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How do pipes freeze and burst?

With the presence of winter weather, the threat of freezing pipes is on many homeowners’ minds. Pipes burst mainly for one reason: water expands when…

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The 12 Days of Holiday Fire Safety

12 Extension cords If extension cords are overloaded with holiday lights, they can overheat and catch fire. Avoid overloading the cord by reading over the…

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Summer Storm Damage

No one ever plans to have storm damage.  Storms often come with little notice and we’re never real sure of their strength until they hit.…

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Storm Damage: Who are you gonna call?

We’ve seen our fair share of wind damage this summer, and luckily we live in Ohio and weren’t affected by hurricane Isaac and its massive…

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Fall is Here! Time to Prepare for Winter!

Tips for Winterizing Your Home: Fall is here!  Are you ready for the cold weather and the upcoming winter weather?  Here are some tips to…

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Fall Clean-up: Grab a Rake!

Fallen leaves of autumn can create a big task in your yard and garden (and gutters!).  To avoid having a yard covered in wet leaves…

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Holiday Home Fire Safety and Prevention Tips from Swartz Contracting

Tis the season for lights strung everywhere, holiday cooking, candlelight, and lots of time spent indoors.  This can bring along with it many great memories,…

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The Winter Woes of Basement Floods

In Ohio we never know if we will have rain or snow and it can change from day to day.  Long periods of precipitation can…

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Show Your Home Some Love In February!

Ah, February… American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day.  Be sure to keep the love for your home alive with these maintenance tips to keep it…

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Swartz Contracting’s March Madness Hoopla Contest

Hey basketball fans, are you ready for March Madness?  Swartz Contracting will have the March Madness Hoopla contest beginning the week of March 18th on…

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