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Common Reasons Why Your Toilet Tank is Leaking

[fa icon="calendar'] August 16, 2019 at 10:05 AM / 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 at 12:32 PM / 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 at 8:30 AM / 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 5, 2019 at 1:14 PM / 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 at 2:41 PM / 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 at 3:02 PM / 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 8, 2019 at 2:50 PM / 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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Tips & Tricks to Fix Your Slow Drain Problem

[fa icon="calendar'] January 14, 2019 at 3:06 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Ever wondered if you could fix your slow drain all by yourself without having to pour chemicals down the drain? Sometimes the reason behind the slowness is just a little bit of build up or a big old ball of hair that just never went down. In either of these cases, you should absolutely try fixing your slow drain yourself before calling a plumber to take care of it for you.

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Hot Tips to Avoid Cold Water: 4 Types of Water Heaters to Consider

[fa icon="calendar'] December 21, 2018 at 9:36 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Imagine this: it’s a chilly morning and you really don’t want to get out of your warm bed to get ready for work, but let’s face it you have to. The only thing you’re looking forward to is stepping into that nice warm shower and standing under it for a few extra minutes to get your mind to wake up.

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Holiday Home Guide: Is Your Home Ready for the Holidays?

[fa icon="calendar'] November 29, 2018 at 12:06 PM / by Home Services Expert

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The holiday season is upon us, and at Experts In Your Home we know that you have many things to prepare for and not quite enough time for it all. In light of that we have compiled this list of things to get you thinking about whether or not your home is ready for holiday guests.  

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