Understanding The Importance Of Keeping Your Household Fire Sprinklers Clean

Posted on: 3 October 2016

If your home has a central fire sprinkler system, it's important to keep those sprinkler heads clean. A dirty sprinkler head can actually become caked with dust that can interfere with the thermal element's operation. When it's covered in dust and dirt, that debris acts as an insulator. This can keep the heat of a fire from ever reaching the element and activating the sprinkler. If you're not familiar with the cleaning and care required for sprinkler heads, here's a look at what you need to know.
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Troubleshooting Deep Well Pump Problems Right From The House

Posted on: 3 October 2016

Of all the different well pump types that are available for a private residential water well, a submersible or deep well pump is perhaps the most common. Deep well pumps are situated down in the well where they are less likely to sustain damage and usually have a really long lifespan. However, eventually, these well pumps will get old enough that problems will come up. The only downfall to a deep well pump is that hands-on examination means pulling the pump from its position inside the well.
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Cleaning Tips for Your Exterior Deck's Glass Railings

Posted on: 14 September 2016

If you decided to have glass railings installed on your home's deck to preserve your view and provide protection for your guests, then it is important that you know how to care for them and keep them looking crystal clear. While this can be a bit of a challenge since your new glass railings are exposed to the elements on a daily basis, there are some things that you can do to keep them sparkling, such as the following tips.
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What To Do With Your Old Water Heater

Posted on: 24 August 2016

When your old water heater finally gives out, you not only have the expense of the new one, you have to figure out what to do with the old one. Having someone haul it away can simply add to your financial woes. Fortunately, you do have other options in addition to dumping it in your garage or hiding it in your basement. Your old water heater can still pay off for you.
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