Hidden leaks above ceilings, under floors, in walls, or in other concealed areas can result in significant damage and costly repairs. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 10 percent of homes have leaks that waste more than 90 gallons of water or more a day. If you suspect that you have a hidden leak in your home, it's vital to find and repair it immediately. Here you'll find some signs that could indicate a possible plumbing leak.
If you are like most people, you probably don't enjoy hunting down spiders, rodents, and creepy-looking beetles, and decide to leave the exterminating to the professionals. Instead of sticking around to watch how your problem is treated, many people skip off to the mall or go out to lunch, leaving their exterminator to fend for themselves. Unfortunately, getting rid of bugs should be a joint effort between you and your pest control specialist, like one from Cavanaugh's Professional Termite & Pest Services.
Moving cross country is always difficult, but moving from a warmer climate to somewhere where snow is commonplace adds a whole new level of complexity to your move. There are several things you need to plan for in order to get ready for your first "real" winter.
Move When the Weather is Mild
Of course you don't want to move in January or February, this gives you no time to prep for winter.
Did one of your children put a baseball through the kitchen window again? While you are waiting for the glass repairer to arrive, you can remove the existing glass. Not only will this make the installation process faster, but it could save you some money on the repair bill.
You Will Need:
A small drop cloth A thick pair of work gloves A cardboard box for the broken glass A wood chisel A putty knife A heat gun Medium grade sandpaper A small tin of linseed oil A paintbrush All of these items can be purchased at your closest home hardware store.
The world is a very big place, and experiencing a different culture is one of the best ways a person can broaden the mind. There are many reasons to move abroad. Whether you're simply taking a few college courses across the Atlantic or you're making a permanent move to a different country, you will first have to consider how you're going to transport your belongings. Moving somewhere in your own country can be stressful enough, but moving internationally adds a plethora of new hassles.