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  • Cleaning the water heater
    How to Clean Your Water Heater

    If the bottom of your water heater fills with sludge, the heater won’t operate at peak performance. Sediment buildup also causes the water at the base of the tank to super-heat and turn to steam, resulting in...

    • Posted April 23, 2016
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  • Natural Stone
    Four Myths About Natural Stone (And Why They’re Not True)

    Natural stone is one of the most beautiful materials available for residential and commercial design. Each piece is unique, not manmade, and can fit effortlessly into a variety of decors, making it a top choice for consumers...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • A Conversation with Jennifer Franz of Lennox

    In this hour, The Carey Brothers have a conversation with Jennifer Franz of Lennox. Plus, the Careys discuss smart parking aids and spring cleaning for your air conditioning system.

    • Posted March 19, 2016
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  • choosing siding
    4 things to consider when choosing siding

    Selecting new siding is one of the most important decisions homeowners face when building new or remodeling an existing home. With so many options — both classic and modern materials — there’s a lot to consider. Many...

    • Posted March 15, 2016
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  • Plumbing: Water Heater Maintenance

    If you’re like most people, chances are good that you don’t appreciate the convenience of hot water at the tap until there is none. This can be especially true when in the middle of a nice hot...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • Fixing side
    Easy Spring Maintenance Tips For Your Home

    Keeping your home and its operating systems clean and in good working order will make it safer, more energy efficient and will cut utility and repair bills. What’s more, regular maintenance can prevent damage that can lead...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • Making a Home Inventory

    In this hour, The Carey Brothers discuss how to make a home inventory and maintenance tips for your washing machine.

    • Posted January 2, 2016
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  • Man Made Logs: Extra Heat Needed

    Q. We burn package logs from the grocery store in the fireplace of our weekend home for more heat in addition to our electric wall heaters. Are these man-made logs safe for the fireplace – will they cause...

    • Posted December 7, 2015
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  • Tools for a tool box
    Winter Maintenance Checklist

    In the children’s storybook, “The Three Little Pigs”, the little pigs learned the importance of good home construction and how to protect themselves from the Big Bad Wolf. What isn’t clear is if they were as astute...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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  • Wood Deck Maintenance

    We just gave a wedding shower for our cousin’s son. We decided that the theme would be a luau and thought that it would be really cool if we had it outside. Hello garden, goodbye house! We...

    • Posted November 27, 2015
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