An infestation of rats or mice around your dumpster is more than just alarming. It can also cause health hazards and property damage. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to keep rodents away. The following are just a few suggestions:
Clean away residue
Sugary or fatty residues tend to accumulate around dumpsters over time, and they are very attractive to rodents. You can prevent these residues from building up by regularly hosing down the exterior of your dumpster.
If you've noticed that your water bill is higher than usual despite your attempts to conserve water, there's a chance you may have a leak somewhere in your house. Not all leaks are easy to find; if you have a leak in a water-using appliance, you may not notice a difference because there is no flooding. If you think you have a leak, but aren't completely sure, you can find out by narrowing down potential causes and sources for a leak.
If you notice leaks coming from your toilet tank after flushing, a toilet tank gasket likely needs replacing. The toilet tank commonly has two gaskets that connect the toilet bowl to the tank making a tight seal that helps the toilet flush quickly. However, rubber deteriorates after thousands of flushes, which breaks the seal. Here are some tips to fix a leaky toilet gasket.
Turn Off Water and Empty Tank
Ah, summer. It is a lot of people's favorite time of the year. You'll be outside more with family and friends and there will be picnics and other outdoor events to go to. If you are a homeowner though, summer can bring some challenges for the maintenance and upkeep of your property that you haven't had to deal with since, well, the previous summer. Here's a quick checklist of areas throughout your home or property that you'll want to check out before summer arrives to ensure that no problems develop that would require the use of a local plumber.
Buying a new air conditioner for your home can be a bit difficult, mostly because there are many different types and styles to choose from. Two of the most common air conditioner types that you can install in your home are window-mounted units and central air systems. A window-mounted unit is a great choice because it is cost effective, efficient, and easy to install.
Easy To Install
One of the biggest advantages of using a window-mounted air conditioner is that it can typically be installed in short period of time.