Category Archives: Repair

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What Is Water Hammer

What is water hammer?  It seems like an unlikely name for a somewhat common plumbing problem.  It is due to a pressure withing your plumbing pipes trying to reach equilibrium.  It typically occurs when you turn off a faucet, shower, toilet or other water valve.   When you turn off running water, the pressure wave that […]

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Why Is Weatherstripping So Important?

  Weatherstripping performs an important role within your home.  It works to both keep conditioned air within your home and unconditioned air outside.  You will find weatherstripping primarily around doors, windows, storm doors, door hatches, closets and garage doors. It does its job by helping to insulate your house from the outside. The illustration below […]

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DIY Plumbing Tips

  There are many basic plumbing repairs that can be done by a handy home owner or DIYer.  So you may want to try to do the fix yourself before calling the plumber.  Be sure you have the correct tool and plumbing parts on hand before starting your projects to ensure it will go smoothly.  […]

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Raleigh Renovation

Raleigh Townhome Renovation Project This project is a common problem found in our area. This Raleigh townhome complex was built in the 1980’s and is showing some signs of age and wear on it’s exterior. They called Nest to determine the source or the problem and to come up with a remedy. There are several […]

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