How Tree and Shrub Roots Can Clog a Sewer Line

You may not be so fond of what flows through your sewer pipes, but to tree and shrub roots, it’s mother’s milk. That’s right:  human waste is chock full of life-enriching nutrients that roots not only thrive on, but seek out.  In fact, they naturally grow towards your underground drain lines sensing the presence of […]

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5 Common Home Remodeling Mistakes

You’ve been dreaming about it, saving for it, and planning it in your head for months – maybe even years. Suddenly, it’s time to embark on your long-awaited remodeling project. So, what’s the last think you want moving forward?  Costly mistakes and delays, that’s what!  That’s why you’ll want to avoid these 5 common home […]

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How Can You Tell if You Have Hard Water?

Water: it quenches your thirst, helps clean your dishes and and helps soothe your jagged nerves during your late evening bath. But not all home water supplies are of equal quality, and that’s a problem for some families here in the Birmingham area. Take hard water conditions, for example, defined by above-normal calcium and magnesium […]

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