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A Message About Maintaining A Healthy Family Home

June 24, 2021

  Dear Neighbors, For over 50 years, the Tuckey Companies have carried a responsibility to serve our neighbors and our neighborhoods well. We take that responsibility very seriously. We’ve worked alongside you to help you provide a healthy family home and our commitment to that is paramount now more than ever. In response to the…

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Quick Q&A: What to Do with a Continuously-Running Commode?

August 22, 2013

Quick Q: My commode runs continuously.  I’ve already checked the flapper, and that seems OK.  What else could it be? Quick A: Good call on double-checking the flapper – many commode problems can be fixed with a new, properly-sized flapper.  If this doesn’t address the problem, the fill valve could be stuck in the open…

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Interior Design Q&A: Match Wood Flooring with Cabinets

August 20, 2013

A home remodel is an exciting time, but often frustrating with so many decisions to make.  Tuckey Restoration’s team of expert interior designers addresses one common issue in this Q. I am trying to decide between Spalding maple spicewood flooring and Spalding maple natural wood flooring. Which one do I match with natural hickory or…

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Quick Q&A: Dealing with a Troublesome Sink

August 15, 2013

Quick Q: I have two sinks.  One is slow draining.  I’ve tried Liquid Plumber, but that doesn’t work.  Is there anything else I can try before calling a plumber?  My other sink has just the opposite problem: it won’t retain any water!  Even when I have the stopper closed, it still slowly drains water.  Is…

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8 Ways to Avoid Unexpected Water Damage in Your Home

August 12, 2013

While not all property loss can be prevented, some of it can be. Often, just one or two extra steps–checking a battery here, replacing a pipe there–will do the trick.  Here are a few tips when it comes to protecting your home from unwanted water damage: KITCHENS Refrigerator – If your refrigerator has an icemaker,…

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Quick Q&A: Comparing Traditional vs. Tankless Water Heaters

August 7, 2013

Quick Q: Say I’m considering a new water heater system for my home or office.  Should I go traditional or tankless? Is one better than the other?  What are the pros and cons of each?  When would I use a tankless versus a traditional? Quick A: You have several basic options when considering a water heater…

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Ask Our Experts: Troubleshooting Before Placing an Air Conditioning Service Call

August 4, 2013

Question for Our Experts: “What can I do? I appreciate Tuckey’s great service technicians, but I am always afraid of placing a service call unnecessarily. What should I do before placing an A/C service call?  Are there any simple troubleshooting steps that I can perform as a layperson in order to rule out the easy stuff?”…

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