snow build up on roof

How Snow Can Damage Your Property

Winter can be a fun time. It’s a time to go out and play in the snow, build snowmen, and drink hot chocolate. Although snow…

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Hidden Spots to Clean

Hidden Spots You Need to Clean

Our home is our domain, our castle, our solitude. We keep it clean, tidy, and free from invaders - right? As it turns out, maybe…

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How to save your carpet

How to Save Your Carpet from Water Damage

Water damage to carpet is a very common problem and one that can cause homeowners a lot of grief. In this article, you'll learn how…

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Improve indoor air quality

5 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

The air inside your home and office can often be more polluted than the air outside. Within the air, you'll find microscopic dust mites, mold,…

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Air Conditioner Water Damage

How to Prevent Air Conditioner Water Damage

The weather is finally starting to warm up, and it’s the perfect time to make sure your air conditioning system is ready to beat the…

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Do's and Don'ts After Experiencing Damage from water, fire and smoke, and vandalism.

Do’s and Don’ts After Experiencing Damage

At Swartz Contracting and Emergency Services, we understand the loss and suffering that comes after experiencing a damage, whether it be from a fire, water…

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Bathroom Exhaust Fan

The Importance of a Bathroom’s Exhaust Fan

Think of all the hot showers and steam that a bathroom has to endure. All of the excessive moisture that builds up in the bathroom…

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Necessary Maintenance Tasks: Part 2

There are a few more areas that can be checked for maintenance purposes in order to keep things running smoothly in your home. Now is…

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Necessary Maintenance Tasks Part 1

Necessary Maintenance Tasks: Part 1

There is a lot to home maintenance that is sometimes forgotten in the shuffle of the day-to-day list of things that have to be done.…

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The Best Ways to Prevent Basement Flooding

The Best Ways to Prevent Basement Flooding

If you have experienced water damage in your basement, you know how stressful it is. You know how much damage can happen to your cherished…

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Water Saving Tips Ways to save water in the home

Water Saving Tips: Ways to save water in the home in Lima, Ohio

Saving money is extremely important to everyone, especially during seasons when heating or cooling bills are higher. Most people are aware of a large amount…

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Water Heater

Water Heater: Inspections and When to Replace

Unfortunately, the first time you are aware of a problem with your water heater, it is when you have a giant puddle in your basement…

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maintenance in your bathroom

Preventive Maintenance in Your Bathroom

Preventive maintenance from water damage in your bathroom should be made a priority. Not only will taking preventative maintenance steps make your life easier, but…

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pre-vacation checklist for your home

Pre-Vacation Checklist

You have planned for over a year and it’s finally vacation time! Just because your bags are packed doesn’t mean the work is done; there’s…

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Spring Cleaning Checklist

The birds are chirping and the fresh smell of spring is in the air. While that means warmer weather and more time spent outside, it…

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handyman professional

Why you should hire a professional

Maybe you are the type of person who loves to save money by doing things yourself. Or maybe you are the person who did something…

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cleaning your carpets

How to keep your carpets clean this winter

How is it that snow can look so pretty from your window, but when you come in from a day in the snow, your carpets…

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raking leaves

Do you know how to properly dispose of leaves?

It’s that time of year again: cool, crisp air, pumpkins everywhere, and those dreaded autumn leaves all over your lawn. You know you want them…

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cleaning out your gutters

Give your Home a Little TLC this Summer

Just because you just finished your Spring Cleaning doesn’t mean the work is done around the house. Summer is a great time to getaway from…

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Be Ready for Winter Storms and Extreme Cold

Even though we’ve just begun the autumn season, now is the best time to start your preparations to be sure you’re properly “winterized” and ready…

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Winter Home Maintenance Tips

Yes, it’s cold outside, but your home needs attention in the winter just like it would during the spring and summer months.  Now that the…

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Winter is Here, but Let’s Think Spring!

Winter weather is just now hitting us, but we can’t help but think about spring and the warmer weather it brings!  You may think we…

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Is Home Where Your Allergies are?

Do you wake up saying, “A-choo!” with a tissue in hand?  Allergies can really put a damper on your day.  Most common triggers are pollen…

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10 Ways to Prevent Water Damage

Water damage is usually a costly surprise, but here are some tips so you know what to look for before a simple problem turns into…

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Droughts Affect More Than Just Crops

I think this recent rain was an answer to many prayers due to the Midwest drought.  Crops, lawns, and trees have really paid the price…

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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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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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Spring Weather is Finally Here! Let’s Prepare for Summer!

The warmer spring weather is upon us, and before the temps get too dreadfully hot (we’re not complaining because it’s better than snow, right?) now…

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Be Prepared for Storm Damage!

Swartz Contracting & Emergency Services Storm damage can happen to anyone.  Be prepared with our Summer Storm Preparedness Checklist!   Trim trees and shrubs around…

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for a Storm

Storm preparation can help you in so many ways. Check your insurance. Make sure you have the coverage you need if your property is damaged.…

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Time to winterize your home

Let’s consider for a moment what can happen if you don’t winterize your home: You lose money, your home is colder than it should be…

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