Replacing Your Cheap Exterior Dryer Vent is Easy and Essential

Replacing Your Cheap Exterior Dryer Vent is Easy and Essential

General, House Exterior, HVAC
Getting your exterior dryer vent upgraded is a much more powerful DIY than most people realize. When you upgrade from an old, cheap dryer vent, you’re preventing cold air drafts, keeping out pests, and most importantly keeping dangerous lint buildup from occurring and potentially causing a fire. Lint can build up in either a cage or in a flapper – both of which accelerate lint build up and offer a serious fire hazard. Some older models don’t have either a cage or a flap, inviting rodents and other pests into your home unfettered. New models of dryer vents use a cap system that keeps cold air out in the winter but prevents the build-up of lint while also keeping out pests. How easy is it to install a new dryer…
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3 Early Signs Your Garage Door is in Need of Attention

3 Early Signs Your Garage Door is in Need of Attention

Garage, General, House Exterior
Garage doors often go through a lot of strain because of the way in which they are used. Because of this, they develop faults that make them dysfunctional. You may need garage door repair services, or a new garage door altogether depending on the amount of damage. Although proper maintenance practices can make the door to last longer, some of the problems occur without expecting and therefore, you need to know about the early signs you need repair services. This will save you from having to spend too much money later on. Here are the signs. 1. Dysfunctional rollers and bent tracks Bent tracks and rollers are meant to facilitate the movement of a garage door. They are the ones that make the door to swing easily in either direction.…
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