your favorite demographic group) does it take to change a light bulb?”

As you know, the answer is invariably “one,” but as you also may know, there's sometimes more to safely changing a light bulb than meets the eye. And it's no laughing matter when you receive an electrical shock or the bulb has become broken in the base and you have to remove it before changing it.

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Help! My Garbage Disposal Stinks

[fa icon="calendar'] May 17, 2019 / by Home Services Expert

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Kitchens are a popular place to be. It’s where we cook all our meals and inevitably where people end up gathering when you have guests over. The last thing you want is for it to smell funky – it’s embarrassing and causes you to have to take precious time away from visiting with your friends or family because you have to find the source and clean.

We’ve all been in the predicament of trying to find out where that icky smell is coming from. You clean out the refrigerator, take out the trash, and toss the well-used sponge, but the smell still lingers. The stinky culprit could be your garbage disposal.

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How to Get Rid of Hard Water Stains

[fa icon="calendar'] February 08, 2019 / by Home Services Expert

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Are you tired of seeing those cloudy, crusty white spots on your faucets, in your bathtub or even on your dishes? Hard water stains can show up just about anywhere in your home – whether you’re pouring your coffee from a cloudy carafe, washing dishes from a spotted faucet, or scrubbing a toilet that just doesn’t seem to come clean. Hard water stains can make parts of your home look less than ideal, but you can get it gleaming again.

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