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    3 Things The Burner Flame Can Tell You About Your Boiler's Health

    When your business's building does not seem to stay warm on cold days, you may start to suspect there is a problem with the boiler. If so, look at the burner flame. There are three things it can tell you about your boiler's health. Uneven Burning The first thing to look at when inspecting your boiler's flame is its consistency. When the boiler is operating normally, the flame will create a solid circle of fire around the burner's ring.

    Why You Should Leave Common Asphalt Repairs To The Pros

    Are you having issues with your driveway? Are cracks and buckling becoming a problem? If issues keep recurring, it's definitely time to call in the professionals. An underlying issue could be a part of a more advanced matter that needs direct, professional attention. Here are just a few problems that you could encounter and why you should pick up the phone and call a paving contractor instead. Tree Root Growth If you've been noticing that your asphalt driveway has large cracks or breaks in specific areas, it could be due to tree root over growth and invasion.

    Two Signs That The Springs In Your Garage Door Are About To Malfunction

    When it comes to your house the garage door may be the last thing on your mind. You need to make sure that the rain gutters are functioning properly and the sinks don't have pooling water. However, your garage door puts in quite a bit of work. It opens and closes on command to let you place your car in a safe environment that is away from the elements. That's why it's important for you to pay close attention to it.

    Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring A Roofing Contractor

    Do you have a roof that just started leaking? Do you need to get it fixed, but this is the first time that you've handled anything similar? Having a leaky roof can be extremely concerning, especially when you don't know enough about roofs and roofing to know what questions to ask potential roofing contractors. Fortunately, you don't need to know much about roofing in order to ask the right questions. Here are a few that you should consider before you hire anyone to fix your roof:

    Caring For Your New Home's Sewer Pump

    Have you recently purchased a home? Do you know if your new house contains a sewer pump or not? While the concept might seem strange or confusing if you've never heard of it before, sewage pumps or sewage ejector pumps are an important piece of equipment in many homes. If this is the first time that you've heard of the concept, keep reading to find out more about sewer pumps and the needs that they have.

    3 Ways To Take Care Of Your Chain Link Fence

    If you have a chain link fence installed on your property, you need to make sure that you take care of it. A chain link fence requires regular maintenance, just like any other area of your home. Here are a few ways you can help take care of and maintain the chain link fence on your property. #1 Keep Plants Away From Your Chain Link Fence The first thing you need to do is make sure that you cut back plant growth near your chain link fence so that plants don't start growing on the links of your fence.

    Frustrated With Clogged Drains? What You Need To Know

    Clogged drains in a home are a major nuisance. You may have sitting water in your sink because it will not go down. If you cannot get the water to start flowing down the drain, you may consider grabbing buckets and taking it all out manually. It is surely a headache to deal with, so there are a few things you should know about when dealing with such a problem.

    Sump Pump Installation: A Cautionary Tale And What It Tells

    Sump pump installation, especially when you do not have a sump pump to begin with, is tricky business. There are many things that could and can go wrong when installing a sump pump for the very first time. The following highlights just a few of those missteps and how you can prevent them. Placing the Hole Too Close to a Foundation Wall Not only should you not place a sump pump hole really close to a foundation wall, but you should also avoid creating a hole that is not a complete circle.