If you have an oil tank on your property, one of the things you need to watch out for is oil leaks. A leak can contaminate the soil, contaminate the groundwater, and harm wildlife and plants in any nearby streams or ponds. As a responsible homeowner, you need to be on the lookout for the following signs of an oil leak, and contact a repair company to come fix or replace your tank at the first sign of a leak.
9 May 2016
When the gutters on your home are damaged or worn out, they can quickly lead to damage to your roof due to their ability to transfer rainwater away from the roofing shingles. You can avoid the potential of this risk -- and hefty repair bill -- by hiring a contractor to replace your gutters as soon as you realize there's a problem. It's beneficial to take a little time to find the right gutter service; asking your neighbors for their recommendations and even reading online reviews can help you find someone reputable.
4 March 2016
The eavestroughs that surround the edge of your home's roof are vitally important to preventing flooding in your home. By collecting rainwater and carrying it to a series of downspouts, the eavestroughs ensure that the water doesn't linger on your roof where it could soak through the shingles to the wood sheathing below. Although they're not overly convenient to access, it's important for homeowners to take a series of steps to keep their eavestroughs running optimally.
6 January 2016