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Rain gutters should be kept free of leaves and other debris. Otherwise, water will back up at the downspouts, filling them up.
When this happens, the weight can dislodge or bend the gutters and—worse—the water will spill down the house, potentially damaging windows, doors, siding, and the foundation.
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A three-way switch is the type that turns on lights from both ends of a hallway. These diagrams clearly show how to wire a pair
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Expert advice, including videos, on how to replace a central air conditioner’s capacitor and contactor when a central AC unit doesn’t work at all. If
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