Make Your Roof Last Longer By Following These 4 Tips

August 21st, 2014

It is essential for people to protect their roof and perform regular maintenance so that it will last longer. A roof is one of the most expensive parts of a house. Having to shell out money for a new roof could quickly deplete a household budget.

However, with preventive maintenance and regular repair, people can significantly increase a roof’s life expectancy. The following are some tips to make a roof last longer.

Unclog drains

Homeowners should always keep the the drains that come from their roofs unclogged. The first step towards a properly functioning drainage system is the gutters. However, if the drains are clogged then gutter cleaning is useless. People should regularly check to make sure that their drains are not clogged. If they are, people should use a long pole to unclog them. (more…)

Eco Plumbers: Eco-Friendly Appliances

August 20th, 2014

Have you ever wondered how “green” your appliances are?

When it comes to cooking, cleaning, and otherwise running a household, appliances often consume massive amounts of energy in the form of water, gas, or electricity. They may also create runoff that pollutes groundwater or other natural resources.

eco-friendly-kitchen

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To some extent, these effects are inherent to modern life. However, it may surprise you to know many appliances have the ability not only to reduce energy usage compared to similar products – they also prove more efficient than performing chores by hand. (We don’t know about you, but we’ll volunteer to wash fewer dishes manually any time!)

With this in mind, we’ve compiled this list of eco-friendly appliances to help homeowners save money, use less energy, and live more efficient lifestyles.
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