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    As a result of having been well-satisfied with a previous job done by your firm, we contacted you to paint several rooms in our house. Once again not only were we pleased with the job performed, but we were impressed with the care they took to protect furniture and carpeting. We will not hesitate to recommend Reilly Painting to others.

    H. & M. S

  • “Ummm…why isn’t there any water coming out?” It’s Probably Frozen!

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    Today alone, I have gotten 4 calls about water not working either in the bathroom or kitchen at our houses in Cleveland. The cause for this ladies and gents is from the freezing temperature we have. Want us to come and take a look at them and get them working? Contact your Cleveland Contractors and Home Mechanics Reilly Painting & Contracting and we can take care of them for you. Here are some tips to help prevent freezing pipes in the future:

    Eliminate drafts. Check around the home for areas where water supply lines are located in unheated areas and take measures to prevent the flow of cold air in these areas. Look in the basement, crawl space, attic, garage and under kitchen and bathroom cabinets. Both hot and cold water pipes in these areas should be insulated. A hot water supply line can freeze just as a cold water supply line can if water is not running through the pipe and the water temperature becomes cold.

    If a water pipe freezes,never try to thaw it with an open flame or torch. You can use a hair dryer or portable heater, but always be careful of the potential for electric shock in and around standing water.

    If you will be away from your home,keep the thermostat at a reasonable temperature to make sure all areas with water pipes are kept above freezing.

    Courtesy of Patch

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