Roof Moss

By Robert Robillard

Keeping Moss Off Your Roof I love Moss in the woods, but NOT on a roof. Roof Moss tends to grow on north facing roofs that receive less direct sunlight and stay damp longer than south facing roofs. South facing roofs have the benefit of more sunlight and tend to be drier. Moss needs a moist…

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Replacing a Window Screen

By Robert Robillard

How to Replace a Window Screen 5-Steps Replacing a window screen is an easy project and should take a novice 1 hour or less for the first window and even less as thy move on to other screens. Tools Needed Utility knife Flat headed screwdriver Scissors Spline rolling tool Screen spline Screen Screen Type When…

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How to Clean Baseboard Heater Fins

By Robert Robillard

How to Clean Baseboard Radiators How often do you clean your baseboard heating fins? If you don’t, you should! This article will focus on how to clean baseboard heater. Hot water baseboard and electric heating systems depend on air flowing through the numerous aluminum convector fins that surround a copper pipe. How to Clean Baseboard…

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Mice Problems

By Robert Robillard

Mice Problems Mice don’t care if you live in a pristine home or a cardboard shack, if you have what they want, they’re moving in! Mice tend to enter homes though small gaps in floors and foundations and holes in walls such as; plumbing, electrical and venting service holes. Mice enter homes through cracks and…

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Ice Dams

By Robert Robillard

Is Your Home Ice-Dam-Resistant? Most people don’t think much about ice dams when they’re purchasing a new home, especially not if they’re first-time homebuyers. That’s understandable. Between your excitement of getting a new castle and the long list of other things you have to worry about, it’s easy to overlook whether your dream home is…

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Dead Animal Smell

By Robert Robillard

Dead Rodent Smell Clients often call me and tell me they have they think is a dead animal smell. Often times, this smell is very strong, lasts a day or so, then goes away and comes back again a week later. Decomposing Animal In House A dead animal smell can take weeks to dissipate and disappear.  The…

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Fall Home Maintenance

By Robert Robillard

Tips for Fall Home Maintenance Fall is the perfect time to work on your home. The weather is cooler and sun is lower in the sky making easier to work longer hours outdoors without discomfort. It is also the perfect time to perform fall home maintenance. This is the stuff that you need to do…

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Cleaning Teak Furniture

By Robert Robillard

  How To Clean Teak Furniture This article will focus on how to clean teak furniture. Teak is a tropical hardwood species of tree, popular for outdoor furniture use due to it durability and natural resistance to rot and decay. Teak timber has always been valued as a high quality material and for its water…

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