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3 Things To Do If You Notice A Roof Leak In Your Townhome

Maintenance issues for townhomes can sometimes be complicated because even if you own the townhome outright, it is likely the responsibility of your HOA to take care of the property. So if you notice a leak in your townhouse roofing, you might have to call your HOA before you call a local roofer or your insurance company. That said, there are still some tips you can follow to help get the situation resolved quickly and protect other nearby residents as well.

Are These Plumbing Myths True?

Myths are more than just often repeated expressions passed through the generations. They can sometimes be harmful. When it comes to myths about plumbing, they could lead to costly damage that can have a lasting impact on your home and budget. To help you separate the falsehoods from the truth, here are some common myths and their real stories.  Hot Water Allows You to Put Anything Down a Garbage Disposal

Winter Maintenance For Your Automatic Gate

Installing fencing around your property is a great way to add privacy and protect your home from unwanted guests. Fencing can make it difficult to access your property, so you may choose to install an automatic gate to allow you to enter and exit your property without getting out of your vehicle to manually open a gate. Automatic gates serve as an asset only when they are properly maintained. Here are three important maintenance tasks you should complete this winter to keep your automatic gate in good working condition.

Why Is Your Hot Water Yellow?

When you turn on the hot water and find that the water coming out of the tap has a yellow tint, it's only natural to be a bit alarmed. There are a number of possible causes for yellowed hot water. Here's a look at the most common ones and what you can do about them. Corroded Plumbing If your pipes are made from galvanized iron, yellowed water could be a sign that they are beginning to corrode.

3 Ways To Make Your Roof Cooler

A cool roof has many benefits. Your roof's temperature can be lowered which can extend the life of your roof overall, and you can experience a cooler home as a result as well. Air conditioning can be more effective in your home, allowing you to keep an even temperature in your home without raising energy costs. If you want a more energy-efficient home, then you may want to consider different options for keeping your roof cooler.