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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Call an Emergency Plumber When a Water Pipe Breaks

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Every homeowner must have a plumbing repair occasionally, and it is a good idea to contact a professional plumber rather than attempting to fix a broken water pipe or clogged toilet on your own. The plumbers Baltimore residents need work for local companies that only hire licensed tradesmen. One of the most common plumbing problems in a home is a ruptured water pipe that occurs as the temperature begins to drop in the autumn. This is an emergency repair because the water that leaks from the pipe can damage walls, floors and ceilings. 

Have Difficult Clogs Removed from a Home’s Toilets or Sinks

An additional plumbing problem that requires an emergency service call is when a toilet or sink has a difficult clog. When a homeowner is not able to shift the debris from the drain, a plumber can pour enzymatic cleansers into a drain to dissolve tough debris such as frozen toilet tissue or hair before using a plumber’s snake to move the remaining debris. This process requires only a few minutes, but with a professional plumber, the clog is removed without damaging a sink or toilet. 

A Plumber Can Clean Drains and Grease Traps

If a homeowner notices that the bathtubs or sinks in a home’s kitchen or the bathrooms are emptying slowly, then it is essential to have the drains cleaned. The drains underneath sinks and bathtubs can fill with debris such as food particles and hair that will collect on the interior surfaces of the pipes. Eventually, a dense clog will form that water will not flow through, leading to bathroom and kitchen fixtures that are filled with dirty water. A plumber can use drain-cleaning devices such as rooter brushes to push away the debris. 

Plumbers Are Able to Repair Sewer Lines

When a sewer line on a property is defective, a homeowner will notice standing water or a foul odor from waste. A plumber can drop a camera into a sewer line to determine where the clog is along with any damage such as holes and cracks. To remove the clog, a plumber will blast strong streams of water into the sewer line for several minutes to dislodge tree roots, garbage and hair. After the clog washes away, the plumbing team can insert flexible pipes into the lines to repair the sewer system. 

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My Son's Favorite Past time

My son belongs to the digital era. He loves to play on cellphone or tablets and even on our laptops. Just imagine how a 3-year old boy gets to memorize my alphanumeric password so he could have an access to my laptop. We are partly to be blamed of his "addiction" to gadgets because he was already exposed to it as early as his first year because that was used to be his pacifier when he was on tantrums before.

We were actually quite alarmed of his exposure to gadgets that is why we limit his usage now. Since he is the type who is very hyper, his father bought him a blocks for him to play on. We are also glad because he really loves playing blocks. In fact, that was what he usually watched on YouTube- Lego creations.
Favorite past time at home 

Favorite activity in school

Right now, he has limited time for movies, gadgets, and more time for physical activities. For Moms out there, be resourceful in providing your kids with something that will keep them busy- not with gadgets but with toys that will enhance their creativity.

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Suggestions for Dealing with Mosquito Infestations

For many people, dealing with mosquitoes is something that is just slightly annoying. They will be around in the evening when an individual would like to sit out on their porch and enjoy the sunset. They buzz around their head and cause annoyance. For other people, dealing with mosquitoes is something that is really scary. Mosquitoes transmit very serious diseases that can leave people ill for weeks or even months. Unfortunately, some mosquito illnesses have actually killed people. No matter if you are trying to get rid of mosquitoes because they are annoying or because you are worried about mosquito borne illnesses, there are a variety of mosquito control products as well as techniques that can be used to get rid of them.

The first place that you want to control mosquitoes is inside your home. This means that you are going to stake steps to make sure that mosquitoes cannot enter your home. This requires putting screens on windows and doors. You may want to purchase a bug zapper that will allow you to kill any mosquitoes that accidentally enter your home. There are certain things that you can do to make sure that your home is not a mosquito target. Make sure there is no standing water around your home where they can breed. Try to keep grass, shrubs, and trees cut back so they do not have a good hiding place. They prefer shade and areas that are not well ventilated since they cannot fly well.

When you are outdoors or in a situation where you cannot control the environment, wear long sleeve shirts and long pants. You want to wear clothing that is a light color. Use mosquito repellent. Take special care when protecting your children from mosquitoes. Also, it is important for you to realize that mosquitoes can bite your pets.

If you live in an area where mosquito borne illnesses are common, make sure that you know the early signs of disease. This will allow you to take even more precautions when your family members, friends, or neighbors begin to show symptoms of disease. Normally, mosquito borne illnesses start out with a headache, fever, and rash. Learn all that you can about mosquitoes, their breeding patterns, and the diseases they transmit. The more knowledge you have, the more prepared you will be to protect yourself and your family.

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Saturday, September 10, 2016

Clearing Away The Pests

beeThe last thing that you want to see in the home is a string of ants or a nest of bees lurking on the porch. A Naples exterminator can get rid of your pest problem in a short time. It's important not to get around any pests that are dangerous, such as wasps or large animals that roam outside. The animals could pose a healthy risk if you are bitten. 

When you use products that you get at the store, you might use too many at a time. These can be detrimental to your health and the health of other family members. An exterminator will use just the right amount of pesticides to kill the pests that are in and around the home. Most exterminators use products that are safe for the family and the environment. 

After the exterminator kills the pests in the home, you will see that there are fewer illnesses as there are some insects that can bite you while you're sleeping or while you're sitting in a chair or on a couch, such as fleas and bedbugs. You won't spend as much time cleaning up after dead pests in the home. You might see a few dead bugs on the floor after the exterminator is finished, but once the pests are out of the home, then you will see that you aren't sweeping behind the refrigerator or under cabinets. 

At times, you might feel like there are bugs crawling on you while you're in bed. It could be your imagination, but it could also be that there are small bugs crawling on the skin at night. An exterminator can help relieve these feelings so that you feel better at night. This will also give you more time to spend with the family since you aren't losing sleep at night and since you aren't as worried about the bugs that you find in the home. You will save money that is spent on products that you get in the store that might not even work like the professional products that an exterminator uses when he comes to the home.

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Dr. P Endorser

In loving memory of my dearly departed Tatay. It's been four years now. How are you up there?

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

What It Takes To Be A Super Mom

Sad to say, I cannot qualify myself as Super Mom. I have so many shortcomings. With three kids at home, my time is not enough to attend to all their needs. I haven't able to attend to my son's school activities. Last activity that they have was the culmination for Buwan ng Wika. I was still on maternity leave by that time. However, it happened during the vaccination schedule of my youngest daughter and she was really in pain at that time that I just cannot leave her like that. My husband was also busy during that time and all he could do is to fetch our son to school. While his classmates was with their parents, my son was all alone.

That tallest boy on the group is my 4-year old son

Sad life.

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