Is It Time To Clean My Dryer Vent, I do not know???

clogged dryer vent pipe

At a previous seminar we had a lengthy discussion about dryer vents; the exhaust hose material and the importance of periodic cleaning . As part of your Home Examination, I have to ask: Are your clothes coming out of the dryer damp? Are you adding more time to the drying cycle? Are you no longer…

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Tips of The Month: How To Care for Your House

Plant Growth

“Every project has challenges, and every project has its rewards.”  Stephen Schwartz I hope everyone is well and you are planning your summer projects.  I want to share my thoughts on the sprinkler system that I had originally installed and how I have modified it over the years.  Our property measures 55’ X 175’, and…

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Sink and Countertop Replacement Challenge at the FML

Last night 15 apprentice plumbers attended TLC’s Sink and Countertop Installation Hands-on Class at the Freeport Memorial Library. During the pre-installation discussion, many of the students shared their growing knowledge about how their house works and growing confidence that they can make certain repairs themselves. Sink and Countertop Installation Begins Step 2, install all plumbing…

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My Wife’s Hot Water Problem

Last Friday while I was enjoying my morning cup of coffee, Hope came into the dining room and asked me why her shower water was cold? Well, I kinda stared at her wondering what was going on.  As you guys probably know, the heart of the matter is in the basement.  I opened the door…

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