3 Common Chimney Problems

5 May 2016
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A fireplace adds warmth to a home like nothing else. Yet the coziness this feature brings can quickly become undermined if you're not vigilant about keeping your chimney up to snuff. If you have a fireplace that's been behaving oddly, or if it has just been a long time since your last chimney inspection, read on. This article will introduce three common problems that can affect the safety and performance of your chimney. Read More 

Addressing Old Oil Tanks

23 February 2016
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If you have an older oil tank on your land that is still in use or one that has not been properly decommissioned, you need to monitor it for possible problems. Although these tanks were meant to last for decades, they cannot last forever. If you have a tank that is corroding, chances are it is releasing oil into the soil. Since you are responsible for this tank and the negative affect it may have on the environment, you need to take care of the problem as soon as possible. Read More 

4 Tips and Tricks for the DIY Gutter Cleaner

8 December 2015
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Cleaning your own gutters as opposed to hiring a gutter cleaning company can be a great way to save some money; however, it's important to realize that this job involves a lot of work and, depending on the size of your roof, quite a bit of time as well. If you're thinking about tackling the task of cleaning out your own gutters, then, there are some tips you'll want to keep in mind to make your job a bit easier. Read More 

5 Reasons To Keep Your Gutters Clean

22 October 2015
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The gutters on your home might not be the most exciting part of it, but they do play an important role. Gutters are responsible for regulating the flow of water from your roof and making sure it doesn't cause problems inside and outside your home. While you can perform some gutter maintenance on your own, such as cleaning out leaves, most gutter maintenance is best left to professionals. If you've been ignoring gutter maintenance for a while, consider these 5 reasons why it's important to keep your gutters clean. Read More 

How Is Asbestos Exposure Linked to Cancer?

2 June 2015
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Asbestos is the term to describe a combination of fibrous materials that when inhaled can be extremely dangerous. Exposure to asbestos is linked to many adverse health conditions, including cancer. Here is what you should know about the link between cancer and asbestos. Asbestos and the Link to Cancer Asbestos exposure can cause a wide range of health dangers, though cancer is at the top of the list. The most common cancer that is linked to asbestos exposure is lung cancer, since this can occur when the asbestos fibers are inhaled into the lungs. Read More