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Lizzie Weakley's Blog – February 2018 Archive (7)

Home Checkups: 7 Maintenance Tips to Prepare Your Home for Spring

No matter how nasty a winter, spring does finally arrive. Before it does, there is a list of maintenance checks a homeowner should perform to make the house ready for the warmer weather.

 

Clean the Air Conditioners

Make sure that the space around the condenser is clear,…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 21, 2018 at 3:09pm — No Comments

Mouse Trap: How to Keep Mice and Other Rodents out of Your Home This Spring

As the weather gets warmer and animal populations begin to increase, you could find yourself with some unwanted house guests. No one wants rodents in their house. If you want to prevent pests from getting into your house this spring, here are a few tips you should try.

 

Eliminate Food Supply

Pest are opportunistic. They are looking for a warm,…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 20, 2018 at 8:35pm — No Comments

5 Post-Winter Repairs for Your Home This Spring

Winter is hard on houses. Snow and ice pile up on their roofs, water freezes in the gutters, their foundations may heave, their pipes freeze and sometimes burst, the timbers creak and shrink. The least a homeowner can do after their house has protected them throughout these hard months, is to do a bit of…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 16, 2018 at 1:41pm — No Comments

5 Ways to Make Sure Your Home is a Natural Pest Deterrant this Winter

Cold winter temperatures often cause pests to look for a warmer, more hospitable environment, making deterrents essential to avoid a winter infestation. A variety of deterrents are available to help prevent insects and rodents in your home. Instead of pesticides, try these natural pest deterrents to keep…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 13, 2018 at 2:01pm — 1 Comment

Need a New Roof: How Get the Right Materials for Your Budget

The roof is one of the most important parts of your home. If you are looking to implement a new roof, you will want the latest tools and materials to assist you. Let’s take a look at how to get the right materials for your budget.

 

Warehouses

Warehouses are often the best sources of roof materials. They are full of leftover or spare parts that…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 12, 2018 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Preparing for Spring: 5 Home Repairs You May Need to Make

After the cold winter, you may have a few home repairs to complete. It is best to perform the necessary repairs before the problem gets worse or further damage is incurred. Most of the home repairs to complete in spring deal with preventing rot and keeping water out of your home.

 

Clean and Repair Your Gutters

Once the winter snow melts, check…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 5, 2018 at 5:43pm — No Comments

4 Simple Cabin Plumbing Issues that Don’t Take Much Effort to Fix

Between your sinks, shower, and toilet, plumbing is important. Disruption to these can be a serious issue. However, it can be costly to call a plumber time and time again. Certain issues can be remedied with just a little studying and effort. Here are four simple plumbing issues that don’t take much effort to fix.

Unclog a Drain

Even if you’re not a…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 1, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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