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  • Category Archives: Fix That Leak

    Tips For Selling Your Home

    Tweet   These days, we need all the advice we can get to sell our houses quicker and for a good price. We have two lists for you: things buyers do not want to see (some things more surprising than … Continue reading

    Filed under: Common Household Repairs, De-clutter Your Home, Fix That Leak, Home Mechanic Tips, Selling Your House
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    Troubleshoot Your Home Before the Trouble Starts

    Tweet If you’re a homeowner, you may not have realized that taking proper care of a house is harder work than you thought. But if you’re determined to keep your house in good shape, there are some preventative measures you … Continue reading

    Filed under: Basement, Common Household Repairs, Fix That Leak, Health, Food & Fitness, Home Mechanic Tips, Plumbing, Roofing
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    3 Steps To Preventing Basement Leaks

    Tweet Got basement leaks in your home? Nothing is more stressful then dealing with major leaks in your home. Here are 3 tips for preventing basement leaks in your home: Spring rain is great for nourishing a garden, but not … Continue reading

    Filed under: Basement, Fix That Leak
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    Perf Pipes: Why You Need Them!

    TweetPerforated “Perf” pipes are very handy during the rainy season. They are a cost effective solution for preventing basement leaks. If you’re concerned with your drainage system, you really need to invest in these pipes. Here are some other reasons … Continue reading

    Filed under: Common Household Repairs, Fix That Leak, Home Mechanic Tips, Plumbing
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    Get Your Gutters Cleaned

    Tweet There is a lot to do to get your house looking great for spring and summer. Now that the snow is melting and it’s getting warmer, it is┬átime once again for gutter cleaning. Gutters are a very important part … Continue reading

    Filed under: Fix That Leak
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    Is Water Getting In Your Basement?

    TweetThe snow is melting, and the water has to go somewhere. One common place where water gets in is the basement. If you’re experiencing water leaks in the basement, give your Cleveland Contractors a call. One thing to keep in … Continue reading

    Filed under: Basement, Fix That Leak
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    Is Water Getting Into Your Neighbor or Relative’s Homes?

    TweetIf your home is safe from water leaks, then consider yourself lucky…but leaks will be coming into other people’s homes if the ice isn’t removed properly. If you know of a relative or neighbor who is experiencing (or has experienced) … Continue reading

    Filed under: Basement, Fix That Leak, Plumbing, Roofing
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    Signs of Basement Water Damage

    TweetWith another snow dump on Cleveland, and it looks like most of it is starting to melt, you may experience some basement water damage. Here are some tips to see if you have water damage in your basement. Call your … Continue reading

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    Got Leaks In Your House?

    TweetGet ready, because the thaw is approaching. With all the ice and snow we have on our homes, you maybe getting some leaks in your house when it starts to melt. Give your Cleveland Contractors and Home Mechanics a call … Continue reading

    Filed under: Fix That Leak, Roofing
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    Big & Heavy Icicles Could Cause Your Gutters To Fall. Think Of Us If You Want Ice Removal Done!

    TweetI noticed a lot of homes with big, heavy icicles hanging from the gutters today as I was driving through Cleveland Heights. Now, this may not lead to leaks, but your gutters may collapse due to the weight of the … Continue reading

    Filed under: Common Household Repairs, Fix That Leak, Plumbing, Roofing
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